Disaster Recovery as a Service

Disaster Recovery as a Service

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council requires an ICT Disaster Recovery as a Service solution to provide resilience for key systems and applications.

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

2016/S 083-147293

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Council House, Manor Square
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Services
For the attention of: Aaron Keenan, Marek Hammond
B91 3QB Solihull
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 01217046089
E-mail: procteam@solihull.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.csw-jets.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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:

SOL — Disaster Recovery 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: Solihull MBC, Council House, Manor Square, Solihull, B91 3QB.

NUTS code UKG32

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)

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council requires an ICT Disaster Recovery as a Service solution to provide resilience for key systems and applications. The solution will enable the recovery of HP and Sun servers (and the appropriate data related to them) from a Netbackup based disc and tape backup system. The preference is for Backups to be taken over private Ethernet connection from the Council’s Data Centre to storage on the suppliers site.
The contract will commence on 1.8.2016 for an initial term of 3 years with 2 x 12 month extension options.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 72251000, 72120000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 x 12 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

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

Starting 1.8.2016. Completion 31.7.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the ITT.
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 detailed in the ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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

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:

PROJECT – 00003690

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: 30.5.2016 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

31.5.2016 – 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

until: 1.8.2016

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31.5.2016 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: The earliest date this may be subject to a recurrent procurement is 1.2.2019 (based on 3 year initial term only).

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

Dates detailed are indicative and may be subject to change.
The value range specified at section II.2.1) relates to the total 5 year term, including extension options.
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:

25.4.2016

 

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