British Library Computer Infrastructure Refresh – Request for Information

British Library Computer Infrastructure Refresh – Request for Information

To run the British Library’s computer infrastructure, preferably in a private cloud running in the existing 2 data centres.

001665 – Request for Information – Infrastructure Refresh

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Network infrastructure – 32424000

Location of contract

London

Value of contract

£100,000 to £500,000

Procurement reference

BIP615905565

Published date

3 August 2021

Closing date

31 August 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 December 2021

Contract end date

1 December 2022

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

 

This RFI is looking for a supplier to offer a solution to run the British Library’s computer infrastructure preferably in a private cloud running in the existing 2 data centres due to current regulatory demands. We have some predefined requirements and are willing to work with a partner offering imaginative solutions.

 

More information

 

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The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Jack Trotter

Address

96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
UK

Telephone

+447719079226

Email

jack.trotter@bl.uk