Data Centre Network and Firewall Tender

Data Centre Network and Firewall Tender

To refresh ageing Cisco data centre routing, switching and core firewall hardware.

United Kingdom-Bradford: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 013-025034

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Britannia House, Hall Ings
Bradford
BD1 1HX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Catherine Mullins
Telephone: +44 1274438733
E-mail: catherine.mullins@bradford.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: IT Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Data Centre Network and Core Firewall Refresh Programme

Reference number: DN313406

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (The Council) requires a supplier to provide a solution and implementation service to refresh its ageing Cisco data centre routing, switching and core firewall hardware with a new fit for purpose and modern Cisco data centre infrastructure that is built upon security and scalability for both immediate and future demand in line with corporate requirements.

The Council requires a non-disruptive migration from its existing solution to the new solution and therefore expects some dual running of the current and new infrastructures in tandem whilst the migration is undertaken.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

32400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (The Council) requires a supplier to provide a solution and implementation service to refresh its ageing Cisco data centre routing, switching and core firewall hardware with a new fit for purpose and modern Cisco data centre infrastructure that is built upon security and scalability for both immediate and future demand in line with corporate requirements.

The Council requires a non-disruptive migration from its existing solution to the new solution and therefore expects some dual running of the current and new infrastructures in tandem whilst the migration is undertaken.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive dialogue
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: no
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: 19/02/2018
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:

English
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

City of Bradford MDC
Hall Ings
Bradford
BD1 1HX
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:

17/01/2018

 

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