Managed Infrastructure Support Services London

Managed Infrastructure Support Services London

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority is seeking to procure a managed support service solution on a 3 year contract with an option to extend the term for 2 further periods of up to 12 months each.

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

2016/S 090-161697

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
4th Floor, 30 Millbank
Contact point(s): Head of Business Technology and Data Security
For the attention of: David Thomson
SW1P 4DU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078116400
E-mail: David.Thomson@theipsa.org.uk
Fax: +44 2078116401

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.parliamentarystandards.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/intendsharedservices/aspx/home

Further information can be obtained from: The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
4th Floor, 30 Millbank
Contact point(s): Head of Business Technology and Data Security
For the attention of: David Thomson
SW1P 4DU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078116400
E-mail: David.Thomson@theipsa.org.uk
Fax: +44 2078116401
Internet address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/intendsharedservices/aspx/home

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
4th Floor, 30 Millbank
Contact point(s): Head of Business Technology and Data Security
For the attention of: David Thomson
SW1P 4DU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078116400
E-mail: David.Thomson@theipsa.org.uk
Fax: +44 2078116401
Internet address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/intendsharedservices/aspx/home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
4th Floor, 30 Millbank
Contact point(s): Head of Business Technology and Data Security
For the attention of: David Thomson
SW1P 4DU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078116400
E-mail: David.Thomson@theipsa.org.uk
Fax: +44 2078116401
Internet address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/intendsharedservices/aspx/home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: independent public body

I.3)Main activity

Other: the administration and regulation of Members of Parliament’s expenses and the paying of their salaries and the salaries of their staff

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:

Managed Infrastructure Support Services.

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: 4th Floor, 30 Millbank, London, SW1P 4DU.

NUTS code UK

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 Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority is seeking to procure a managed support service solution on a 3 year contract with an option to extend the term for 2 further periods of up to 12 months each.
The solution is to provide management and support for:
— Telephony;
— Servers — both physical and virtual;
— Patching;
— Server and desktop maintenance;
— Monitoring of the ICT environment;
— Desktop infrastructure i.e. screens, workstations, desk phones;
— RDBMS;
— Networking including internet connection;
— Network architecture;
— Firewalls;
— Security;
— Data centre;
— Licensing of the server and desktop environment; and
— Change management and other professional services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 32400000, 48000000, 50320000, 30210000, 30230000, 32540000, 32581000, 51600000, 32571000, 51340000, 64210000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The anticipated duration of the contract will 3 years with an option to extend the term for 2 further periods of up to 12 months. The expected value is between 1 300 000 GBP and 2 500 000 GBP.
The time-scales and values given in this notice are estimated and IPSA gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or values.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 300 000 and 2 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

IPSA reserves the right to request the successful bidder to enter into a parent company guarantee and/or other appropriate bond as required, as detailed in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the case of consortium bids, IPSA reserves the right to require any consortium to identify a prime contractor which IPSA will contract with, or alternatively, to form a single legal entity which IPSA will contract with.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the procurement documents.
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 detailed in the procurement documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the procurement documents.
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

IPSA\001

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 225-490734 of 20.11.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.6.2016 – 16:00
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

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

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

As outlined above, the IPSA is seeking to procure a managed infrastructure support services.
The IPSA’s aim is to assure the public that MPs’ use of taxpayers’ money is well regulated and that MPs are resourced appropriately to carry out their parliamentary functions. We do this in 3 ways, as set out in our founding legislation:
1. We provide effective regulation of MPs’ business costs and expenses, and their pay and pensions.
2. We support MPs in the performance of their parliamentary functions. We ensure that MPs and their staff are paid accurately and on time, and that we pay or reimburse their legitimate claims for business costs.
3. Within our statutory remit, we assure the public that MPs are only reimbursed for claims for legitimate costs to support their parliamentary activity.
The IPSAs’ vision for the future ICT service is:
1: To consistently provide a modern, reliable ICT service to all of our internal and external stakeholders;
2: To make innovative use of technology to support our programme of service transformation in a challenging environment;
3: To make best use of ICT to increase the accessibility of services to stakeholders and to increase productivity and efficiencies.
The Procurement Documents will be made available through the In-tend portal at:

http://in-tendhost.co.uk/intendsharedservices/aspx/home

Bidders will be required to access the website above, search for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority using the search function and register their interest.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

6.5.2016

 

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