Support Contract for Virtual Desktop Solution

Support Contract for Virtual Desktop Solution

The Fire and Rescue Service is running a project to introduce a virtual desktop solution and implement a hardware replacement program. We are seeking specialist technical assistance to help design, commission and provide ongoing support for this project.

ICT Infrastructure Project

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Procurement , South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant,

Llantrisant

CF72 8LX

UK

Gemma Baldwin

+44 1443232071

gl-baldwin@southwales-fire.gov.uk
www.southwales-fire.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Procurement , South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant,

Llantrisant

CF72 8LX

UK

Gemma Baldwin

+44 1443232071

gl-baldwin@southwales-fire.gov.uk
www.southwales-fire.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Procurement , South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant,

Llantrisant

CF72 8LX

UK

Gemma Baldwin

+44 1443232071

gl-baldwin@southwales-fire.gov.uk
www.southwales-fire.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

ICT Infrastructure Project

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Fire and Rescue Service is running a project to introduce a virtual desktop solution and implement a hardware replacement program. We are seeking specialist technical assistance to help design, commission and provide ongoing support for this project.

The Welsh Fire and Rescue Services’ National Issues Committee is committed to exploring collaboration between the three Welsh Services. Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service and North Wales Fire & Rescue Service have expressed an interest in contracting with the successful supplier should they decide to introduce a virtual desktop solution.

There is a requirement to overhaul the existing ICT Infrastructure at the Fire & Rescue Service.

It is anticipated that this structure is replaced with a VDI-based system, including the latest Operating Systems and Server technology. The aim of this tender is to produce a design and implementation document.

The project is designed to cover the ICT Infrastructure of the Fire & Rescue Service admin network, including all client devices, software, server requirements etc. The scope of this tender is to help with the design and commission.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=10063.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

32424000 Network infrastructure
44316400 Hardware
48517000 IT software package
48781000 System management software package
71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services

1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

In Scope – The project is designed to cover the ICT Infrastructure of the Fire & Rescue Service admin network, including all client devices, software, server requirements etc. The scope of this tender is to help with the design and commission.

Out of Scope – This contract does not cover the purchasing of equipment, software or licences. The awarded supplier is to assist in the procurement of the required hardware, software and services.

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

Q046

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 06-06-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    09-06-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 04-07-2014

4.5

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

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

All the relevant documentation needed to apply for this contract can be found attached to this advert.

(WA Ref:10063)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Invitation to Quote Letter
SWFRS – Quotation Pack
SWFRS Quote Return Label

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 09-05-2014

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