Residential Internet Service for University of Essex

Residential Internet Service for University of Essex

This project is to tender for the provision of internet services to the student accommodation at out Colchester and Southend campuses.

United Kingdom-Colchester: Internet network

2015/S 064-112886

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Contact point(s): www.delta-esourcing.com
CO4 3SQ Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.essex.ac.uk/purchasing/

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com

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:

Residential Internet Service.

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

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UKH3

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)

Internet network. Internet services. Internet service providers ISP. This project is to tender for the provision of internet services to the student accommodation at out Colchester and Southend campuses from the cessation of the current contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32412110, 72400000, 72411000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This project is to tender for the provision of internet services to the student accommodation at out Colchester and Southend campuses from the cessation of the current contract. The transition between service providers should be seamless and there should be minimal service disruption to students residing within the accommodation.
The service provided must offer a consistent, reliable, high-speed internet service backed up by 24 hour customer service support.
The tender must include both cabled and Wi-Fi internet service provision to every study bedroom at both Colchester (2656 rooms) and Southend (561 rooms) Campuses relevant to the occupancy of the room and Wi-Fi provision in all Study bedrooms and common spaces of each accommodation building. This service must allow users to connect a minimum of 5 devices and deliver a minimum speed of 30 Mbps wired and 20Mbps wireless to each user in year 1 and include a roadmap detailing a commitment to increase end user speed each year of the contract in line with technological progress as agreed between the provider and the University.
Full specification is available at Part 2, Document C to the ITT.
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Restricted
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

T553
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 26.4.2015 – 23:59

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.4.2015 – 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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Colchester:-Internet-network./DB2525656S

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/DB2525656S

GO Reference: GO-2015327-PRO-6477778.

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:

27.3.2015

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