Data Network Hardware Maintenance Tender

Data Network Hardware Maintenance Tender

Leeds City Council is seeking a maintenance partner accredited to Cisco Gold Partner level, to provide Data Network Hardware Maintenance, support, design, supply and implementation services, as provided in the summary Inventory, for both its data and voice networks.


United Kingdom-Leeds: Computer network services

2014/S 144-259291

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leeds City Council
Corporate ICT Services Evolution House Springwell Road
Contact point(s): ICT Strategic Sourcing
LS12 1AW Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: its.procurement@leeds.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.leeds.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.yortender.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.yortender.co.uk

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: Leeds City Council
Corporate ICT Services Evolution House Springwell Road
Contact point(s): ICT Strategic Sourcing
LS12 1AW Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: its.procurement@leeds.gov.uk
Internet address: www.yortender.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

LCCITS140018: Data Network Hardware Maintenance, support, design, supply and implementation services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Leeds City Council is seeking a maintenance partner accredited to Cisco Gold Partner level, to provide Data Network Hardware Maintenance, support, design, supply and implementation services, as provided in the summary Inventory, for both its data and voice networks. This will include the addition/removal of any new/retired components during the course of this Agreement. The partner should also be accredited in the following technology areas which are aligned with our equipment summary list:
— Routing and Switching;
— Unified Communications (VoIP);
— Security;
— Data Centre Networking;
— Wireless LAN; and
— Optical Networking.
The services to be provided shall include, but not be limited to:
— Pre-delivery design and build services which encompass the Cisco product portfolio;
— The provision of on-site engineering support and consultancy to assist with project work and operational enhancements;
— A call logging service and help desk facility;
— Hardware maintenance and configuration;
— Operational support;
— A comprehensive service level agreement (SLA) which accommodates the different spectrum of Cisco devices ranging from on-site 24/7 support to Cisco ‘Lifetime’ warranties;
— Service reporting against SLA; and
— Facilitate technical roadmap briefings, end of life notifications and optional services such as capacity management and software upgrades.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72700000721000007200000032400000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend by one further period of 24 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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
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 stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and tender documents.
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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

9LPB-AFRGZH

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

26.8.2014 – 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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Application for inclusion must be made by the completion of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire that is available from the regional procurement portal (Yortender) at www.yortender.co.uk

Please register on the above website using the project reference 9LPB-AFRGZH as the contract identification number. Assistance in using the website can be obtained by telephone: +44 8445434580 or via e-mail: yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

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:

25.7.2014

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