Hosting and Data Services Framework

Hosting and Data Services Framework

The Foundation wishes to establish a multi-supplier framework agreement with a maximum of 8 suppliers.

United Kingdom-London: Data services

2016/S 085-149771

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Education and Training Foundation
Fourth Floor, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SP
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2037408280
E-mail: tenderqueries@etfoundation.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: charity

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Hosting and Data Services Framework.

Reference number: DS 16/17.1

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Foundation wishes to establish a multi-supplier framework agreement with a maximum of 8 suppliers who will then be in a position to respond to the needs of the Foundation for hosting and bandwidth services to provide computing infrastructure.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cloud services (Infrastructure as a service)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Foundation office in London, England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply of cloud hosting services, that provide information and resources on a specific topic, have restricted access and typically have a demand profile that varies in an unpredictable way.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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

The initial value of this Framework will be 0, but will carry the potential for subsequent business opportunities to be awarded.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Physical co-location hosting services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Foundation offices in London, England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Hosting Services: Services that typically have a known volume of users, that have to authenticate to access content and services. Such services typically have a predictable demand and are suitable for hosting within a more traditional hosting centre offering co-location hosting.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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

The initial value of this Framework will be 0, but will carry the potential for subsequent business opportunities to be awarded.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
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

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8
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: yes
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: 06/06/2016
Local time: 09:00
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

Date: 06/06/2016
Local time: 9:30
Place:

Foundation offices at 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SP.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

2 Foundation employees will open the electronic postbox on the mytenders portal and commence with the evaluation process.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders web site at:http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=175429

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.myTenders.org/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.

(MT Ref:175429).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Education and Training Foundation
Fourth Floor, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SP
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2037408280
E-mail: tenderqueries@etfoundation.co.ukInternet address:http://www.et-foundation.co.uk
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:

27/04/2016

 

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