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United Kingdom-Birmingham: Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk
Section II: Object
Framework Agreement for the Provision of Enterprise Solutions for End to End Information Communication Technology (ICT) 2020
The tender is to establish a framework agreement for the provision of enterprise level information communication technology solutions (ICT) for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) hardware, software, and associated services.
The duration of the framework agreement will be 4 years maximum; 2 years initial period with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.
HTE is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the provision of enterprise level information communication technology solutions (ICT) for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) hardware, software,and associated services. The scope of this framework agreement across 1 (One) lot includes end-to end OEM offerings of all the below ICT categories, including any other product, service or solution which can bereasonably described as ICT.
The framework agreement will enable customers to form subsequent call-off contracts direct with original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s); without having to liaise and/or procure OEM solutions from value added resellers or subcontractors, for their own branded hardware, software and/or associated services.
OEM hardware solutions are to include: client devices, data storage solutions, digital technology devices,enterprise servers, housing and power, networking solutions, peripherals and any other items which may be reasonably described as hardware.
Software solutions are to include: cloud service and solutions, operating software, programmes and applications, auditing and testing, software asset management (SAM), software portfolio management (SPM), software support/maintenance services and other products, solutions or services which may reasonably be described as software, programs or applications.
ICT security solutions to include; hardware, software, application security and other products, solutions or services which may reasonably be described as ICT security.
ICT technology assisted services to include: consultancy, education and training, support/maintenance,application services, deployments, configuration, data destruction, installation, managed services, helpdesk, security, logistics and any other items which may be reasonably described as a technology assisted service.
Terms and conditions/activity based income (ABI)
The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information. This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows:
— register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk
— login to the portal with username/password;
— click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link;
— these are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier;
— click on the relevant SQ/ ITT to access the content;
— click the Express Interest button at the top of the page;
— this will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page.
You can access any attachments by clicking buyer attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT. Submit your reply using the submit response button at the top of the page.If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo eTendering Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4govat https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at email@example.com
Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE's Bravo Portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.
Extension of up to 24 months (2 x 12 month extensions).
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
HTE will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.