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CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT OF ENTERPRISE NETWORK SECURITY (SECURE GATEWAY) SOLUTION FOR THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA

CBN/ITD/RFP/ENS/2016/011

1. The Central Bank of Nigeria (hereafter referred to as “CBN” or “the Bank”), being the apex bank of the country, occupies a central position in the economic and social development of Nigeria. In order to fulfil its vision of being the best in class among the world’s central banks has deployed Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure and enterprise applications to support its core business processes and enable delivery of its strategic objectives. The bank seeks to improve its security posture by upgrading some of its devices; that provides protection for CBN’s application servers, for perimeter security/remote access and solution for web content filtering

2. CBN now invites sealed bids from bidders for the supply and consulting services for implementation, training and maintenance support to provide for CBN’s application servers
a. LOT 1: Solution to provide protection for CBN’s application servers

b. LOT 2: Solution for perimeter security and remote access

c. LOT 3: Solution for Web Content Filtering

This request for Proposal (RFP) is being extended to a set of eligible and competent vendors

3. Proposals from single vendors or from multiple vendors working together as a team will be both considered. The ideal vendor(s) will have certified knowledge and verifiable capacity and experience in the software industry. Experience in the public or banking sector is preferred, but not mandatory

GENERAL REQUIREMENT
Interested and competent vendors wishing to provide the above services to CBN must submit the following documents for verification;
a. Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
b. Certified true copy or memorandum and Article of Association
c. Evidence of payment of tax for the last three (3) years as and when due. (Such evidence should reflect the value of the projects undertaken by the company in the last three (3) years)
d. Evidence of registration with Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN)
e. Current Pension Clearance Certificate from PENCOM
f. Evidence of compliance certificate with provisions of section 6 (1) (3) of the amended Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act No. 19 of 2011
g. Evidence of registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers
h. Evidence of ThreeStar Checkpoint Partnership Status
i. Current company’s audited statement of account
j. Comprehensive company profile including registered office address, functional contact email address, GSM phone number(s), facsimile number(s)
k. Verifiable evidence of similar jobs successfully executed in the past
l. Reference letter from Bank stating financial ability to carry out such service(s)

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT
While items “a” to “h” above are mandatory, availability and completeness of the others will attract rating

COLLECTION OF BID DOCUMENTS
Interested companies who possess the above minimum requirements may collect the bidding documents on the payment of a non-refundable fee of N50,000.00 (Bank Draft in favour of Central Bank of Nigeria) from:

The Secretary,
Major Contracts Tenders Committee
2nd Floor, Wing C,
CBN Head Office Complex,
Central Business District
Abuja, FCT Nigeria
Phone No: 09-462-37216

SUBMISSION
Completed tender documents, including all the above listed documents should be forwarded in wax sealed envelope boldly marked at the top left corner: “REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT OF ENTERPRISE NETWORK SECURITY (SECURE GATEWAY) SOLUTION FOR THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA

And addressed to:
The Secretary,
Major Contracts Tenders Committee
2nd Floor, Wing C,
CBN Head Office Complex,
Central Business District
Abuja, FCT Nigeria
Phone No: 09-462-37216
E-mail: mctc@cbn.gov.ng

CLOSING DATE:
All submissions must be received at the above office not later than 12:00pm on 19th January, 2016

BID OPENING DATE:
All submissions will be opened immediately after close of submission of the bid on 19th January, 2016

IMPORTANCE NOTICE
A. Nothing in the advert shall be construed to be a commitment on the part of the CBN
B. The successful company(s) will be notified formally

For further information, please call: 07002255226

Signed
MANAGEMENT

 

SOURCE: DAILY SUN

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