Supply of Data Centre Management Equipment and Infrastructure

Supply of Data Centre Management Equipment and Infrastructure

NEUPC is looking to establish a Framework Agreement which is for the provision of data centre management equipment and infrastructure products and related services.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Uninterruptible power supplies

2019/S 200-485459

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NEUPC Ltd
Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Leeds
LS1 5QX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Eagleton
Telephone: +44 1134871750
E-mail: p.eagleton@neupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/

I.1)Name and addresses

APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges)
APUC Limited, Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen
Stirling
FK8 2DZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314428930
E-mail: enquiries@apuc-scot.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

HEPCW (Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales)
8th Floor, 30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920874016
E-mail: h.allaway@wales.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

LUPC (London Universities Purchasing Consortium)
Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road
London
W1T 7NZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073072760
E-mail: enquiries@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

NWUPC (North West Universities Purchasing Consortium)
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Manchester
M1 3HZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612348000
E-mail: sarah.dye@manchester.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

SUPC (Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium)
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road
Reading
RG6 6BZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189357081
E-mail: supc@reading.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.supc.ac.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Crescent Purchasing Ltd (CP Ltd)
Procurement House, Unit 23, Leslie Hough Way
Salford
M6 6AJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8000662188
E-mail: helpdesk@thecpc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Uninterruptible-power-supplies./9J4X5XVK77
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Uninterruptible-power-supplies./9J4X5XVK77
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

HE Framework for Supply, Installation and Management of Data Centre Management Equipment and Infrastructure (2019)

Reference number: ITS2005 NE

II.1.2)Main CPV code

31154000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

NEUPC is looking to establish a framework agreement which is for the provision of data centre management equipment and infrastructure products and related services. NEUPC intends to award up-to the 7 top ranked bidders to the framework, see the ITT document for full details. The purpose of the framework agreement is to provide Institutions and participating Consortia members with a framework for the supply, installation and management of data centre management equipment and infrastructure plus related design and consultancy. Products in scope include a range of data centre management equipment and infrastructure including but not limited to Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS), cooling equipment, generators, gas and fire suppression systems, power distribution units (PDU’s), blanking panels, caging. Any or all elements of the supply, Installation, and management of data centre equipment and infrastructure may be bought via the framework. See ITT.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

31156000
31174000
31682510
31120000
50532300
51111200
31161200
42500000
45331230
42512000
45317300
50532400
51112000
31625100
35111500
44482000
45343210
51700000
72220000
72514100
39151100
44175000
71311300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Products and services in scope — installation, maintenance, and management of Data Centre Management equipment and Infrastructure, removal and recycling of Data Centre Management equipment and Infrastructure. Data Centre related design and consultancy services. Data Centre Equipment and Infrastructure includes UPS, energy management systems and monitoring, PDUs, MDUs, HVAC systems, cooling equipment, generators, gas and fire suppression systems, racking, panels, cable drums, composite data centre wall panels, enclosures, raised flooring, conduits, Server lifters, tile lifters (see ITT for more details). The framework will be made available to all members of participating consortia: their respective memberships (found by following the relevant links) are:

http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

https://www.supc.ac.uk/about-us/our-members/our-members

http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/members/

http://www.lupc.ac.uk/member-list and https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/

The framework will be for an initial period of 2 years, with the option for 2 further extension periods of 12 months each to a total period of 4 years.This agreement will be open to members and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015. It is possible that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding and (ERDF/ESF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants. North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) is one of six UK Higher Education purchasing consortia established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements designed to maximise third party expenditure within the higher education sector. Membership of the consortia may be subject to change due to strategic realignment or the inclusion of new members. This agreement will be open to members and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Management and technical / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Marketing / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Supply and delivery, installation / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Project management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Warranty and support / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Scenario question / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion – Name: Price equipment appendix / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion – Name: Framework rate card / Weighting: 50
Cost criterion – Name: Pricing schedule for scenario / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion – Name: Note the overall quality price split is 70 % quality/30 % price / Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend the contract for up-to 2 periods of 12 months each. The maximum contract length is 48 months.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Call offs may involve the use of EU or Research grant funding including but not limited to ERDF or ESIF funding

II.2.14)Additional information

The procurement will be conducted via the delta e-sourcing portal on the notice link. Under no circumstances shall NEUPC incur any liability in respect of this ITT or any supporting documentation. NEUPC reserves the right to not proceed to contract, or to cancel the tender and will incur no liability in doing so. NEUPC envisage awarding a maximum of seven (top ranked) suppliers to the framework.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Refer to invitation to tender.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 14/11/2019
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/11/2019
Local time: 16:01
Place:

Leeds.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Uninterruptible-power-supplies./9J4X5XVK77

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9J4X5XVK77

GO Reference: GO-20191011-PRO-15467659

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NEUPC Ltd
Phoenix House, 3 South Parade
Leeds
LS1 5QX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1134871750
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/10/2019