RFP - SMART CARD SOLUTION
Canada Border Services Agency | Published November 4, 2016 - Deadline December 13, 2016
Trade Agreement: NONE Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - SMART CARD SOLUTION - 47419-176802/A Description of the Requirement Public Works and Government Services Canada, on behalf of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), has a requirement for a commercial off-the-shelf Smart Card Solution (the Solution) that must interoperate and work with CBSAs existing technical environment as described herein. This solution is in support of CBSAs PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) processes and operations. The Smart Card Solution must include: a) Perpetual User licenses for the Smart Card Management Software; b) Software maintenance and support services on the Perpetual User Licenses for the Smart Card Management Software; c) Perpetual User Licenses for the Smart Card Middleware (SafeNet) Software; d) Software maintenance and support services on the Perpetual User Licenses for the Smart Card Middleware (SafeNet) Software; e) Optional Smart Cards; f) Optional Smart Card Readers/Writers; g) Optional Solution Product Expert professional services; and h) Optional System Administrator In-class Training Sessions. Term of the Contract It is intended to result in the award of a Contract for 1 year, plus 4 one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term of the Contract. Trade Agreements This procurement is subject to national security exception and is, therefore, excluded from all of the obligations of the trade agreements. Security Requirements There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organizational security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Industrial and Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website. Federal Contractors Program The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity appliesto this procurement: see Part 5 - Certifications, Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses and the form titled Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity - Certification". Enquiries All enquiries and other communications related to this RFP should be directed to the Contracting Authority: Lisa Huyen Le Acquisitions Branch Public Works and Government Services Canada Place du Portage, Phase III, 4C1 11 Laurier Street Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5 Telephone: 873-469-4661 E-mail Address: Lisa.HuyenLe@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.