Disaster Recovery Facilities and Services (201203696)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
7 years 7 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2013/06/17 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Region of opportunity
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Notice type
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Heather J Forsyth
Contact phone
Contact fax
Contact address
Heather J Forsyth
Ph#  613-748-2300x3500
fax# 613-748-2998
National Office
700 Montreal Road
Ottawa, ON 
Canada, K1A 0P7

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Disaster Recovery Facilities and Services

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) wishes to enter into a contract with a vendor for the following requirement:

CMHC has a commitment through its Business Continuity Plan to supply a stable operating environment for its critical information processing platforms. To satisfy this requirement, CMHC must avoid or mitigate disruptions to this service, which may be caused by events rendering its main computer facility and/or extended platforms in Ottawa unusable. 

CMHC’s objectives are as follows:

•    To minimize the impact of any disruption to CMHC by contracting with a Service Provider having at least five years experience in Disaster Recovery (DR) Services, for the provision of a suitable alternate computing facility for CMHC production processing and redundancy site platforms for a five (5) year term with one (1) optional one year extensions;

•    To establish a dedicated space at the DR facility to house our redundant server, storage and telecommunication equipment. 

•    To engage resources for assistance to CMHC in the case of a disaster, for conducting regular test exercises and for the management of changes in the DR equipment in the dedicated space.

•    To maintain an effective recovery plan to support a seamless availability of computer services during a disaster situation.

The value of this service is expected to range up to $3,000,000 CDN, including all applicable taxes.

The quotation must be received at the exact location as specified in the RFP document on or before the submission deadline of 2:00 p.m. EDT, on June 17, 2013.

Suppliers interested in learning more about this opportunity should click on “Order Associated Components” to download the solicitation document. Please note that CMHC will not distribute solicitation documents that are posted on Merx.

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