Computer Network Replacement Tender Birmingham Airport
To implement a replacement network across the Birmingham Airport campus to an existing design.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Networks
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name and addresses
NUTS code: UKG31Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/media/4083/instructions-for-pqq-registration.pdf
Section II: Object
Replacement of the Computer Network at Birmingham Airport.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
To implement a replacement network across the Birmingham Airport campus to an existing design and supply the required equipment.
The scope of the project is current network elements including physical equipment and logical elements such as protocols, languages, network management tools, etc.
The aims of the Project are:
— A more resilient network.
— Replace end of life equipment.
— More flexible network and ability to be easily expanded to accommodate future development needs of the Airport, providing a minimum day-1 spare capacity of 25 %.
— More Secure network.
— Reduced unused network socket connectivity.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Airport’s requirement encompasses the following:
— Supply of Cisco Network Hardware.
— Installation Services.
— Install replacement data network equipment responsible for processing of critical operational systems.
— Sustainable decommissioning of ‘end of life’ data network equipment.
— Network Configuration Services.
— Testing Services.
— Documentation Services.
— Quality Management.
— Implementation Records.
— Support Documentation.
— Technical Process Design and Training.
— Liaison with Third Party Organisations appointed by the Airport to support the delivery of the project.
— Project Management.
— Quality Assurance.
— Technical Design Authority.
The current network comprises of 61 communications rooms, including dual resilient cores. Approximately 7 000 copper network ports are currently deployed.
Tenders are requested for outright purchase only.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Airport reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise at any point and will not be liable for expenses and costs incurred by organisations in respect of the preparation of submissions of expressions of interest.
As a general point, the Airport will not be liable for costs and expenses incurred by organisations in respect of this procurement process.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
The minimum technical requirements are:
Cisco Gold Partner status;
Cisco Systems Integrator, capable of both supplying and integrating the portfolio of Cisco Systems.
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: