Current Report No. 12/2013 — 17.04.2013 18:00Signing a major agreement
The Board of Atende S.A (formerly ATM Systemy Informatyczne S.A.) informs that on April 17th, 2013, a Contract was signed for the supply of servers, arrays and tape libraries for the Ministry of National Defense (the ′Contract′) between the consortium of Atende S.A. and ATM S.A. (the ′Consortium′) and the Weapons Inspectorate (the ′Ordering Party′). The leader of the Consortium is Atende S.A. The value of the contract is PLN 48.1 million.
The contract provides for the delivery of virtualization platforms for two processing centers of the Ministry of National Defense as well as the installation, implementation, maintenance and training services. The company has offered the Vblock Systems solution developed by VCE. Atende S.A. is a partner of VCE in Central Europe.
The deadline for the performance of the contract in terms of the implementation was set at October 31st, 2013. The contractor will perform warranty maintenance services for 36 months.
The contract specifies contractual penalties for the Ordering Party’s withdrawal from the Contract due to circumstances for which the contractor is not responsible in the amount of 10% of the gross value of the Contract and for failure to perform the warranty obligations under the Contract within the set deadlines in the amount of PLN 2,000 gross for each commenced day of delay. The provisions on contractual penalties do not exclude the Ordering Party’s right to seek damages on general principles of the Civil Code.
The Ordering Party is entitled to a discount of 0.1% of the value of the supply (or service) which was not performed within the deadline for each commenced day of delay, but not more than 10% of the value of such a supply (or service).
The procedure was conducted in an open tender, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Law Act of January 29th, 2004.
The condition for considering a contract a significant one is exceeding the amount of 10% of total sales revenue of the Issuer’s Capital Group for the last four financial quarters, which amounted to PLN 190,007 thousand.