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Software package and information systems

June 6, 2014

Prior Information Notice: software package and information systems IDENT1 is an existing biometric identification and scenes of crime forensic case management system. It is a bespoke system serving approximately 30 000 users at 500 physical locations and which interfaces with other national systems and local police force systems. The IDENT1 service is pivotal to operational policing, border security and to the detection and prevention of crime. It is linked to, and used by all UK police forces and other public safety and national security functions. Within policing IDENT1 is currently used for two core functions: 1. Verification of the identity of arrestees through comparison of their fingerprints against a central reference collection 2. Identification of suspects through comparison of fingerprint marks recovered from a crime scene against the central reference collection This Prior Information Notice sets out details of a forthcoming procurement exercise for the award of contract to a supplier, who would be responsible for the provision of the following: System Integration and application development services and components for enhancements to the system. Operations and Maintenance of the existing system Other services required for the system (such as Field Hardware Support; Wide Area Network; and Livescan services) will be disaggregated and sourced separately by the Home Office. A Service Integrator will also be appointed separately to assist with the coordination of these disaggregated services. These services will have the potential, whether individually or collectively, for re-use to provide other public safety benefits and to reduce the cost to the public purse. The initial contract term will be for 2 years, with 2 possible extension periods of 12 months each (2+1+1). The extension periods will be subject to review at the end of each term and are at the discretion of the Home Office. Estimated cost excluding VAT: Range: between 12 460 000 and 29 904 000 GBP


Address : Fry Building, 2 Marsham Street SW1P 4DF London For the attention of: Pam Wilson, Alison Steptoe, Tina Butler

Country :United Kingdom

Email :

Tender notice number : 186651-2014

Notice type : Procurement Forecast

Open date : 2015-06-04

Tender documents : T22517987.html

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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