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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Maidstone: Software Products and Associated Services
Document Ref:
509650-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Kent County Council t/a KCS
Date Published:
29 October 2019
Deadline Date:
13 December 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Framework for software (incl open source), essential hardware and associated services, support and maintenance for cloud based, on premise and hybrid software. Indicative requirements include, but not limited to, the following application and system software categories:— accounting systems,— Microsoft products,— commercial of the Shelf (COTS),— enterprise software and business applications e.g. (CRM), (ERP), data analysis, business intelligence, database tools, inventory systems,— operating systems,— human resources and payroll systems,— recovery and data back-up,— school information management,— security software e.g. adware and malware, antivirus, encryption, firewall,— virtualisation,— workflow management systems and software,— bespoke solutions.The capability to provide software and open source software and associated services.Associated services may extend beyond the scope of the goods/services purchased and may include:— end user support,— service desk,— integration— installation,— project management,— training,— asset management.

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

Kent County Council t/a KCS

County Hall

Maidstone

ME14 1XQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1622236767

E-mail: psg@procurementservicesgroup.org.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.commercialservices.org.uk

I.2) 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:

http://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk


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

Software Products and Associated Services 2 — Framework Y200011

Reference number: DN420850

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Framework for software (incl open source), essential hardware and associated services, support and maintenance for cloud based, on premise and hybrid software. Indicative requirements include, but not limited to, the following application and system software categories:

— accounting systems,

— Microsoft products,

— commercial of the Shelf (COTS),

— enterprise software and business applications e.g. (CRM), (ERP), data analysis, business intelligence, database tools, inventory systems,

— operating systems,

— human resources and payroll systems,

— recovery and data back-up,

— school information management,

— security software e.g. adware and malware, antivirus, encryption, firewall,

— virtualisation,

— workflow management systems and software,

— bespoke solutions.

The capability to provide software and open source software and associated services.

Associated services may extend beyond the scope of the goods/services purchased and may include:

— end user support,

— service desk,

— integration

— installation,

— project management,

— training,

— asset management.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

48000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The framework agreement covers the provision of a full range of software (including open source software), essential hardware and associated services and support and maintenance for cloud based, on premise and hybrid software solutions.

Indicative software requirements include, but are not limited to, the following application and system software categories:

— accounting systems,

— Microsoft products,

— Commercial of the shelf (COTS) software,

— enterprise software and business applications such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), data analysis, business intelligence, database tools, inventory systems,

— operating systems,

— Human Resources (HR) and Payroll systems,

— recovery and data back-up software,

— school information management systems,

— security software such as adware and malware, antivirus, encryption, firewall,

— virtualisation,

— workflow management systems and software,

— bespoke software solutions.

Suppliers must have the capability to provide a wide range of software and open source software and associated services.

Associated services may extend beyond the scope of the goods/services purchased and may include, but not be limited to:

— end user support,

— service desk,

— integration,

— installation,

— project management,

— training,

— asset management.

Member authorities that have expressed interest in accessing the framework agreement from the outset are:

— Brighton and Hove City Council,

— Buckinghamshire County Council,

— Central Bedfordshire Council,

— Coventry City Council,

— East Sussex County Council,

— Essex County Council,

— Hampshire County Council,

— Hertfordshire County Council,

— Kent County Council (via KCS Professional Services),

— Luton Borough Council,

— Milton Keynes Borough Council,

— Northamptonshire County Council, inc:

—— Cambridgeshire County Council,

—— Northampton Borough Council,

—— Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,

—— Norwich City Council,

— Oxfordshire County Council,

— Suffolk County Council,

— Surrey County Council.

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: 500 000 000.00 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: 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.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 40

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 8 years:

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 13/12/2019

Local time: 14:00

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: 13/12/2019

Local time: 14:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

The following public bodies may access the agreement with agreement of the contracting authority:

https://www.registers.service.gov.uk/registers

https://www.local.gov.uk/topics

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

http://www.cosla.gov.uk/scottish-local-government

http://wales.gov.uk/topics/localgovernment/?skip=1andlang=en

https://www.gov.im/categories/home-and-neighbourhood/local-authorities/local-authority-contacts/

https://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.gg/article/152949/Government-Departments

https://www.btp.police.uk/

http://www.mod.police.uk

http://www.npas.police.uk/

http://www.police.uk/forces.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/civil-nuclear-constabulary

https://www.police.uk/northern-ireland/

http://www.scotland.police.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/civil-nuclear-constabulary

https://www.police.uk/dyfed-powys/

https://www.police.uk/gwent/

https://www.police.uk/north-wales/

https://www.police.uk/south-wales/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/civil-nuclear-constabulary

https://www.iompolice.im/

https://jersey.police.uk/

http://www.guernsey.police.uk/

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs/

https://www.ukfirestations.co.uk/brigades

https://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/HomeAffairs/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency/about/access-and-opening

https://www.gov.im/coastguard

http://www.ports.je/JerseyCoastguard/Pages/default.aspx

http://www.harbours.gg/guernsey-coastguard-rnli

https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

http://www.emas.nhs.uk

http://www.eastamb.nhs.uk

http://www.londonambulance.nhs.uk

http://www.neas.nhs.uk

http://www.nwas.nhs.uk

http://www.southcentralambulance.nhs.uk

http://www.secamb.nhs.uk

http://www.swast.nhs.uk

http://www.wmas.nhs.uk

http://www.yas.nhs.uk

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.niamb.co.uk/

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

https://www.ambulance.wales.nhs.uk/

https://www.gov.im/about-the-government/departments/health-and-social-care/

https://www.gov.im/categories/health-and-wellbeing/isle-of-man-ambulance-service/

https://www.gov.je/Government/Departments/HealthSocialServices/Pages/index.aspx

https://www.gov.gg/article/119652/Health-Social-Care--Wellbeing

https://www.gov.je/pages/contacts.aspx?contactid=87

https://stjohn.gg/

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/pages/default.aspx

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations

http://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

https://www.gov.im/categories/home-and-neighbourhood/affordable-housing/public-sector-housing/housing-authority-contacts/

https://www.gov.je/Home/RentingBuying/OtherRentalOptions/Pages/OtherHousing.aspx

http://www.gha.gg/

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/index.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net/

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk

http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/aboutus/members/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.im/categories/education-training-and-careers/schools-and-colleges/

https://www.gov.je/Education/Schools/FindingSchool/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.gov.gg/article/163185/Education-Working--Retiring

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-search/

https://www.gov.im/categories/home-and-neighbourhood/charities/index-of-registered-charities-and-departmental-information/

http://www.jerseycharities.org/members

http://www.charity.org.gg/Find

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Commercial Services Kent Ltd

1 Abbey Wood Road

Kings Hill, West Malling

ME19 4YT

UK

E-mail: psg@commmercialservices.org.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

25/10/2019

Current Notes