Data Centre Tender

Data Centre Tender

Provision of a resilient data centre Infrastructure solution and campus distribution layer replacement.

UK-Derby: data-transmission equipment

2012/S 166-275639

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Jane Brailsford (please register on our In-Tend System to obtain the PQQ and Tender documents at www.derby.ac.uk/tenders)
DE22 1GB Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1332592401
E-mail: j.brailsford@derby.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1332597733

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.derby.ac.uk/tenders

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
I.3)Main activity
Education
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:
Provision of a resilient data centre Infrastructure solution and campus distribution layer replacement.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: East Midlands Derby.
NUTS code UKF11
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 University of Derby is a thriving institution inspired by a dedication to quality and opportunity. It is an innovator in flexible modular study and e-learning solutions tailoring programmes to students needs.
The University is home to a diverse community of over 20 000 students from the UK and overseas. Subjects offered to students include a wide range of disciplines in Arts, Design and Technology; Business, Computing and Law; and Education, Health and Sciences, all leaders in their field.
Please visit www.derby.ac.uk for more information on the University of Derby.

The University of Derby wishes to procure a data centre solution to be able provide a highly resilient cloud IaaS architecture, together with on-going maintenance and support to enhance the IT platform within our existing and new data centre facilities which will continue to support our successful institution for a further 10 years.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32260000, 50312310, 32581000, 32580000, 72315200, 72315100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Please see Tender document.
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As per the Tender Specification.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As per the Tender Specification.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As per the Tender Specification.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Institute of Mechanical Engineers – MF1.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Tender Specification.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Tender Specification.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the Tender Specification.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the Tender Specification.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the Tender Specification.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per the Invitation to Tender.
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:
UOD/ADC/2012
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: 28.9.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.9.2012 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

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
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:29.8.2012

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