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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Bristol: DNS Registry Software
Document Ref:
209388-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Jisc Services Ltd
Date Published:
05 May 2020
Deadline Date:
31 May 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

As part of a wider programme of works Jisc are looking to replace the functionality of a bespoke registry software before quarter three 2021. This registry is fundamental to the operation of Jisc’s DNS service which is authoritative for (amongst others) ac.uk and gov.uk domain names to the education, research and public sector.This work is part of a wider, long-term programme of works to fully transform the current DNS service by delivering new infrastructure, a customer administration portal and introducing elements of modernization, self-service and service automation. Suppliers will need to work in a collaborative manner with Jisc to build and implement the software and support integration into a customer facing portal.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Jisc Services Ltd

One Castlepark, Tower Hill

Bristol

BS2 0JA

UK

Contact person: Christopher Hallahan

E-mail: chris.hallahan@jisc.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

I.3) Communication

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

https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


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


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: National education and research network provider

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

DNS Registry Software

Reference number: Proc0906

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72262000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

As part of a wider programme of works Jisc are looking to replace the functionality of a bespoke registry software before quarter three 2021. This registry is fundamental to the operation of Jisc’s DNS service which is authoritative for (amongst others) ac.uk and gov.uk domain names to the education, research and public sector.This work is part of a wider, long-term programme of works to fully transform the current DNS service by delivering new infrastructure, a customer administration portal and introducing elements of modernization, self-service and service automation. Suppliers will need to work in a collaborative manner with Jisc to build and implement the software and support integration into a customer facing portal.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72200000

72000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

We are interested in hearing from suppliers who are familiar with Jisc and our position as the digital solutions provider for the UK’s research and education community and understand our unique and bespoke registry requirements. Jisc are also keen to formulate close working relationships with the registry service or software supplier over a number of years and learn from the supplier's expertise and be advised on best practices, industry standards and compliances and kept abreast of new technologies. Jisc have put together a list of provisional mandatory requirements for the registry functionality to provide including APIs, registry lock functionality, EPP compliance, RDAP integration, resilience across multiple locations and MFA. Capable suppliers will be invited to discuss these requirements.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Requirements / Weighting: 55

Quality criterion: Experience / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  35

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

Duration in months: 36

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:

Further extensions of 24 months and 24 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 3 + 2 + 2 years).

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 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

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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2020/S 036-086333

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

Date: 31/05/2020

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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/06/2020

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

Jisc Services Ltd

Bristol

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Jisc will incorporate a standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 article 91 provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

30/04/2020

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