Secure Data Centre Tender

Secure Data Centre Tender

The Authority is looking to partner with a securing hosting and WAN provider to move our current on premise comms rooms to off-site secure data centre(s).

United Kingdom-Swansea: Wide area network services

2016/S 213-387954

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Pobl Group
Ty Gwalia, 7-13 The Kingsway
Swansea
SA1 5JN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Wayne Thomas
Telephone: +44 1792460609
E-mail: wayne.thomas@poblgroup.co.uk
NUTS code: UKL18
Internet address(es):Main address: www.poblgroup.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0512

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Secure Data Centre(s).

Reference number: BM-P69

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72720000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is looking to partner with a securing hosting and WAN provider to move our current on premise comms rooms to off-site secure data centre(s) with our current two main office becoming essentially communications hubs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

72315000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL18

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is looking to partner with a securing hosting and WAN provider to move our current on premise comms rooms to off-site secure data centre(s) with our current two main office becoming essentially communications hubs. To accomplish this, we will require reliable high speed DC and site interconnects with tight SLAs. The Authority is looking for a Tier 3 partner with the experience and skills needed to deliver this new service.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

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

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: 07/12/2016
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The contract period is for an initial 36 months with an option to extend for up to 24 months. It is envisaged that the Group will go out to tender approaching the expiry of this arrangement.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Clarification queries received after 12:00 on the 2.12.2016 will not be responded to.

Bidders may register their interest in the opportunity on the e-tender system (www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk) up to 12:00 on the 1.12.2016.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=56050

(WA Ref:56050).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Pobl Group
Ty Gwalia, 7-13 The Kingsway
Swansea
SA1 5JN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1792460609
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:

01/11/2016

 

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