Data Cabling Services at the Met Office
The Met Office is heavily reliant on IT and requires a Supplier to: (a) support the existing data-cabling infrastructure.
United Kingdom-Exeter: Local area network services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Mr Darren Ball
Telephone: +44 1392886997
Fax: +44 1134362431
NUTS code: UKKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of Data Cabling Services at the Met Office Exeter, Devon.UK
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Met Office is heavily reliant on IT and requires a Supplier to:
(a) support the existing data-cabling infrastructure and
(b) perform an install, move, add and change “IMAC” service.
This is primarily for the data centres and network equipment rooms (NER) but will occasionally include other workspaces such as meeting rooms, conference rooms or training facilities across the Exeter estate.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Provision of an “IMAC” service for our data centre IT and campus infrastructure (IT equipment, LAN and PABX data/signal cabling) across our Exeter estate. Routine activities associated with scheduling of IT infrastructure installation, de-installation, relocation and testing data/signal cabling
The Exeter estate consists of a headquarters (HQ) complex and a data centre with office building at Exeter Science Park.
— Met Office Headquarters, Fitzroy Road, Exeter, EX1 3PB
— Met Office Exeter Science Park, Upper Richardson Road, Exeter EX5 2FS
The Exeter HQ campus consists of a headquarters office, 2 data centres (IT Hall 1 and 2), 10 NERs, a training radar building, a satellite enclosure, an instrument enclosure, college training rooms and conference facilities.
At the Exeter Science Park, there is a data centre building (IT Hall 3 and 4) and the Collaboration Building. The Collaboration Building is used for accommodating teams of Met Office and partner organisations along with a conference facility.
The IT Halls accommodate a wide range of IT equipment from PCs, servers, network devices through to larger and more complex systems such as mainframe, storage systems and high performance computers (HPC).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Upto 36 Months
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Commercial and Procurement, Alexandra 1
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: