Provide Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Associated Services
Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location.
United Kingdom-Leicester: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Associated Services.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. The solution must provide best value regarding storage for persistent and non-persistent desktop profiles
Please note the maximum budget for this requirement is 350 000 GBP over the 5 year contract term, therefore any submission over the budget in place will be disregarded.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services from a central location to our Libraries, Customers Services Centre(s) and Kiosks.
The potential supplier will therefore have proven experience of delivering such solutions that are secure, with sessions wiped clean of data after each and every use by a member of the public.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Initial term of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1+1 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
The Authority will consider a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure based on Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) or a more conventional platform.
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
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Leicester City Council offices.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-201789-PRO-10803129.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: