IT Assist Maintenance Contract

IT Assist Maintenance Contract for Dell Active Directory Recovery Manager

IT Assist currently uses Dell Software Recovery Manager for Active Directory to backup its Active Directory structures.

United Kingdom-Belfast: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2016/S 132-237512

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Finance
303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
E-mail: ict.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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:

CFT 442246 DoF IT Assist Maintenance Contract for Dell Active Directory Recovery Manager.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

IT Assist, an Enterprise Shared Service (ESS) within the Department of Finance (DoF), provides common ICT services to the departments of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS). IT Assist currently uses Dell Software Recovery Manager for Active Directory to backup its Active Directory structures. Currently the 18 000 perpetual licenses owned by IT Assist are out of maintenance support (January 2014). The purpose of this contract is to bring the existing licenses back into maintenance and support and to allow for purchase of additional licenses as demand for Active directory services increases over the period of this contract. Initially 1 000 additional licenses will be required to meet current demand within the 1st year. The contract period is four (4) years with the option to extend for one (1) period of twelve (12) months plus the backdated licenses from 1.1.2014 to the date of award.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 202 500.00 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)

48000000
72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

IT Assist, an Enterprise Shared Service (ESS) within the Department of Finance (DoF), provides common ICT services to the departments of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS). IT Assist currently uses Dell Software Recovery Manager for Active Directory to backup its Active Directory structures. Currently the 18 000 perpetual licenses owned by IT Assist are out of maintenance support (January 2014). The purpose of this contract is to bring the existing licenses back into maintenance and support and to allow for purchase of additional licenses as demand for Active directory services increases over the period of this contract. Initially 1 000 additional licenses will be required to meet current demand within the 1st year. The contract period is four (4) years with the option to extend for one (1) period of twelve (12) months plus the backdated licenses from 1.1.2014 to the date of award.

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: 202 500.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option for 1 12-month extension at the end of the initial contract period.

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

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: 12/08/2016
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 10/11/2016

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/08/2016
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Department of Finance, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9ED.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Only CPD Procurement Staff with access to the project on eTendersNI.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This notification will provide full information on the award decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/07/2016

 

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