Supply of Storage Area Network Equipment

Supply of Storage Area Network Equipment

Suppliers are invited to propose a SAN Solution based on HP Lefthand Technology to integrate with an existing LeftHand implementation.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Clackmannanshire Council

Greenfield House, Mar Street,

Alloa

FK10 2AD

UK

Governance Manager

+44 1259452017

+44 1259452021
http://www.clacksweb.org.uk/

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

Supply of Storage Area Network equipment

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Suppliers are invited to propose a SAN Solution based on HP Lefthand Technology to integrate with an existing LeftHand implementation.

The solution will primarily be used to support virtual environments on HP C7000 blade chassis infrastructure.

Requirements

Hardware

HP Lefthand P4000 Family.

Storage capacity in range of 14.4 TB (before RAID striping). SAS should be considered as the primary disk technology. Alternatives solutions may be considered.

iSCSI Connectivity.

The proposed solution should provide options for a resilient solution for Clackmannanshire Council which maintains optimum disk capacity and performance.

Suppliers should describe how the proposed systems can provide resilience.

Suppliers should make explicit where appropriate how many units are required for a resilient solution.

Suppliers should also describe functionality provided for backup, mirroring, snapshots etc.

Software

All software and licences to allow copy, mirroring, virtualised storage, VSA connectivity, etc.

Maintenance and Warranty

Software Maintenance: 3 years.

Warranty: 3 years onsite repair.

Options

Upgrade options and added value solutions to be proposed.

Qty Part Number Description

1 BQ888B HP P4500 G2 14.4TB SAS Virt SAN

+SUPPORT OPTION

1 UU995E HP 3y Supp Plus 24 P4500 G2 SAN Soln SVC

SWITCH

1 J9145A HP 2910-24G al Switch

1 J9145A ACC United Kingdom – English localization

2 J9283B HP X242 10G SFP+ SFP+ 3m DAC Cable

1 J9008A HP 2-port 10GbE SFP+ al Module

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=256145.

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=256145.

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

140 … Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

As per detailed description

Suppliers are invited to propose upgrade options and added value solutions.

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

2/6/1202

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  08-03-2013

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
11-03-2013  Time  17:00

c) Estimated award date  15-03-2013

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=256145

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Any solution provided must be compatible with the ICT environment described in the document attached. See 2013 02 08 Clacks ICT Environment v 0.3 short.doc

(SC Ref:256145)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Clackmannanshire Council IT Infrastructure
T&C Goods

5.3

Publication date of this notice

27-02-2013