Telecommunications Tender – Jisc and Janet Telephony DPS Contract Notice

Telecommunications Tender – Jisc and Janet Telephony DPS Contract Notice

We would like to make cost savings and provide enhanced functionality and flexibility for our staff. Certain telephony suppliers have partnered with Janet to provide SIP trunks via the Janet network.

United Kingdom-Didcot: Telephone and data transmission services

2013/S 230-398849

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Jisc Collections and Janet Limited
Lumen House, Library Avenue
Contact point(s): Procurement Co-ordinator
OX11 0SG Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1235822341
E-mail: procurement@ja.net
Fax: +44 1235822286

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.ja.net

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Jisc and Janet Telephony DPS Contract Notice.
II.2)Type of contract

Works
II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

Jisc, and Jisc Collections and Janet Limited, are parent and subsidiary organisations which employ c300 staff across seven core sites in the UK with a number of mobile and remote staff. Our current office telephone system is provided and supported by Voicenet Solutions Limited, with mobile telephony and data services being predominantly provided and supported by Vodafone. We would like to make cost savings and provide enhanced functionality and flexibility for our staff. Certain telephony suppliers have partnered with Janet to provide SIP trunks via the Janet network. We are therefore running a mini competition via the Janet Telephony Purchasing System.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64210000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

A 3 year contract, with the option to extend by a further 2 years, to include: 1. Supply of a fully managed integrated platform for fixed line voice via SIP technologies. This should include the transfer of our existing DDI ranges to the new service. 2. Connection to a reliable and stable network with guarantees that quality of service will be maintained for all telephone calls at all times 3. A combined monthly bill that is accurate, clear and easy to understand and on a single invoice 4. Access to our account 24/7 365 days a year.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 175 000 and 200 000 GBP

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 97-165694 of 22.5.2013

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

10.12.2013 – 12:00
IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

This notice is issued under the Janet Telephony Purchasing Service (JTPS). Jisc and Jisc Collections and Janet Limited will be running a mini competition for its telephony services via the JTPS and any suppliers wishing to join the JTPS have until the date given in IV.2.3 to submit a response to the indicative tender which can be found on the Janet DPS portal at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/janet

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice:25.11.2013