Call for tenders' details

Title:
System Integrator for Communication and Information Systems Processing EU Classi...
Contracting authority:
European Defence Agency (EDA)
TED publication date:
19/07/2019
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
30/09/2019
Status:
Closed
Status
21/08/2019
22/08/2019
English (en)
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Question details
EN-Tender Specifications.pdf 3.5.4.2, page 4x Hardware costs shall include as a minimum: - Servers / workstations; - Hardware Security Modules; - Backup Devices; - Backup Media.
In the requirements for Scenario A EDA requests the costs for a minimum set of hardware items. These include Hardware Security Modules. 1. Is the bidder allowed to provide a solution for the PKI scenario without the usage of a HSM? 2. Is a HSM required for all classification levels?
22/08/2019
1. No, the solution proposed for Scenario A must include a HSM. 2. This is not a requirement. Tenderers are invited to justify the choices made.