Services - 299251-2014

03/09/2014    S168    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Software support services

2014/S 168-299251

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Heriot Watt University Group
Procurement Services, Riccarton
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Tony Newjem, Chief Procurement Officer
EH14 4AS Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314513702
Fax: +44 1314513119

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

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

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Oracle E-Business Suite Support Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EDINBURGH. Postcode EH14 4AS.

NUTS code UKM25

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Oracle applications DBA: full managed service for the University's Oracle eBusiness Suite middleware (database) layer. Limited functional and applications support and availability of appropriate consultancy services as and when required. Support for ongoing routine development work, plus, at the client's discretion, support for more fundamental version upgrades. Support for reporting using business intelligence tools such as OBI EE. This is not intended as an exhaustive list. Service support is required to be available for the University's branch campuses (e.g. Dubai and Malaysia) as well as it's main Edinburgh Campus. The hardware stack is currently within the University's Information Services section's datacentre, with offsite DR backup.
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II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72261000, 72266000

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:

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:
(SC Ref:318214)
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: