Contract for the Supply of SAN and Server Virtualisation

Contract for the Supply of SAN and Server Virtualisation

Wyre Forest District Council is seeking proven and established providers able to supply a replacement resilient SAN and virtualised environment, along with on-going service support for a 5 year period.

United Kingdom-Kidderminster: Network servers

2014/S 072-124347

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Wyre Forest District Council
Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way
For the attention of: Jackie Reed
Worcestershire Kidderminster
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1562732132
E-mail: procurement@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0161

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Proposed Contract for the Supply of SAN and Server Virtualisation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Kidderminster.
NUTS code UKG12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Wyre Forest District Council is seeking proven and established providers able to supply a replacement resilient SAN and virtualised environment, along with on-going service support for a 5 year period. Suppliers need to display they can meet the key requirements set out below:
Reliability – The solution must provide a very high level of availability. The solution must offer good support preferably pro-active support.
Compatibility – The solution must be compatible with the council current infrastructure and meet PSN compliance.
Stability – The solution should come from a supplier well established in the storage market place and clear intention to remain in this market.
Expansion – The solution should be capable of future expansion to meet the Councils increasing storage requirements.
Value for Money – The solution should offer best value to the Council in terms of both purchase and ongoing running costs.
Management – The solution must be designed to be for centrally managed and easy to setup and maintain with minimum system downtime.
Value for Money – The solution should offer best value to the Council in both purchase and ongoing running costs.
The requirement is to replace its existing HDS AMS2300 SAN (30Tb usable) and 7 HP DL380 G6 virtual hosts in the live environment and also potentially change the HDS AMS2300 and 5 hosts at the DR site as well. Any configuration which meets the requirements/SLA’s of the Authority as set down in the forthcoming tender, is fully PSN compliant and can make significant cost saving over the preferred option will be considered. Any new environment will be required to be fully compatible with VMware 5.1/5.5 and SRM. In addition the Council is looking to replace the current Asigra backup system, this will also be included within the scope of this project.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=115901

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48821000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

(Estimated) GBP 300 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

098/04/14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.5.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

2.6.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2019 (Estimated).
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:115901).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.4.2014