VDI : The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure & Associated Services

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Notice Summary
Title: The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure & Associated Services
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: VDI
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. The solution must provide best value regarding storage for persistent and non-persistent desktop profiles Please note the maximum budget for this requirement is £350,000 over the 5 year contract term, therefore any submission over the budget in place will be disregarded
Published: 09/08/2017 08:34
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UK-Leicester: Software package and information systems.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Leicester City Council
             Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TH, United Kingdom
             Email: Rebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk
             Contact: Rebecca Cowan
             Main Address: www.leicester.gov.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.leicester.gov.uk
             NUTS Code: UKF21
      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
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Software-package-and-information-systems./75W42YAJQJ
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/75W42YAJQJ 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
            Regional or local authority
      I.5) Main activity
            General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure & Associated Services       
      Reference Number: 0448RCICT
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      48000000 - Software package and information systems.
      JA19-5 - For server

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. The solution must provide best value regarding storage for persistent and non-persistent desktop profiles

Please note the maximum budget for this requirement is £350,000 over the 5 year contract term, therefore any submission over the budget in place will be disregarded       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 300,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKF21 Leicester
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services from a central location to our Libraries, Customers Services Centre(s) and Kiosks
The potential supplier will therefore have proven experience of delivering such solutions that are secure, with sessions wiped clean of data after each and every use by a member of the public.
      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: 300,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: Initial term of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1+1 years
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       Yes             
      Description of options: The Authority will consider a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure based on Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) or a more conventional platform.
      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:          
      Not Provided       
      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          
      Not Provided          
      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: Yes    

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - 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: Yes       
   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: 08/09/2017 Time: 12:00
            
      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      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 08/09/2017
         Time: 12:01
         Place:
         leicester City Council offices
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Software-package-and-information-systems./75W42YAJQJ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/75W42YAJQJ
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             leciester City Council
       Leicester, 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:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 09/08/2017

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The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure & Associated Services

UK-Leicester: Software package and information systems.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       Leicester City Council
       Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TH, United Kingdom
       Email: Rebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk
       Contact: Rebecca Cowan
       Main Address: www.leicester.gov.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.leicester.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKF21

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure & Associated Services      Reference number: 0448RCICT      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      48000000 - Software package and information systems.
      JA19-5 - For server
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. The solution must provide best value regarding storage for persistent and non-persistent desktop profiles

Please note the maximum budget for this requirement is £350,000 over the 5 year contract term, therefore any submission over the budget in place will be disregarded

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 17/08/2017

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2017 - 209891   
   Notice number in OJ S:    2017/S 152 - 315020
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 09/08/2017

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                                    
         Section Number: IV 2.2          
         Place of text to be modified: Time limit for receipt of tenders          
         Instead of:
         Date: 08/09/2017         
         Local Time: 12:00          
         Read:
         Date: 02/10/2017         
         Local Time: 12:00                   
   
VII.2) Other 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.
To view this notice, please click here:
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UK-Leicester: Software package and information systems.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Leicester City Council
       Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TH, United Kingdom
       Email: Rebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk
       Contact: Rebecca Cowan
       Main Address: www.leicester.gov.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.leicester.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKF21

   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:
      Regional or local authority

   I.5) Main activity:
      General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: The provision of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure & Associated Services            
      Reference number: 0448RCICT

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         48000000 - Software package and information systems.
            JA19-5 - For server


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services for up to 500 users from a central location. The solution must provide best value regarding storage for persistent and non-persistent desktop profiles

Please note the maximum budget for this requirement is £350,000 over the 5 year contract term, therefore any submission over the budget in place will be disregarded

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
         
            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKF21 - Leicester
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Leicester
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Leicester City Council is seeking to use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) to manage and deliver desktop services from a central location to our Libraries, Customers Services Centre(s) and Kiosks
The potential supplier will therefore have proven experience of delivering such solutions that are secure, with sessions wiped clean of data after each and every use by a member of the public.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Total Contract Value / Weighting: 30
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: Yes
         Description of these options:The Authority will consider a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure based on Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) or a more conventional platform.

      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: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: 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: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

   IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2017/S 152-315020
      
   

   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: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
         No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected      

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.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=282638709

   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          leciester City Council
          Leicester, United Kingdom

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 10/10/2017