Cardiff University Structured Network Cabling Contract

Cardiff University Structured Network Cabling Contract

The aim of the procurement process is to establish a Framework Agreement with 3 ranked suppliers for the provision of copper and fibre optic network Infrastructure cabling.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Network cabling

2018/S 107-244157

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cardiff University
Procurement Services, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920879648
E-mail: Buyline@cardiff.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home

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:

Structured Network Cabling (Copper and Fibre) and Associated Installation work

Reference number: CU241/JP0118

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32421000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of the procurement process is to establish a Framework Agreement with 3 ranked suppliers for the provision of copper and fibre optic network Infrastructure cabling, and associated hardware and civils works.

The requirement is for companies to provide and install network cabling (copper and fibre), any associated civils works, associated passive equipment, the deployment of active network equipment, and is also for the supply of equipment as defined by Cardiff University’s Network Cabling Standards.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32421000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL22
Main site or place of performance:

Cardiff University.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of the procurement process is to establish a Framework Agreement with three ranked suppliers for the provision of copper and fibre optic network Infrastructure cabling, and associated hardware and civils works.

The requirement is for companies to provide and install network cabling (copper and fibre), any associated civils works, associated passive equipment, the deployment of active network equipment, and is also for the supply of equipment as defined by Cardiff University’s Network Cabling Standards.

The supply of cabling and equipment for the installation and associated configuration to support the expansion and day to day operation of the Data Network Infrastructure.

The physical patching of horizontal and backbone cabling into active network equipment and installing interconnect links between passive and active network cabinets as requested.

The supply of cabling and equipment for the installation, civil works and associated configuration to support the expansion and day to day operation of the Backbone Network Infrastructure.

Project Management and services required to deploy and support the deployment / expansion of Fibre Optic cabling across the University’s Campus including fibre provisioning.

Fibre installation can be single mode or multimode fibre and includes inter building deployment and intra-building deployment across the University estate. Both traditional, and Blown Fibre solutions installations would be required depending on project requirements.

Civil works necessary to support inter building fibre deployments — including the negotiation and provision of any necessary civil works permits / street works licenses.

Account management for the duration of the project.

Suppliers must provide documentation updates. These include test results, work logs, project reports, and onsite update of the AutoCAD documentation held by the University.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract duration 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12 month period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the SQ and ITT documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the SQ and ITT documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 06/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 16/08/2018

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

English, Welsh

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Jan 2021.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of bidders.

The university reserves the right to award the Framework Agreement in whole or part.

The university reserves the right to annul the tendering process and not award any Framework Agreement.

All documents to be priced in GBP and all payments made in GBP.

All documents to be priced in GBP excluding VAT.

Note: To register your interest in this Notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=82525

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the Authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

As stated in the ITT documents.

(WA Ref:82525).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cardiff University
Procurement Services, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920879648Internet address: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/business/why-work-with-us/for-suppliers
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:

06/06/2018

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