Data Centre Maintenance Services – 2014

Data Centre Maintenance Services – 2014

Statutory Compliance, Remedial and Reactive Works for University of Hertfordshire Data Centres and Comms Rooms.

United Kingdom-Hatfield: Repair and maintenance of plant

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Hertfordshire
Procurement Department, College Lane, Herts
For the attention of: Andrew Aldridge
AL10 9AB Hatfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1707284090
E-mail: a.j.aldridge@herts.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1707284907

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhertfordshire

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Data Centre Maintenance Services – 2014.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hatfield, Herts.

NUTS code UKH23

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)

Statutory Compliance, Remedial and Reactive Works for University of Hertfordshire Data Centres and Comms Rooms.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45259000, 50000000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract will initially run for up to three years with possible extensions for two further one year periods. The maximum duration of the contract therefore is 5 years.
The contract will include annual reviews and an associated break clause which would be applied if performance has not met the required standards during that year.
The annual value of the contract is estimated at eighty thousand pounds sterling.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.1.2015. Completion 31.12.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See III.2.1 below.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See III.2.1 below.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See III.2.1 below.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the various pre-qualification questionnaires available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhertfordshire. You should click on the Current Tenders link where you can view the project details and if the tender is of further interest, express an interest and register your organisation with our e-tendering system. Once your registration has been accepted, and you have received your login details by email, you can login to view and download the pre qualification questionnaires by clicking on the My Tenders section of the website. After responses have been prepared they should be uploaded and submitted via the In-Tend e-tendering portal only. For the avoidance of doubt, it is absolutely essential that you provide ALL information requested.

Please note: If you have already registered on the University of Hertfordshire e-tendering portal there is no need to re-register. Simply login using your existing details.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See III.2.1 above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See III.2.1 above.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See III.2.1 above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See III.2.1 above.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

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 number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Scoring analysis of responses received to the pqq stage.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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:

AA/14002

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 2.6.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.6.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

4.7.2014

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: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Prospective tenders must complete and return pre-qualification questionnaires, the link to which can be found at paragraph III.2.1 above. An e-mail asking to be added to the tender list is not acceptable.
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:

25.4.2014