Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Tender

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Tender

To provide a data and systems restore Service as a part of our disaster recovery plan.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Disaster recovery services

2020/S 175-423968

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Technology Procurement Team
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Telephone: +44 1162944163
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.espo.org/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=ff4447cd-93d1-ea11-8104-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=ff4447cd-93d1-ea11-8104-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Local authority services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

FCTRFQ07/20-01 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

 

Reference number: FCTRFQ07/20-01

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72251000 Disaster recovery services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

ESPO are seeking to appoint a supplier to provide a data and systems restore Service as a part of our disaster recovery plan. We currently back up our servers on a varying schedule. Those comprising our IBMi ecosystem are backed up to tape, and our Wintel estate to an on-site appliance with a synchronised cloud copy. The tapes are currently stored off-site on rotation. In the event of a disaster, we require a supplier to provide a suitable infrastructure onto which we can restore our critical business servers, applications and data.

To tender:

(a) go to www.eastmidstenders.org;

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity ‘FCTRFQ07/20-01 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity’;

(d) express an interest;

(e) download the tender from the website.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212710 Backup or recovery software development services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

ESPO are seeking to appoint a Supplier to provide a data and systems restore service as a part of our disaster recovery plan. We currently back up our servers on a varying schedule. Those comprising our IBMi ecosystem are backed up to tape, and our Wintel estate to an on-site appliance with a synchronised cloud copy. The tapes are currently stored off-site on rotation. In the event of a disaster, we require a Supplier to provide a suitable infrastructure onto which we can restore our critical business servers, applications and data.

To tender:

(a) go to www.eastmidstenders.org;

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity ‘FCTRFQ07/20-01 disaster recovery and business continuity’;

(d) express an interest;

(e) download the tender from the website.

 

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: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/12/2021
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:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 12 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

 

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 145-358163

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/10/2020
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/10/2020
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

Official name: The Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Information on deadlines(s) for review procedures can be found in Part 3, Chapter 6 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

 

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/09/2020