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Contract award notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Kent County Council on behalf of the Pro5 Group
Procurement Services Group, Commercial Services, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, Kent
Contact point(s): psg@kent.gov.uk
ME19 4QG West Malling
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Software Products and Associated Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: For information, a complete list of eligible framework users is listed at www.espo.org/ojeu-framework-permissible-users.

Pro5 comprises of five of the largest public sector professional buying organisations in the UK with a combined purchasing power in excess of 2 billion GBP per annum. The Pro 5 organisations are representative in excess of 200 Local Authorities and funded organisations. Working together the Pro5 group use their extensive buying power to help local authorities in England and Wales:
- get the best value solutions in key markets on commonly purchased goods and services,
- deliver savings which contribute to local efficiency targets,
- save time, effort and costs by accessing pre-negotiated compliant procurement arrangements.
The Pro5 Group consists of the following:
- Central Buying Consortium (CBC),
- Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO),
- North Eastern Purchasing Organisation (NEPO),
- West Mercia Supplies (WMS), and
- Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO).

For information, a complete list of the current Pro5 membership is listed at: http://www.espo.org/index.asp?CMD=PRO.

Whilst initially for use by local authorities served by the Pro5 Group (see http://www.espo.org/index.asp?CMD=PRO), being Central Purchasing Bodies as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, the Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Central Government Departments and their Agencies; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/ojeu-framework-permissible-users.

Access to this Agreement shall be subject to the agreement of the Pro5 Group Member. Current members of the Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnerships:

East Midlands: http://www.eastmidlandsiep.gov.uk.

London: http://www.capitalambition.gov.uk.

East: http://www.improvementeast.gov.uk.

North East: http://www.northeastiep.gov.uk.

North West: http://www.nwce.gov.uk.

South East: http://www.southeastiep.gov.uk.

South West: http://www.swcouncils.gov.uk.

Yorkshire and Humber http://www.lgyh.gov.uk.

Information on other public bodies, third sector organisations, academic centres and publicly funded organisations can be found at: www.pro5.org / www.southeastiep.gov.uk / www.direct.gov.uk / www.edubase.gov.uk / www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk / www.police-information.co.uk / www.nhs.uk / www.charitycommission.gov.uk / www.idea.gov.uk / www.fireservice.co.uk / www.opsi.gov.uk.

Those Authorities who will be using the Agreement from the outset are: Dorset County Council (CBC), Buckinghamshire County Council (CBC), Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO), Hampshire County Council (CBC), Hertfordshire County Council (CBC), Kent County Council (CBC), North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO), West Mercia Supplies (WMS), Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO), Milton Keynes Council (CBC).

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Software package suites. Software package and information systems. Virus protection software package. Educational software package. Software-related services. Administration software package.
The supply of a range of computer software packages for corporate and academic purposes together with associated services across a broad range of Public Sector Authorities, organisations, bodies and publicly funded organisations.
An e-auction process may be used to award subsequent call-off contracts following the re-opening of competition among the parties to the Agreement.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48422000, 48000000, 48760000, 48190000, 72260000, 48219300

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Lowest offer 50 000 000 and highest offer 80 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. value for money. Weighting 10
2. Quality of goods/service. Weighting 30
3. Pricing. Weighting 60
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 151-251029 of 9.8.2011

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Microsoft.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Bytes Software services
Bytes Software Service Ltd Headway House 15-17 Chessington Road
KT17 1TS Ewell
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Microsoft.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Insight Direct UK Ltd
The Atrium, 1 Harefield Road,
UB8 1PH Uxbridge.
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Microsoft.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Softcat Ltd
Morton House Thames Industrial Estate Fieldhouse Lane Buckinghamshire
SL7 1TB Marlow
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Microsoft.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Software Box Ltd
East Moor House Green Park Business Centre Goose Lane Sutton on the Forest
Y061 1ET York
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Microsoft.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Phoenix Software Ltd
Blenheim House York Road
YO42 1NS Pocklington
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Microsoft.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Civica Services Ltd
2 Burston Road
SW15 6AR London
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Bytes Software Service Ltd
Headway House 15-17 Chessington Road
KT17 1TS Ewell
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Phoenix Software Ltd
Blenheim House York Road
YO42 1NS Pocklington
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Software Box Ltd
East Moor House Green Park Business Centre Goose Lane Sutton on the Forest North Yorkshire
Y061 1ET York
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Softcat Ltd
Morton House Thames Industrial Estate Fieldhouse Lane
SL7 1TB Marlow
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Insight Direct Ltd
The Atrium, 1 Harefield Road,
UB8 1PH Uxbridge.
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Caretower Ltd
Unit 4 Horizon Trade Park Ring Way Bounds Green
N11 2NW London
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Security.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 12
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Academia Ltd
8 Kinetic Crescent Innova Park
EN3 7XH Enfield
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: COTS.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Phoenix Software Ltd
Blenheim House York Road
YO42 1NS Pocklington
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: COTS.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Softcat Ltd
Morton House Thames Industrial Estate Fieldhouse Lane
SL7 1TB Marlow
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: COTS.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Software Box Ltd
East Moor House Green Park Business Centre Goose Lane Sutton on the Forest
Y061 1ET York
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: COTS.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Insight Direct UK Ltd
The Atrium, 1 Harefield Road
UB8 1PH Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: COTS.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Bytes Software Service Ltd
Headway House 15-17 Chessington Road
KT17 1TS Ewell
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: COTS.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Specialist Computer Centres plc
James House Warwick Road
B11 2LE Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Education.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Software Box Ltd
East Moor House Green Park Business Centre Goose Lane Sutton on the Forest
Y061 1ET York
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Education.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Viglen Ltd
VHQ 7 Handley Page Way Old Parkbury Lane Colney Street
AL2 2DQ St Albans
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Education.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Phoenix Software Ltd
Blenheim House York Road
YO42 1NS Pocklington
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Education.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Academia Ltd
8 Kinetic Crescent Innova Park
EN3 7XH Enfield
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Education.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

2Simple Software
Enterprise House 2 The Crest Hendon
NW4 2HN London
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
Contract No: C10178 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Education.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
2.4.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Whizz Education Ltd
Macmillan House Paddington Station
W2 1FT London
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
It is not envisaged that the tender process leading to the creation of the Agreement will involve an electronic auction process. However, Participating Authorities may elect to execute an electronic auction as part of any future mini competitions under this Agreement.
This Framework Agreement will operate for a period of three years (36 months) with an option to extend for a further one year (12 months) at the discretion of the Contracting Authority. A potential of four years (48 months) total.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Kent County Council on behalf of Pro5 Group will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such information should be required from the address stated in section I.1.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.4.2012