Computer Network Replacement Tender Birmingham Airport

Computer Network Replacement Tender Birmingham Airport

To implement a replacement network across the Birmingham Airport campus to an existing design.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Networks

2017/S 126-257604

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Birmingham Airport
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKG31Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Airport-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Replacement of the Computer Network at Birmingham Airport.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

To implement a replacement network across the Birmingham Airport campus to an existing design and supply the required equipment.

The scope of the project is current network elements including physical equipment and logical elements such as protocols, languages, network management tools, etc.

The aims of the Project are:

— A more resilient network.

— Replace end of life equipment.

— More flexible network and ability to be easily expanded to accommodate future development needs of the Airport, providing a minimum day-1 spare capacity of 25 %.

— More Secure network.

— Reduced unused network socket connectivity.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31
Main site or place of performance:

Birmingham Airport.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Airport’s requirement encompasses the following:

— Supply of Cisco Network Hardware.

— Installation Services.

— Install replacement data network equipment responsible for processing of critical operational systems.

— Sustainable decommissioning of ‘end of life’ data network equipment.

— Network Configuration Services.

— Testing Services.

— Documentation Services.

— Quality Management.

— Implementation Records.

— Support Documentation.

— Technical Process Design and Training.

— Liaison with Third Party Organisations appointed by the Airport to support the delivery of the project.

— Project Management.

— Quality Assurance.

— Technical Design Authority.

The current network comprises of 61 communications rooms, including dual resilient cores. Approximately 7 000 copper network ports are currently deployed.

Tenders are requested for outright purchase only.

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: 9
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3

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

The Airport reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise at any point and will not be liable for expenses and costs incurred by organisations in respect of the preparation of submissions of expressions of interest.

As a general point, the Airport will not be liable for costs and expenses incurred by organisations in respect of this procurement process.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The minimum technical requirements are:

Cisco Gold Partner status;

Cisco Systems Integrator, capable of both supplying and integrating the portfolio of Cisco Systems.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 24/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Chief Executive Officer, Birmingham Airport
United Kingdom
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:



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