Tender for Strategic Storage Refresh

Tender for Strategic Storage Refresh

To refresh IBM storage and tape library backup and recovery hardware infrastructure.

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

2017/S 105-209507

Contract notice

Supplies

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)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 Strategic Storage Refresh.

Reference number: DN264600

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

City of Bradford MDC (the Council) requires a partner to provide a solution and implementation service to refresh their IBM storage and tape library backup and recovery hardware infrastructure. The solution must incorporate and combine the Council’s corporate solution with that of the West Yorkshire Pension Funds (WYPF) which currently runs its own storage and backup solution within the same data-centre as the main infrastructure.

The Council requires a seamless move from their existing corporate tape libraries backup solution to a disk storage backup solution with a small tape backup provision for the WYPF data. The Council will also refresh their aged Corporate IBM N-Series storage and WYPF IBM V5000 storage via this tender.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 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)

48700000
48782000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

City of Bradford MDC (the Council) requires a partner to provide a solution and implementation service to refresh their IBM storage and tape library backup and recovery hardware infrastructure. The solution must incorporate and combine the Council’s corporate solution with that of the West Yorkshire Pension Funds (WYPF) which currently runs its own storage and backup solution within the same data-centre as the main infrastructure.

The Council requires a seamless move from their existing corporate tape libraries backup solution to a disk storage backup solution with a small tape backup provision for the WYPF data. The Council will also refresh their aged Corporate IBM N-Series storage and WYPF IBM V5000 storage via this tender.

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: 250 000.00 GBP

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:

It is anticipated that the Contract will be for a period of 5 years with the option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months.

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

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

Competitive dialogue
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: 06/07/2017
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

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
Hall Ings
Bradford
BD1 1HX
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:

01/06/2017

 

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