Services - 575860-2019

05/12/2019    S235    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Information technology services

2019/S 235-575860

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Barts Health NHS Trust
Postal address: Treasury and Payments Department, 9 Prescott Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI41 Hackney and Newham
Postal code: E1 8PR
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from 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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

End User Computing and Virtual Platforms

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72222300 Information technology services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Trust is seeking a supplier to provide hosting, support and maintenance for the virtual desktop infrastructure environment currently implemented across the Trust. The Trust would also like to explore the possibility of procuring a wider service wrap and provision to cover further elements of end user computing and end user devices, including gold image build, user administration and device provision and build. The intention is, through this contract, to iterate and modernise the virtual platforms and end user computing solution and service wrap to further improve the end user experience, and better enable different ways of working across the Trust.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72211000 Programming services of systems and user software
72212982 Configuration management software development services
72222200 Information systems or technology planning services
72261000 Software support services
72263000 Software implementation services
72253200 Systems support services
30210000 Data-processing machines (hardware)
30230000 Computer-related equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI41 Hackney and Newham
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement of a virtual platforms and end user computing service is part of a wider programme of infrastructure transformation across the Trust. Through this programme, the Trust has already awarded cloud hosting and local area network and network management contracts in order to modernise and transform infrastructure provision. The virtual platforms and end user computing supplier would be expected to work closely with both internal ICT teams and the wider Trust ICT supply chain in order to deliver real transformative change to end users.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers are invited to attend a webinar on 11.12.2019 at 3-4 p.m. where further information regarding this procurement opportunity will be communicated. Post this webinar, interested suppliers will be invited to attend a market engagement session with the Trust in order to further inform the procurement approach. Note, webinar details can be requested through the contact details specified in this PIN.

Should the Trust choose to hold an OJEU competition for this tender, a detailed contract notice shall be released in order to notify the market. The Trust reserves the right to ultimately not hold an OJEU competition for this tender should the Trust conclude that this would not be the most appropriate route to market. The Trust may choose to run a competition through a pre-existing framework agreement should this be considered the most appropriate route to market.

The Trust shall have no liability for any costs, expenses, fees or charges (including third party costs) incurred by those expressing interest in and/or participating in market engagement for this opportunity.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: