invitation to render support and maintenance services of Dell storage and computing platform

ADVERTISED IN: SOWETAN
PUBLISHING DATE: 09 JUNE 2017
NOTICE/REF. NO.: PRN 35/2016

EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

Bids are hereby invited for the following:

INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY
Operations

CONTRACT NO.: A-ICT 14-2017

DESCRIPTION:
The appointment of a service provider to render support and maintenance services of Dell storage and computing platform from date of award until 30 June 2020.

DOC. FEE R250.00

CLOSING DATE: 13 JULY 2017

Bidders must note that this bid may be awarded to more than one bidder. Acceptable bids will be evaluated by using a system that awards points on the basis of 80 points for bid price and a maximum of 20 points for the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status level of contributor.

PLEASE NOTE THAT A VALID ORIGINAL OR COPY OF A COMPANY’S TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (OR IN THE CASE OF A JOINT VENTURE, OF ALL THE PARTNERS IN THE JOINT VENTURE) MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE BID DOCUMENT

Bid documents will be available as from 12:00 on MONDAY, 12 JUNE 2017, and thereafter on weekdays from 08:00 until 15:00 ONLY, upon payment of a cash non-refundable document fee of R250-00 per set,at the Tender Offices, Ground Floor, 68 Woburn Avenue, Benoni. (Tel. No. (011) 999-6540/6567). Please note that all bid documents are also available for download on our website for free in any colour paper.

Prospective bidders are requested to meet on the said date and time at:
BOKSBURG BANQUET HALL (PINK BUILDING), CORNER COMMISSIONER
STREET AND TRICHARDTS ROAD, BOKSBURG. Bid documentation will not be available at the information session. Bids are to be completed in accordance with the conditions and bid rules contained in the bid documents and supporting documents must be sealed and externally endorsed with the CONTRACT NUMBER AND DESCRIPTION and placed in bid box number NINE (09), on the Ground Floor, 68 Woburn Avenue, Benoni, not later than 10:00 on THURSDAY, 13 JULY 2017.
Bids will be opened immediately thereafter, in public, in the Conference Room, Ground Floor, at above-mentioned address.

All bids shall hold good for 120 days as from the closing date of bids.
Bids which are not received and/or deposited in the specified bid box before 10:00 on the closing date for the bid mentioned hereinbefore, will be marked as late bids and such bids shall in terms of the SCM Policy of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, not be considered by the Council as valid bids.
Enquiries must be directed to Mr. Mahlatse Matshani at e-mail [email protected]

Bidders attention is specifically drawn to the provisions of the bid rules which are included in the bid documents. The lowest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted and the Council reserves the right not to consider any bid not suitably endorsed or comprehensively completed, as well as the right to accept a bid in whole or part.
Bids completed in pencil will be regarded as invalid bids. Bids may only be submitted on the documentation provided by the
EMM.TELEFAX OR E-MAIL BIDS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE
DR. I. MASHAZI
CITY MANAGER EMM