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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Leeds: Supply, Installation and Management of Data Centre Management Equipment and Infrastructure (2019)
Document Ref:
485459-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NEUPC Ltd
Date Published:
16 October 2019
Deadline Date:
14 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

NEUPC is looking to establish a framework agreement which is for the provision of data centre management equipment and infrastructure products and related services. NEUPC intends to award up-to the 7 top ranked bidders to the framework, see the ITT document for full details. The purpose of the framework agreement is to provide Institutions and participating Consortia members with a framework for the supply, installation and management of data centre management equipment and infrastructure plus related design and consultancy. Products in scope include a range of data centre management equipment and infrastructure including but not limited to Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS), cooling equipment, generators, gas and fire suppression systems, power distribution units (PDU’s), blanking panels, caging. Any or all elements of the supply, Installation, and management of data centre equipment and infrastructure may be bought via the framework. See ITT.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

NEUPC Ltd

Phoenix House, 3 South Parade

Leeds

LS1 5QX

UK

Contact person: Paul Eagleton

Telephone: +44 1134871750

E-mail: p.eagleton@neupc.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/

I.1) Name and addresses

APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges)

APUC Limited, Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen

Stirling

FK8 2DZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1314428930

E-mail: enquiries@apuc-scot.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/

I.1) Name and addresses

HEPCW (Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales)

8th Floor, 30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UK

Telephone: +44 2920874016

E-mail: h.allaway@wales.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/

I.1) Name and addresses

LUPC (London Universities Purchasing Consortium)

Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road

London

W1T 7NZ

UK

Telephone: +44 2073072760

E-mail: enquiries@lupc.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/

I.1) Name and addresses

NWUPC (North West Universities Purchasing Consortium)

Albert House, 17 Bloom Street

Manchester

M1 3HZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1612348000

E-mail: sarah.dye@manchester.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/

I.1) Name and addresses

SUPC (Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium)

Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road

Reading

RG6 6BZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1189357081

E-mail: supc@reading.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.supc.ac.uk/

I.1) Name and addresses

Crescent Purchasing Ltd (CP Ltd)

Procurement House, Unit 23, Leslie Hough Way

Salford

M6 6AJ

UK

Telephone: +44 8000662188

E-mail: helpdesk@thecpc.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Uninterruptible-power-supplies./9J4X5XVK77


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Uninterruptible-power-supplies./9J4X5XVK77


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

HE Framework for Supply, Installation and Management of Data Centre Management Equipment and Infrastructure (2019)

Reference number: ITS2005 NE

II.1.2) Main CPV code

31154000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

NEUPC is looking to establish a framework agreement which is for the provision of data centre management equipment and infrastructure products and related services. NEUPC intends to award up-to the 7 top ranked bidders to the framework, see the ITT document for full details. The purpose of the framework agreement is to provide Institutions and participating Consortia members with a framework for the supply, installation and management of data centre management equipment and infrastructure plus related design and consultancy. Products in scope include a range of data centre management equipment and infrastructure including but not limited to Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS), cooling equipment, generators, gas and fire suppression systems, power distribution units (PDU’s), blanking panels, caging. Any or all elements of the supply, Installation, and management of data centre equipment and infrastructure may be bought via the framework. See ITT.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

31156000

31174000

31682510

31120000

50532300

51111200

31161200

42500000

45331230

42512000

45317300

50532400

51112000

31625100

35111500

44482000

45343210

51700000

72220000

72514100

39151100

44175000

71311300

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Products and services in scope — installation, maintenance, and management of Data Centre Management equipment and Infrastructure, removal and recycling of Data Centre Management equipment and Infrastructure. Data Centre related design and consultancy services. Data Centre Equipment and Infrastructure includes UPS, energy management systems and monitoring, PDUs, MDUs, HVAC systems, cooling equipment, generators, gas and fire suppression systems, racking, panels, cable drums, composite data centre wall panels, enclosures, raised flooring, conduits, Server lifters, tile lifters (see ITT for more details). The framework will be made available to all members of participating consortia: their respective memberships (found by following the relevant links) are:

http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

https://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

https://www.supc.ac.uk/about-us/our-members/our-members

http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/members/

http://www.lupc.ac.uk/member-list and https://www.thecpc.ac.uk/

The framework will be for an initial period of 2 years, with the option for 2 further extension periods of 12 months each to a total period of 4 years.This agreement will be open to members and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015. It is possible that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework may be part funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding and (ERDF/ESF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding assessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants. North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) is one of six UK Higher Education purchasing consortia established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements designed to maximise third party expenditure within the higher education sector. Membership of the consortia may be subject to change due to strategic realignment or the inclusion of new members. This agreement will be open to members and their partners regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the PCR 2015.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Management and technical / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Marketing / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Supply and delivery, installation / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Project management / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Warranty and support / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Scenario question / Weighting: 15

Cost criterion: Price equipment appendix / Weighting: 30

Cost criterion: Framework rate card / Weighting: 50

Cost criterion: Pricing schedule for scenario / Weighting: 20

Cost criterion: Note the overall quality price split is 70 % quality/30 % price / Weighting: 0

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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: Yes

Description of options:

Option to extend the contract for up-to 2 periods of 12 months each. The maximum contract length is 48 months.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

The procurement will be conducted via the delta e-sourcing portal on the notice link. Under no circumstances shall NEUPC incur any liability in respect of this ITT or any supporting documentation. NEUPC reserves the right to not proceed to contract, or to cancel the tender and will incur no liability in doing so. NEUPC envisage awarding a maximum of seven (top ranked) suppliers to the framework.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Refer to invitation to tender.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

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: 14/11/2019

Local time: 16:00

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

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/11/2019

Local time: 16:01

Place:

Leeds.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

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://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Uninterruptible-power-supplies./9J4X5XVK77

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9J4X5XVK77

GO Reference: GO-20191011-PRO-15467659

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NEUPC Ltd

Phoenix House, 3 South Parade

Leeds

LS1 5QX

UK

Telephone: +44 1134871750

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

11/10/2019

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