Server and Hardware Maintenance Contract

Server and Hardware Maintenance Contract

The University of Aberdeen has mixture of HP, Dell, SUN and other manufacturer hardware. All production hardware within the University is either covered by initial manufacturers’ support or is subject to support from a 3rd Party when the initial warranty period has expired.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


University of Aberdeen

IT Services, Edward Wright Building, Dunbar Street,

Aberdeen

AB24 3QY

UK

Martin Fraser

+44 1224437274
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/dit

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Server and Hardware Maintenance Contract

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The University of Aberdeen has mixture of HP, Dell, SUN and other manufacturer hardware. All production hardware within the University is either covered by initial manufacturers’ support or is subject to support from a 3rd Party when the initial warranty period has expired.

The University wishes to appoint a 3rd party to to provide hardware warranty support for the equipment as specified in Appendix 1.

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=266034.

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=266034.

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
271300 Maintenance
271500 Services

0130 … Aberdeen & North-East

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

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  03-06-2013

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
05-06-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  19-06-2013

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=266034

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:266034)

5.2

Additional Documentation

1. Instructions To Tenderers
2. Tender Specification
3. Form of Tender_Certificate of Tender
4. Suppliers Financial Questionnaire
Appendix 1 – Costings
Appendix 2 – Scoring Sheet
Appendix 3 – Server Maintenance analysis

5.3

Publication date of this notice

22-05-2013