ICT Infrastructure ITT: ICT Infrastructure

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Notice Summary
Title: ICT Infrastructure
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: ICT Infrastructure ITT
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: Salix Homes is moving to a new phase in its use of technology to drive business improvements and now seeks to engage with a single supplier to supply and support its IT infrastructure requirements. This will enable the business to become technically agile and use the best of breed from today’s IT technologies to support both its staff and its customers. Salix is adopting a “Cloud First” strategy and this will see most applications delivered through SaaS clouds in the medium to longer term. In the interim, Salix will require infrastructure (storage and server capacity and associated backup and disaster recovery services) to host its non-SaaS applications, which will include Finance, Asset Management and Dynamics CRM. Salix does not have a data centre or server room and therefore all equipment will be hosted in enterprise-quality data centres by the successful Bidder.
Published: 23/10/2017 16:07
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UK-Salford: Information technology services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Salix Homes Limited
             Diamond House, 2 Peel Cross lane, Salford, M5 4DT, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1942725438, Email: nathan@clarityprocurement.co.uk
             Main Address: https://www.salixhomes.org/
             NUTS Code: UKD3
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: ICT Infrastructure       
      Reference Number: SALX-ICT-INFRA2017
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      72222300 - Information technology services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Salix Homes is moving to a new phase in its use of technology to drive business improvements and now seeks to engage with a single supplier to supply and support its IT infrastructure requirements. This will enable the business to become technically agile and use the best of breed from today’s IT technologies to support both its staff and its customers.

Salix is adopting a “Cloud First” strategy and this will see most applications delivered through SaaS clouds in the medium to longer term. In the interim, Salix will require infrastructure (storage and server capacity and associated backup and disaster recovery services) to host its non-SaaS applications, which will include Finance, Asset Management and Dynamics CRM. Salix does not have a data centre or server room and therefore all equipment will be hosted in enterprise-quality data centres by the successful Bidder.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 1,400,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      72251000 - Disaster recovery services.
      72253200 - Systems support services.
      72263000 - Software implementation services.
      72510000 - Computer-related management services.
      72511000 - Network management software services.
      72710000 - Local area network services.
      72720000 - Wide area network services.
      72910000 - Computer back-up services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKD3 Greater Manchester
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Salix Homes is moving to a new phase in its use of technology to drive business improvements and now seeks to engage with a single supplier to supply and support its IT infrastructure requirements. This will enable the business to become technically agile and use the best of breed from today’s IT technologies to support both its staff and its customers.

Salix is adopting a “Cloud First” strategy and this will see most applications delivered through SaaS clouds in the medium to longer term. In the interim, Salix will require infrastructure (storage and server capacity and associated backup and disaster recovery services) to host its non-SaaS applications, which will include Finance, Asset Management and Dynamics CRM. Salix does not have a data centre or server room and therefore all equipment will be hosted in enterprise-quality data centres by the successful Bidder.

Additionally, the following services will be required:

•Wide Area Network to connect Salix premises throughout Salford, provide Internet breakout and connectivity to cloud services, e.g. Microsoft data centres;
•Wireless LAN solution for several of Salix’s offices to provide guest and corporate access;
•End-user device provisioning (e.g. thin client) services and device management services;
•Implementation including transfer of services from Salford Council’s data centre, implementation of new Active Directory, implementation of new IP addressing scheme and implementation of Office 365; and
•Ongoing support of the above for the contract term.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 1,400,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: It is envisaged that the Contract with the successful Bidder shall last for an initial period of [four (4) years], with an option to extend at Salix Homes’ sole discretion for a further three (3) periods of one (1) year each, giving a total potential term of up to seven (7) years.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 6
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       Yes             
      Description of options: It is envisaged that the Contract with the successful Bidder shall last for an initial period of [four (4) years], with an option to extend at Salix Homes’ sole discretion for a further three (3) periods of one (1) year each, giving a total potential term of up to seven (7) years.
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions       
      As stated in the Conditions of Contract          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO        
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 22/11/2017 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 11/12/2017       
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: Yes    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Subject to extension, 7 years from contract award date
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.This tender opportunity is being administered on behalf of Salix Homes Homes by Clarity Procurement
Solutions Limited.
Potential Applicants wishing participate in this tender opportunity are instructed to:
Download and read the Invitation to Tender Document to familiarise yourselves with Salix Homes' requirements;
Download and read the Selection Questionnaire Instructions Document;
Download and complete the Selection Questionnaire Document;
Submit a completed Selection Questionnaire Document in accordance with the SQ Instructions, noting the
deadline submission of 12:00 hours on 22.11.2017.
Potential Applicants must not complete or submit the Invitation to Tender Document at this stage.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Salford:-Information-technology-services./J38GR287ZF

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             The High Court of England and Wales
       London, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    The Contracting Authority will enter into this contract following a minimum 10 day calendar day standstill period
starting on the day after the notification of the result. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (as
amended) (the Regulations) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or who are at risk of harm
by a breach of the Regulations to bring proceedings in the High Court. Any such proceedings must be brought
within the limitation period specified by the Regulations according to the remedy sought.    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          The Cabinet Office
       London, United Kingdom
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 23/10/2017

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UK-Salford: Information technology services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Salix Homes Limited
       Diamond House, 2 Peel Cross lane, Salford, M5 4DT, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1942725438, Email: nathan@clarityprocurement.co.uk
       Main Address: https://www.salixhomes.org/
       NUTS Code: UKD3

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: No          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:
      Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: ICT Infrastructure            
      Reference number: SALX-ICT-INFRA2017

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         72222300 - Information technology services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: Salix Homes is moving to a new phase in its use of technology to drive business improvements and now seeks to engage with a single supplier to supply and support its IT infrastructure requirements. This will enable the business to become technically agile and use the best of breed from today’s IT technologies to support both its staff and its customers.

Salix is adopting a “Cloud First” strategy and this will see most applications delivered through SaaS clouds in the medium to longer term. In the interim, Salix will require infrastructure (storage and server capacity and associated backup and disaster recovery services) to host its non-SaaS applications, which will include Finance, Asset Management and Dynamics CRM. Salix does not have a data centre or server room and therefore all equipment will be hosted in enterprise-quality data centres by the successful Bidder.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
            
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 2,260,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            72251000 - Disaster recovery services.
            72253200 - Systems support services.
            72263000 - Software implementation services.
            72510000 - Computer-related management services.
            72511000 - Network management software services.
            72710000 - Local area network services.
            72720000 - Wide area network services.
            72910000 - Computer back-up services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKD3 - Greater Manchester
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Greater Manchester
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Salix Homes is moving to a new phase in its use of technology to drive business improvements and now seeks to engage with a single supplier to supply and support its IT infrastructure requirements. This will enable the business to become technically agile and use the best of breed from today’s IT technologies to support both its staff and its customers.

Salix is adopting a “Cloud First” strategy and this will see most applications delivered through SaaS clouds in the medium to longer term. In the interim, Salix will require infrastructure (storage and server capacity and associated backup and disaster recovery services) to host its non-SaaS applications, which will include Finance, Asset Management and Dynamics CRM. Salix does not have a data centre or server room and therefore all equipment will be hosted in enterprise-quality data centres by the successful Bidder.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
       Not Provided

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: Yes
         Description of these options:It is envisaged that the Contract with the successful Bidder shall last for an initial period of [four (4) years], with an option to extend at Salix Homes’ sole discretion for a further three (3) periods of one (1) year each, giving a total potential term of up to seven (7) years.

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
         

      II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

   IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2017/S 205-423423
      
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: 1    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: ICT Infrastructure

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 14/05/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 3
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             ANS Group Limited
             Synergy House, Guildhall Close,, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, M15 6SY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKD3
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 2,260,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.This tender opportunity is being administered on behalf of Salix Homes Homes by Clarity Procurement
Solutions Limited.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          The High Court of England and Wales
          London, United Kingdom

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: The Contracting Authority will enter into this contract following a minimum 10 day calendar day standstill period
starting on the day after the notification of the result. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (as
amended) (the Regulations) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or who are at risk of harm
by a breach of the Regulations to bring proceedings in the High Court. Any such proceedings must be brought
within the limitation period specified by the Regulations according to the remedy sought.

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
          The Cabinet Office
          London, United Kingdom

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 05/06/2018