Tender for IBM Power 7 Series Servers

Tender for IBM Power 7 Series Servers

Suppliers are invited to tender for the supply of the equipment detailed in the attached parts list. In addition, all hardware is to be covered by IBM hardware support contract(s) on a 5-year, 24×7, same business day (SBD) service level agreement.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


NHS Fife

eHealth, Unit 7, Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate,

Kirkcaldy, Fife

KY1 3NL

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1592657320

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1592653384
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


NHS Fife

eHealth, Unit 7, Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate,

Kirkcaldy, Fife

KY1 3NL

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1592657320

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1592653384
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


NHS Fife

eHealth, Unit 7, Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate,

Kirkcaldy, Fife

KY1 3NL

UK

Brian Faichney

+44 1592657320

brian.faichney@nhs.net

+44 1592653384
www.nhsfife.scot.nhs.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

NHS Fife – IBM Power 7 Series Servers

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Suppliers are invited to tender for the supply of the equipment detailed in the attached parts list. In addition, all hardware is to be covered by IBM hardware support contract(s) on a 5-year, 24×7, same business day (SBD) service level agreement.

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=256002.

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=256002.

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

Quantity as per the parts list document

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Suppliers should be authorised resellers for IBM Power 7 series servers and associated equipment.

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  26-02-2013

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
27-02-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  04-03-2013

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=256002

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:256002)

5.2

Additional Documentation

NHS Fife – IBM Power 7 Series Parts List
NHS Fife – Standard Terms & Conditions

5.3

Publication date of this notice

20-02-2013