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United Kingdom-Durham: Network equipment
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.dur.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://events.transaxions.com/service.aspx?event=6810
Section II: Object
Wireless Access Point and Network Switch Supply
Purchase of WAP and networking equipment for the Durham University Wifi Refresh Project.
This project will deliver a next-generation wireless refresh programme across the entire University estate.
Approximately 3 000 wifi access points (APs) across campus are in scope for replacement.
We expect the total number of APs to significantly increase in order to provide desired coverage and capacity — the projected final number is circa 5 000.
The necessary upgrades in capacity to our switching infrastructure to support this is also part of the refresh.
The programme of works received approval in late 2019 and is expected to last until the end of September 2021.
Supply of Aruba WAP and network switching equipment as part of a 2-year upgrade project.
The University infrastructure is Aruba based therefore this requirement is for Aruba WAP and network switching equipment.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Internet address: https://qolcom.co.uk/
Section VI: Complementary information
Internet address: www.dur.ac.uk
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: this authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The communication will be in the form of a letter which will be issued electronically. The letter will provide a full debrief and contact details should a tenderer wish to appeal the decision. The timescale for appeals will be detailed in the letter. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.