Note for Vendors: All written questions regarding the solicitation specifications or requirements must be addressed to Monica Olsen via the Ariba Sourcing Tool’s message board. Vendor contact regarding this solicitation with anyone else may be grounds for rejection of said vendor’s offers.
The N.C. Department of Information Technology is inviting IT service providers within the state of North Carolina to prequalify for a statewide convenience contract to deliver security assessment services to government entities under State Term Contract 918A.
As part of its efforts to assure that North Carolina government entities have access to contract vehicles that offer the most current IT solutions, NCDIT is refreshing convenience contracts more often.
The request for proposal (RFP) for Solicitation Number ITS-401096 Security Assessment Services closes at 2 p.m. EST on June 29.
NCDIT will hold a virtual meeting from 2-4 p.m. EST on June 1. The meeting is non-mandatory (urged and cautioned) but strongly suggested as it offers an opportunity for vendors to evaluate the requirements of the solicitation, ask questions and assess the opportunity.
Vendors are cautioned that any information released to attendees during the meeting that conflicts with or adds to specifications in this RFP, must be confirmed by written addendum before it can be considered a part of this proposal.
The term for State Term Contract 918A will be three years with the option to extend the contract for two additional one-year periods for services related to the following categories:
- Security Program Assessment
- Application Risk Assessment
- Network Architecture Assessment
- Wireless Network Architecture Assessment
- Penetration Test and Assessment
- Internal Vulnerability Assessment
- Security Incident Readiness Assessment
- Security Incident Responses Services and Consulting
- Cybersecurity Training
- Security Policy Development Services
- Value-Added Consulting Services
- Value-Added Services
More information on this contract is available on the state’s Interactive Purchasing System and Ariba Sourcing Tool at http://discovery.ariba.com/rfx/16322063
How to Bid
All bids must be electronic and submitted using the state’s Ariba Sourcing Tool at https://service.ariba.com/Discovery.aw/ad/viewRFX?id=16322063.
Vendors may register for access through the N.C. Electronic Vendor Portal at https://vendor.ncgov.com/vendor/login.
All written questions regarding the solicitation specifications or requirements must be addressed to Monica Olsen via the Ariba Sourcing Tool’s message board. Vendor contact regarding this solicitation with anyone else may be grounds for rejection of said vendor’s offers.
Note that vendors bidding on this RFP should periodically check the Ariba Sourcing Tool for addenda that may be issued prior to the offer opening date.