Tender for High Performance Computing Cluster

Tender for High Performance Computing Cluster

Supplying of New High Performance Computing Cluster, use for multidisciplinary scientific research and the cluster must be capable of handling varying HPC requirements:from hydrodynamic modelling of the ocean and atmospheric system to Bioinformatic models/analysis.

Acquisition of New High Performance Computing Cluster

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Scottish Association for Marine Science (‘SAMS’)

Finance, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban,

Argyll

PA37 1QA

UK

Liz Campbell

+44 1631559000

tenders@sams.ac.uk

+44 1631559001
http://www.sams.ac.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Scottish Association for Marine Science (‘SAMS’)

Finance, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban,

Argyll

PA37 1QA

UK

Liz Campbell

+44 1631559000

tenders@sams.ac.uk

+44 1631559001
http://www.sams.ac.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Scottish Association for Marine Science (‘SAMS’)

Finance, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban,

Argyll

PA37 1QA

UK

Liz Campbell

+44 1631559000

tenders@sams.ac.uk

+44 1631559001
http://www.sams.ac.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Acquisition of New High Performance Computing Cluster

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Supplying of New High Performance Computing Cluster, use for multidisciplinary scientific research and the cluster must be capable of handling varying HPC requirements:from hydrodynamic modelling of the ocean and atmospheric system to Bioinformatic models/analysis

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2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

271100 Consumables – Information Communication Technology
271200 Hardware
271300 Maintenance – Information Communication Technology
271400 Reprographics Equipment
271600 Software
279999 other Information Communication Technology

120 Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Over All Specification as indicated in Invitation to Tender not to exceed £100,000 Ex VAT.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Minimum Standard as Specified in Invitation to Tender

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

S01_13-14

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
05-12-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 19-12-2013

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

Deadline for Delivery is 1st February, 2014.

(SC Ref:284803)

5.2

Additional Documentation

S01_13-14 – Invitation to Tender Computing Cluster

5.3

Publication date of this notice

13-11-2013