IT Network Renewal Project

IT Network Renewal Project

As part of this IT renewal project the need to replace the existing Local Area Network and enable both additional network security and wireless access has been identified.

UK-Oxford: Local area network

2013/S 004-004404

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Oxford and Cherwell Valley College
Oxpens Rd.
Contact point(s): Agata Krupa
OX1 1SA Oxford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865551004
E-mail: akrupa2@ocvc.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ocvc.ac.uk

Further information can be obtained from: PTS Consulting Partners LLP
Liverpool Street
Contact point(s): PTS Consulting
For the attention of: Simon Long
EC2M 7PR London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ocvctender@ptsconsulting.com
Internet address: http://www.ptsconsulting.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: PTS Consulting Partners LLP
Liverpool Street
Contact point(s): PTS Consulting
For the attention of: Simon Long
EC2M 7PR London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ocvctender@ptsconsulting.com
Internet address: http://www.ptsconsulting.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: PTS Consulting Partners LLP
Liverpool Street
Contact point(s): PTS Consulting
For the attention of: Simon Long
EC2M 7PR London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ocvctender@ptsconsulting.com
Internet address: http://www.ptsconsulting.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
IT Network Renewal Project.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Oxfordshire.
NUTS code UKJ14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The College is undertaking a strategic update of their IT infrastructure at all Campus locations with a view to providing a common level of service and features for both staff and students. As part of this IT renewal project the need to replace the existing Local Area Network and enable both additional network security and wireless access has been identified. This in turn has led to the procurement of these key solution components via an OJEU Restricted Procurement.
The scope of this OJEU Restricted Procurement is to appoint a single supplier that will:
1) Supply, install, configure and maintain a new Local Area Network (LAN) across all campus locations that will support both current and future requirements over the next 5 to 7 years,
2) Supply, install, configure and maintain a network security overlay across all campus locations that will support elements such as Firewalls and features such as secure remote access (VPN), posture assessment and network access control for both Staff and Students,
3) (Optionally) Supply, install, configure and maintain a College wide, wireless network. That will Interface to both the LAN and network security elements, supporting both Staff and Student access to services in a secure, resilient manner.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32410000, 72100000, 72220000, 72700000, 48200000, 48730000, 48760000, 48790000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The scope of this OJEU Restricted Procurement is to appoint a single supplier that will:
1) Supply, install, configure and maintain a new Local Area Network (LAN) across all campus locations that will support both current and future requirements over the next 5 to 7 years,
2) Supply, install, configure and maintain a network security overlay across all campus locations that will support elements such as Firewalls and features such as secure remote access (VPN), posture assessment and network access control for both Staff and Students,
3) (Optionally) Supply, install, configure and maintain a College wide, wireless network. That will Interface to both the LAN and network security elements, supporting both Staff and Student access to services in a secure, resilient manner.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 700 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: An option exists for the supply, installation, configuration and maintenace of a College wide, wireless network. That will Interface to both the LAN and network security elements, supporting both Staff and Student access to services in a secure, resilient manner.
This option is being evaluated in line with overal proposals being offered by Suppliers.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.6.2013. Completion 1.6.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As stated within the full tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As stated within the full tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As stated within the full tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) documentation; Suppliers will be assessed on thier levels of financial standing, the personal situation of professional or trade Suppliers will also be evaluated if applicable.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) documentation; Suppliers will be assessed on thier levels of financial standing, the personal situation of professional or trade Suppliers will also be evaluated if applicable.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) documentation; Suppliers will be evaluated on thier technical capability to deliver based on previous project references supplied.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) documentation; Suppliers will be assessed on thier levels of financial standing, insurances,policies and processes and previous project experience.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
OCVC-2013-ITNETWORK
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.2.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
11.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
22.2.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Oxford and Cherwell Valley College
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865551004
Internet address: http://www.ocvc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.1.2013

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