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					                        Corporate Office                                                                Tel: 91-80- 2570 5785
                        2nd Floor, Commercial                                                           Fax: 91-80- 2570 5790
                        Complex, National Games                                                         Email:
                        Village, Koramangala,                                                           ditprocure@syndicatebank.
                                                                                                        co.in
                        BANGALORE – 560 047

                                                  DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Ref. No. LT 2651/DIT-BLR/RFP13/ARM                                                                                                  Date: June 21, 2010

    Amendments & Clarifications sought on Syndicate Bank Bid Terms and Conditions/ Technical Specs for RTGS - PDONDS
                                    (RFP 21/2010/RTGS-PDONDS/MC109/ARM dated 03.06.2010)
Sl                        pg                                                                     Clarification
       Clause / Point                      Description as per RFP                                                                   Banks Clarification / Amendments
No                        no                                                                requested by Vendors
1      Last Date for     4     The last date for submitting the proposals along    Requesting Bank to extend the Tender         The last date for submitting the proposals
       Submission              with Bid security is 24.06.2010 by 16.00 hours at   Submission date by 3-4 working days          along with Bid security is 01.07.2010 by
                               this office. Any proposal received after the due                                                 16.00 hours at this office. Any proposal
                               date and time will not be considered.                                                            received after the due date and time will
                                                                                                                                not be considered.
2      Scope       of    2             RTGS: The scope of work involves             Server Installation Location details: On           RTGS: The scope of work involves
       Work related             making the Gateway servers fully operational by    page no -2, clause “ Scope of work related   making the Gateway servers fully
       to                       loading all relevant software and making them      to implementation & maintenance” you         operational by loading all relevant software
       implementatio            up for normal transactions both at Data Centre     have mentioned about only 3 servers pls      and making them up for normal
       n           &            and Disaster Recovery Site. Vendor has to          confirm the locations for the rest of 2      transactions both at Data Centre and
       Maintenance              support in other activities like RTGS DR drills,   servers also                                 Disaster Recovery Site. Vendor has to
                                Phasing out of servers with new configurations                                                  support in other activities like RTGS DR
                                or breakdown of the servers during routine                                                      drills, Phasing out of servers with new
                                operations etc for both DC, Mumbai and DR                                                       configurations or breakdown of the servers
                                site, Bangalore.                                                                                during routine operations etc for both DC,
                                                                                                                                Mumbai and DR site, Bangalore. Two New
                                        PDO-NDS: The Project covers three                                                      servers will be installed at our DC and
                                servers for PDO NDS. Vendor has to quote for                                                    the two existing servers are to be installed
                                installation and commissioning of these with 2                                                  at DRS, Bangalore. The servers at DC &
                                servers at Data Center and another 1 servers at                                                 DR are to be configured in Cluster
                                our DRS. Vendor has to load the OS , Oracle                                                     Environment.
                                and IBM MQ Software and make them up.
                                                                                                                                        PDO-NDS: This project needs
                                                                                                                                 three servers. Vendor has to quote for
                                                                                                                                 installation and commissioning of 2
                                                                                                                                 servers at Data Center/FIM and third
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Sl                    pg                                                                      Clarification
     Clause / Point                    Description as per RFP                                                                      Banks Clarification / Amendments
No                    no                                                                 requested by Vendors
                                                                                                                                server at our DRS. Vendor has to load the
                                                                                                                                OS , Oracle and IBM MQ Software and
                                                                                                                                make them up.
3    ANNEXURE-N:      20   Term no.3:                                           page no 2 ,point no 1” BID SECURITY             Amended Clause:
                           Bid Security of Rs. 1.00 Lakh                        AND COST OF RFP” Clause A: Bid                  Term no.3:
                                                                                security for an amount of 2.00 Lakhs and        Bid Security of Rs. 2.00 Lakh
                                                                                the On page no 20 ,Annexure-N points no -
                                                                                3 Bid security of 1.00 Lakhs So there is an
                                                                                ambiguity in the EMD amount. Kindly
                                                                                confirm the exact value of Bid security
4    Delivery         4    The bidder shall deliver servers within 4 weeks      Typically OEM / Distributors take 4-6           Amended Clause:
     Period                from the date of accepting Purchase Order            Weeks for Server Delivery. Request you          The bidder shall deliver & Install the
                           inclusive of completion of the pre-shipment          to please relax the Delivery Period to 5        servers along with O/S & Database within
                           testing at our Corporate Office, Bangalore           Weeks                                           6 weeks from the date of accepting
                                                                                The Bank is asking for Delivery, Installation   Purchase Order including completion of
                                                                                and Commissioning in 4 weeks time, which        the pre-shipment testing.
                                                                                is requested to be relaxed to 4-5 Weeks of
                                                                                Delivery and 1 Week for Installation

                                                                                Kindly confirm is this delivery period
                                                                                includes       the     installation     and
                                                                                Commissioning also. If yes we request the
                                                                                Bank to provide us another 2 weeks for the
                                                                                installation and commissioning
5    Liquidated       4    For any delay in delivery, installation and          We suggest that LD should be imposed            For any delay in delivery, installation and
     Damages               commissioning beyond 4 weeks from the date of        only when delay or default is due to reason     commissioning beyond 6 weeks from the
                           acceptance of Purchase Order, the Bank               solely attributable to Bidder. Further we       date of acceptance of Purchase Order, the
                           reserves the right to charge a LD (Liquidated        suggest to cap the LD to a maximum of           Bank reserves the right to charge a LD
                           Damages) at the rate of 0.50% of the cost of the     5%.                                             (Liquidated Damages) at the rate of 0.50%
                           systems per week subject to a maximum of 10%                                                         of the cost of the systems per week subject
                           of the Total Basic Cost of the Equipment/s                                                           to a maximum of 10% of the Total Basic
                           (Excluding AMC Charges). If the items delivered                                                      Cost of the Equipment/s (Excluding AMC
                           could not be installed for reasons attributable to                                                   Charges). If the items delivered could not
                           the Bank, the same should be recorded and                                                            be installed for reasons attributable to the
                           submitted to our office                                                                              Bank, the same should be recorded and
                                                                                                                                submitted to our office

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Sl                    pg                                                                    Clarification
     Clause / Point                    Description as per RFP                                                                  Banks Clarification / Amendments
No                    no                                                               requested by Vendors
6    SERVER           4    The Supplier is responsible for all unpacking, Implementation Charges: On page no 4-             Amended Clause:
     INSTALLATIO           assemblies, wiring, installations, cabling between Point no-8 “ server Installation along with   Please refer Modified Annexure –C
     N     ALONG           hardware units and connecting to power OS and related software” stated supplier is
     WITH OS AND           supplies.      The Supplier will test all server responsible         for          the      all
     RELATED               operations and accomplish all adjustments installation/integration etc. but there is no
     SOFTWARE              necessary for successful and continuous provision in the commercial format
                           operation of the servers at all installation sites. provided in the RFP for the same. we
                           The      supplier    is  also    responsible    for request you to clarify where we can
                           installation/integration of the Servers and for mention our commercials for the same
                           establishing connectivity to the existing network,
                           if any.
7    BuyBack-         7    The supplier shall buy back the System from the
     clause 12             Purchaser at a depreciated cost in the event of Request the Bank to delete this clause
                           the Model/System supplied by the supplier being
                           replaced by a more advanced system. The                                                          Our RFP Terms stands
                           details of such buy back can be arrived at, on
                           mutually agreed terms at the time of buy back.
                           The purchaser reserves the rights to go for buy
                           back or otherwise
8    TERMINATION      10
     FOR                   5.2 In the event the Purchaser terminates the
     DEFAULT:                   Contract in whole or in part, the Purchaser We suggest this clause (5.2) be deleted.
                                may procure, upon such terms and in such                                                    Our RFP Terms stands
                                manner, as it deems appropriate, Goods or
                                Services similar to those undelivered and
                                the Supplier shall be liable to the Purchaser
                                for any excess costs for such similar Goods
                                or Services. However, the Supplier shall
                                continue performance of the Contract to the
                                extent not terminated.
9    Technical        19   CPU:                                                                                             Amended Clause:
     Specification         2 X Intel Xeon Processor 5502 Series (Dual dual core the maximum 4 MB L3 cache is
                                                                            In                                              Please refer modified Annexure –IA &
                           core), 1.86 GHz or above (with minimum 8 MB available. Kindly confirm the CPU L3                 Annexure - IB
                           L3 cache memory)                                    cache



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RFP 21/2010/RTGS-PDONDS/MC109/ARM dated 03.06.2010)

Sl                    pg                                                        Clarification
     Clause / Point                Description as per RFP                                                           Banks Clarification / Amendments
No                    no                                                   requested by Vendors
10                                                                We can across the tender released by           Clarification:
                                                                  Syndicate for the RTGS up gradation.
                                                                  We as an organization have done number         All the Terms & Conditions of the RFP has
                                                                  of up gradation of RTGS to various Banks       to be met.
                                                                  in India, But as your tender involves
                                                                  Hardware as well, we don't deal with sales
                                                                  of hardware and would like to participate in
                                                                  the tender by making a partnership with
                                                                  other vendors who deal in hardware and
                                                                  would be committed to the clauses of the
                                                                  tender.
                                                                  We would like to understand whether is it
                                                                  fine to make such a collaboration and
                                                                  participate in the tender
11   Schedule   of    18   Amended ANNEXURE –C, ANNEXURE –H, &                                                   Amended Clause:
     Requirement           ANNEXURE –I                                                                           Modified ANNEXURE –C, ANNEXURE –
                                                                                                                 H, & ANNEXURE –IA & IB attached.




Bidders are requested to make a note of above amendments / clarification for submitting the Bid documents.



Yours faithfully,



(K Devananda Upadhyaya)
General Manager (IT)




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      Specs for RTGS – PDONDS : RFP 21/2010/RTGS-PDONDS/MC109/ARM dated 03.06.2010)

                                       ANNEXURE-C
         PRICE SCHEDULE & ANNUAL MAINTENANCE AFTER WARRANTY PERIOD
                                                                  (Amount in Rupees)
Sl.                  Description                     Qty     Unit Cost       Total Cost     AMC per Total AMC
No                                                           excluding       excluding      unit per cost for 3
                                                               taxes           taxes         annum     years
A HARDWARE
1 Servers with dual Processor                         2
2 Servers with Single Processor                       3
                 Total of A
B Operating System
      Windows 2008 Server Ent. Edn. 64 bit                                                     XXX                XXX
                                                      4
      with SP1 4 (Nos.) (with Media)
      Windows Vista Business Edn. 32 bit                                                       XXX                XXX
      version 6 with SP1 - 2 (Nos.) for clients
                                                      2
      (each one at DC and DRS) (retail pack with
      Media)
                      Total of B
                                                                                             ATS per
      Database                                               Unit Cost                       unit per     Total ATS
C                                                                            Total Cost
                                                             (Excl. tax)                     annum        cost for 5
                                                                                                            years
  Oracle Enterprise Edn. Version 11.1.0.6.0
  (Oracle server 64 Bit with 32 client) 25 2
  User Licenses (with Media)
  IBM MQ Processor value Units 7.0 64 bit
  with Fix Pack 1 – 400 Units for RTGS (200
  units for DC and 200 for DRS) 200 units
                                            600
  for PDO NDS (with One year free support
  (100 units for DC and 100 for DRS) with
  Media)
                  Total of C
D Implementation Charges                                                                       XXX           XXX0
E         TOTAL COST (A+B+C+D)
                                                                XXX                            XXX

      Notes:
               1)   In case of discrepancy between unit price and total price, the unit price shall prevail.
               2)   Total Cost (total cost of Servers and total AMC cost for 3 years in case of Hardware and Total
                    ATS Cost for 5 years in case of Software) is taken to determine for L1 status.
               3)   Annual maintenance charges should be for three years after warranty period of three years for
                    Hardware and for Five years after warranty period of one Year for Software should be quoted in
                    the price schedule.
               4)   The Bidder should enclose a copy of the Masked Price Bid as per price schedule without the
                    prices (please put „x‟ mark wherever prices are quoted) along with other bid documents for
                    evaluation purpose.
               5)   The Sales Tax/Service Tax /VAT, at actual, is payable extra.
               6)   The free warranty and AMC shall cover a total period of 6 years. If the AMC rate is less than 5%
                    p.a. of the basic cost of the Hardware or free warranty period is more than 3 years, AMC value of
                    5% p.a. of the basic cost discounted at 8% rate and warranty of 3 years will be considered for the
                    purpose of evaluation for Hardware only. However the actual payment will be only at the rates
                    quoted.
               7)   The prices quoted should be valid for 180 days from the date of submission of bid.

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        8)        For Oracle Software components, vendors usually renew the AMC at a higher rate after warranty
                  period to take care of inflationary aspects. Bank will pay only the charges quoted in the Purchase
                  Order only.

                                             ANNEXURE –H
                                       SCHEDULE OF REQUIREMENTS

   I.        SERVERS FOR RTGS & PDONDS APPLICATION

              Sl.No                              Description                                 Qty
              A          HARDWARE

              1          Servers with Dual Processor as per specifications in                 2
                         Annexure I-A
              2
                         Servers with Single Processor as per specifications in               3
                         Annexure I-B
              B          OPERATING SYSTEM
              1          Windows 2008 Server Ent. Edn. 64 bit with SP1 4
                                                                                              4
                         (Nos.) (with Media)
              2          Windows Vista Business Edn. 32 bit version 6 with
                         SP1 - 2 (Nos.) for clients (each one at DC and DRS)                  2
                         (retail pack with Media)
              C          DATABASE
              1          Oracle Enterprise Edn. Version 11.1.0.6.0 (Oracle
                         server 64 Bit with 32 client) 25 User Licenses (with                 2
                         Media)
              2          IBM MQ Processor value Units 7.0 64 bit with Fix
                         Pack 1 – 400 Units for RTGS (200 units for DC and
                         200 for DRS) 200 units for PDO NDS (with One year                  600
                         free support (100 units for DC and 100 for DRS) with
                         Media)




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                                     ANNEXURE-I-A
              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR SERVERS WITH DUAL PROCESSOR

      COMPONENTS                                                                       Deviations ,
                               SPECIFICATIONS OF COMPONENTS OF                Complied
             OF                                                                          If any.
                                     RTGS GATEWAY SERVERS                      Yes/No
     Rack Mountable
                                          (Rack Mountable)
         SERVER
     1. Make and        Model to be quoted
     Model
     2. CPU             2 X(Dual) Intel Xeon Processor 5502 Series (Dual
                        core), 1.86 GHz or above (with minimum 4 MB L3
                        cache memory)
     3. Memory          16 GB DDR 2 or above RAM ECC memory
                        expandable to 32 GB.
                        Each module should not be less than 4 GB
     4. Chipset          Intel 5500
     5. Mother board Intel Server original Mother Board.
                         (1 PCI slots or more and 2 PCI Express slots or
                        more).
     6. Disk Drives     2 Nos. 250 GB (formatted capacity) or more SAS HDD
                        or more with RAID
     7. Disk Controller 1 No SAS controller for SAS HDD
     8 DVD R/W          8 X or more Read / Write
     9.Ports            Min. 2+2 front and back USB, apart from connecting
                        Key Board and Mouse
      10. Power         1+1 redundant power supply and 1+1 redundant fans
     Supply             preferably C E / UL Mark compatible SMPS to take
                        care of the power requirements of the system
                        upgraded to the maximum configuration.
                        Minimum approx. 400 Watts
     11. Cabinet        Rack Mounting cabinet. Should be capable of
                        mounting at least 7 devices
                        ( preferably 4 Nos *1”HDDs, 2 Nos.*5.25” Drives, 1 No
                        *FDD)
     12. Ethernet       100/1000 Mbps 32 bit PCI Ethernet card with auto
     Interface          sensing feature, having UTP interface, integrated on
                        the Mother Board and additional 100/1000 Mbps 32 bit
                        PCI Ethernet card on PCI slot.


1. The server will have to be supplied with all the matching software drivers and manuals for the display
controller, Ethernet interface, DVD R/W, etc.

2. The Server should be Certified for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Proof of Certificaiton is to be
enclosed along with Technical Quote Certfication for any higher version of Windows is also acceptable in
lieu of Windows 2000.Depending upon the Windows version opted suitable drivers should be supplied for
display controller , Ethernet interface, DVD R/W, etc.
3. Servers should be compatable to Safenet‟s Luna PCI Express 7000 HSM Card to be installed in these
servers by M/s Safenet.




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                                       ANNEXURE-IB
             TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR SERVERS WITH SINGLE PROCESSOR

      COMPONENTS                                                                       Deviations ,
                               SPECIFICATIONS OF COMPONENTS OF                Complied
             OF                                                                          If any.
                                     RTGS GATEWAY SERVERS                      Yes/No
     Rack Mountable
                                          (Rack Mountable)
         SERVER
     1. Make and        Model to be quoted
     Model
     2. CPU             Single Intel Xeon Processor 5502 Series (Dual core),
                        1.86 GHz or above (with minimum 4 MB L3 cache
                        memory)
     3. Memory          16 GB DDR 2 or above RAM ECC memory
                        expandable to 32 GB.
                        Each module should not be less than 4 GB
     4. Chipset          Intel 5500
     5. Mother board Intel Server original Mother Board.
                         (1 PCI slots or more and 2 PCI Express slots or
                        more).
     6. Disk Drives     2 Nos. 250 GB (formatted capacity) or more SAS HDD
                        or more with RAID
     7. Disk Controller 1 No SAS controller for SAS HDD
     8 DVD R/W          8 X or more Read / Write
     9.Ports            Min. 2+2 front and back USB, apart from connecting
                        Key Board and Mouse
      10. Power         1+1 redundant power supply and 1+1 redundant fans
     Supply             preferably C E / UL Mark compatible SMPS to take
                        care of the power requirements of the system
                        upgraded to the maximum configuration.
                        Minimum approx. 400 Watts
     11. Cabinet        Rack Mounting cabinet. Should be capable of
                        mounting at least 7 devices
                        ( preferably 4 Nos *1”HDDs, 2 Nos.*5.25” Drives, 1 No
                        *FDD)
     12. Ethernet       100/1000 Mbps 32 bit PCI Ethernet card with auto
     Interface          sensing feature, having UTP interface, integrated on
                        the Mother Board and additional 100/1000 Mbps 32 bit
                        PCI Ethernet card on PCI slot.


1. The server will have to be supplied with all the matching software drivers and manuals for the display
controller, Ethernet interface, DVD R/W, etc.

2. The Server should be Certified for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Proof of Certificaiton is to be
enclosed along with Technical Quote Certfication for any higher version of Windows is also acceptable in
lieu of Windows 2000.Depending upon the Windows version opted suitable drivers should be supplied for
display controller , Ethernet interface, DVD R/W, etc.
3. Servers should be compatable to Safenet‟s Luna PCI Express 7000 HSM Card to be installed in these
servers by M/s Safenet.




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