Wide Area Network Tender Bournemouth

Wide Area Network Tender Bournemouth

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council is looking for a supplier to implement a Wide Area Network, Internet Breakout Connectivity, Microsoft Express Route.

United Kingdom-Bournemouth: Wide area network

2019/S 137-337600

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Town Hall
Bournemouth
BH2 6DY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Strategic Procurement Team
Telephone: +44 1202451410
E-mail: procurement@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Wide Area Network, Internet Connectivity and Microsoft Express Route for BCP Council

Reference number: DN418198

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32430000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) is looking for a supplier to implement a Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet Breakout Connectivity, Microsoft Express Route and supporting services across the Council’s locations in Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole.

The supplier will be required to provide all software, hardware, connectivity, configuration and support to meet the Council’s requirements for the provision of the WAN. The Council requires currently 86 connections at 83 sites and all to be installed by the end of April 2021. The number of connections may increase or decrease during the term of the contract. It is essential that the supplier delivers a flexible service, with emphasis on scalability to meet the future IT requirements and service provision of BCP Council.

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)

32000000
32430000
48000000
72000000
72212200
72720000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council is looking for a supplier to implement a Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet Breakout Connectivity, Microsoft Express Route and supporting services across the Council’s locations in Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole.

The supplier will be required to provide all software, hardware, connectivity, configuration and support to meet the Council’s requirements for the provision of the WAN. The Council requires currently 86 connections at 83 sites and all to be installed by the end of April 2021. It is essential that the supplier delivers a flexible service, with emphasis on scalability to meet the future IT requirements and service provision of BCP Council.

The Council will be looking to appoint a supplier in late 2019. The supplier will be required to install the Wide Area Network as soon as possible, developing an implementation and transition plan. The Council will only pay rental and support fees once a link is installed, tested and signed off by the Council. The supplier is fully responsible for the undertaking of any site visits under due diligence to ensure they accurately understand the Council’s requirements and price accordingly.

The Council reserves the right to add or remove sites during the length of the contract as business demands change which may affect the requirements for the WAN service. Suppliers will need to ensure that their design as well as service delivery model is able to manage the addition and removal of sites during the term of the contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 01/05/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

When each link is installed, this will commence the service start date for that link. Each link will have a service period of 3 years, each starting on the service start date for that link. There will be the ability with each link to extend the service period for up to 4 years. Therefore, if all extensions were taken, the full length of the contract would be for up to 7 years per link.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

When each link is installed, this will commence the service start date for that link. Each link will have a service period of 3 years, each starting on the service start date for that link. There will be the ability with each link to extend the service period for up to 4 years. Therefore, if all extensions were taken, the full length of the contract would be for up to 7 years per link.

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.2.1)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: yes
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: 04/09/2019
Local time: 14:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/09/2019
Local time: 14:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All tenders are electronically sealed and opened by the Council’s Democratic Services team.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

When each link is installed, this will commence the service start date for that link. Each link will have a service period of 3 years, each starting on the service start date for that link. There will be the ability with each link to extend the service period for up to 4 years. Therefore, if all extensions were taken, the full length of the contract would be for up to 7 years per link.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Tender submissions must be by way of completion and submission of the standard selection questionnaire (in accordance with the requirements set out in the standard selection questionnaire) and tender by the date and time specified in Section IV.2.2). The Council reserves the right not to accept tender submissions that are received after the deadline.

Bidders are encouraged to submit their submissions well in advance of the stated date and time in order to avoid technical difficulties with the electronic system that may occur due to the high volumes of traffic attempting to submit applications on the same date and time.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Courts of Justice
The Royal Court of Justice
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 86 (notices of decisions to award a contract), Regulation 87 (standstill period) and Regulations 91 (enforcement of duties through the Court) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

High Courts of Justice
The Royal Court of Justice
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/07/2019