Data Centre Servicing and Maintenance Contract

Data Centre Servicing and Maintenance Contract

The University of Aberdeen invites offers for the supply of a data centre servicing and maintenance contract.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


University of Aberdeen

IT Services, Edward Wright Building, Dunbar Street,

Aberdeen

AB24 3QY

UK

Martin Fraser

+44 1224273309

martin.fraser@abdn.ac.uk
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/it
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Data Centre Servicing and Maintenance Contract

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The University of Aberdeen invites offers for the supply of a data centre servicing and maintenance contract.

The University IT data centre comprises of the following elements:

– Freecool Evaporative Cooling system

– VESDA Fire suppression and fire alarm

– APC Symettra UPS

– HMW-605 Generator

– APC Structureware Expert / Netbotz Monitoring systems

We are looking to appoint a single supplier for the support, maintenance and and servicing of the items above all based within the University of Aberdeen IT data centre at Edward Wright Building, Aberdeen.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=397179.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

199999 other Facilities and Management Services
271300 Maintenance – Information Communication Technology
271500 Services – Information Communication Technology
391011 Buildings – Maintenance

130 Aberdeen & North-East

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Maintenance & Servicing contract for 1 year with option to extend for up to a further 2 years (1+1+1) subject to suitable performance under the contract.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

It would be expected that any company bidding for the contract will have experience in delivering similar support and maintenance contracts for IT data centres. It is anticipated that due to the nature of the data centre hardware sub-contractors will be required to perform some aspects of the contract.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 25-05-2015

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
27-05-2015  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 15-06-2015

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Details of the requirements for the servicing and maintenance contract can be found in the additional document “specification of requirements”

(SC Ref:397179)

5.2

Additional Documentation

`Cover Letter
1 Instructions To Tenderers
2 Specification of requirements
3 Form of Tender_Certificate of Tender
4 Supplier Questionnaire

5.3

Publication date of this notice

05-05-2015

Express an interest online

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