Cloud Infrastructure Support and Digital Services Tender

Cloud Infrastructure Support and Digital Services Tender

Lot 1: Azure Infrastructure Services.

United Kingdom-Newport: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 213-523176

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Wales and West Utilities Ltd
National registration number: 5046791
Postal address: Wales and West House, Spooner Close, Celtic Springs, Coedkernew
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UKL21 Monmouthshire and Newport
Postal code: NP10 8FZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Gemma Deverill
E-mail: gemma.deverill@wwutilities.co.uk
Telephone: +44 2920278952
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.wwutilities.co.uk

I.3)Communication

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

I.6)Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

WWU1164 — Cloud Infrastructure Support and Digital Services

 

Reference number: WWU1164

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Wales and West Utilities (WWU) is currently undertaking a major transformation programme. Underpinning this, our information technology applications and infrastructure are undergoing significant change. We have a vision to become a more agile IT organisation focused on delivering increased business value and have developed a strategy to support this vision. As part of our transformation journey we are in the process of issuing a small number of major IT-related tenders up until mid-2021. The objective of the second of these tenders is to procure services related to cloud infrastructure support and digital services.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

 

Lot 1: Azure infrastructure services,

Lot 2: Digital delivery services.

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Azure Infrastructure Services

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL21 Monmouthshire and Newport

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

WWU IT is currently delivering a programme designed to deliver new business technology solutions that do not exist within our business today. To enable the programme we are building new cloud, digital and SAP capabilities. We will achieve this through a hybrid model, which includes the build-out of both internal capabilities and supplementary supplier agreements. This tender is composed of two lots. Potential providers may bid for one or both lots. The lots are:

Lot 1: Azure infrastructure services,

Lot 2: Digital delivery services.

Further details of the required services can be found in the PQQ briefing document.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Further information will be provided in the tender documentation.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Digital Delivery Services

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL21 Monmouthshire and Newport

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

WWU IT is currently delivering a programme designed to deliver new business technology solutions that do not exist within our business today. To enable the programme we are building new cloud, digital and SAP capabilities. We will achieve this through a hybrid model, which includes the build-out of both internal capabilities and supplementary supplier agreements. This tender is composed of two lots. Potential providers may bid for one or both lots. The lots are:

Lot 1: Azure infrastructure services,

Lot 2: Digital delivery services.

Further details of the required services can be found in the PQQ briefing document.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Further information will be provided in the tender documentation.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

 

If required details will be provided in the PQQ/tender documentation. Please note this sourcing event will be run via our e-sourcing procurement portal — Bravo Solution. Suppliers are required to be registered on WWU’s Bravo portal to allow participation in this sourcing event.

Please note that the PQQ is running in tandem with the OJEU notice.

 

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

 

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

 

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

 

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 25/11/2020
Local time: 10:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

5 years.

 

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Participants wanting to participate in this sourcing activity must request access to the Tender documents by e-mailing gemma.deverill@wwutilities.co.uk before the deadline of 25 November 2020 10.00.

Please include the following information in your email:

1) Full company name;

2) Main contact details (name, job title, email address, and telephone numbers).

Please note the the tender will be run via our procurement portal Bravo which requires suppliers to be registered to participate, failure to register will result in the supplier not being able to participate in the sourcing event.

Pre-qualification/tender documents will be access via our electronic sourcing portal and an email will be sent containing the link to the system.

Please note that the tender is running in tandem with the OJEU notice and the tender will close on the 2 December at 10.00.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Wales and West Utilities Ltd
Town: Newport
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/10/2020