ICT Infrastructure Solution Tender
The provision of an ICT Infrastructure Solution that replaces their current Server, SAN, Core and Edge Network.
United Kingdom-Stafford: Information systems and servers
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Stafford and Rural Homes
The Rurals, 1 Parker Court, Staffordshire Technology Park, Beaconsfield
For the attention of: Chris Shaw
ST18 0WP Stafford
General address of the contracting authority: www.sarh.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.shawc.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8GBDPU87H4
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8GBDPU87H4
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UKG24
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
48800000, 72120000, 32410000, 72500000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
— To transition SARH’s current Server & SAN environment to either a new Server & SAN solution that is installed in SARH’s Data Centre or provided as an IaaS solution.
— To provide a resilient Server & SAN environment that is located in one of SARH’s other offices or delivered as part of an IaaS Solution that provides full Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
— To provide a backup solution for the proposed solution.
— To upgrade the Core and Edge LAN switches.
— To upgrade the 2010 Exchange environment to either a resilient on premise solution or SaaS solution.
— To provide an ICT Infrastructure solution that enables SARH’s IT team to monitor and manage the availability and health of the ICT Infrastructure solution
— To provide full documentation of the delivered solution.
— To provide full training to the in-house IT team on the delivered solution.
— To project manage in full the delivery of the proposed solution.
— To provide on-going 3rd party support for the delivered solution between the core hours of 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
— To upgrade Citrix to the latest version or replace Citrix with a comparable solution and provide support for the implemented solution.
Optional Solution Components
— To provide a replacement firewall solution.
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The contract will be for up to 51 months. 3 months for transition from the current environment to the new solution.
The costs of responding to the tender will be borne by the respondent and SARH will not be liable for the suppliers costs.
SARH are not bound to accept any or all of the suppliers response.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The supplier needs to have a minimum turnover of 2 times the expected contract value which is estimated to be 350 000 GBP over 4 years.
Evaluated as part of the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Evaluated as part of the PQQ.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Using the pre-qualification questionnaire suppliers will be short listed based on the analysis performed in the financial, legal, and technical areas. Some questions contained within the PQQ may require a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ response. These questions are known as gateways and are fundamental requirements of the contract. If any of these questions are answered ‘No’, SARH may reject your submission in full, ceasing to evaluate the
remainder of the questions. Other questions are weighted based upon there order of importance. The members of the panel will each score the submissions against all of the award criteria. The panel will meet to discuss their individual scores and arrive at a consensus team score. Incomplete responses will reduce the suppliers chance of being short listed and in some cases will exclude the supplier.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO Reference: GO-2015522-PRO-6622818.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: