Tender for Server and Storage Refresh

Tender for Server and Storage Refresh

Progress Housing Group are in the process of replacing their Hitachi SAN storage and HP Blade server environment due to this now reaching the end of is useful life.

United Kingdom-Leyland: Servers

2019/S 081-193661

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
Leyland
PR25 2LW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Natalie Nolan
Telephone: +44 1772450949
E-mail: nnolan@progressgroup.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.progressgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.progressgroup.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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=235bb08e-aa65-e911-80f7-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=235bb08e-aa65-e911-80f7-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Server and Storage Refresh

Reference number: DN398603

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48820000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Progress Housing Group (PHG) are in the process of replacing their Hitachi SAN storage and HP Blade server environment due to this now reaching the end of is useful life. This tender is for the full replacement of this hardware, and software support maintenance, updates and any upgrades to be included. Following the installation of the hardware, Progress Housing IT want to make a change to the Citrix XenDesktop environment in the way desktops are delivered. The 7 non-persistent desktop images will need to be delivered through Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) and changed from Provisioning Server (PVS). The It department will require assistance in this installing and configuring the servers, installing the software, setting up the processes for deliver and moving the existing images and in readying our base Windows 10 desktop for testing the new MCS environment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Progress Housing Group are a Housing Association, managing 11 000 homes across the UK delivering housing related services for over 20 years. The main office is based in Leyland in Lancashire, the Group employ around 600 staff across 4 main office buildings, 3 in Leyland and one in Lytham St Annes, as well as another office in Leeds and satellite offices in Lincoln, Boston and Grantham. The main offices above are linked by point to point circuits and the smaller offices in Leeds and Lincoln all connect to the Groups Citrix XenDesktop environment over the internet using Netscaler gateways.

Progress Housing Group (PHG) are in the process of replacing their Hitachi SAN storage and HP Blade server environment due to this now reaching the end of is useful life. This tender is for the full replacement of this hardware, and software support maintenance, updates and any upgrades to be included.

Following the installation of the hardware, Progress Housing IT want to make a change to the Citrix XenDesktop environment in the way desktops are delivered. The 7 non-persistent desktop images will need to be delivered through Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) and changed from Provisioning Server (PVS). The It department will require assistance in this installing and configuring the servers, installing the software, setting up the processes for deliver and moving the existing images and in readying our base Windows 10 desktop for testing the new MCS environment.

Contract term;

The contract will be on a fixed 5 year term with an option to extend the maintenance on the solution annually thereafter.

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

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

Duration in months: 60
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
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: no
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: 23/05/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/05/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Electronic Portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
Leyland
PR25 2LW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772450949
E-mail: nnolan@progressgroup.org.uk
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:

23/04/2019

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