Supply Web Filtering and Monitoring Solutions

Supply Web Filtering and Monitoring Solutions

Jisc Web Filtering and Monitoring Framework.

United Kingdom-Didcot: Internet network

2016/S 047-078536

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Jisc Services Limited
Lumen House, Library Avenue
For the attention of: Procurement Co-ordinator
OX11 0SG Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1235822341
E-mail: procurement@jisc.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1235822286

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

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

Other: National education and research network provider

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: yes

As per information provided within Section II.2.1

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Jisc Web Filtering and Monitoring Framework.

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

NUTS code UKJ14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Jisc Services Ltd (JSL) wishes to establish a Multi-Supplier framework agreement to supply and support Web Filtering and Monitoring solutions from a number of different service providers.
The framework agreement envisaged is for the supply and support of a broad range of Web Filtering and Monitoring solutions to cover the wide and varied requirements within the education and research sector.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32412110, 72400000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Jisc Services Ltd intends to award contracts to up to a maximum of 12 suppliers on this framework agreement. There will be a maximum of 4 suppliers on each of the 3 Lots.
This is to support forming a pool of solutions that can be selected from, as per each individual organisation’s requirements.
The scope of the framework covers purchases by Jisc, JSL, Higher Education institutions, Further Education and Specialist Colleges and Research Council establishments in the UK, and by any other bodies whose core purpose is the support or advancement of further or higher education or of research.
Many of the above bodies are members of higher and further education purchasing consortia. These are independent organisations that provide a wide range of collaborative purchase agreements to their member institutions through consensus and the common desire to maximise their purchasing power in the market place. Any member of one of these consortia will be eligible to purchase from this Service by virtue of its membership, as will members of any other similar purchasing consortium in higher or further education that might be formed during the lifetime of the Service.
Membership lists for existing higher and further education purchasing consortia may be found at:

http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

http://www.supc.ac.uk/

http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/files/2013/12/HEPCW-Members.pdf

http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

The Service is also available for use by any National Research and Education Network (NREN) and the community it serves where the NREN has either a direct connection to Janet or the NREN is a member at any time during the period of this framework of the consortium that operates GÉANT. GÉANT is the pan-European research and education network that interconnects Europe’s NRENs. A list of members of the GÉANT consortium (GÉANT Partners) may be found at the URL below. HEAnet, the NREN of the Republic of Ireland, is connected both to Janet and is a member of the GÉANT consortium.

http://www.geant.net/About/Pages/home.aspx

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework agreement will be for an initial period of 2 years with the possibility of an extension for a further 2 years subject to review, with an overall period of up to 4 years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Exclusively Cloud based service

1)Short description

A web monitoring and filtering solution where the architecture is exclusively cloud based i.e. no local appliances are required although an agent could be utilised.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32412110, 72400000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Exclusively Local Appliance based service

1)Short description

A web monitoring and filtering solution where the architecture is exclusively local appliance based I.E. no cloud based elements although remote updates could be utilised.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32412110, 72400000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Hybrid service

1)Short description

A web monitoring and filtering solution that can utilise both local appliance and cloud based architecture. This includes solutions that can start with either a cloud or local appliance solution and progress to a hybrid status.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32412110, 72400000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Grounds for mandatory rejection as set out in Regulation 57(1) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015:
(a) conspiracy within the meaning of section 1 or 1A of the Criminal Law Act 1977 or article 9 or 9A of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 where that conspiracy relates to participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2 of Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA on the fight against organised crime (c);
(b) corruption within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889(d) or section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906(e) where the offence relates to active corruption;
(c) the offence of bribery, where the offence relates to active corruption;
(d) fraud, where the offence relates to fraud affecting the European Communities’ financial interests as defined by Article 1 of the Convention on the protection of the financial interests of the European
Communities, within the meaning of—
(i) the offence of cheating the Revenue;
(ii) the offence of conspiracy to defraud;
(iii) fraud or theft within the meaning of the Theft Act 1968, the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, the Theft Act 1978 or the Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978;
(iv) fraudulent trading within the meaning of section 458 of the Companies Act 1985, article 451 of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 or section 993 of the Companies Act 2006;
(v) fraudulent evasion within the meaning of section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act
1979 or section 72 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994;
(vi) an offence in connection with taxation in the European Union within the meaning of section 71 of the Criminal Justice Act 1993;
(vii) destroying, defacing or concealing of documents or procuring the execution of a valuable security within the meaning of section 20 of the Theft Act 1968 or section 19 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;
(viii) fraud within the meaning of section 2, 3 or 4 of the Fraud Act 2006; or
(ix) making, adapting, supplying or offering to supply articles for use in frauds within the meaning of section 7 of the Fraud Act 2006;
(e) money laundering within the meaning of section 340(11) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;
(f) any offence listed-
(i) in section 41 of the Counter Terrorism Act 2008(a);or
(ii) in Schedule 2 to that Act where the court has determined that there is a terrorist connection;
(g) any offence under sections 44 to 46 of the Serious Crime Act 2007(b) which relates to an offence covered by subparagraph (f);
(h) money laundering within the meaning of sections 340(110 and 415 of the Proceeds of Crime Act
2002(c);
(i) an offence in connection with the proceeds of criminal conduct within the meaning of section 93A, 93B or 93C of the Criminal Justice Act 1988(d) or article 45, 46 or 47 of the Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(e);
(j) an offence under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004(f);
(k) an offence under section 59A of the Sexual Offences Act 2003(g);
(l) an offence under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009(h);
(m) an offence in connection with the proceeds of drug trafficking within the meaning of section 49, 50 or 51 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1994(i); or
(n) any other offence within the meaning of Article 57(1) of the Public Contracts Directive—
(i) as defined by the law of any jurisdiction outside England and Wales and Northern
Ireland; or
(ii) created, after the day on which these Regulations were made, in the law of England
and Wales or Northern Ireland
Grounds for discretionary rejection as set out in regulation 57(8) of the Public Contracts Regulations:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the court, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors, who has suspended business activities or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the court or for an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) where a conflict of interest within the meaning of regulation 24 cannot be effectively remedied by other, less intrusive, measures;
(f) where a distortion of competition from the prior involvement of the economic operator in the
preparation of the procurement procedure, as referred to in regulation 41, cannot be remedied by other, less intrusive, measures;
(g) where the economic operator has shown significant or persistent deficiencies in the performance of a substantive requirement under a prior public contract, a prior contract with a contracting entity, or a prior concession contract, which led to early termination of that prior contract, damages or other comparable sanctions;
(h) where the economic operator has
(i). undertaken to:
(aa) unduly influence the decision-making process of the contracting authority, or
(bb) obtain confidential information that may confer upon it undue advantages in the procurement procedure; or
(ii) negligently provided misleading information that may have a material influence on decisions concerning exclusion, selection or award:

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The supplier shall provide evidence of financial and economic standing, as specified in Article 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
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

Open
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:

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 214-391249 of 5.11.2015

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: 7.4.2016 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

8.4.2016 – 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

Date: 8.4.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
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:

4.3.2016

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