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Department of Education / Backup as a Service RFI - DoE1519114274

RFT ID DoE1519114274
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 15-Jan-2019
Closes 11-Feb-2019 10:00am
Covered Procurement Yes
Category (based on UNSPSC)
71151106 - Data storage and backup
Agency Department of Education - Corporate

Contact Person
IT Tenders
Phone: 1300 32 32 32

Tender Details

The Department of Education seeks responses to this Request for Information (RFI) to evaluate potential Backup as a Service solutions. Short listed suppliers may be invited to participate in a second stage of procurement for a Backup as a Service Solution. 


NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

Additional Details / Instructions

This RFI is issued and managed using the Department's sourcing tool DoE Ariba.

No RFI documents will be issued and/or RFI responses received through the NSW eTendering portal.

It is recommended that interested parties commence the Ariba registration process as soon as possible. 


The Department's process for organisations registering and using DoE Ariba is described in the pdf guide linked below:

 1. To register your organisation on DoE Ariba:

  • Use the following link and click on “Register Now”
  • Please ensure that the below fields are completed in your registration:

           - Business phone number
           - Short description
           - At least one commodity supplied (UNSPC)
           - ABN number, or another Tax ID number if you do not yet have an ABN (please list under “Tax ID”, under Business tab, Tax Information)

  • If you are already registered on the DoE Ariba portal, please sign in and update your company details. If you are unable to log in, please contact Ariba support on 1800 766 694.

2. You will receive email notification from aribasystem <no-reply@ansmtp.ariba.comthat your DoE Ariba registration has been approved. 

3. Email with the Project ID DoE1519114274 as the subject of the email to notify the Department of your interest in this application.

Interested parties must be registered in DoE Ariba as above to participate.

Covered Procurement Details

This opportunity may be subject to one or more of the following international procurement agreements which contain provisions regarding government procurement:

• Australia – United States Free Trade Agreement

• Australia – Chile Free Trade Agreement

• Korea – Australia Free Trade Agreement

• Japan – Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

• Singapore – Australia Free Trade Agreement

APP Reference


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