Tate Gallery Tender for High Value Digital Asset Storage

Tate Gallery Tender for High Value Digital Asset Storage

Tate’s digitised collection is stored on an existing infrastructure, which facilitates the management, preservation and access to these works.

United Kingdom-London: Data storage services

2019/S 133-327062

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Tate Gallery
20 John Islip Street
London
SW1P 4RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2078878811
E-mail: declan.mcalister@tate.org.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: www.tate.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Data-storage-services./97TC46FSK2
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Tate Gallery
20 John Islip Street
London
SW1P 4RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2078212960
E-mail: declan.mcalister@tate.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.tate.org.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

High Value Digital Asset Storage

Reference number: HVDA-19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72317000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Tate has 6 sites, comprising 4 galleries and 2 storage facilities, which holds the national collection of British art from 1 500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art, along with an extensive library, archive and public records collection. Tate’s mission is to promote the public understanding and enjoyment of these works and artefacts.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 GBP

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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tate’s digitised collection is stored on an existing infrastructure, which facilitates the management, preservation and access to these works. It is this storage which requires upgrading and replacing due to the age of the existing hardware. As such, there is a requirement for a storage hardware solution that will ensure the long-term preservation and integrity of these digital files. The solution must be scalable as Tate has a large volume of digital assets that will need to be migrated into this storage solution, as well as an increasing volume of digital assets being created and acquired. Any hardware solution must work with Tate’s existing software solutions. This High Value Digital Asset (HVDA) Storage forms the basis of this tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
Price – Weighting: 10

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
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: yes
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: 12/08/2019
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/08/2019
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Data-storage-services./97TC46FSK2

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/97TC46FSK2

Go Reference: GO-201979-PRO-15078052

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Tate Gallery
20 John Islip Street
London
SW1P 4RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2078212960
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:

09/07/2019