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  • Provision of Microsoft Enterprise Agreement for Southern African Development Community (SADC)

    1. INTRODUCTION

    This request for proposal (RFP) is for the provision of Microsoft Enterprise Agreement licensing to the Southern African Development Community (SADC). SADC seeks a local Botswana supplier who is currently a Microsoft partner and the prospective supplier should be authorised by Microsoft to provide Microsoft Enterprise Agreement.

    2. BACKGROUND

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has its Secretariat in Gaborone, Botswana with approximately 300 staff members.

    The SADC Secretariat uses Microsoft products from the operating system down to the office software. The Secretariat seeks to renew its Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. It also seeks a partner who will be proactive and serve as a valuable partner in the administration of the licensing agreement.

    The Secretariat seeks to implement a structured Microsoft licensing that will help with easy administration of licenses and give the Secretariat any other benefits that come with the enterprise agreement. Microsoft Enterprise Agreement run for a three (3) year period with the total contract cost paid annually over the three year period.

    The closing date for this tender is Friday 5 April 2019 at 10:00AM

    One original and three identical copies of tender responses are to be delivered to the tender box at the reception area of the SADC Secretariat Headquarters, CBD, PLOT 54385, in a sealed envelope marked: "Provision of Microsoft Enterprise Agreement for Southern African Development Community (SADC)"

    Clarifications can be requested not later than 1200hours on 29 March 2019.

    Any Questions or Clarifications can be referred to:
    Head Procurement Unit
    Email: tlengoasa@sadc.int; cc: clungu@sadc.int
    Tel: +267 3951863

    Tender Responses received after the closing date and time will not be considered. Telephone, e-mail or facsimile responses will not be considered. Cost associated with preparation of this tender is the responsibility of the bidder.