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Systems Integrator to support volume build of up to 17 Large Nodes. Potential 1st option for a further 8 Lg Nodes. Potential 2nd option for the build of 24 Medium Plus Nodes.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems and Services, ISS Commercial Sourcing Team
ISS Deployed Platform Systems, Level D1, Building 405, MOD Corsham, Westwells Road
Corsham
SN13 9NR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sandra Newman
Telephone: +44 3067701840
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK15

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.contracts.mod.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Systems Integrator Large Nodes.

Reference number: DPS/00011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71340000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Systems Integrator to support volume build of up to 17 Large Nodes. Potential 1st option for a further 8 Lg Nodes. Potential 2nd option for the build of 24 Medium Plus Nodes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of up to 17 Large Nodes with a potential 1st Option for an additional 8 Large Nodes. Potential future 2nd option for the build of up to 24 Medium Plus Nodes. The Large Node will provide information Services to up to 250 concurrent users, over 3 enclaves via Virtual Desktop Instance (VDI).

The Medium Plus Node (MED+)will provide Information Services to up to 150 concurrent users over 3 enclaves via Virtual Desktop Instance (VDI). The MOD is currently designing the MED+ Node for a subsequent in house build 1st of type; this will provide the output for test, acceptance trials as well as build scripts for a subsequent volume automated build. It is the intention that a third party Systems Integrator will be used to build the Large and MED+ Node at volume.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/11/2017
End: 31/03/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 6
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

1st Option an additional 8 x Large Nodes.

2nd Option for the build of up to 24 x Medium Plus Nodes.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the 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: 2017/S 139-285516
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
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. The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk

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Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: N8MB62CJNR.

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing or Telephone 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-201783-DCB-10758289.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems and Services, ISS Commercial Sourcing Team
Level D1, Building 405, Westwells Road
Corsham
SN13 9NR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067701840
E-mail:

Internet address:www.contracts.mod.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems and Services, ISS Deployed Platform Systems
MOD Corsham, Level D1, Building 405, Westwells Road
Corsham
SN13 9NR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067701840
E-mail:

Internet address:www.contracts.mod.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/08/2017