Networking Tender Salford

Networking Tender Salford

Tender for the Supply, Maintenance and Consultancy of Networking Equipment.

UK-Salford: network components

2012/S 84-137987

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Salford, ITS Division
5th Floor, Humphrey Booth House
Contact point(s): John Kelly & Ranjana Kapur
For the attention of: John Kelly
M5 4WT Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612956250
E-mail: j.kelly@salford.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.salford.ac.uk

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
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:
Tender for the Supply, Maintenance and Consultancy of Networking Equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University of Salford currently operates a large data and IP telephony network primarily utilising Cisco products. An existing supply and maintenance tender agreement ends on the 31.7.2012.
This document defines the University of Salfords requirements for two distinct areas of service identified as lot 1 and lot 2. Suppliers are invited to bid for one or more lots. On the tender, with the award being made on the basis of the University estimate of the suppliers ability to deliver a solution considering the following criteria:
Lot 1: Supply.
Pricing (60 %).
Customer Requirements (25 %).
Added value (15 %).
Lot 2: Maintenance, Support & Consultancy.
Pricing (40 %).
Customer Requirements (40 %).
Added value (20 %).
Contracts will be awarded for a maximum of 3 years with an option to extend for a further year.
The above two areas of service are:
Lot 1: Supply of networking equipment (including but not exclusive to switches, routers, wireless access points, IP telephony hardware) compatible with existing UoS systems.
Lot 2: Maintenance and support of existing network equipment with additional consultancy based on a minimum of 10 days per year (during a standard week Mon to Fri), whereby engineers can be called on-site to assist University personnel in the resolution of issues or to discuss future technological requirements.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32422000, 32420000, 72100000, 32424000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supply of networking equipment

1)Short description
Supply of networking equipment (including but not exclusive to switches, routers, wireless access points, IP telephony hardware) compatible with existing UoS systems.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32422000, 32420000, 32424000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Maintenance, Support & Consultancy
1)Short description
Maintenance and support of existing network equipment with additional consultancy based on a minimum of 10 days per year (during a standard week Mon to Fri), whereby engineers can be called on-site to assist University personnel in the resolution of issues or to discuss future technological requirements.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As per tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As per tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As per tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender documents.
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

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:
UNI/RK/004/12
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: 30.5.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
6.6.2012 – 12:00
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 tenders
Date: 6.6.2012 – 12:05
Place:

University Purchasing Services.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: University Purchasing Services Officers.

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
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:26.4.2012

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