Videoconferencing Equipment and Services Tender

Videoconferencing Equipment and Services Tender

Argyll and Bute Council have 10 secondary schools across the area and a requirement has arisen to supply Videoconferencing (VC) equipment capable of connecting our schools with partner organisation, University of Highlands and Islands.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Argyll and Bute Council

Procurement and Commissioning Team, Kilmory,

Lochgilphead

PA31 8RT

UK

Boguslawa Symonowicz, Purchasing Officer

+44 1546604159

Boguslawa.Symonowicz@argyll-bute.gov.uk
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Videoconferencing Equipment and Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Argyll and Bute Council have 10 secondary schools across the area and a requirement has arisen to supply Videoconferencing (VC) equipment capable of connecting our schools with partner organisation, University of Highlands and Islands (UHI) bridging service to allow expansion of senior phase curriculum for students.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=252363.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=252363.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

271000 Call Systems
279999 other Information Communication Technology

120 … Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

VC equipment will utilise a mobile stand with 2 shelves and a mounted 40 inch LCD/LED display screen. Audio output from conferences must be via inbuilt display screen speakers.

The display screens will be utilised at other times for direct PC/laptop connection so must be able to support pc connectivity via vga or dvi input in addition to hdmi input for the VC unit.

All equipment supplied must include UK power plugs.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
01-02-2013  Time  17:00

c) Estimated award date  08-02-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=252363

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Further information requests and clarification questions are to be posted on the Public Contracts Scotland Website under the ‘Question and Answer’ Section. Answers to questions will be circulated to all bidders.

Responses should be submitted in an electronic format via the ‘post-box’ on the Public Contracts Scotland website. No other method will be accepted.

(SC Ref:252363)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Tender Documents

5.3

Publication date of this notice

25-01-2013

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