Managed Network Service for Wireless, Network and Cabling

Managed Network Service for Wireless, Network and Cabling

The University of Birmingham wishes to procure a Managed Network Service.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Networks

2018/S 133-302939

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Thomas Hasson
NUTS code: UKG31
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Tender for the Supply of equipment and Managed Network Service for Wireless, Network and Cabling

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The University wishes to procure a Managed Network Service (MNS), to form a strategic partnership with a trusted integrator and have the ability to purchase associated software/hardware, cabling, fibre optic cabling and associated professional services that will provide support and management for the components specified in the Schedule of Equipment (and beyond) attached to this document as Appendix B. The contract will also include the ability to purchase any Data Centre specific items or services.

The solution must take in account the current environment.

The service must be easy to implement and have a minimal impact on staff resource from a daily management perspective.

The solution must be cost effective and must be able to support the University’s requirements.

UOB is looking to award a contract for an initial period of 3 years, with an option to extend for an additional period of 1 plus, 1 plus, 1 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Birmingham



West Midlands

United Kingdom

B15 2TT

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 39 %
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 1 %
Price – Weighting: 60 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Further periods of 1 year plus 1 year plus one year will be applied at the discretion of the University of Birmingham

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

— Optional Scenarios:

a) Optional Scenario 1 – An MNS operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (including bank holidays);

b) Optional Scenario 2 – An MNS operating between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, Monday to Saturday (including bank holidays).

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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

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

Date: 07/08/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 14/08/2018

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 72 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: