Invitation To Tender for 3 Servers

Invitation To Tender for 3 Servers

Two different types of servers are required; Type A: Priority : core performance Type B: Priority: greater number of cores The order is for two type A servers and 1 type B server. The shared minimum specifications for the servers are listed within the table below.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


University of Strathclyde

Purchasing, 177 St James Road, Estates Management,

Glasgow

G4 0NT

UK

Iain McKee

+44 1415524400

iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk
http://www.strath.ac.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


University of Strathclyde

Purchasing, 177 St James Road, Estates Management,

Glasgow

G4 0NT

UK

Iain McKee

+44 1415524400

iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk
http://www.strath.ac.uk/

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


University of Strathclyde

Purchasing, 177 St James Road, Estates Management,

Glasgow

G4 0NT

UK

Iain McKee

+44 1415524400

iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk
http://www.strath.ac.uk/

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Invitation To Tender for 3 Servers

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Two different types of servers are required; Type A: Priority : core performance Type B: Priority: greater number of cores The order is for two type A servers and 1 type B server. The shared minimum specifications for the servers are listed within the table below: Memory 128GB or 4GB per core, at least 1333 MHz, DDR3 Warranty 3 year minimum, 5 year preferable Data protection Faulty hard drives should be replaced without needing to return failed disks Network card 3x 1Gb Ethernet ports Hard drives Raid 1 configuration with at least 1TB of usable storage CD/DVD drive DVD+/-RW Internal Server Management Should have some form of “Lights Out” control Support Same Day Onsite warranty Physical Size Preferably no larger than 2U Operating system No operating system For the core performance servers (type A), the processor should be equivalent to or better than: Intel® Xeon® E5-4650 The bids will be evaluated in terms of the following: – The number of cores – The speed of cores – Memory – Support / maintenance

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=257694.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=257694.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

271200 Hardware

150 … Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

UOS/1210/2013

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
18-03-2013  Time  14:00

c) Estimated award date  22-03-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=257694

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:257694)

5.2

Additional Documentation

AFRC Servers ITT

5.3

Publication date of this notice

05-03-2013