Provide Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Associated Services

Provide Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Associated Services

Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. 

United Kingdom-Leicester: Software package and information systems

2017/S 152-315020

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Leicester City Council
Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West
Leicester
LE1 6TH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rebecca Cowan
E-mail: Rebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF21Internet address(es):Main address: www.leicester.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.leicester.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Software-package-and-information-systems./75W42YAJQJ
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/75W42YAJQJ
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Associated Services.

Reference number: 0448RCICT

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000 – JA19

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. The solution must provide best value regarding storage for persistent and non-persistent desktop profiles

Please note the maximum budget for this requirement is 350 000 GBP over the 5 year contract term, therefore any submission over the budget in place will be disregarded.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF21
Main site or place of performance:

Leicester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services from a central location to our Libraries, Customers Services Centre(s) and Kiosks.

The potential supplier will therefore have proven experience of delivering such solutions that are secure, with sessions wiped clean of data after each and every use by a member of the public.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial term of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1+1 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The Authority will consider a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure based on Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) or a more conventional platform.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
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:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/09/2017
Local time: 12:01
Place:

Leicester City Council offices.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Software-package-and-information-systems./75W42YAJQJ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/75W42YAJQJ

GO Reference: GO-201789-PRO-10803129.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Leicester City Council
Leicester
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/08/2017

 

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