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XIE Platform Proof of Concept


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 19332913
Tender Name : XIE Platform Proof of Concept
Reference # : RFx_1370
Open Date : Friday, 15 December 2017 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Friday, 2 February 2018 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 43000000 - Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • 46000000 - Defense and Law Enforcement and Security and Safety Equipment and Supplies
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Valtyn Showell
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is seeking to identify and source the "technology platform", to support the development of the XIE concept through a proof of concept process. This procurement process is intended to identity technology platforms available in the market that can support NZDF requirements and outcomes.

NZDF also encourage the vendor community to respond with innovative solutions to NZDF requirements, potentially identifying platforms that have not been considered to date.

The Agreement will be for an initial period of twelve (12) months with provision for a Six (6) month right of renewal.

If you have any complaints or feedback regarding this procurement process, please direct these to the Procurement Manager -

Please note that this tender, and all documentation related to it, is only available on NZDF’s SmartProcure website:

A Guide to SmartProcure is attached.

Suppliers must logon to SmartProcure to access the tender and submit a response. Registration is simple and free, just click “Register Now”. If you require assistance this is available by email to

Awarded Status

This tender has been awarded to

  • Microsoft NZ in consortium with Datacom

Award Date : Friday, 18 May 2018 1:10 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)