ITEC ITS14 European Parliament Framework Contact for IT Services

ITEC/ITS14: European Parliament Framework Contract for IT services

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On the 3rd of April of 2014, Directorate-General for Innovation and Technological Support (ITEC) launched an invitation letter for all market participants to bid on a new framework contract called ITEC/ITS14.

ITEC/ITS14 is a 383 million Euro framework contract launched by the European Parliament for IT services acquisition across many sites in Europe like Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg, Cologne, and Lisbon. It was awarded on the last 11th of April 2015. The ITS14 framework contract has a planned duration of 60 months, it is planned to be 4 years (2+1+1), however, in exceptional circumstances, there is the possibility to extend it 1 year more, which means that will remain valid until the end of 2019.

Source – https://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:111912-2014:TEXT:EN:HTML

Who will use ITS14 framework contract?

ITS14 intends to subcontract many IT professionals during its 5 years of duration. Those specialists will be working largely on European Parliament premises and data centers, but also for other European institutions such as:

  • European Parliament, Directorate-General for Innovation and Technological Support (ITEC)
  • Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT)
  • European Court of Auditors (ECA)
  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
  • European Ombudsman
  • Committee of the Regions (CoR)
  • European Data Protection Supervisor (CEPD/EDPS)
  • Court of Justice of the European Union (CURIA)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

How is ITS14 organized?

ITS14 is divided into 8 distinct lots, each lot representing a different kind of activity and expertise. The lots are:

Lot 1 – Cabling expertise

Services in all technical layers and components related to cabling technologies, IT and technical rooms and related services and solutions in order to study, design, build, implement, integrate, manage and support all different technical domains for the cabling infrastructures and the IT rooms.

The awarded amount for this lot was 15.4 Million € or 4% of the total framework contract.

Lot 2 – Development and maintenance of dissemination information systems

Services for design, consultancy, development, deployment and maintenance activities, both from the editorial and technical point of view, related to Internet and Intranet publishing applications, portals, content, search, collaboration services, social networking, and open data.

The awarded amount for this lot was 74 Million € or 19% of the total framework contract.

Lot 3 – Development and maintenance of production information systems

Services for the design, consultancy, development, deployment and maintenance of production information systems. It concerns the development of completely new information systems as well as the tailoring of existing ones. It may also concern integration with other applications.

The awarded amount for this lot was 196 Million € or 51% of the total framework contract.

Lot 4 – Test of developments

Services for evaluation and testing of application software developments. This lot focuses on quality assistance as part of the formal reception process by the institution. Prior to any production release, the delivered software is built, integrated and tested sequentially in the development, integration and preproduction environments.

The awarded amount for this lot was 12.6 Million € or 3% of the total framework contract.

Lot 5 – Product evaluation, testing, customization and systems integration

Services for the evaluation, testing, integration and maintenance of software and hardware products in the office automation domain, including personal and departmental software and equipment.

The awarded amount for this lot was 21.5 Million € or 6% of the total framework contract.

Lot 6 – Enterprise architecture, methodology, quality assurance and audit

Services for the design and implementation of enterprise architecture, technological and methodological support, quality check, audit, technological watch, research and IT engineering.

The awarded amount for this lot was 13.9 Million € or 4% of the total framework contract.

Lot 7 – Expertise in ICT infrastructures

Services to study, design, build, implement, integrate high level support for central, departmental and individual ICT infrastructures and services, e.g. in all technical layers and components related to data centre technologies and services (hardware, software, systems, cloud, etc.) and in all technical layers and components related to telecommunications and network technologies and services (hardware, software, unified communications, individual equipment, network, systems network security, etc.).

The awarded amount for this lot was 42.5 Million € or 11% of the total framework contract.

Lot 8 – Expertise in IT security

Services in the domain of the security of information, communication and infrastructure systems.

The awarded amount for this lot was 7.3 Million € or 2% of the total ITS14 framework contract.

 

We have prepared for you a resume of the ITS14 awarded amount and the share repartition per lot.

ITEC ITS14 Framework Contract of 338 million Euro is divided in 8 lots - Sprint CV

ITEC/ITS14 European Parliament Framework Contract awarded amount per lot

 

ITEC/ITS14 awarded companies

Due to the complexity of each lot of ITS14 framework contract, companies often join forces and form a consortium to bid together. After a long process of selection conducted by the European Parliament, winners are ranked from the best offer to the worst offer, meaning that the company/consortium that has the best offer will be asked first to fill an open position for the specific lot.

Winners on Lot 1 – Cabling expertise

Rank 1: OBS Consortium (Orange Consulting S.A.S. and Orange Business Belgium SA/NV)

 

Winners on Lot 2 – Development and maintenance of dissemination information systems

Rank 1: CronoComm Temporary Association (Cronos International s.a., Tipik s.a., De Cronos Groep n.v.)

Rank 2: ArIE Consortium (ARHS Cube S.A., Intrasoft International S.A., European Service Network S.A.)

 

Winners on Lot 3 – Development and maintenance of production information systems

Rank 1: Consortium CGI Luxembourg S.A.–Intrasoft International S.A.

Rank 2: ACCIS Consortium (Accenture N.V./S.A., C-dev S.A., CRI Luxembourg S.A., Sword Group S.E., Indra Sistemas S.A.)

Rank 3: European Dynamics Consortium (European Dynamics Luxembourg S.A., European Dynamics S.A, AlmavivA SpA and cGS (Global Rosetta S.L.U.))

 

Winners on Lot 4 – Test of developments

Rank 1: Sogeti Luxembourg S.A.

Rank 2: Consortium infeurope S.A. and Aubay S.A.

 

Winners on Lot 5 – Product evaluation, testing, customisation and systems integration

Rank 1: SOGATOS (Sogeti Luxembourg S.A., Atos Luxembourg PSF S.A.)

Rank 2: PYXIS 14 (UniSystems Information Technology Commercial S.A., everis Spain S.L.U.- succursale en Belgique, Altran S.A./N.V., GFI Informatique S.A.)

Rank 3: SIMAC Consortium (Simac Professional PSF S.A., CGI Luxembourg S.A.)

 

Winners on Lot 6 – Enterprise architecture, methodology, quality assurance and audit

Rank 1: D&A Consortium (Atos Luxembourg PSF S.A. and Deloitte Tax & Consulting Luxembourg Sàrl)

Rank 2: CU@EP Consortium (CSC Computer Sciences SNC and Unisystems S.A.)

Rank 3: EP-KonSulT Consortium (Trasys S.A, KPMG Advisory civil CVBA and Kurt Salmon France SAS)

 

Winners on Lot 7 – Expertise in ICT infrastructures

Rank 1: InfraFuture4EP Consortium (I.R.I.S. Solutions & Experts S.A., Altran S.A./N.V., everis Spain S.L.U., succursale en Belgique, GFI Informatique S.A., Unisystems Information Technology Commercial S.A.)

Rank 2: SODAH Consortium (Sogeti Luxembourg S.A., Atos Luxembourg PSF S.A., Dimension Data Belgium S.A., Halian Sàrl)

Rank 3: Kairos Consortium (Unisys Belgium S.A., Seidor S.A., Serco Belgium S.A.)

 

Winners on Lot 8 – Expertise in IT security

Rank 1: Argus (UniSystems Information Technology Commercial S.A., everis Spain S.L.U., succursale en Belgique)

Rank 2: EPShieldAE (Atos Luxembourg PSF S.A., e-Business & Resilience Centre S.A.(eBRC))

Rank 3: EmPistos Consortium (Trasys S.A., Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Selex ES S.p.A.)

As this can seem confusing, we have prepared a table that summarises all the lots and ranks per company.

 

As this can seem confusing, we have prepared a table that summarises all the lots and ranks per company.

ITEC ITS14 framework contract awarded companies summary - Sprint CV

Source: https://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:125458-2015:TEXT:EN:HTML

 

ITEC/ITS14 CV template

Sprint CV the CV generator that automates the CV generation in the IT Industry

ITS14 intends to subcontract many IT professionals during its 5 years life cycle. All those professionals will need to use a specific CV template imposed by the rules of the framework contract. You can view an example of that template by clicking on the following link: ITS14 Framework Contract CV template.

We have great news for all the consultants and companies involved with ITS14! Currently, ITS14 CV is fully supported by Sprint CV. By using the CV Generator, consultants and recruiters will be able to generate a perfectly formatted ITS14 CV in less than 30 seconds! We believe this automated process will be of great help for all the market participants.

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