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United Kingdom-Cardiff: Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760
Section II: Object
All-Wales IT Products and Services Agreement
This notice relates to a scoping exercise for the second generation of the all-Wales IT products and services framework. The agreement will include IT hardware, software, ICT services and audio visual products and services.
The National Procurement Service does not guarantee that a call for competition will take place as a result of this prior information notice.
Wales — National.
It is envisaged that there will be at least 1 audio visual, covering the supply, install and on-going management and support of AV equipment and solutions.
The National Procurement Service does not guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place as a result of this prior information notice.
The National Procurement Service may change both the scope and the structure of this framework procurement as a result of market and customer engagement.
There will be at least 1 lot for IT Hardware, this will cover the full range of end user and infrastructure hardware, including peripherals and ancillary products.
Licensing and Subscriptions
It is envisaged that there will be at least 1 lot for off the shelf Software licensing and cloud based service subscriptions.
It is envisaged that there will be a lot for IT services and solutions, this lot may include the design, build and delivery of a solution, together with on-going support and maintenance services.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
National Procurement Service does not guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place as a result of this prior information notice.
The commitment to deliver “community benefit” outcomes from our procurement activity is designed to ensure that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when spending public money. The intention is to achieve the very best value for money in the widest sense.
National Procurement Service will engage with suppliers to establish the most appropriate commercial models and contracting terms to deliver best value.
In order to do this, market engagement and consultation will take place via a supplier workshop to be held in Wales. You should record your interest in the Notice via the “Further Information” tab, “Additional Notice Options”. Please advise your language preference (Welsh or English) for any correspondence or materials provided at the workshop. By recording your interest you will be automatically sent information including invites to supplier days, clarifications and deadline date changes, etc. Please note that recording your interest does not automatically enter you into the tender process for this notice.
Full details, including how to formally register and express an interest in tendering will be included in the OJEU Notice.
The National Procurement Service may change both the scope and the structure of this framework procurement as a result of market and customer engagement
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=89255