ICT and Cloud Services Tender

ICT and Cloud Services Tender

A range of ICT, Cloud and related services including connectivity, equipment, software, services, consultancy.

United Kingdom-Hinxworth: Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages

2017/S 230-480767

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

East of England Broadband Network (Regional Broadband Consortium)
Unit 1 Saltmore Farm, New Inn Road
Hinxworth
SG7 5EZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Kastel
Telephone: +44 1462834588
E-mail: tender@e2bn.org
Fax: +44 1462834585
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.e2bn.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1747

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.e2bn.org/cms/ict-cloud-support-related-services
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.e2bn.org/cms/ict-cloud-support-related-services
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ICT, Cloud, Support and Related Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

30000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

E2BN as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Framework Agreement for use by public sector bodies identified at II.2.4 (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Schools, Academies, Academy Trusts, Colleges, Universities, Central Government Departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities, devolved administrations, Fire Service, buying consortiums and charities. The above Public Sector Bodies have a need for a compliant Procurement Vehicle to access a range of ICT, Cloud and related services including connectivity, equipment, software, services, consultancy, maintenance, support and infrastructure to meet the diverse needs of Education and other Public Sector and associated organisations. The successful bidder will be expected to manage, deliver, maintain and integrate competing sub-contractors to ensure choice in each category, best value and seamless inter-operability.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 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)

32000000
48000000
50300000
51600000
64200000
72000000
79000000
80000000
31000000
09300000
32412000
32412110
32412120
32421000
32420000
50312300
64227000
72222300
72224000
72246000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The East of England Broadband Network (E2BN), as the Contracting Authority, is putting in place a Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies, identified in detail in the urls below (and any future successors to these organisations) but not limited to, which include Schools, Academies, Multi Academy Trusts, Colleges, Universities, Central Government Departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities (County, Unitary, District, Borough, Parish, Town), Devolved Administrations, Fire Service, Transport services, buying consortiums and charities.

Links to the identities of the organisations:

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/

http://www.colleges-uk.co.uk/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/reg/register/search/Browse/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

https://www.nhs.uk/nhsengland/thenhs/about/pages/authoritiesandtrusts.aspx

https://www.local.gov.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/devolution-of-powers-to-scotland-wales-and-northern-ireland

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs/

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwj9j9Coz_rWAhUDlxoKHaypDC0QFgg5MAM&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nao.org.uk%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2010%2F05%2FCollaborative_procurement_List_of_professional_buying_organisations.pdf&usg=AOvVaw14uj1OYMuvOUWhzt1y4JUe

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission

https://www.police.uk/forces/

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/body/list/all

The above Public Sector Bodies have a need for a compliant Procurement Vehicle to access a range of Information Communications Technology, Cloud and related services including connectivity, telecommunications, equipment, software, services, consultancy and change management, maintenance, support and infrastructure to meet the diverse needs of Education, Central and Local Government and other Public Sector and associated organisations.

This Framework will be a single Lot sole supplier Framework. The contract will be let on a 3 year term with a possible 1 year extension. The successful bidder will be expected to demonstrate they can control, manage and deliver against the full range of required areas within the ITT and to maintain and integrate such competing sub-contractors as necessary to ensure choice and flexibility in each category, best value and seamless interoperability. At all times choice, service and cost is paramount. Sustainability and continuity of supply is important as too is the need to ensure innovation of products and service as well as the need to manage both small enterprises and large corporations. Full instructions and all documents for this procurement and details that suppliers need to take can be found at: https://www.e2bn.org/cms/ict-cloud-support-related-services

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: 4 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority can take an option to extend the contract by 1 year subject to satisfactory performance.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Participants will not be required to provide a deposit. No guarantees will be required at Framework Agreement level; Contracting Bodies may insist on a guarantee at Call-Off stage but this will be stipulated in their Order Form.

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:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Potential Providers will be assessed on the basis of information provided in response to an ITT.

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

Restricted 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 a single operator
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: 05/01/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 12/01/2018

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Yes assuming success and subject to political, organisational and funding situation at the time it is envisaged to have a similar framework in place for 2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

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=201869

(MT Ref:201869).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

East of England Broadband Network
Unit 1 Saltmore Farm, New Inn Road
Hinxworth
SG7 5EZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1462834588
Fax: +44 1462834585Internet address:www.e2bn.org
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:

29/11/2017

 

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