Supplies - 75655-2015

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04/03/2015    S44

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Computer equipment and supplies

2015/S 044-075655

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: E-Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH11 3XD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Scottish Procurement
For the attention of: Gill McLeod
Telephone: +44 1312448186

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: E-Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH11 3XD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Scottish Procurement
For the attention of: Gill McLeod
Telephone: +44 1312448186
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
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

Official name: The framework agreements will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross-border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish Health Boards or Special Health Boards, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Limited, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financied wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreements will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Official name: Information about Scottish Public Bodies is available at:

Official name:

Official name: Information about the Review of Public Procurement in Scotland and links to the other Centres of Expertise are available at:

Official name:

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
National Client Device Frameworks.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Scottish Ministers, acting through Scottish Procurement, intend to establish replacement National Framework Agreements for the supply of Desktop Client Devices, Mobile Client Devices and Thin Client Devices. The Framework Agreements will be available for use by all Scottish public sector and third sector organisations, across the geography of Scotland.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at


This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000 Computer equipment and supplies, 30213300 Desktop computer, 30214000 Workstations, 30231000 Computer screens and consoles, 30213100 Portable computers, 30231100 Computer terminals, 72500000 Computer-related services, 30237000 Parts, accessories and supplies for computers

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The national frameworks are likely to be made up of the following Lots:
Lot 1 — Provision of Desktop Client Devices to include a corporate PC, TFT monitor, Workstation and Mobile Workstation.
Lot 2 — Provision of Mobile Client Devices to include an entry level, corporate, ultraportable and convertible mobile device.
Lot 3 — Provision of a range of Thin Client Desktop devices and mobile devices optimised for cloud computing.
All Lots will be supplemented by a menu of upgrades, downgrades, accessories and services associated with the deployment of these devices.
There will be a mandatory requirement to submit evaluation devices which meet the technical requirements detailed in the tender documentation. These devices will be subject to a rigorous technical evaluation to ensure they meet the minimum requirement of the framework in terms of specification, functionality, performance and lifespan.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
Please note that this Prior Information Notice is not an Invitation to Tender. It is intended to provide the market with advance notice that a tender is likely to be advertised on the Public Contracts Scotland portal in July/August 2015.
(SC Ref:330732).
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: