Borders College ICT Infrastructure Refresh

Borders College ICT Infrastructure Refresh

The College is seeking Contractor(s) to tender for the replacement of its main communications and related ICT infrastructure.

United Kingdom-Galashiels: Local area network

2016/S 207-374298

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Borders College
Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road
Galashiels
TD1 3HE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8700505152
E-mail: dcampbell@apuc-scot.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1896758179
NUTS code: UKM31
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Access/Login.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Access/Login.aspx

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ICT Infrastructure Refresh.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32410000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The College is seeking Contractor(s) to tender for the replacement of its main communications and related ICT infrastructure.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 4
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Replacement of the LAN infrastructure

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32410000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM24
Main site or place of performance:

Borders College Galashiels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A 2 tier hierarchical model with collapsed core and access layer in a resilient model shall be provided. The switches shall provide a routing function at the Core layer and interface with any Wide Area Network (WAN) links as required.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

First 12 months and each year onwards.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Full details of the award criteria and individual weightings can be found in the ITT.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Replacement of the WLAN infrastructure

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM24
Main site or place of performance:

Borders College Galashiels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Replacement of the WLAN infrastructure at Galashiels (including Access Points, Security and Management Tools) (Lot 2).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Telephony and Unified Communications

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

64215000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM24
Main site or place of performance:

Borders College Galashiels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Replacement of the Telephony infrastructure at Galashiels (including central equipment, handsets and PSTN gateways) (Lot 3).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

See ITT for Student and Internal Services (Optional)

A form of call handling is desired to assist with larger volumes of calls to specific business functions such as Student Services and the Internal IT Help-desk. Suppliers should provide options of a solution either inherent to the proposed systems of by means of additional add-on products in order to provide automated front end call handling and call routing to a specific group department based on caller input.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Server Refresh

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48822000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM24
Main site or place of performance:

Borders College Galashiels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To upgrade and consolidate the core ICT Server and Software Infrastructures that hosts key services used by College staff and students across the estate.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders must confirm that they can provide the following supporting evidence at point of award:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Product Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Please refer to Part IV Selection Criteria: Questions within 4B.5 of the ESPD.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The following evidence will be requested prior to award in order to conduct analysis of the organisation’s financial standing:

Please include at a minimum 2 year’s financial accounts, including both Profit and Loss Statement and Balance Sheet. The documentation submitted should make clear reference to the following areas:

Current Assets;

Current Liabilities;

Stock;

Total Assets;

Total Liabilities;

Revenue/Sales;

Gross Profit;

Operating Profit;

Net Profit.

Alternatively, if you are unable to provide the required accounting information — e.g. a new business without the required accounts, please provide a banker’s letter demonstrating their willingness to support your organisation over the term of the agreement.

Please refer to Part IV Selection Criteria: Questions within 4B.6 of the ESPD.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 28/11/2016
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/11/2016
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Borders College Galashiels.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=467847

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

(SC Ref: 467847).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Borders College
Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road
Galashiels
TD1 3HE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8700505152
Fax: +44 1896758179Internet address:www.borderscollege.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/10/2016

 

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