UK-Southend-On-Sea: Computer equipment and supplies.

UK-Southend-On-Sea: Computer equipment and supplies.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Southend-On-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-On-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Electronic Access URL:

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
General Public Services

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Hybrid Cloud Data Centre
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SUPPLIES

Region Codes: UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Computer equipment and supplies. Networks. Information systems and servers. Computer storage units. Wireless telecommunications system. Southend-on-Sea Borouh Council (SBC) wishes to appoint a Provider to supply, install, commission and test a Hybrid Cloud Data Centre capability. The Provider will be responsible for specifying the design and components to be used and warrant the operation of the solution once it is implemented. Note: that the Council will make separate arrangements for the running of the Hybrid Cloud Data Centre however should these involve outsourced services, the Provider of this contract will be eligible to tender for such services.

Through the concept of the Hybrid Cloud Data Centre SBC wishes its infrastructure to serve as a catalyst for contributing to its Digital Strategy which aims to deliver real benefits to communities and businesses across the Borough of Southend-on-Sea. These benefits are expected to include the agility to rapidly provide additional and/or cheaper services to citizens, public sector services and businesses. In a similar way the Provider is expected to show how its approach will return Social Value as a result of this contract.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
30200000 - Computer equipment and supplies.

32400000 - Networks.

48800000 - Information systems and servers.

30233100 - Computer storage units.

32510000 - Wireless telecommunications system.

II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Not Provided
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Not Provided
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1,500,000
Currency: GBP

II.2.2)Options: Not Provided
II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: No
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not Provided

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: Not Provided
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
Not Provided
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Detailed in tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Detailed in tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: Not Provided
IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: A57F-VHHCEP
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

Date: 12/01/2016
Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14:00
Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/01/2016
Time: 12:00
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in days: 90

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Not Provided
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Not Provided
VI.3)Additional Information: To view this notice, please click here:
GO-20151216-PRO-7465733 TKR-20151216-PRO-7465732

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 16/12/2015