Managed Network Service for Wireless, Network and Cabling
The University of Birmingham wishes to procure a Managed Network Service.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Networks
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Thomas Hasson
NUTS code: UKG31
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/aspx/Home
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Tender for the Supply of equipment and Managed Network Service for Wireless, Network and Cabling
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University wishes to procure a Managed Network Service (MNS), to form a strategic partnership with a trusted integrator and have the ability to purchase associated software/hardware, cabling, fibre optic cabling and associated professional services that will provide support and management for the components specified in the Schedule of Equipment (and beyond) attached to this document as Appendix B. The contract will also include the ability to purchase any Data Centre specific items or services.
The solution must take in account the current environment.
The service must be easy to implement and have a minimal impact on staff resource from a daily management perspective.
The solution must be cost effective and must be able to support the University’s requirements.
UOB is looking to award a contract for an initial period of 3 years, with an option to extend for an additional period of 1 plus, 1 plus, 1 years.
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:
The University of Birmingham
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Further periods of 1 year plus 1 year plus one year will be applied at the discretion of the University of Birmingham
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
— Optional Scenarios:
a) Optional Scenario 1 – An MNS operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including bank holidays);
b) Optional Scenario 2 – An MNS operating between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, Monday to Saturday (including bank holidays).
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: