Supply and Installation of Tape Drives

Supply and Installation of Tape Drives

LOT 1: 4 x LTO7 tape drives to be installed within two separate IBM TS3500 Tape libraries.

LTO7 Tape Drive Upgrade for University of Aberdeen

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


University of Aberdeen

IT Services, Edward Wright Building, Dunbar Street,

Aberdeen

AB24 3QY

UK

Martin Fraser

+44 1224273309

martin.fraser@abdn.ac.uk
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/it
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

LTO7 Tape Drive Upgrade for University of Aberdeen

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The University of Aberdeen invites offers for the supply and installation of:

LOT 1: 4 x LTO7 tape drives to be installed within two separate IBM TS3500 Tape libraries all as detailed in the attached specification of requirements. The University also welcomes alternate tender proposals that may involve installation of new LTO7 hardware not within the IBM TS3500.

LOT 2: 200 x LTO7 Tape Cartridges

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=439195.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

271100 Consumables – Information Communication Technology
271200 Hardware
271300 Maintenance – Information Communication Technology
271500 Services – Information Communication Technology
271510 Services – Application Service Provision
279999 other Information Communication Technology

130 Aberdeen & North-East

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

4 x LTO7 Tape drives (or alternate solution)

200 x LTO7 Tapes

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
22-04-2016  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
02-05-2016

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Your tender must be submitted in compliance with the following documents which accompany this Invitation to Tender:-

– Instructions to Tenderers

– Form of Tender (including Certificate of Tender – for completion and return).

– Specification of Requirements

– Supplier Questionnaire (for completion and return). This does not need completed if the tenderer is only bidding for LOT 2.

The completion of the form of tender, Certificate of Tender and Supplier Questionnaire (LOT 1 only) are material to the tender. Failure to complete the documents in full will render the tender submission invalid.

(SC Ref:439195)

5.2

Additional Documentation

`Cover Letter
1 Instructions To Tenderers
2 Specification of requirements
3 Form of Tender_Certificate of Tender
4 Supplier Questionnaire

5.3

Publication date of this notice

30-03-2016

Express an interest online

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