The NCI Agency has issued a € 4.6 million Invitation For Bid (IFB) for a contract to deliver the strategy, architecture, design, implementation, and initial support for the NATO Information Portal (NIP) project that will enable an enterprise wide portal.
The NATO Information Portal (NIP) project will implement an enterprise wide portal capability based on a Microsoft SharePoint solution, provide the migration of legacy WISE (Web Information Service Environment) data and implement a federated search solution based on Microsoft's FAST search engine.
In order to ensure a successful implementation of these capabilities, NCI Agency has been authorized to tender a contract to deliver the strategy, architecture, design, implementation, and initial support of this solution.
On 6 February the resulting IFB was issued to more than 100 firms nominated by their respective national authorities in response to the Notification of Intent issued in 2013.
The estimated cost of the basic scope of the prospective contract is € 4.6 million, in addition to which there will be contractual options for the provision of extended operational support.
For any further questions you may have, contact Sven Schumacher-Senior Contracting Officer (+32 2 707 8576 or [email protected]).