Cloud Migration Framework for Northumbrian Water

Cloud Migration Framework for Northumbrian Water

NWL wish to appoint cloud migration partners to move their existing on-premise estate to Public Cloud.

United Kingdom-Durham: Information technology services

2019/S 061-142617

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Northumbrian Water Ltd
02366703
Northumbrian Water Ltd, Boldon House, Wheatlands Way, Pity Me
Durham
DH1 5FA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Northumbrian Water Ltd
Telephone: +44 1913015429
E-mail: philip.carvel@nwl.co.uk
NUTS code: UKCInternet address(es):Main address: www.nwl.co.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://s1.ariba.com
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

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Cloud Migration Framework

Reference number: NW2090

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72222300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NWL wish to appoint cloud migration partners to move their existing on-premise estate to Public Cloud. The transformed estate is referred to as the Future Mode of Operation (FMO). Having already appointed public cloud vendors (Microsoft Azure and Oracle Public Cloud), NWL wish to set up a framework of 2 Migration Partners for Microsoft Azure and 3 Migration Partners for Oracle Public Cloud.

NWL envisage cloud migration to be an incremental “wave” approach delivering early value, whilst being prepared to change along the way according to prevailing business benefits, technical complexities and new cloud features.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Microsoft Azure

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72222300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Migration of applications to the Microsoft Azure Public Cloud.

Any party interested in bidding on this requirement is invited to join a Webex where the NWL team will talk through the requirements for this tender. Please see below for details:

NWG Corporate Conference is inviting you to this Webex meeting:

NWG Cloud Migration Partner Framework

3 April, 13:00 | 1:30

London (Western European Summer Time, GMT+01:00)

Host: NWG Corporate Conference

When it’s time, join the meeting from here:

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/meetings/join?uuid=M0FWLC7EHV466F3SWB5L7FI03W-1U5D

Access Information

Where: Webex Online

Meeting number: 235 723 596

Meeting password: This meeting does not require a password.

Audio Connection

+44-203-478-5289 UK Domestic Toll

Access code: 235 723 596

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Team Capabilities / Weighting: 8
Quality criterion – Name: Migration Plan / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Migration / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Operating Model Fulfilment / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Hybrid Cloud Integration / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Migration Approaches / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: Partner Integration / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Risks and Assumptions / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: Presentation (shortlisted bidders) / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of any contract(s) resulting from this procurement will be 24 months from the contract start date.

The length of the contract may be extended by negotiation with the supplier for a further 24 months and a further 24 months beyond that. The maximum term of this contract is therefore 6 years.

Estimated contract value is given over the maximum contract term of 6 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 2
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The two highest scoring bidders, in accordance with the award criteria given above, will be awarded a place on the framework.

In addition, the highest scoring bidder will be awarded the initial wave of applications to be migrated.

Ongoing work under this framework will be subject to mini-competition between the 2 parties on the framework.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Oracle Public Cloud

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72222300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Migration of Applications to the Oracle Public Cloud

Any party interested in bidding on this requirement is invited to join a Webex where the NWL team will talk through the requirements for this tender. Please see below for details:

NWG Corporate Conference is inviting you to this Webex meeting:

NWG Cloud Migration Partner Framework

3 April, 13:00 | 1:30

London (Western European Summer Time, GMT+01:00)

Host: NWG Corporate Conference

When it’s time, join the meeting from here:

https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/meetings/join?uuid=M0FWLC7EHV466F3SWB5L7FI03W-1U5D

Access Information

Where: Webex Online

Meeting number: 235 723 596

Meeting password: This meeting does not require a password.

Audio Connection

+44-203-478-5289 UK Domestic Toll

Access code: 235 723 596

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Team capabilities / Weighting: 8
Quality criterion – Name: Migration plan / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Technical migration / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Operating model fulfilment / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Hybrid Cloud Integration / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Migration approaches / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: Partner integration / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Risks and assumptions / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: Presentation (shortlisted bidders) / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The period of any contract(s) resulting from this procurement will be 24 months from the contract start date.

The length of the contract may be extended by negotiation with the supplier for a further 24 months and a further 24 months beyond that. The maximum term of this contract is therefore 6 years.

Estimated contract value is given over the maximum contract term of 6 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The three highest scoring bidders, in accordance with the award criteria given above, will be awarded a place on the framework.

In addition, the highest scoring bidder will be awarded the initial wave of applications to be migrated.

Ongoing work under this framework will be subject to mini-competition between the three parties on the framework.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

List and brief description of conditions:

There is a requirement within the PQQ documents to evidence some industry recognised partnership with the relevant Public Cloud Vendors

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
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

None

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

Payment terms are 45 days from receipt of invoice.

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

None Specified.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 10/04/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Applicants are asked to note that this procurement process will be conduced electronically with all documents and communication being managed through the Northumbrian Water e-Sourcing Spend Management portalcalled “Ariba”.

Expressions of interest must be sent to the e-mail address philip.carvel@nwl.co.uk before the deadline date of the 10.4.2019. Once expression of interest has been received that contains the details below, applicants will be given access to the Ariba portal within 48 hours of the request. This portal will contain all the tender documents associated with this procurement that are available at the time. An email link will also be provided to the email address you provide to access the portal. The deadline for return of the completed PQQ is the 24.4.2019 at 12:00 noon.

When sending expression of interest, applicants must provide the following information:

1) Full company name;

2) Main contact details of the person who will be given access to the Ariba portal — name, job title, E mail address and telephone number.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

TBC
TBC
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/03/2019