ICT Infrastructure Contract – Bridgend

ICT Infrastructure Contract – Bridgend

The contract is for a solution to provide cloud based hosting, storage and backup services.

United Kingdom-Bridgend: Information technology services

2019/S 150-370230

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Valleys to Coast Housing Ltd
Tremains Business Park
Bridgend
CF31 1TZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656762401
E-mail: Jonathan.Abraham@v2c.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.v2c.org.uk/
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.sell2wales.gov.wales
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.sell2wales.gov.wales

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ICT Infrastructure Contract

Reference number: V2C/PC1098/2019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72222300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The contract is for a solution to provide cloud based hosting, storage and backup services for V2C’s business applications, wide area network and related security services, thin client end-user device solution and associated managed services to implement and support the solution. It is expected that the solution provided will optimally deploy public cloud services and will include migration of email to a public cloud service such as Microsoft Office 365 or Google G Suite. The solution provided will be highly-resilient and should include appropriate disaster recovery and/or business continuity services.

Bidders should refer to the Technical statement of requirements (‘TSoR’) appended at Appendix 2 of this ITT for full details of V2C’s requirements and the services that the successful Bidder will be required to provide under the contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

72251000
72253200
72263000
72510000
72511000
72710000
72720000
72910000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract is for a solution to provide cloud based hosting, storage and backup services for V2C’s business applications, wide area network and related security services, thin client end-user device solution and associated managed services to implement and support the solution. It is expected that the solution provided will optimally deploy public cloud services and will include migration of email to a public cloud service such as Microsoft Office 365 or Google G Suite. The solution provided will be highly-resilient and should include appropriate disaster recovery and/or business continuity services.

Bidders should refer to the Technical statement of requirements (‘TSoR’) appended at Appendix 2 of this ITT for full details of V2C’s requirements and the services that the successful Bidder will be required to provide under the contract.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three 1 yearly options to extend at V2C’s discretion, giving a maximum potential term of 7 years.

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.2.1)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
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: 05/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/09/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=94521

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/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.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:

— V2C’s commitment to deliver ‘Community Benefit’ outcomes is designed to ensure that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when utilising procurement processes for contracts and the spending of public money,

— V2C has identified specific community benefit commitments required from the tendering organisation successful in this procurement process and considers these to be proportionate and relevant to the subject matter.

Note: Any community benefits a bidder proposes to offer will not form part of the tender evaluation, or affect the tender scoring.

(WA Ref:94521).

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Valleys to Coast Housing Ltd
Tremains Business Park
Bridgend
CF31 1TZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656762401Internet address: https://www.v2c.org.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:

01/08/2019

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