Purchase of End User Environment Services
Implementation, provision, management and operation of end user environment services for Defra.
United Kingdom-London: Computer-related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
17 Nobel House
Telephone: +44 2072385921
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs
Address of the buyer profile: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Rob Yems
Telephone: +44 7850064210
NUTS code: UKIInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Defra — UnITy — End User Environment.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The End User Environment will be a single point of delivery for all the Authority’s End User services. Supporting end users and other UnITy suppliers in enabling the Authority’s core business.
The End User Environment will play a significant role in supporting the Authority’s ICT delivery, achieving its goal of ensuring the services delivered to its end-users are fit for purpose and fit for use.
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II.1.5)Estimated total value
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 Authority wishes to purchase the whole range of End user Environment Services. These include the implementation, provision, management and operation of the following;
End User foundation services (including Active Directory, PKI Services, IDAM, SSO and Messaging Gateways)
End User devices
End User Communications
End Point management and tools
Line of business application presentation
There are approximately 21 500 end users within scope and 28 000 devices in circulation which include but are not limited to desktops, laptops, thin clients, tablets and phone devices.
The current contracts deliver services to both Defra and the Environment Agency across 371 sites in the UK, of which 161 are offices, 131 stores or depots and the remainder a mixture of both. The service is to be made available to 21 500 staff across the UK.
The End User Environment will be provided to Defra and other organisations in the Core Defra Group (Natural England, The Environment Agency, The Rural Payments Agency, Marine Management Organisation and The Animal and Plant Health Agency
The estimated contract value stated in section II.2.6 is the maximum estimated value. This assumes a 7-year contract term (i.e. it assumes that Defra invokes the two-year extension option) and includes the one-off costs associated with implementation. The estimate also includes provision for optional services, contingency and for growth to allow for any additional Service Recipients who may join the Contract during its term. The maximum value is not guaranteed expenditure and Defra considers that the actual costs of the Contract will be considerably less than the maximum value set out here.
Please refer to the Descriptive Document for further details of the End User Environment procurement and the scope of the Contract.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The core contract length is five years, the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by a further two years in yearly intervals (5+1+1).
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
As the tender documentation.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
As per the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
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.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: