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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Hounslow: Network Support Services
Document Ref:
287930-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
London Borough of Hounslow
Date Published:
19 June 2020
Deadline Date:
16 July 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Provision of network support for the London Borough of Hounslow to provide support for the legacy network equipment and assist in reviewing, upgrading the legacy network equipment in the longer term with the objective of updating and providing modern small, medium and large branch office facilities on a par with those available at the main Hounslow House site, adding in to the fabric via SDWAN where it is advantageous to do so.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

London Borough of Hounslow

Lampton Road, Civic Centre

Hounslow

TW3 4DN

UK

Contact person: Mr Mohammad Ali

E-mail: mohammad.ali@hounslow.gov.uk

NUTS: UKI75

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.hounslow.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hounslow.gov.uk/

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=58ddd6c6-1faf-ea11-8103-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=58ddd6c6-1faf-ea11-8103-005056b64545


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

Network Support Services

Reference number: DN482630

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72700000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Provision of network support for the London Borough of Hounslow to provide support for the legacy network equipment and assist in reviewing, upgrading the legacy network equipment in the longer term with the objective of updating and providing modern small, medium and large branch office facilities on a par with those available at the main Hounslow House site, adding in to the fabric via SDWAN where it is advantageous to do so.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72400000

72300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI75

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The London Borough of Hounslow move to a new Civic Centre Building (Hounslow House) March 2019 which installed a Software Defined Access (SDA) from Cisco. Networking at the speed of software using DNA Centre Policy Autonomation and Analytics. Secure onboarding of users and devices across virtual networks. To allow LB Hounslow and partners to connect to the SDA fabric and all networks to run securely this has proved to be a success with many partners onboard using the technology. Which allows the council to keep up with security variabilities and patches and has worked well with flexible working for LBH staff and are partners.

We are looking for a new support contract to provide support for the legacy network equipment and assist in reviewing, upgrading the legacy network equipment in the longer term with the objective of updating and providing modern small, medium and large branch office facilities on a par with those available at the main Hounslow House site, adding in to the fabric via SDWAN where it is advantageous to do so.

The telephony and call centre solutions require replacement with a solution which will deliver on the Council’s digital and collaborative ambitions. Legacy firewalls require replacement with analysis of the configuration before migration to more modern and resilient solutions.

The network support services set out in the specification are critical to the to the operations of the London Borough of Hounslow and the efficient provision of services to residents and business in the Borough.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The network support contract will commence on 8 November 2020 and run for 3 years (with a 1 + 1 optional extension). The London Borough of Hounslow will provide 3 months’ notice of its intention to extend or terminate the contract before the end of the 3rd year depending on contractor performance.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: 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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/07/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/07/2020

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court Royal Courts of Justice

The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 20794760000

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/06/2020

Current Notes