Computer Hardware Tender – Gateshead

Computer Hardware Tender – Gateshead

Gateshead Council intends to implement a Framework with multiple suitably qualified and experienced suppliers.

United Kingdom-Gateshead: Computer equipment and supplies

2020/S 133-328055

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Borough Council of Gateshead
Town: Gateshead
NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Hannah Millar
E-mail: hannahmillar@gateshead.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1914335985
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nepo.org

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework for the Provision of Hardware for Schools

Reference number: DN486648

II.1.2)Main CPV code

30200000 Computer equipment and supplies

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Gateshead Council (the Council) intends to implement a framework with multiple suitably qualified and experienced suppliers. The aim of this framework is to procure and maintain computer hardware (under equipment warranty and other hardware maintenance arrangements, as appropriate).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Gateshead Council (the Council) intends to implement a framework with multiple suitably qualified and experienced suppliers. The aim of this framework is to procure and maintain computer hardware (under equipment warranty and other hardware maintenance arrangements, as appropriate) for the Council’s School ICT support (SIS) service and to customers of the SIS service. Customers include schools located both in the borough of Gateshead and out of borough, for both maintained and Academy Schools.

This framework will cover:

(a) outright purchase of desktops, laptops and server equipment with 3 year or 5 year warranty;

(b) operating lease (or alternative financing option if available and commercially more viable) for desktops, laptops and server equipment for 3 years which will include a 3-year warranty.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This contract has options to extend for a further 2 x 12-month periods.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 3
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: 17/08/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/08/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

36 or 60 months, depending on whether options are taken up.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Borough Council of Gateshead
Town: Gateshead
Postal code: NE8 1HH
Country: 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:

09/07/2020