Notice is hereby given of the intent of the NCI Agency, as the Host Nation, to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for the Provision of Information Technology Modernisation (ITM) for the NATO Enterprise Work Package 1.
The ITM project is intended to:
a. Enable NATO Enterprise Users to continue to conduct their operational business, via the NCI Agency provision of the required level of end user services, which are underpinned by infrastructure services.
b. Provide modern effective and cost-efficient Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
A summary of the requirements of the project is set forth in Annex A, attached to the Notification of Intent
The estimated cost, subject to authorisation, for the services and deliverables included within the basic scope of the intended contract (Wave I to IV) is 105.63 M EUR Investment, and 63.03 M EUR Operations and Support over a life of 5 years. The investment cost of Wave I is 42.39 M EUR.
The not-to-exceed cost for bids submitted in response to the IFB shall be 132.03 M EUR , subject to authorisation, (125% of the estimated investment cost), or the equivalent expressed in any other allowed currency calculated in accordance with the currency conversion prescriptions that will be expressed in the IFB.