Call for tenders' details

Title:
²DIGIT/A3/PO/2017/023 – Software for Innovation, Diversity and Evolution II (SID...
Contracting authority:
European Commission, DG Informatics (DIGIT)
TED publication date:
04/05/2018
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
04/06/2018
Status:
Closed
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# Question Answer Last publication date Status
35
On the initiative of the European Commission, tenderers are reminded that the Commission is not bound[...]
See Invitation to tender letter.
29/05/2018
34
How will the contract be awarded to the (maximum) five different resellers, is this based on uplift, [...]
Please read Section 4.5 of the Tendering Specifications for the award of the Framework Contracts, and[...]
29/05/2018
33
Some ISVs will not agree to a sales model via a reseller. What will be the process in case the EUI want[...]
The Commission considers that this should be handled on a case-to-case basis. As a principle, all tenderers[...]
28/05/2018
32
We understand that in case certain ISVs apply automatic renewals for their licenses, that the contractor[...]
The Contractor shall notify the EUIs of upcoming expiries, regardless of whether the renewal is automatic[...]
28/05/2018
31
Is the contractor liable for anything regarding audits towards ISVs?
The Contractors shall abide by the requirements of Section 3.2.2 of the GeSLA and are liable to Liquidated[...]
28/05/2018
30
Purchasing prices of software licenses might differ based on the partner status and certification level[...]
Via criterion T2 (see Tendering specs §4.3.3), the contracting authority has requested a minimum level[...]
28/05/2018
29
Please can you clarify what this document is in reference to?
See Article I.16 and I.17 of the Framework Contract.
28/05/2018
28
Question : In the invitation to tender letter page 2 : When the declaration(s) on honour and/or the tender[...]
The tender report is generated by eSubmission and must only be sent by mail. It should not be uploaded[...]
28/05/2018
27
Question : Where do you want us to send the official signed version of the Declaration of honour and [...]
The documentation should be sent to the address of the contracting authority, as mentioned in the Contract[...]
28/05/2018
26
Question : Declaration of confidentiality We do enter NDAs as a company. We do not usually ask our people[...]
No. Specific Contracts may require specific confidentiality declarations be signed by the persons involved[...]
28/05/2018
25
Question 1: GTCs V2.1 : 2.3.4 Third party’s intellectual property rights : The IPR are owned by the publisher[...]
1) Yes, we confirm that this does not apply to the products which are merely resold by the Contractor[...]
28/05/2018
24
Question 1: GTCs V2.1 Chapter 2.1.4 page 18 : Software execution failures : As software reseller we may[...]
1-2) Yes, we confirm that this does not apply to the products which are merely resold by the Contractor[...]
28/05/2018
23
Question : II.23. Intellectual property rights in Annex 4 FWC : As Software reseller we are not allowed[...]
Yes, this is understood for licenses which are merely resold. However, the provisions on exploitation[...]
28/05/2018
22
Question : I.13.1 Exploitation of the results of the FWC (in annex 4 FWC) As Software reseller we are[...]
Yes, this is understood. However, the provisions on exploitation of the results apply in case the contractor[...]
28/05/2018
21
Would the EC accept to only name the mother company as subcontractor in case a tenderer would rely on[...]
No. Tenderers can rely on other entities to fulfil selection criteria. However, relying on the capacity[...]
28/05/2018
20
Is our understanding correct that evidence (e.g. customer confirmation for references) can be provided[...]
Yes.
24/05/2018
19
Is our understanding correct that a total of 2 references representing at least 1000 transactions per[...]
At least three references are required, of which two should each represent at least 1000 transactions[...]
24/05/2018
18
Is criterion T1 of the technical and professional capacity criteria fulfilled in case tenderers provide[...]
Yes, if the reference includes at least 1000 software transactions the overall reference can also include[...]
24/05/2018
17
Do you agree if we add more than one document that we call them Evidence F1-1, Evidence F1-2,...
Yes.
22/05/2018
16
Can the EC clarify how many orders are typically placed annually and if these orders are placed online[...]
Around 8000 orders (i.e. corresponding to an individual order line in an Order Form (OF)) are placed [...]
22/05/2018
15
Do you expect inputs in this xls for the submission?
No. Annex 5 to CRO1 only serves as a template for the future Annexes I and II to the Framework Contract[...]
22/05/2018
14
1.Is this document (Saas Questionnaire part of the documents to be submitted for the 04/06? 2.1 References[...]
1. No. The SaaS questionnaire is a template which may change over time, to be used during contract implementation[...]
22/05/2018
13
Large software projects are often summarized in multiple licences. Is our understanding therefore correct[...]
No, your understanding is not correct. If a given EUI purchases 100 licenses of a specific product, then[...]
18/05/2018
12
Should we view software publishers as subcontractors? Some of the requested services will be carried [...]
There is no obligation to include software publishers as subcontractors. Tenderers decide for themselves[...]
18/05/2018
11
1) If five resellers are to be contracted, will each order be subject to a competition between the different[...]
1) No, CRO1 does not foresee a reopening for each Order Form. Please see Section 3.3 of the General SLA[...]
18/05/2018
10
1) We supply of course software licenses and services from top software vendors like RedHat, Microsoft[...]
1) Tenderers must have direct partnership agreements for the ISVs listed in Section 4.3.3 of the Tendering[...]
18/05/2018
9
CRO1 Annex 4 & 5: As we only have the names of the TOP 50 ISVs in the unmanged group, the calculation[...]
Annex 4 to the CRO1 Tendering Specifications has been replaced in the Document Library, now including[...]
17/05/2018
8
Is our understanding correct that for criterion T1 in the Tendering Specifications par. 4.3.3., "EU countries[...]
Yes, we confirm.
17/05/2018
7
Is our understanding correct that for criterion T1 in the Tendering Specifications par 4.3.3.,  [...]
Yes, an email from the client can be considered as a statement for the purposes of fulfilling selection[...]
17/05/2018
6
Due to the massive number of suppliers included in this contract, several public holidays in several [...]
No, unfortunately, business continuity constraints do not allow the Commission to extend the submission[...]
17/05/2018
5
Is our understanding correct that for criterion T1 in the Tendering Specifications par. 4.3.3., an awarding[...]
No. The evidence requires a statement from the tenderer as well as a statement from the client, as described[...]
15/05/2018
4
1) Are tenderers allowed to only offer one of the two Groups from CRO1 – Annex 2 Financial Model? [...]
1) No. All tenderers must provide offers for the two groups defined in CRO1, as this is part of the Commission's[...]
15/05/2018
3
The Draft Framework Contract and annexes are in some ways not applicable to resellers, which means that[...]
It is not possible to modify the Framework Contract after the submission deadline for tenders. If you[...]
15/05/2018
2
Is our understanding correct that tenderers have to transfer the values from cells G305, G306 from tab[...]
As mentioned in the CRO1 Tendering Specifications "When establishing their uplift for the Principal group[...]
15/05/2018
1
In chapter 3.2 of the tender specifications you mention: The EC will conduct a first EC reopening of [...]
The first Commission reopening of competition procedure can only be awarded after the award of the Framework[...]
08/05/2018