ICT Infrastructure Tender – North Star Housing Group
To include server, storage and backup , data centre, cloud and internet provisions.
United Kingdom-Thornaby: Infrastructure works consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Endeavour House
NUTS code: UKC11
Postal code: TS17 6QN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kerry Hunter
Telephone: +44 1642796327
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA30788
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
This tender is for a high level solution to provide North Star with:
— server, storage and backup
— data centre, cloud and internet provisions
— network security
— hosting and support of telecommunications
— professional services
— third line support.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
North Star needs to update it’s IT infrastructure to ensure that it has a reliable, robust and scalable platforms which will meet increased technology demands from the business and which will support it’s business transformation and digital strategies.
In the short term, the solution will require the capacity and resilience to reliably continue the delivery of the applications to all office based and mobile workers and support digital services which are delivered to customers.
In the medium to long term, it is likely that as the business application portfolio is reviewed and renewed, applications which are currently hosted may move to cloud, e.g. SaaS
North Star is looking to appoint one single supplier to provide and support the full scope of requirements as defined in the TSoR, including core infrastructure, end-user device provisioning (e.g. thin client server farm and associated storage), connectivity and security. This shall include hosting or provision of the telephony services including SIP trunks.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Up to an additional 4 years.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Ability to demonstrate a high level of expertise and knowledge in all areas of the brief.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: