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NHS Fife – VDI Solution. NHS Fife wishes to procure a virtual desktop infrastructure solution. The initial phase will range from 500 to 1000 concurrent users, though the solution must be able to scale up to 5000 concurrent users without requiring a significant redesign.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


NHS Fife

eHealth, Lynebank Hospital, Halbeath Road,

DUNFERMLINE, Fife

KY11 4UW

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1383623623

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1383565296
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


NHS Fife

eHealth, Lynebank Hospital, Halbeath Road,

DUNFERMLINE, Fife

KY11 4UW

UK

Malcolm Fowles

+44 1383623623

mfowles@nhs.net

+44 1383565296
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


NHS Fife

eHealth, Lynebank Hospital, Halbeath Road,

DUNFERMLINE, Fife

KY11 4UW

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1383623623

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1383565296
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

NHS Fife – VDI Solution

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

NHS Fife wishes to procure a virtual desktop infrastructure solution. The initial phase will range from 500 to 1000 concurrent users, though the solution must be able to scale up to 5000 concurrent users without requiring a significant redesign.

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=290650.

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.publiccontractsscotland.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

271200 Hardware
271512 Services – Desktop Provision and Upgrade
271600 Software

140 Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

As per tender document.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Contractors must hold either the highest or second highest level of partner status with the manufacturers/suppliers/vendors of the VDI solution they are proposing.

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 03-02-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
10-02-2014  Time  17:00

c) Estimated award date 12-03-2014

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.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:290650)

5.2

Additional Documentation

VDI – Tender 1.5
VDI – Tender 1.5
GPI6 eHealth Change Management Policy_v2
NHS Fife – Standard Terms & Conditions
NHS FIFE-NoUsernameVirtual DesktopAssessment

5.3

Publication date of this notice

14-01-2014