IT Hardware and Software Reseller Services Framework
To provide commoditised hardware, software, cloud and associated services.
United Kingdom-London: Information technology services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Reseller and Associated Services Framework Agreement — ICT12833
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Transport for London (TfL) is seeking to procure a multi-Supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of value added reseller services to provide commoditised hardware, software, cloud and associated services. The scope of the procurement will include, but not be limited to the following items:
— hardware, support and maintenance,
— desktop application software, software license and support maintenance,
— configuration, installation and support,
— catalogue of IT consumables,
— cloud hosting and services,
— communications (telephony),
— PC components,
— power supply products,
— printing and scanning devices,
— reasonable adjustments and display screen equipment,
— storage management,
— asset management.
Further detail is provided at Section II.2.4) below.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London. Acting on behalf of the TFL Group and all members of the Greater London Authority (GLA Group), TfL is seeking to establish a multi-supplier Framework Agreement for value added reseller and associated services.
It is currently intended that the scope of the requirement for the reseller and associated services framework will cover, but not be limited to the following:
— hardware and peripherals (e.g. networking and power, storage, display screen equipment),
— software and applications (e.g. infrastructure software, enterprise application software, application software),
— hardware and software associated consultancy and training,
— cloud services (e.g. supply of cloud services aligned with Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) models,
— configuration, installation and support.
In addition to the purchase of hardware and software products, the value added reseller will be required to undertake a range of tasks including maintaining software license records, providing support and implementation services and keeping the Contracting Authority proactively informed of emerging technologies and replacement products.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
The Authority’s requirement are set out in the procurement documentation.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of 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.1.5)Information about negotiation
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The Contracting Authority is a complex organisation operating both as a Functional Body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. The services may be provided to the Contracting Authority and/or its subsidiaries or any other authority that is subject to the requirements of either EU directive 2004/17/EC or 2004/18/EC. Any part of the Contracting Authority, its subsidiaries and/or any other member of the GLA Group or such members’ subsidiaries may award contracts as appropriate.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may award contracts in whole, in part, or not at all as a result of the competition called for by this notice.
The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any economic operators in considering and/or responding to the procurement process. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made under the contracts will be in sterling.
Please note that this procurement is being managed via the Contracting Authority’s electronic procurement portal (https://procontract.due-north.com/). Suppliers that are not registered will need to register to obtain access to the procurement documentation.
The Contracting Authority strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on www.london.gov.uk/priorities/business-economy/vision-and-strategy/focus-areas/responsible-procurement
Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents.
The economic operator appointed may also be required to extend the scope services to support any shared services initiatives with TfL and any other GLA functional bodies.
The Contracting Authority does not guarantee any business volume or value guarantee to suppliers through this Framework Agreement.
TfL shall incorporate a standstill period at the point which information on the award of any Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. The notification will provide full information on any award decision. The standstill period which will be for a minimum of ten (10) calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge any award decision before the Framework Agreement is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties that have been harmed or that are at risk of harm by a breach of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: