Crescent Purchasing Consortium Software Licenses Framework

Crescent Purchasing Consortium Software Licenses Framework

This is a re-tender of the current Software Licenses – Academies and Schools framework which was originally tendered for at the beginning of 2014 and launched to CPC members in July 2014.

United Kingdom-Salford: Software package and information systems

2018/S 085-191274

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)
Technology House, Lissadel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619740958
E-mail: k.lucano@thecpc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Education
Technology House
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
E-mail: k.lucano@thecpc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)
Technology House, Lissadel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619740958
E-mail: k.lucano@thecpc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKD3Internet address(es):Main address: www.thecpc.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Software Licenses and Associated Services for Academies and Schools

Reference number: CA4817 – CPC/KL/01/2018

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

This is a re-tender of the current Software Licenses — Academies and Schools framework which was originally tendered for at the beginning of 2014 and launched to CPC members in July 2014. The new Framework will be available to all Schools and Academies who are CPC members https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/members/regions.php

The new Framework will be split into 4 lots and will run for an initial duration of 2 years with the option to extend by 2 possible 1 year extensions. CPC Membership is open to the entire Education Sector, details of which are available here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-information-about-schools

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 4
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Microsoft

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48900000
48317000
48316000
48310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including but not limited to the initial supply and renewal of a range of Microsoft licensing types. This lot also covers additional services associated with Microsoft licensing including but not limited to the identification of types of licenses required, providing ongoing advice, through to deployment of the licenses and ongoing support and guidance to ensure members have the correct licensing solution for their institution.

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

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 24 initial month(s) and option to extend 2 x 12 month(s)

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:

Adobe

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48900000
48316000
48310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including but not limited to the initial supply and renewal of a range of Adobe licensing types. This lot also covers additional services associated with Adobe licensing including but not limited to the identification of types of licenses required, providing ongoing advice, through to deployment of the licenses and ongoing support and guidance to ensure members have the correct licensing solution for their institution.

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

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 24 initial month(s) and option to extend 2 x 12 month(s)

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:

Other off the Shelf Software

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48900000
48730000
48521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including but not limited to the initial supply and renewal of a range of other off the Shelf Software ranging from security, antivirus and backup software through to music / film editing software and speech recognition software. This lot also covers additional services associated with software licensing including but not limited to the identification of types of licenses required, providing ongoing advice, through to deployment of the licenses and ongoing support and guidance to ensure members have the correct licensing solution for their institution.

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

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 24 initial month(s) and option to extend 2 x 12 month(s)

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:

One Stop Shop

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000
48900000
48317000
48316000
48310000
48730000
48521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderers that are successful in Lots 1, 2 and 3 will be awarded a place on this lot.

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

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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:

48 month(s) from the commencement date, with 24 initial month(s) and option to extend 2 x 12 month(s)

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Stated in procurement documents.

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: 32
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: 05/06/2018
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: 05/06/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Technology House, Lissasdel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8000662188
E-mail: contracting@thecpc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Technology House, Lissasdel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8000662188
E-mail: contracting@thecpc.ac.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of a 10 calendar days standstill period at the point that information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contract Regulations 2015, provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm, by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Technology House, Lissasdel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8000662188
E-mail: contracting@thecpc.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/05/2018