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Services - 120638-2017

31/03/2017    S64

United Kingdom-Belfast: Maintenance and repair of data network equipment

2017/S 064-120638

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NI Assembly Commission
Postal address: Parliament Buildings, Ballymiscaw, Stormont Estate
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT4 3XX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
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
Other type: devolved legislature
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local government

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

BR-069-2016 Provision of Network Maintenance and Support Contract.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
50312300 Maintenance and repair of data network equipment
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The delivery of Support and Maintenance for Cisco network equipment and security devices within Parliament Buildings, Stormont.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 172 740.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212218 License management software development services
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
72315100 Data network support services
32422000 Network components
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01 Belfast
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of Support and Maintenance for Cisco network equipment and security devices within Parliament Buildings, Stormont.

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
Value excluding VAT: 172 740.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

A contract extension of up to 12 months from the end of the initial period may be offered.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Please refer to the Specification- Paragraph 5.3.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

See contract documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See contract documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See contract documents.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/05/2017
Local time: 11:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/07/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/05/2017
Local time: 11:30

Parliament Buildings, Belfast.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Staff of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission only.

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 payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

In compliance with the PCR 2015, the NI Assembly Commission has considered dividing this contract into lots. A decision has been taken not to do so based on the nature of the requirement being more suitable to 1 contractor to carry out the maintenance and support for the network.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The UK does not have any bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures.
Town: n/a
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: as in Part VI.4.1
Town: n/a
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The NI Assembly Commission will incorporate a 10 day standstill period in line. with the Public Contract Regulations 2015. Information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. the notification will. provide information on the award decision. This standstill period provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to seek further information. before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: as in Part VI.4.1
Town: n/a
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: