Hybrid Storage Solution Tender

Hybrid Storage Solution Tender

The University wishes to procure a cost-effective scale-out or hybrid storage solution for current and future requirements of unstructured and archive data.

United Kingdom-Derby: Computer storage units

2015/S 227-412813

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
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

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

Body governed by public law

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:

Scale-out or hybrid storage solution.

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

Supplies
Purchase

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 wishes to procure a cost-effective scale-out or hybrid storage solution for current and future requirements of unstructured and archive data. Solutions such as Scality, Cleversafe, Ceph, Gluster, EMC Isilon, NetApp Clustered Data Ontap or equivalent products will be considered. Solutions utilising cloud resources to manage older data such as Microsoft StorSimple or equivalent products will also be considered. The University would like to engage in a partnership to provide a robust platform and the agreement must include any future purchases on the same platform over the next 5 years should we wish to increase capacity or performance or both linearly. Pricing should be made clear in terms of the initial investment, and presented in terms of ongoing costs when scaling the platform up. The initial expected investment for day 1 requirements as listed in this document is between 0 GBP – 295 000 inclusive of VAT. Over a 5 year period, there may be future investments to add capacity up to a value of 1 000 000 GBP.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30233100, 48782000, 72317000, 48780000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

As per the Invitation to Tender.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 25.1.2016. Completion 25.11.2021

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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 documentation https://in-tendhost.co.uk/derby/aspx/Home

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per documentation https://in-tendhost.co.uk/derby/aspx/Home

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per documentation https://in-tendhost.co.uk/derby/aspx/Home

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

As per documentation https://in-tendhost.co.uk/derby/aspx/Home

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

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

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:

ITS/IANJ/2015

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: 21.12.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

23.12.2015 – 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

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:

20.11.2015

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