Supply Computer Servers with Support

Supply Computer Servers with Support

The framework will cover Unix/Linux, Windows and VMware Servers, Converged Infrastructure, associated peripherals and associated software.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Computer servers

2015/S 149-275005

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
For the attention of: Rachel Lockyer
B15 2TT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1214142890
E-mail: rlockyer@bham.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1214143459

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

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:

Tender for the Provision of Compute Solutions.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKG31

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)

Provision of Compute Solutions for the University of Birmingham.
The University of Birmingham is seeking to establish a framework agreement to meet the IT Services department’s compute related requirements. This may in the future be extended to cover the requirements of other departments within the University.
The framework will cover Unix/Linux, Windows and VMware Servers, Converged Infrastructure, associated peripherals and associated software. It does not cover desktop computers, storage (except in relation to any converged infrastructure requirements) or high performance computing clusters.
The University reserves the right to purchase from other suppliers where deemed necessary by a particular project.
The framework will be with the hardware manufacturer. The manufacturer may nominate a premier reseller to manage the day-to-day relationship. Full details of both the manufacturer and the reseller’s qualifications which demonstrate their ability to fulfil the requirements must be submitted. The relationship between the manufacturer and the reseller and the services each is able to offer must be clearly demonstrated within your response.
The term manufacturer is used throughout this document. In responding the hardware manufacturer must demonstrate an ability to meet the criteria either directly or where agreed with the University through the premier reseller. Where the experience and services of a reseller are being called upon this must be made clear.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48822000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As specified in PQQ.
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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

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

FRAM349/15

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

no

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: 2.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

2.9.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

9.2.2015

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Internal audit acting as adjudicator.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
B15 2TT Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: rlockyer@bham.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1214142860
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham/

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:

31.7.2015

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