Managed Service for Storage and Back Up Services

Managed Service for Storage and Back Up Services

The University has two on premise Data Centres, however during the lifetime of the contract the University intends to relocate Data Centres to an off-site hosted facility.

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

2015/S 218-398108

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Surrey
Senate House
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Peter Finch
GU2 7XH Guildford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1483686473
E-mail: p.finch@surrey.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.surrey.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsurrey/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:

Managed Service for Common Storage and Back Up Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH.
NUTS code

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 University of Surrey (‘the University’) is one of the UK’s leading Professional, Scientific and Technology Universities with a world class research profile and a reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. The University currently has approximately 14 000 registered students and 3 000 staff and operates from a single main campus split between 2 locations in Guildford, Surrey, 1 (the main campus at Stag Hill) just south of the A3 and the second (Manor Park) just north of the A3. The main campus has around 30 Academic and Service supporting buildings. The second site is predominantly halls of residence but also houses 2 research buildings, the Vet School and the Surrey Sports Park. In close proximity to the Surrey Sports Park are the Surrey Research Park and the Surrey Technology Centre which is also operated by the University of Surrey.
The University has two on premise Data Centres, however during the lifetime of the contract the University intends to relocate Data Centres to an off-site hosted facility.
The University wishes to enter a comprehensive managed service agreement with a supplier to administer and monitor our environment, managing existing support contracts on behalf of the university, provide technical expertise and comprehensive performance reporting to support our entire storage and back up service. The University requires a high level of proactive managed service support. The overall objective of this agreement will be to deliver the highest overall level of support by utilising both University and Supplier skills and resources in the most appropriate and cost effective manner. The specific responsibilities for each element of the infrastructure will be agreed during contract set up with the preferred supplier.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 72600000, 72300000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

N/A.

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

As per PQQ.

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

As per PQQ.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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 PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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 5
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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:

353/PF

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 154-283378

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

9.12.2015 – 17:00
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

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

University of Surrey
Senate House
GU2 7XH Guildford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@surrey.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1483686473

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:

6.11.2015

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