15 -19 The Provision of Storage, Virtualization and Backup Environment

Buyer: University of Wolverhampton


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Description:
Description:
The University of Wolverhampton is seeking to establish a contract for the supply of Storage, Virtualization and Backup Environment.
The University has approved a significant change in strategic transformation under a Digital Campus programme. Essential to this is a robust IT infrastructure including a storage environment, virtualization platform and a comprehensive backup environment. The University envisages moving from traditional on premises IT to a hybrid delivery model.
The most immediate requirement is the replacement of the storage platform, virtualisation layer and the backup environment. In addition, there is an essential need to document a forward looking technical architecture for the storage and virtualization environment. Please see “Schedule 1” for further details.


It is envisaged that this Contract will be let for a period of 5 years (with an option to extend for up to a further 12 months subject to satisfactory performance and agreement by both parties). The Contract is expected to commence on 19th November 2015.

The Qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by the Crown Commercial Services (CCS)/Cabinet Office.

The requirements here include:

• The successful Supplier must have a minimum of £5m Public Liability Insurance
• The successful Supplier must have a minimum of £10m Employers Indemnity Insurance
• The Tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of £2m a debt:equity ratio of <2



Additional Qualification elements are as follows:

• The supplier must confirm the solution includes 5-years support and warranty detailed into the following subsections as a minimum: Storage, Virtualization and Backup.

Country:
Country:
United Kingdom

Published:
Published date:
Jun 04 2016

Deadline:
Deadline:
Jul 17 2015

Contact:
Contact:
Sharn Bains

Email:
Email:
Sharn.Bains@wlv.ac.uk




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Source ID:
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