Call for tenders' details

Title:
Acquisition of Equipment, Appliances, Hardware, Software Licences and related Se...
Contracting authority:
Council of the European Union
TED publication date:
22/02/2019
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
05/04/2019
Status:
Closed
Information
UCA 18/059
Acquisition of Equipment, Appliances, Hardware, Software Licences and related Services for the Video Post-Production Platform (VPPP) Infrastructure of the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU
The new framework contracts are aimed at ensuring that the video post-production platform of the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU (“the Secretariat”) is improved, kept running and up to date to fit with the technological evolution in the broadcast domain, with the needs related to the Secretariat's audiovisual operations and with the expectations of all key stakeholders (President of the European Council/European Council, Presidency/Council, Eurogroup President/Eurogroup) and media clients.The call for tenders is divided into 2 lots.Each separate lot for this procedure will be awarded separately.For lot 1: the secretariat will award 1 framework contract to 1 single operator.For lot 2: the secretariat will award maximum 3 framework contracts (multiple framework contract with reopening of competition).
Supplies
Open procedure
Closed
Checked
Milestones
22/02/2019 00:00
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05/04/2019 16:00
12/04/2019 15:00
Lots
Lot number Title Description
Lot 1 Acquisition of Equipment, Appliances, Hardware, Software Licences and related Services for the Video Post-Production Platform (VPPP) Infrastructure of General Secretariat of the Council of the EU Lot 1 covers modules/products/services related to the core activities of the Video Post-Production Platform (VPPP) and Media Asset Management (MAM) environment. The existing VPPP is based on the Cinegy Media Asset Management (MAM) platform and future investments, under the contract(s) resulting from this procurement procedure, shall be compatible with the existing Cinegy MAM.The core activities of the VPPP notably includes (non-exhaustive list):— Media Asset Management (MAM platform: Cinegy software and the hardware it is running on),— video network management including monitoring, remote accessibility and security,— capture/ingest of live video signals and video files (software and the hardware it is running on, including Cinegy Capture, GPU and video signal acquisition cards),— edit video signals and files (Cinegy workstations and the hardware it is running on, including video post-production plugins),— (remote) Video production: live video production and high-end video post-production (including IHSE KVM system),— transcode and compress video files,— distribute video files (FileCatalyst),— archive video files.Therefore the provision (including delivery, installation and integration) of all types of modules/products/services related to these activities is covered by this lot. It includes (broadcast-grade) network supplies, video monitoring and video security supplies, hardware and software to be integrated in the existing VPPP, specifically but not limited to Cinegy products and modules. Lot 1 includes hardware/software products and services related to the secretariat's archiving and MAM database, capture stations, editing stations, convert stations, video networks, IHSE KVM solution, video monitoring solution, video file transfer solution, and future proof solutions which enable us to follow the quickly changing market of video production workflows.For more details on the modules/products/services covered by Lot 1, please refer to the tender specifications common to Lot 1 and Lot 2 as well as those specific to Lot 1.
Lot 2 Modules/Products/Services, related to the Non-core Activities of the Video Post-Production Platform (VPPP), File-based Workflow and Media Asset Management (MAM) environment Lot 2 covers modules/products/services related to the non-core activities of the Video Post-Production Platform (VPPP), file-based workflow and Media Asset Management (MAM) environment.The non-core activities of the VPPP notably includes (non-exhaustive list):— quality control appliance,— change-over and up/down/cross-convert appliances,— signal and media converters.The supplies provided will help at improving the overall file-based workflow and video delivery systems. In many cases, the supplies need to be tightly integrated with the rest of the VPPP infrastructure. Therefore, the ease of integration with Cinegy products, the VPPP network and the core-activities of the VPPP is of high priority.Lot 2 includes hardware/software products and services related to future proof solutions enabling us to follow the quickly changing market of video editing (regarding e.g. reference and multiview screens, colorgrading, editing consoles), file transcoding and file formats, signal protocol converters and gateways, file quality control and adaptation of video files to the specifications of the secretariat.For more details on the modules/products/services covered by Lot 2, please refer to the tender specifications common to Lot 1 and Lot 2 as well as those specific to Lot 2.
Notices
Reference Notice type Publication date
2019/S 038-084398 Contract notice 22/02/2019 00:00