Aberystwyth University Supply of Telephony Services

Aberystwyth University Supply of Telephony Services

The University is looking to build on both of these to develop a more resilient voice service utilising a combination of local ISDN30 connections, and SIP over the Janet connections.

United Kingdom-Didcot: Telephone and data transmission services

2014/S 077-134137

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Jisc Collections and Janet Limited
Lumen House, Library Avenue
Contact point(s): Procurement Co-ordinator
OX11 0SG Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1235822341
E-mail: procurement@ja.net
Fax: +44 1235822286

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.ja.net

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Aberystwyth University Supply of Telephony Services – DPS Contract Notice
II.2)Type of contract

Services
II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

Aberystwyth University is part of the all Wales Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) regional network and as a result has resilient 1Gbps connections to Janet and the Internet.
The University has a Cisco Call Manager 8.5 Voice IP telephone system which again has been installed in a resilient manner.
The University is looking to build on both of these to develop a more resilient voice service utilising a combination of local ISDN30 connections, and SIP over the Janet connections.
The University will also seek improved call tariffs, and if possible, zero rated calls to AU mobile estate.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64210000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

The tender is to procure and install a resilient (2 trunks, active/active with failover), 10 channel SIP trunk on a 3 year term and will be called Phase 1a.
An acceptance and testing plan will be agreed with the successful supplier prior to installation.
Phase 1a will be used initially for a selection of outgoing calls and incoming calls, for example, to mobiles and certain destinations.
A review will then be undertaken with the objective of increasing the number of SIP channels and migrating the University’s DDI range to the SIP provider.
The proposed migration would then be as follows:
Phase 1b Incoming/Outgoing – 8400 – 8799 DDI range, maintaining caller line ID for outward bound calls.
Phase 2 Incoming/Outgoing – 3000 – 3249 DDI range, maintaining caller line ID for outward bound calls. This will include ISDN circuit re-provision and contract (ISDN30 – 8 channel).
Phase 3 Incoming/Outgoing – 1500 – 2999 DDI range, maintaining caller line ID for outward bound calls.
This will include ISDN circuit re-provision and contract (ISDN30 – 8 channel), and all remaining AU owned PSTN lines, subject to current contract length and services provided on these lines.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 200 000 GBP

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 241-419559 of 12.12.2013

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

30.4.2014 – 12:00
IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

This notice is issued under the Janet Telephony Purchasing Service (JTPS).
Aberystwyth University will be running a mini competition for its telephony services via the JTPS and any suppliers wishing to join the JTPS have until the date given in IV.2.3 to submit a response to the indicative tender which can befound on the Janet DPS portal at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.4.2014