VoIP Telephony System Tender
The University of Edinburgh is seeking to contract with a partner organisation to undertake a modernisation of its current telephony infrastructure to deliver an IP based solution to its users.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Telephone network equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sarah Hogarth
EH1 1HT Edinburgh
Telephone: +44 1316502826
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/procurement/supplying
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00107
Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Edinburgh.
NUTS code UKM25
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University’s current deployment comprises a mixture of NEC Sopho systems and NEC SV8500 systems. The selected organisation will be required to develop and deliver a migration to the proposed solution whilst maintaining the current number plan.
It is anticipated that the contract will run for an initial period of 5 years with the option to extend by a further 5*1 years, subject to satisfactory performance from the supplier to cover the expected lifetime of the system.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
32429000, 32524000, 32540000, 45314000, 50330000, 64210000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: It is anticipated that the contract will run for an initial period of 5 years with the option to extend by a further 5*1 years, subject to satisfactory performance from the supplier to cover the expected lifetime of the system.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Please see the list of mandatory requirements contained in the PQQ document.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Suppliers must meet minimum standards of economic and financial standing to take part in the competition. Suppliers must be financially fluid and currently trading. They must not be recorded at Companies House as having any negative action/event (dissolved, removed, in Liquidation etc.) that calls into question their financial/ corporate standing, such as action/ event will be deemed to be a failure to meet minimum standards of economic and financial standing.
As stated in the PQQ document.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The short-listing decision shall be based on passing the minimum standards (pass/fail) sections of this document as well as on the results of the scored questions listed in Section 2. It is envisaged that a minimum of 5 Suppliers will be Short-listed for ITT stage.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: