Tender for Huawei Enterprise Network Equipment Maintenance

Tender for Huawei Enterprise Network Equipment Maintenance

Newcastle University makes extensive use of Huawei Enterprise Network equipment across its campus network.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Maintenance and repair of computer equipment

2018/S 109-248263

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Newcastle University
Newcastle University, Procurement Services, Kingsgate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Dave Anderson
Telephone: +44 1912225360
E-mail: dave.anderson@ncl.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1912228845
NUTS code: UKC22Internet address(es):Main address: www.ncl.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ncl.ac.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://procontract.duenorth.com/Login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.duenorth.com/Login

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

(NU/1388) Supply of Huawei Enterprise Network Equipment Maintenance

Reference number: DN345581

II.1.2)Main CPV code

50312000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Newcastle University makes extensive use of Huawei Enterprise Network equipment across its campus network (core, distribution and access layers), data centre and Wireless LAN facilities.

This tender relates to the provision of Huawei Hi-Care hardware and software maintenance and related support services for Newcastle University’s Huawei enterprise network infrastructure within the United Kingdom, largely focused at its Newcastle upon Tyne King’s Campus.

Consequently the University is seeking differing levels of Huawei Hi-Care support for its network deployment, depending on the business criticality of the equipment and the availability of spare units.

This contract will be for an initial 3 years, with options to extend for a further 3 x 12 month periods.

More detail can be found in the tender documentation which can be found by registering your interest and accessing the the ITT event, which can be done at:

https://procontract.duenorth.com/Login

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 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: UKC22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Newcastle University makes extensive use of Huawei Enterprise Network equipment across its campus network (core, distribution and access layers), data centre and Wireless LAN facilities.

This tender relates to the provision of Huawei Hi-Care hardware and software maintenance and related support services for Newcastle University’s Huawei enterprise network infrastructure within the United Kingdom, largely focused at its Newcastle upon Tyne King’s Campus.

Consequently the University is seeking differing levels of Huawei Hi-Care support for its network deployment, depending on the business criticality of the equipment and the availability of spare units.

This contract will be for an initial 3 years, with options to extend for a further 3 x 12 month periods.

More detail can be found in the tender documentation which can be found by registering your interest and accessing the the ITT event, which can be done at:

https://procontract.duenorth.com/Login

The contract reference is NU/1388.

The deadline for expressing an interest is 5.7.2018 at 16:00 GMT.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract will be for an initial 36 months, with options to extend for a further 3 x 12 month periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This contract will be for an initial 36 months, with options to extend for a further 3 x 12 month periods.

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.2.1)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: 09/07/2018
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: 09/07/2018
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

This contract will be for an initial 36 months, with options to extend for a further 3 x 12 month periods. The could be a maximum 72 month contract, if all options are taken.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Expressions of interest in this tender (and access to the tender documentation) can be made by registering via the University’s e-tendering portal at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 nº 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) within 30 days of knowledge or constructive knowledge of breach.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/06/2018

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