Virtual Servers and Backup Services Tender

Virtual Servers and Backup Services Tender

Refresh the VM (Virtual Machine) compute infrastructure; add additional live storage capacity.

United Kingdom-Loughborough: Computer network services

2017/S 200-411849

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Loughborough University
Purchasing Office
Loughborough
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jake Smith
Telephone: +44 1509228186
E-mail: J.M.Smith@Lboro.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/loughborouni/aspx/home

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/loughborouni/aspx/home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

LU00566 — PODS Refresh.

Reference number: LU00566

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72700000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Loughborough University (subsequently called the University) wishes to:

Refresh the VM (Virtual Machine) compute infrastructure;

Add additional live storage capacity;

Add additional backup storage capacity (disc based);

Add additional network switches and licenses, and;

To provide a pair of Business Continuity VM hosts.

This infrastructure underpins circa 600 virtual servers, all general file store, and backup services for the whole University.

The University intends to purchase a storage solution to meet the projected performance and capacity requirements of 12 % compound growth per annum for the next 5 years.

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)

72900000
37400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22
NUTS code: UKF22
Main site or place of performance:

Loughborough University.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Loughborough University (subsequently called the University) wishes to:

Refresh the VM (Virtual Machine) compute infrastructure;

Add additional live storage capacity;

Add additional backup storage capacity (disc based);

Add additional network switches and licenses, and;

To provide a pair of Business Continuity VM hosts.

This infrastructure underpins circa 600 virtual servers, all general file store, and backup services for the whole University.

The University intends to purchase a storage solution to meet the projected performance and capacity requirements of 12 % compound growth per annum for the next 5 years.

The strategic objective is to replace and augment infrastructure which can be managed by current tools and with current expertise; ensuring a high level of availability. The tender requirement is primarily for: Equipment, maintenance, and support; installation and design services are not required.

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

Start: 31/01/2018
End: 31/01/2023
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: 23/11/2017
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

Loughborough University
Epinal Way
Loughborough
LE11 3TU
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:

16/10/2017

 

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