Data Centre Hosting Services - Marine Atlantic

Solicitation number MA021-200048/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/01/18 13:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: CETA / CFTA
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    Data Centre Hosting Services - Marine Atlantic
    
    MA021-200048/A
    Richard, Linda K.
    Telephone No. - (902) 402-9059 (    )
    Fax No. - (902) 496-5016 (    )
    
    Marine Atlantic Inc. (MAI) is seeking a professional and highly-qualified business partner to provide Data Centre Services.   The supplier must have significant experience in providing Data Centre Services similar to the requirements requested in the Statement of Work.
    
    The Supplier must deliver flexible solutions for managed IT services, including:
    
    1. Co-location, where MAI’s equipment will be located at the Supplier’s site and will be managed by MAI  Staff with patching and operating software (OS) updates provided by the Supplier.
    2. Managed Hosting, where non-virtualized equipment (either owned by MAI or provided by the Supplier) will be located at the Supplier’s site and will be managed by the Supplier’s staff.
    3. Virtualization, where the Supplier will provide and manage all necessary virtualized infrastructure.
    
    The contract is from September 1, 2021 until August 31, 2023, with one option period of 2 years; and one option period of 1 year.
    
    The Phased Bid Compliance Process applies to this requirement.
    
    IMPORTANT: This tender is part of Public Services and Procurement Canada’s initiative to submit bid submission files electronically using epost Connect. Interested bidders should refer to Part 2 of the solicitation document entitled Instructions to bidders/offerors/suppliers, as the case may be, for instructions on how to participate and submit their files electronically for this tender.
    
    All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority, linda.k.richard@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca, no later than 10 calendar days before the bid closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
    
    
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Richard, Linda K.
    Phone
    (902) 402-9059 ( )
    Email
    linda.k.richard@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
    Fax
    (902) 496-5016
    Address
    1713 Bedford Row
    Halifax, N.S./Halifax, (N.É.)
    Halifax, Nova Scot, B3J 1T3

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Marine Atlantic Inc.
    Address
    10 Fort William Place
    St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 1K4
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    006
    French
    0
    006
    English
    13
    005
    French
    1
    005
    English
    11
    004
    French
    2
    004
    English
    15
    003
    French
    1
    003
    English
    16
    002
    French
    1
    002
    English
    27
    001
    French
    2
    001
    English
    35
    000
    French
    9
    000
    English
    104

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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