Research Network Infrastructure Tender

Research Network Infrastructure Tender

The University of Exeter is inviting Tenders from suitably qualified and experienced IT infrastructure and installation contractors, which are able to supply the University in procuring the equipment required to achieve the objectives of the Research Network Infrastructure project.

Reference number: UOE/2013/031/JB

Deadline date:30/07/2013

This deadline is for… Pre-Qualification Questionnaire

Contract value:£100,000 – £150,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: South West University of Exeter, Streatham campus

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: University of Exeter (Procurement Services)

 

Description of the contract

The University of Exeter is inviting Tenders from suitably qualified and experienced IT infrastructure and installation contractors, which are able to supply the University in procuring the equipment required to achieve the objectives of the Research Network Infrastructure project which are thus; • Installation of a 10Gb Research Network in the Data Centre. • Installation of a 10Gb Research Network for the Core and Distribution elements of the network. • Provision of fibre and copper interfaces to connect systems, as required. • Provision of professional services to design, install and commission services as described above. Applicants will be required to register their interest for the relevant tender documents on the University of Exeter’s electronic tendering ‘In-Tend’ system (http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofexeter/asp/home.asp ) by 12:00 (Noon) on the 30th July 2013. All documents relating to this procurement will be released via the ‘In-Tend’ only. Applicants must go to http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofexeter/asp/home.asp to express an interest against the specific opportunity as stated on this Contract Notice. The procurement exercise is completely managed via this electronic system and only registering on http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofexeter/asp/home.asp will ensure that you receive all the relevant information and follow-up document. Registration is free of charge to potential contractors/suppliers.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

72700000 Computer network services

51600000 Installation services of computers and office equipment

51300000 Installation services of communications equipment

32400000 Networks

 

Additional information

Contract type: Supplies – 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: 12 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name James Benwell

Organisation name University of Exeter (Procurement Services)

Address Northcote House, The Queen’s Drive, Streatham Campus, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ

Telephone 01392 661000

Extension number:

Fax

How to apply

Applicants will be required to register their interest for the relevant tender documents on the University of Exeter’s electronic tendering ‘In-Tend’ system (http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofexeter/asp/home.asp) The procurement exercise is completely managed via this electronic system and only registering on http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofexeter/asp/home.asp will ensure that you receive all the relevant information and follow-up document. Registration is free of charge to potential contractors/suppliers.