Requirement for Electronic Backup and Data Retrieval Services

Requirement for Electronic Backup and Data Retrieval Services

Provision of Broadband Services for the period of the contract (4 Years) to enable remote daily backup of virus checkers and system upgrades/patches. 1.2 Provision of off-site electronic backup and data retrieval facility for the period of the contract to meet the requirement for disaster recovery.

 

RM4500 SB2955 Provision of ICT Solution

Reference number:RM4500 SB2955

Deadline date:29/09/2014

This deadline is for…The Request for Information Response Date. Please see ‘How to apply instructions to suppliers’ for more information.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:CCS – Crown Commercial Services

Description of the contract

1.1 Provision of Broadband Services for the period of the contract (4 Years) to enable remote daily backup of virus checkers and system upgrades/patches. 1.2 Provision of off-site electronic backup and data retrieval facility for the period of the contract to meet the requirement for disaster recovery of vital airworthiness information. 1.3 Provision of technical Telephone Helpline facilities during normal unit business hours (07:00 to 18:00) for the period of the contract. 1.4 Provision of Ad-Hoc On-site support for the period of the contract on an as and when required basis. Where on-site support is required this is required to be provided within 2 working days. 1.5 Provision of repair or replacement of hardware for the period of the contract. Please see attached document for full description.

 

Classification of the contract

72000000IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:48 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameMatthew Fowler

Organisation nameCCS – Crown Commercial Services

AddressRoom 2Y92 Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone01633 811600

Extension number:

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How to apply

Potential Providers must first be registered on the Crown Commercial Service e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so at the Invitation to Tender stage. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest for the Insert Title This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@CCS.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement RM4500 SB2955 ICT Solution and the RM4500 SB2955. • the name of the registered supplier; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will then process this email and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Invitation to Tender will be issued by close of play on 23/09/2014 and therefore suppliers can register on the e-Sourcing Suite between the issue date of this Contracts Finder advert and the deadline date. The deadline date for submission of proposals will be 29/09/2014. It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: supplier@CCS.gsi.gov.uk