Supplies - 411009-2017

18/10/2017    S200    - - Supplies - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Manchester: Information technology services

2017/S 200-411009

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612752160
NUTS code: UKD3

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile: http://

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

The provision of End User Computing (EUC).

Reference number: 2017/1300/End User Computing/MS/JL
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The University plans to undertake a procurement exercise starting in December 2017 for the provision of End User Computing (EUC). As part of this procurement exercise we are undertaking soft market testing with potential providers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Greater Manchester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per documentation.

II.2.14)Additional information

We are seeking to establish a long-term contract to provide an efficient, stable, scalable and flexible EUC environment to the existing staff which would be used as the building block towards widening the scope of delivering to students and distance learners. We are seeking to modernise and rationalise our End User Computing services to increase efficiency and reduce operating costs.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The publication of this PIN does not commit the University to any particular procurement process.

Please note that this PIN has been issued by the University purely as a notification to potential suppliers that the University is considering procuring these services.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: