Supply Virtual Learning Environment for Coventry University

Supply Virtual Learning Environment for Coventry University

In 2008 the university changed from WebCT/Blackboard to Moodle which was hosted on our own servers.
In September 2012 we switched to an externally hosted Moodle and are looking to continue with external hosting in the years to come.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Software package and information systems

2014/S 077-133526

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Coventry University Higher Education Group
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: James Ransome
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ab5400@coventry.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.coventry.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/coventryuniversity/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: Coventry Univeristy Higher Education Group
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: James Ransome
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ab5400@coventry.ac.uk
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/coventryuniversity/aspx/home

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Coventry Univeristy Higher Education Group
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: James Ransome
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/coventryuniversity/aspx/home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Coventry Univeristy Higher Education Group
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: James Ransome
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/coventryuniversity/aspx/home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Virtual Learning Environment for Coventry University.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Coventry University has been using virtual learning environments since 1999 and now has one of the largest systems in the country.
In 2008 the university changed from WebCT/Blackboard to Moodle which was hosted on our own servers.
In September 2012 we switched to an externally hosted Moodle and are looking to continue with external hosting in the years to come.
A typical student will be enrolled on 6 or 7 Moodle courses each year and will be expected to login on a daily basis.
All students also have access to their own Mahara e-portfolio.
Five Moodle 2 instances will be required; Coventry University London Campus, Acua limited, Coventry University Services limited and two for Coventry University.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000, 72265000, 48100000, 72200000, 72000000, 72254000, 72212190, 48190000, 72261000, 72262000, 72267000, 72263000, 72260000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 350 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 7.7.2014. Completion 30.7.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PD-143b-JR
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.6.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

until: 30.7.2014
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.4.2014