Supply Storage Solution to University of Cambridge

Supply Storage Solution to University of Cambridge

CSCS intends to merge and replace its existing multi-site storage systems with a new multi-site replacement.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Computer equipment and supplies

2017/S 220-456704

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of The University of Cambridge
Procurement Services, 1st Floor South, Greenwich House, Madingley Rise
Cambridge
CB3 0TX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tom Twitchett
E-mail: purchasing.intend@admin.cam.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKH1Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Higher Education/Research

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UCAM 052/17 For the provision of a Storage Solution for the School of Clinical Medicine.

Reference number: UCAM 052/17

II.1.2)Main CPV code

30200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The Clinical School Computing Service (CSCS) provides IT services to approximately 3000 users within the University of Cambridge. Predominantly, but not exclusively, this is to Departments within the School of Clinical Medicine. CSCS intends to merge and replace its existing multi-site storage systems with a new multi-site replacement to offer flexibility, performance, growth, manageability and resilience needed to meet the demands of the organisation. The storage solution will replace existing storage hardware, so any proposed solution will not have to integrate or collaborate with the existing storage solution, as this will be decommissioned.

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH12
Main site or place of performance:

Cambridge.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Clinical School Computing Service (CSCS) provides IT services to approximately 3000 users within the University of Cambridge. Predominantly, but not exclusively, this is to Departments within the School of Clinical Medicine. CSCS intends to merge and replace its existing multi-site storage systems with a new multi-site replacement to offer flexibility, performance, growth, manageability and resilience needed to meet the demands of the organisation. The storage solution will replace existing storage hardware, so any proposed solution will not have to integrate or collaborate with the existing storage solution, as this will be decommissioned.

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

Start: 16/02/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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: no
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: 14/12/2017
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/12/2017
Local time: 12:10

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

General Information and Instructions

1.1

The University of Cambridge is not a public body within the meaning of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Directive 2014/24/EU) and is not subject to the European procurement legislation. Where the University advertises contracts in the Official Journal of the European Union, it does so on a voluntary basis and does not undertake any obligation to comply with the procurement legislation. The University reserves its rights in full to adapt or step outside the procedures in the procurement legislation as the University considers necessary.

1.2

The University reserves the right to accept any part of any tender. Information about the tender process to be followed does not amount to a legally binding offer by the University to follow the process so described. The University reserves the right not to follow or to modify the procedures as the University considers necessary.

1.3

Tenders shall be submitted in accordance with and subject to the terms of these Instructions. Tenders not complying with any mandatory requirement (indicated by the word ‘shall’ or ‘must’) may be rejected by the University acting in its sole discretion.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of The University of Cambridge
Procurement Services, 1st Floor South, Greenwich House, Madingley Rise
Cambridge
CB3 0TX
United Kingdom
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:

14/11/2017

 

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