Tender for Server and Storage Infrastructure Refresh
Invitation to tender for a platform refresh of Yarlington’s server and storage infrastructure.
United Kingdom-Yeovil: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Miss Samantha Pirt
Telephone: +44 1935404092
NUTS code: UKK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Invitation to Tender for a platform refresh of Yarlington’s server and storage infrastructure
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The objective of this tender is to find a suitably qualified and highly experienced supplier to assist with refreshing Yarlington’s current server and storage infrastructure.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The objective of this tender is to find a suitable supplier of server and storage infrastructure solutions to replace its existing, and soon to be unsupported hardware, along with providing 3rd line support to the IT Support Team.
The outcomes Yarlington are aiming for from any proposed solution include, but are not limited to:
— resilience of the solution,
— management of the solution,
— flexibility of the solution to size of the organisation,
— back-up and disaster recovery solutions,
— service and support offer,
— migration plan onto the new infrastructure platform.
Yarlington want this contract to be a success from the start and therefore require the formation of close operational and procedural links facilitated by collaborative working and performance monitoring in all areas of this project.
The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years commencing 10.7.2018 and terminating 9.7.2023. There will be an option to extend this annually a further two times (5 + 1 + 1) based on performance leading to a maximum term of 7 years terminating 9.7.2025.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Interested companies can access the documentation at www.advantageswtenders.co.uk (free of charge).
Companies wishing to participate must download the standard selection questionnaire in the first instance to complete it and submit it by the submission time and date. The tender documentation will be available 24 hours after publication on the TED website. If the applicant considers that any information supplied by him/her is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature then this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity given. The Contracting Authority shall under no circumstances be responsible for the costs or expenses of any economic operator arising from the participation in this procurement.
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: