Analytical Grid Engine Tender
The Company requires an a Grid Engine to be deployed in its data centre at Corsham in Wiltshire.
United Kingdom-London: System, storage and content management software package
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Genomics England Limited
c/o William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square
For the attention of: Nick Maltby
EC1M 6BQ London
Telephone: +44 2078825922
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.genomicsengland.co.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
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Corsham Wiltshire.
NUTS code UKK15
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)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
48780000 – JA02
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
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: As set out in the contract documents.
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: As set out in the contract documents.
As set out in the contract documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the contract documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: This functionality is required urgently to facilitate the operation of the company’s data centre.
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: As set out in the contract documents.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
— Distribute workloads across the cluster.
— Optimisation of workloads based on profiles and loading patterns.
— Reporting on the loading of the cluster.
— Integration with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
— Support of up to a 20 000 cores cluster, or sub-divide the environment into a number of smaller cluster.
The Company invites quotes for a 20 000 core environment over a 3 year term, including support and training. In addition, Genomics England requires the supplier to provide an option for a further 2 years.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: