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Notes regarding specifications of Microsoft Office and procurement of IT equipment​

1.         Please note the following regarding Microsoft Office licenses and installation:

 (I)       If the Personal Computers (PCs/Laptops) to be procured are replacing existing equipment having licenses under the previous    Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (MEA), then kindly contact the CISD for reallocation of Microsoft Office Licenses and installation of Microsoft Office.

 (II)       In case the PCs/laptops will add to existing equipment, your Ministry/Department will have to purchase new :

(i)  Microsoft Office

         (a)      Open License for Microsoft Office Standard 2013 (or  latest Edition) which caters for Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook;


(b)      Open License for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (or Latest Edition) if your Office requires working with Microsoft Access databases in addition to Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook

(ii) Client Access License (If applicable)

Device Client Access Licenses (Device CALs) for Microsoft Windows Server should the PCs/laptops access  Windows server(s) found within the network of your organisation.


2.         The Price Schedule Form and Technical Specifications tables have to be incorporated in the standard bidding document.  Kindly complete the other relevant clauses of the standard bidding document which pertains to your department.