Hyper Converged Infrastructure Invitation to Tender

Hyper Converged Infrastructure Invitation to Tender

Leicester City Council wishes to replace existing server infrastructure including server blades, blade enclosures, blade network switches.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Information technology services

2017/S 075-144555

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Leicester City Council
Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West
Leicester
LE1 6TH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rebecca Cowan
E-mail: Rebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF21
Internet address(es):Main address: www.leicester.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Information-technology-services./8DV7897962
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/8DV7897962
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI).

Reference number: 0457RCiCT

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72222300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Leicester City Council (LCC) wishes to replace existing server infrastructure including server blades, blade enclosures, blade network switches, blade SAN switches, physical servers, fibre channel and SAN storage with a Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) platform.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF21
Main site or place of performance:

Leicester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council would like to invite economic operators (‘Tenderers’) to submit a tender response (‘the Tender’) on the terms set out in the Invitation to Tender (‘ITT’) for selection of a single Contractor (‘the Supplier’) to provide goods/services (‘the Services’), on a non-exclusive basis as called off additional functionality that maybe required over the term of five (5) years in accordance with successful providers terms and conditions (‘the Contract’).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Pricing for Contract Term / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/08/2017
End: 31/07/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Annual support renewal for 5 year period.

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

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 12/05/2017
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/05/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Leicester City Council offices.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Information-technology-services./8DV7897962

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8DV7897962

GO Reference: GO-2017412-PRO-9994729.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

leicester City Council
Leicester
United Kingdom
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:

12/04/2017

 

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