Tender description

UK SBS wishes to establish a contract for the provision of server room Major Works at the Medical Research Council (MRC) – Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the “Regulations”).

This is a services contract being procured under the OJEU Open procedure.

The services comprise the conversion of an existing room (1S001) in the Ground Floor Zone D of the LMB Building to form a new IT room. The new IT Room will have provision for a total of 12 server racks to serve Cryo-EM data. The services infrastructure serving the room will be upgraded to support the full comms provision of 12No racks, including UPS power modifications, switchgear alterations and cooling provision. The initial room fit out shall incorporate 5No comms racks, i.e. the north row with space for a future 6th rack to be added to the east end.



Procedure

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
No
Notice number in the OJ S
2018/S 186-420353
Type of contest
Open

Complementary information

Date of dispatch of this notice
2019-01-10
Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

UK Shared Business Services Ltd

Swindon

SN2 1FF

policy@uksbs.co.uk

www.uksbs.co.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

N/A

N/A

Review body

UK Shared Business Services

Swindon

SN2 1FF

policy@uksbs.co.uk

www.uksbs.co.uk

Additional information

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any Supplier. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders. All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts).

The sourcing documents can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3

Main CPV code 71334000

Award details

This tender awarded a total of GBP 0 to 0 companies.

See details of each winning bid and its value in the lot section below...

Bidding deadline

11 Jan 2019

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 450,825

Locations

United Kingdom, Swindon

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Value

GBP 450,825

The works comprise the conversion of an existing room (1S001) in the Ground Floor Zone D of the LMB Building to form a new IT room. The new IT Room will have provision for a total of 12 server racks to serve Cryo-EM data. The services infrastructure serving the room will be upgraded to support the full comms provision of 12No racks, including UPS power modifications, switchgear alterations and cooling provision. The initial room fit out shall incorporate 5No comms racks, i.e. the north row with space for a future 6th rack to be added to the east end. The south row of 6No comms racks will be installed in future.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, you must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders are not yet registered then this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link “Supplier eSourcing Registration”.

Please note; to register Bidders must have a valid DUNS number for the organisation they are registering.

Registration may take some time, please ensure that you allow sufficient time to register.

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know

Once registered, you can express an interest for a specific procurement by emailingExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once they have been linked into the requested procurement.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to the Emptoris messaging service, which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to the RFX event.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement and in no circumstances, will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier.

Award criteria

Quality

70

Price

30

Main site or place of performance

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Francis Crick Avenue, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QH, UK

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