Campus Network and Security Upgrade

Campus Network and Security Upgrade

To prepare for the increase in demand for anytime, anywhere services and to support its strategic objectives for Led by Learning, the University plans to upgrade the Wired and Wireless Local Area Network infrastructures and the security infrastructure.

UK-Kingston upon Thames: networks

2012/S 186-305985

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Kingston University
River House 53-57 High Street
For the attention of: Robbie Mckechnie
KT1 1LQ Kingston upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2084173232
E-mail: procurement@kingston.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.kingston.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/information-notice/

Further information can be obtained from: Kingston University
River House 53-57 High Street
For the attention of: Robbie Mckechnie
KT1 1LQ Kingston Upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Kingston University
River House 53-57 High Street
For the attention of: Robbie Mckechnie
KT1 1LQ Kingston Upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Kingston University
River House 53-57 High Street
For the attention of: Robbie Mckechnie
KT1 1LQ Kingston Upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

CPU-EU-043/2012 Campus Network and Security Upgrade.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Geographical Location of Kingston Upon Thames United Kingdom.
NUTS code UKI22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Kingston University Campus Network and Security Upgrade Project.
Kingston University is a leading UK University with 24 000 students and 3 000 staff in 5 faculties and departments across 4 campuses in and around Kingston.
To prepare for the increase in demand for anytime, anywhere services and to support its strategic objectives for Led by Learning, the University plans to upgrade the Wired and Wireless Local Area Network infrastructures and the security infrastructure.
The objectives of this project are to provide the University with a network platform appropriate for delivering services to its students, researchers, staff, guests and visitors and to improve the quality of the user experience.
The University is seeking to engage with proactive partner organisations, demonstrating the necessary technical skills, management processes, and project experience, to design, supply, install, maintain and provide enhanced support and maintenance for its proposed solution.
The successful supplier(s) will be required to design, supply, installation, security, maintenance and enhanced management and support of a resilient, scalable and secure wired and wireless local area network.
The tender is split into 3 lots and applicants are asked to submit a full PQQ for the first lot and a separate PQQ Section C and H for each additional lot they wish to bid for. Applicants can bid for one, two or all lots.
Lot 1 The design, supply, installation, maintenance and enhanced management and support of a resilient, scalable and secure wired local area network.
Lot 2 The design, supply, installation, and maintenance of a resilient, scalable and secure wireless local area network.
Lot 3 The design, supply, installation of local area network security including Intrusion Protection and Intrusion Detection systems.
Organisations wishing to express their interest must download a Pre Qualification questionnaire, complete and return it via this e-tendering portal in order to be considered for this tender.
PQQ`s must be returned via the returns function (located where you view/download the PQQ for the first time) and NOT via correspondence.
It is the University`s intention to invite the top 5 to 8 organisations through to tender stage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32400000, 72315000, 72227000, 72100000, 72700000, 32420000, 72220000, 72710000, 72315100, 51300000, 72315200, 32410000, 48730000, 48210000, 50312310, 72228000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract will be split into 3 lots. – Lot 1: Wired Networking Equipment, including supporting technologies such as IPAM. Lot 2:Wireless Networking Equipment.
Lot 3: Security infrastructure, including but not limited to: firewall, intrusion prevention and Day Zero threat mitigation.
The anticipated sum of all Lots, excluding VAT, is between £ 4 and £ 7 000 000 GBP.
The maximum duration of contract period is 60 months (5 years). The initial contract award in the first instance will be limited to 36 months (3 years). Subject to agreement the contract may be extended for an additional period no greater than 24 months (2 years).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 7 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Wired Networking Equipment

1)Short description

— Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a campus wide, wired Local Area Network infrastructure. Encompassing core, server farm and edge switches and supporting technologies such as IPAM and Load Balancing,
— Provision of maintenance for the wired network and enhanced support for the whole network infrastructure.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32400000, 72315000, 72227000, 72100000, 72700000, 32420000, 72220000, 72710000, 72315100, 51300000, 72315200, 32410000, 48210000, 50312310, 72228000

3)Quantity or scope

Excluding VAT is estimated to be between £3 500 000 to £4 500 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 500 000 and 4 500 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Additional information available in Tender Documents.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Wireless Networking Equipment

1)Short description

— Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a campus wide, wireless Local Area Network infrastructure. Including, but not limited to, integration with authentication sources,
— Provision of maintenance for the wireless network.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32400000, 72315000, 72227000, 72100000, 72700000, 32420000, 72220000, 72710000, 72315100, 51300000, 72315200, 32410000, 48210000, 50312310, 72228000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 500 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Security Infrastructure

1)Short description

— Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of a campus wide, Security solution including, but not limited to, firewalls, intrusion prevention and Day Zero threat mitigation,
— Provision of support and maintenance for the security infrastructure.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32400000, 48730000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 750 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The University reserves the right to require successful bidder(s) to provide guarantees, performance bonds or other forms of security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where the bidder is a consortium, the University may require the consortium to form a coporate vehicle with the University. Where the bidder is a consortium the University will require joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The Candidate should refer to Appendix C of the Memorandum of Information published in relation to this contract opportunity as the following link.
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

To recieve the Pre Qualification Questionniare suppliers will need to register on the Kingston University Procurement Portal In Tend.
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPU-EU-043/2012
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 25.10.2012 – 11:45
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.10.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 18.12.2012 – 12:00
Place:

Unless otherwise agreed in writting by the University, submissions for all stages of the procurement process must be made electronically via the University’s eTendering portal at the following links.

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers must register on the Kingston University eTendering portal InTend to access the Pre Qualification Questionniare, all correspondence with the University should take place through the tendering portal.
http://in-tendhost.co.uk/kingstonuniversity/aspx/home

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.9.2012