NetApp SAN Refresh and Backup Solution

NetApp SAN Refresh and Backup Solution

NHS Fife wish to refresh their existing NetApp SAN solution. An existing filer is to be decommissioned, another existing filer relocated to a different site, and a new FAS3220HA high availability filer purchased (with complete software bundle, racking kit and all necessary cables and interconnects), together with additional SATA storage both for data growth and backup using SnapVault and SnapLock technology.

NHS Fife – NetApp SAN Refresh and Backup Solution

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Fife NHS

eHealth, Unit 7, Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate,

Kirkcaldy, Fife

KY1 3NL

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1592657320

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1592653384
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


NHS Fife

eHealth, Old College, Victoria Hospital, Hayfield Road,

Kirkcaldy, Fife

KY2 5AH

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1592643355

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1592648177
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Fife NHS

eHealth, Old College, Victoria Hospital, Hayfield Road,

Kirkcaldy, Fife

KY2 5AH

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1592643355

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1592648177
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

NHS Fife – NetApp SAN Refresh & Backup Solution

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

NHS Fife wish to refresh their existing NetApp SAN solution. An existing filer is to be decommissioned, another existing filer relocated to a different site, and a new FAS3220HA high availability filer purchased (with complete software bundle, racking kit and all necessary cables and interconnects), together with additional SATA storage both for data growth and backup using SnapVault & SnapLock technology. The whole SAN solution (existing and new equipment, licences etc) needs to be co-termed for 5 years, or as far ahead as all the equipment can be supported by NetApp. Professional services should be included to cover the installation & reconfiguration work.

Optionally, NHS Fife may also wish to purchase a NetApp FAS2220 single head filer with a minimum of 1.5Tb of usable internal SATA storage, complete software bundle, racking kit and all necessary cables and interconnects, again co-termed with the other NetApp equipment.

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=253956.

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=253956.

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

140 … Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Please refer to the tender document for a breakdown of the parts and quantities required.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Contractors shall be gold, platinum or support services certified (SSC) level NetApp partners. Any responses from contractors who are not NetApp gold, platinum or SSC level partners will be rejected.

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

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  20-02-2013

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
22-02-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  28-02-2013

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=253956

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Full details of the requirements are contained in the tender document. All correspondence or conversations regarding tender queries shall be submitted via the Public Contracts Scotland portal. Answers will then be visible to all contractors. Queries submitted via any other method shall be rejected.

The closing date for receipt of responses shall be Friday 22nd February, 2013 at 12 noon. Tenders submitted after this date, by any method, shall be rejected. This includes any re-submissions due, but not limited to, human error, arithmetic error etc.

(SC Ref:253956)

5.2

Additional Documentation

NetApp SAN Refresh & Backup Solution v4 – Final
NetApp SAN Refresh & Backup Solution v4 – Final
NHS Fife – Standard Terms & Conditions

5.3

Publication date of this notice

05-02-2013