Driving Standards Agency ICT Business Change to SIAM and Towers

Driving Standards Agency ICT Business Change to SIAM and Towers

The new services will operate within a multi sourced ICT service towers environment, in line with government best practice guidance (including ITIL, Prince2, MSP, etc.). Supplier Event.

UK-Nottingham: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2013/S 122-209374

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Driving Standards Agency
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
For the attention of: Carolyn Peacock
NG1 6LP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dsaictbusinesschange@dsa.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.gov.uk/dsa

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Other: 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.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

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

Driving Standards Agency (DSA) ICT Business Change to SIAM and Towers
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport. It is looking to replace its existing ICT service management arrangement, where DSA ICT requirements are currently provided by one supplier, with service towers overlaid with a Service Integration and Management (SIAM) layer. The component service towers will include: SIAM, Applications (Maintenance, Support and Development; system integration and hosting); End User Computing; Hosting, Networking and Telecommunications (PSN Connectivity and PSN Services).
The new services will operate within a multi sourced ICT service towers environment, in line with government best practice guidance (including ITIL, Prince2, MSP, etc.).
The SIAM service may include, for example: system integration of the full end to end service, service desk and service management.
The Applications Maintenance & Support service may include, for example: support and maintenance services for bespoke and commercial off the shelf DSA business applications.
The End-User Computing service may include, for example: provision and support of end-user devices, including installation of core business software and operating system.
The Hosting service may include, for example: secure hosting of DSA supported business applications, up to IL3; secure, scalable storage; backup and restore; virtualisation tools and/or system emulation; business continuity and disaster recovery.
The Networking service may include, for example: Driving Test Centre WAN, Administrative Office WAN, and telephony maintenance via PSN frameworks.
The current contract for ICT services expires on 31.12.2014. All service tower contracts must be available to be awarded by April 2014 to allow for transition and ensure continuity of service on 1.1.2015.
Estimated total costs excluding VAT over 5 years is GBP 80 000 000.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

DSA plans to hold an event for those organisations interested in providing these services. When information becomes available it will be provided in the following DSA website http://assets.dft.gov.uk/dsa/business-change.zip

Please register your interest by contacting Carolyn Peacock via email at DSAICTBusinessChange@dsa.gsi.gov.uk

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=62691315

GO Reference: GO-2013624-PRO-4900933

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.6.2013