Data Centre Tender Transport for London

Data Centre Tender Transport for London

The intention is for this procurement to provide resilient control capability hosted in two existing high quality data centres and the primary and disaster recovery operator user interfaces in two separate TfL central London facilities.

UK-London: Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages

2013/S 112-191026

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for London (Information and Communications Technology)
Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria St.
Contact point(s): Transport for London, Commercial ICT
For the attention of: Liz Stovell
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: lizstovell@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://tfl.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps

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

Other: Public Transport
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:

London Street Tunnels Operation Centre (LSTOC).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
NUTS code UKI

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)

Currently the London Street Tunnels Operation Centre (LSTOC) consists of various unconnected systems that are operated collectively to ensure the safe and reliable operation of 12 tunnels and the traffic systems on 90km of associated roads. The current operator arrangements are inefficient to use, lack some important functionality and are not scalable. TfL is seeking improvements to the capability and reliability of the Disaster Recovery provision. The aim is to procure a new fully integrated and resilient multi operator interface hardware and software solution that connects to, monitors and controls the existing sub-systems and/or end-point devices in the field via a newly established dedicated and secure TfL intranet. The intention is for this procurement to provide resilient control capability hosted in two existing high quality data centres and the primary and disaster recovery operator user interfaces in two separate TfL central London facilities.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30000000, 30230000, 30200000, 48000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.7.2014. Completion 1.7.2019

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

Section IV: Procedure

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

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:

ITC11374
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

12.7.2013 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

The London Streets Tunnels Operations Centre (LSTOC) contract term is for 5 years with extension options of up to 5 years. Total possible contract length is 10 years.
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:7.6.2013