Cloud Computing Services Framework – G-Cloud 10

Cloud Computing Services Framework – G-Cloud 10

Pan-Government Cloud Computing Framework. 3 Lots. Lot 1: Cloud hosting.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Software package and information systems

2018/S 074-164715

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/ccs
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/g-cloud-suppliers-guide#how-to-apply
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Purchasing

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

G-Cloud 10

Reference number: RM1557.10

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arms Length Bodies and Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities.

The above Public Sector Bodies have a need for a compliant Procurement Vehicle to access Cloud Computing Services.

The maximum initial duration of any Call-Off Contract that may be placed by an eligible Contracting Body is 24 months with two (2) extensions allowed, each of up to 12 months.

Potential Providers must respond to this G-Cloud 10 procurement via the Digital Marketplace. Full instructions on how to apply are explained at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/g-cloud-suppliers-guide #how-to-apply including the steps that Potential Providers need to take to offer services on the Digital Marketplace.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cloud Hosting

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Primarily in the UK with some limited requirements overseas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Cloud hosting:

Cloud hosting Services must be cloud platform or infrastructure Services that can help buyers do at least 1 of:

— deploy, manage and run software,

— provision and use processing, storage or networking resources.

The G-Cloud cloud hosting lot is equivalent to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) definitions of Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service:

G-Cloud cloud hosting Suppliers will provide Services in at least one of these categories:

— archiving, backup and disaster recovery,

— compute and application hosting,

— containers,

— CDN,

— database,

— data warehousing,

— NoSQL database,

— relational database,

— load balancing,

— logging and analysis,

— message queuing and processing,

— networking (including Network as a Service),

— Platform as a Service (PaaS),

— infrastructure and platform security,

— distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) protection,

— firewall,

— service intrusion detection,

— protective monitoring,

— search,

— storage.

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

Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement duration is for one (1) year. However the Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the duration of this Framework Agreement for any period up to a maximum of twelve (12) months from the expiry of the Initial Term.

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.2.4 Continued follow link:

https://csrc.nist.gov/publications/detail/sp/800-145/final

As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/8f8e9265-c62d-4148-9831-e6dec4b63818

OJEU customer list;

OJEU rights reserved by Crown Commercial Service; and

OJEU transparency information for Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreements.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cloud Software

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Primarily in the UK with some limited requirements overseas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Cloud Software:

Cloud Software services sold through G-Cloud are applications that are accessed over the internet and hosted in the cloud. Buyers only need to pay for what they use.

The G-Cloud cloud software lot is equivalent to The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) definition of Software as a Service:

G-Cloud cloud software Suppliers will provide cloud software Services in at least one of these categories:

— accounting and finance,

— analytics and business intelligence,

— application security,

— collaborative working,

— creative, design and publishing,

— customer relationship management (CRM),

— electronic document and records management (EDRM),

— healthcare,

— human resources and employee management,

— information and communication technology (ICT),

— legal and enforcement,

— marketing,

— operations management,

— project management and planning,

— sales,

— schools, education and libraries,

— software development tools,

— transport and logistics.

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

Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement duration is for one (1) year. However the Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the duration of this Framework Agreement for any period up to a maximum of twelve (12) months from the expiry of the Initial Term.

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

As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/8f8e9265-c62d-4148-9831-e6dec4b63818

OJEU customer list;

OJEU rights reserved by Crown Commercial Service; and

OJEU transparency information for Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreements.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cloud Support

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Primarily in the UK with some limited requirements overseas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: Cloud Support:

Cloud Support services sold through G-Cloud can help buyers set up and maintain their cloud software.

G-Cloud cloud support Suppliers will provide Services in at least one of these categories:

— planning,

— setup and migration,

— security services,

— quality assurance / performance testing,

— training,

— ongoing support.

Additional Services, through Lot 3 only, must support buyers in their transition to Cloud services.

A description for Additional Services must be included by the Supplier and it must be G-Cloud Service-related. Additional Services must help the Supplier with its main G-Cloud Services offering. Non-G-Cloud Services will be removed from the Digital Marketplace.

Additional Services must not include:

— services that are not cloud-related,

— recruitment or contractor (contingent labour) Services or Services that are Inside IR35,

— colocation Services, for example equipment the buyer rents from a Suppliers datacentre,

— hardware,

— bespoke design or development.

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

Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement duration is for one (1) year. However the Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the duration of this Framework Agreement for any period up to a maximum of twelve (12) months from the expiry of the Initial Term.

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

As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/8f8e9265-c62d-4148-9831-e6dec4b63818

OJEU customer list;

OJEU rights reserved by Crown Commercial Service; and

OJEU transparency information for Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreements.

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:

Participants will not be required to provide a deposit. No guarantees will be required at Framework Agreement level; Contracting Bodies may require a guarantee at Call-off stage but this will be stipulated in their Order Form.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

No special legal form is required but if a contract is awarded to a consortium, the Contracting Authority may require the consortium to form a legal entity before entering into the Framework Agreement.

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:
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: 23/05/2018
Local time: 17:00
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

Duration in months: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/05/2018
Local time: 17:01
Place:

Electronically, via web-based portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This G-Cloud 10 procurement will be responded to via the Digital Marketplace (accessed here: https://www.digitalmarketplace.service.gov.uk).

Registration details:

Potential Providers must register on the Digital Marketplace:

1. create, or login to, an account on the Digital Marketplace homepage (this is only required once for all tenders on the platform) — Click on LOG IN if you already have an account or “Become a supplier” to create a new supplier account;

2. services in the completed table will be automatically submitted at 5:00 pm BST, 23.5.2018 (if you have also made the supplier declaration and completed your company details).

You must ask any clarification questions on the Digital Marketplace G-Cloud 10 updates page.

Full instructions are detailed at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/g-cloud-suppliers-guide #how-to-apply and details the steps that Potential Providers need to take to offer Services on the Digital Marketplace.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Crown Commercial
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Crown Commercial SErvice
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/04/2018

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