Data Centre Management as a Service

Data Centre Management as a Service

The core of data centre infrastructure — servers, storage and data centre software requirements are to be provided by a Cloud Service that will be contracted as agreed by CBC IT Management and the Data Centre Management team.

United Kingdom-Chicksands: Data network management and support services

2016/S 017-025925

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
Contact point(s): Procurement Team
SG17 5TQ Chicksands
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003008000 / 3003005997
E-mail: procurement@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/centralbedfordshire

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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:

CBC-0580-T-AE Data Centre Management as a Service.

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: Central Bedfordshire, East of England, UK. UKH25.
NUTS code

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)

The core objective of this tender is to contract for Data Centre Management:
— The core of data centre infrastructure — servers, storage and data centre software requirements are to be provided by a Cloud Service that will be contracted as agreed by CBC IT Management and the Data Centre Management team.
The role of the Data Centre Management Team will be to:
1. Architect and agree use of the (to be contracted) Cloud based Infrastructure as a Service so as to create a fully functional data centre for CBC use.
2. Transition CBC services from their existing co-location sites to the new services.
3. Ongoing operational management of the hosted applications services including optimisation of resource capacity, elasticity in resource allocation to meet demand, fault rectification, utilisation reporting, security and governance.
4. The contracted Data Centre Management Team should work along side CBC management and end users in the same capacity as that of an in-house service team.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72315000, 72300000, 72227000, 72223000, 72700000, 72317000, 72510000, 72222200, 72511000, 72222000, 72222100, 72222300, 72600000,72228000

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: no

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:

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

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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:

CBC-0580-T-AE

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: 25.2.2016
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.2.2016 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House
SG17 5TQ Chicksands
E-mail: procurement@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3003005997

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:

22.1.2016

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