The INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY OFFICE, through the 2015 GAA Fund, intends to apply the sum of Four Hundred Fourteen Million Five Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP414,500,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Consulting Services for the Design, Build and Operate of a Complete Cloud Solution for Philippine Government Agencies. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at the opening of the financial proposals.

The INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY OFFICE now calls for the submission of eligibility documents for the Design, Build, Operate a Complete Cloud Solution for the Philippine Government Agencies. Interested consultants must submit their eligibility documents on or before 25 August 2015, 12NN at Information and Communications Technology Office, ICTO Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Applications for eligibility will be evaluated based on a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion.

The BAC shall draw up the short list of consultants from those who have submitted eligibility documents and have been determined as eligible in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act 9184 (RA 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The short list shall consist of up to five (5) prospective bidders who will be entitled to submit bids. Minimum average rating to be considered for shortlisting is seventy percent (70%) provided that for each individual criteria, rating should be at least fifty percent (50%). The criteria and rating system for short listing are:

Applicable Experience 35% SEC or DTI Registration or equivalent as certified by the embassy of the country where the principal office of the bidder is located 100% 5 to 9  years in business or more
80% 3 to 4 years in business
60% 1 to 2 years in business
20% less than 1 year in business
Qualification of Personnel 40% Single Largest Completed Contract Similar to the Project in terms of Size and Complexity 100% Completed contract as Main contractor
80% Completed contract as Partner contractor
60% Completed contract as Subcontractor
Current Workload 25% NFCC will be determined by the procuring entity based on their Audited Financial Statements and Statement of All Ongoing Government and Private Contracts. 100% NFCC is more than 100% of the ABC
80% NFCC is 50% to 100% of the ABC
60% NFCC is 25% to 49% of the ABC
40% NFCC is 1% to 24% of the ABC
TOTAL 100%

Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the IRR of RA 9184. Bidding is open to all interested bidders, whether local or foreign, subject to the conditions for eligibility provided in the IRR of RA 9184.

The Procuring Entity shall evaluate bids using the Quality-Cost Based Evaluation/Selection (QCBE/QCBS) procedure. Procuring Entity shall indicate the weights to be allocated for the Technical and Financial Proposals. The criteria and rating system for the evaluation of bids shall be provided in the Instructions to Bidders.

The Bidder who will be declared as the Highest Rated Bid will be required to conduct a presentation of the proposed solution, plan and approach, and live demonstration/proof of concept of the proposed GovCloud Platform. The specific schedule for the presentation shall be provided by the Procuring Entity.

The contract shall be completed within twenty four (24) months after the issuance of the Notice to Proceed. The Cloud Management Platform and Year 1 capacity will be wholly owned by the DOST-ICTO.

The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office) reserves the right to reject any and all bids, annul the bidding process, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

To download the document, click on the link below:

Procurement of Consultancy Services for the Design, Build and Operate of a Complete Cloud Solution for Philippine Government Agencies

For further information, please refer to:

Head, ICT Office – BAC4IGOV Secretariat
Information and Communications Technology Office
Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No. 920-7420 or 920-0101 local 2631
Fax No. 920-7447
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