19 Nov 2017

Ireland-Dublin: Computer support and consultancy services

Type of document: Contract Awards
Country: Ireland
OJEU Ref: (2017/S 221-459632/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Contract award notice
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: National Transport Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane
Town: Dublin
Postal code: D02 WT20
Country: Ireland
Contact Person: Mark Bradwell
Telephone: +353 01-8798362
Email: procurement@nationaltransport.ie
Fax: +353 01-8798333
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5) Main activity
Other activity: transport

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Provision of Security Services including ICT Security Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 72600000
II.1.3) Type of contract Services
II.1.4) Short Description: The Authority wishes to invite tenders from suitably qualified providers for a regular external security scan and vulnerability assessment of the public network addresses of the Authority. Detailed specifications of the requirements are outlined in the tender documents.
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement(excluding VAT)
II.2) Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 72212731
Main CPV code: 72212732
Main CPV code: 72700000
Main CPV code: 72800000
Main CPV code: 72820000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: IE061
Main site or place of performance:Dublin.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Authority wishes to invite tenders from suitably qualified providers for a regular external security scan and vulnerability assessment of the public network addresses of the Authority. Detailed specifications of the requirements are outlined in the tender documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion – Name: Quality and approach/Weighting:35Quality criterion – Name: Proposed personnel/Weighting:35
Price – Weighting:30
II.2.11) Information about options
Options no
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S:2017/S 098-193996
Section V: Award of contract
Contract No: 1
A contract/lot is awarded yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:2017-11-06
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received:7
Number of tenders received from SMEs:0
Number of tenders received from other EU Member States:0
Number of tenders received from non-EU Member States:0
Number of tenders received by electronic means:0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ernst & Young Business Advisory Services
Postal address: Ernst & Young Building, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Street
Town: Dublin
Postal code: 2
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 14750555
Fax: +353 14750599
Nuts code:
Internet address:
The contractor is an SME no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot(excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1066224.00
Total value of the contract/lot:1066224.00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.3) Additional information:
The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.
Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate or tax clearance statement from the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland. The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured.
The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted. Refer to procurement documents for further information.
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: High Court of Ireland
Postal address: Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: 7
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Fax: +353 18886125
Internet address:

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
As set out in S.I. No 131/2010 European Communities (Award of Contracts by Utilities Undertakings) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: