Tender for Support Services to HP1000 Series Systems

Tender for Support Services to HP1000 Series Systems

The London Underground Bakerloo lines’ signalling systems are controlled by dual Hewlett Packard A Series systems which range in age from approximately 25 – 35 years’ old. 

United Kingdom-London: Maintenance and repair of computer equipment

2018/S 077-172588

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Transport for London
55 Broadway
London
SW1H 0BD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr David Demmery
Telephone: +44 2070384919
E-mail: DAVID.DEMMERY@TUBE.TFL.GOV.UK
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://tfl.gov.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
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.6)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

TfL 01104 Support Services HP1000 Series Systems

Reference number: DN331729

II.1.2)Main CPV code

50312000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Underground Bakerloo lines’ signalling systems are controlled by dual Hewlett Packard A Series systems which range in age from approximately 25 – 35 years’ old. The proposed support contract will ask the Contractor to provide a remote third line support service for testing and fault finding, repair and replacement as instructed by LU Bakerloo Line signal engineers. Support shall be triggered by the LU sending a Request for quotation (RFQ) to the Contractor. The RFQ’s will cover several types of requirement including repair and calibration of hardware, response to technical query requiring a written response, supply of replacement hardware, a requirement for training and an annual obsolescence report.

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)

48151000
72110000
72600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Underground Bakerloo lines’ signalling systems are controlled by dual Hewlett Packard A Series systems which range in age from approximately 25 – 35 years’ old. The systems are supported by a team of Company engineers with the experience and knowledge to carry out first and second line support and repair. The Company also has an inventory of spares for the systems held in store which with suitable testing can be released for signalling system and control repair.

The proposed support contract will ask the Contractor to provide a remote third line support service for testing and fault finding, repair and replacement as instructed by LU Bakerloo Line signal engineers. Support shall be triggered by the LU sending a Request for quotation (RFQ) to the Contractor. The RFQ’s will cover several types of requirement including repair and calibration of hardware, response to technical query requiring a written response, supply of replacement hardware, a requirement for training and an annual obsolescence report.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

An option to extend the framework is included in this opportunity of up to 36 months.

Due to the very restricted availability of technical knowledge for this ‘legacy’ Hewlett Packard system the same contractor is likely to be invited to renewal their contract for another 7 year duration of the remaining operational life of the HP system in LUL.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Due to the very restricted availability of technical knowledge for this ‘legacy’ Hewlett Packard system the same contractor is likely to be invited to renewal their contract for another 7 year duration of the remaining operational life of the HP system in LUL.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 8 years:
Due to the very restricted availability of technical knowledge for this ‘legacy’ Hewlett Packard system the same contractor is invited to contract for an initial 60 months with an option to extend for another 36 months (cumulative 8 year framework).
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: 16/05/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 23/05/2018

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Due to the very restricted availability of technical knowledge for this ‘legacy’ Hewlett Packard system the same contractor is likely to be invited to renewal their contract for another 7 year duration of the remaining operational life of the HP system in LUL.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Transport for London
55 Braodway
London
SW1H 0BD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2070384919
E-mail: David.demmery@Tube.TfL.gov.ukInternet address:https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/
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:

18/04/2018

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