Tender for Virtual Infrastructure Hardware Refresh Programme

Tender for Virtual Infrastructure Hardware Refresh Programme

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified provider to deliver an on premise server infrastructure hardware refresh programme.

United Kingdom-Bradford: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2019/S 032-071372

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Britannia House, Hall Ings
Bradford
BD1 1HX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Catherine Mullins
E-mail: catherine.mullins@bradford.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.yortender.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: IT Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Virtual Infrastructure Hardware Refresh Programme

Reference number: DN388024

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the Council) is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified provider (the provider) to deliver an on premise server infrastructure hardware refresh programme.

The Council require this refresh to increase capacity, support Windows 10, support Windows Server 2016 and beyond, for future application requirements and to replace aged hardware which has limited support.

The Council makes no guarantees to the provider in terms of values, volumes or minimum spend as this is dependent on the procurements made throughout the life of this contract.

The proposed contract will be for an initial duration of 3 years with an option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months. The Council reserves the right to amend the scope of the support requirement for the extension period.

Full details are available on www.yortender.co.uk reference DN388024. Any clarification questions should be raised via Yortender.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 250 000.00 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: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the Council) is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified provider (the provider) to deliver an on premise server infrastructure hardware refresh programme.

The Council require this refresh to increase capacity, support Windows 10, support Windows Server 2016 and beyond, for future application requirements and to replace aged hardware which has limited support.

The Council makes no guarantees to the provider in terms of values, volumes or minimum spend as this is dependent on the procurements made throughout the life of this contract.

The proposed contract will be for an initial duration of 3 years with an option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months. The Council reserves the right to amend the scope of the support requirement for the extension period.

Full details are available on www.yortender.co.uk reference DN388024. Any clarification questions should be raised via Yortender.

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: 1 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 months extension period available

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

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The SQ is the first stage in the procurement exercise. The purpose of the SQ is for bidders to provide sufficient information to the Council for the assessment of their capability and suitability in order to select bidders to submit tenders for award of the contract.

Following evaluation of the SQs, the Council intends to invite 5 bidders to participate further in the procurement exercise. Any such further participation would be in the form of an ITT and relevant accompanying documents at which stage the selected bidders will be asked to submit detailed proposals against a specification and pricing structure which will be evaluated in line with the evaluation criteria and the scoring matrix provided in the ITT.

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.2.2)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

Restricted 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: 15/03/2019
Local time: 13:00
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

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

City of Bradford MDC
Bradford
BD1 1HY
United Kingdom
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:

11/02/2019

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