Supply of Software Virtualisation Consultancy

Supply of Software Virtualisation Consultancy

The provision of specialist technical consultancy to design and establish a virtualised server infrastructure capable of accommodating approximately twenty four standalone servers and their associated applications.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue,

Carmarthen

SA31 1SP

UK

Head of Procurement

+44 3706060699

procurement@mawwfire.gov.uk

+44 1267220562
http://www.mawwfire.gov.uk
www.sell2wales.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

ICT, Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue,

Carmarthen

SA31 1SP

UK

Mr Nigel Williams (Head of ICT)

+44 1267226855

n.williams@mawwfire.gov.uk

+44 1267220562
http://www.mawwfire.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Supply of Software Virtualisation Consultancy

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The provision of specialist technical consultancy to design and establish a virtualised server infrastructure capable of accommodating approximately twenty four standalone servers and their associated applications.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=6033.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

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.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

48800000 Information systems and servers
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

1000 WALES
1010 West Wales and The Valleys
1011 Isle of Anglesey
1012 Gwynedd
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1017 Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1018 Swansea
1020 East Wales
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham
1024 Powys

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The provision of software server virtualisation design and commissioning expertise. All related hardware and software will be procured separately and via established procurement frameworks.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Participating organisations must possess the relevant Microsoft Partner Accreditation.

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

ICT 2014-1

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 04-04-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
07-04-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 18-04-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:6033)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Virtual Spec V3

5.3

Publication date of this notice

05-03-2014