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Notice Details

Title: National Framework for Cloud Computing & Proprietary Devices
Published by: Scottish Government
Publication Date: 07/07/2015
Deadline Date: 21/08/2015
Deadline Time: 15:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: The Scottish Ministers, acting through Scottish Procurement seek to establish a single supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of Cloud Computing and Proprietary Client Devices and associated services. The duration of the Framework Agreement will be up to 4 years. The estimated value range quoted in this notice are for a 4 year period. The Framework Agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Limited, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.
Information about Scottish Public Bodies is available at:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about
Information about the Review of Public Procurement in Scotland and links to the other Centres of Expertise are available at:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement
CPV: 30200000, 30213100, 72500000, 30237000, 30213300.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Scottish Government

Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive

Edinburgh

EH11 3XD

UK

Scottish Procurement

Gill McLeod

+44 1312448186

gill.mcleod@scotland.gsi.gov.uk


http://www.gov.scot

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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Yes

National Records of Scotland

Historic Scotland

Disclosure Scotland

Registers of Scotland

Scottish Qualification Authority

Scottish Courts Service

Scottish Prison Service

Transport Scotland

The Scottish Government Core Directorates

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service

Scottish Police Authority

National Museums of Scotland

Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Scottish Natural Heritage

Skills Development Scotland

Visit Scotland

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Angus Council

Argyll and Bute Council

City of Edinburgh Council

Clackmannanshire Council

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dundee City Council

East Ayrshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Lothian Council

East Renfrewshire Council

Falkirk Council

Fife Council

Glasgow City Council

Highland Council

Inverclyde Council

Midlothian Council

Moray Council, The

North Ayrshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council

Orkney Islands Council

Perth and Kinross Council

Renfrewshire Council

Scottish Borders Council

Shetland Islands Council

South Ayrshire Council

South Lanarkshire Council

Stirling Council

West Dunbartonshire Council

West Lothian Council

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)

NHS 24

NHS Ayrshire and Arran

NHS Borders

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

NHS Education for Scotland

NHS Fife

NHS Forth Valley

NHS Grampian

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Health Scotland

NHS Highland

NHS Lanarkshire

NHS Lothian

NHS Orkney

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

NHS Shetland

NHS Tayside

NHS Western Isles

Scottish Ambulance Service

The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

The State Hospital for Scotland

Fife College

Dundee & Angus College

Edinburgh College

West College Scotland

Glasgow Clyde College

Ayrshire College

City of Glasgow College

North East College Scotland

New College Lanarkshire

Glasgow Kelvin College

Borders College

Dumfries and Galloway College

Forth Valley College

Inverness College

Lews Castle College

Moray College

Newbattle Abbey College

North Highland College

Orkney College

Perth College

Sabhal Mor Ostaig

Shetland College

South Lanarkshire College

West Lothian College

SRUC

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow School of Art

Heriot-Watt University

Queen Margaret University

Robert Gordon University

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

UHI Millennium Institute

University of Aberdeen

University of Abertay Dundee

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of the West of Scotland

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Office of Scottish Charity Regulator

Forestry Commission Scotland

Audit Scotland

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

National Framework for Cloud Computing & Proprietary Devices

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

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Type of service contract

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Scotland



UKM

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

48

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

1500000020000000GBP

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Scottish Ministers, acting through Scottish Procurement seek to establish a single supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of Cloud Computing and Proprietary Client Devices and associated services. The duration of the Framework Agreement will be up to 4 years. The estimated value range quoted in this notice are for a 4 year period. The Framework Agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Limited, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Information about Scottish Public Bodies is available at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about

Information about the Review of Public Procurement in Scotland and links to the other Centres of Expertise are available at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement

NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 4231 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

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30213100
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30237000
30213300

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

The scope of the framework is for the provision of Cloud Computing and Proprietary Client Devices, accessories and all services associated with the deployment of these devices.

1500000020000000
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II.2.2)

Options

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

II.3)

Duration of the contract or limit for completion

48

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

Parent Company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required by Scottish Procurement. Participants will be advised during the procurement process if these are required.

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

Where consortia or other groupings of organisations submit a bid, they must be bound jointly and severally. Such consortia or other groupings of organisations must nominate a lead member to deal with the Scottish Government on all matters relating to this procurement exercise.

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


As stated in the tender documentation, candidates may be excluded in accordance with Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


(1) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.




III.2.3)

Technical capacity


There will be a mandatory requirement to submit cloud computing evaluation devices which meet the technical requirements detailed in the tender documentation. These devices will be subject to a rigorous technical evaluation to ensure they meet the minimum requirements of the framework in terms of specification, functionality, performance and lifespan. Evaluation devices must be submitted no later than 15:00 on 21 August 2015. There is a minimum requirement to provide cloud computing and proprietary client devices which meet the minimum technical specification, for the duration of the Framework Agreement.

The document titled 'ITT - Minimum Specification - Cloud Computing and Proprietary Client Devices' refers and is located within the General Attachments area of PCS-Tender.




III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


No

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Price 70
Quality 30

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

SP-15-011-3

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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2015/S 044-075655 04-03-2015

Other previous publications

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Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 21-08-2015  15:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates


IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

6 

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders



 21-08-2015  16:00
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh

Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

(SC Ref:403467)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










Body responsible for mediation procedures










VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

An economic operator that suffers or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 07-07-2015

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: gill.mcleod@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
271200HardwareInformation Communication Technology

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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