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Title: Technical and Development Support Services for the Excellence Gateway
Published by: Education and Training Foundation
Publication Date: 01/02/2018
Deadline Date: 28/02/2018
Deadline Time: 09:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: The Foundation wishes to commission technical support services from a suitable organisation to facilitate and maintain the operation of the Excellence Gateway. The successful organisation will work with the hosting company to ensure the sites are secure and perform well, meeting the acceptance level laid out in an agreed Service Level Agreement.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Education and Training Foundation

First Floor, 157 - 197 Buckingham Palace Road,

London

SW1W 9SP

UK

Procurement Co-ordinator

+44 2037408280

tenderqueries@etfoundation.co.uk

http://www.et-foundation.co.uk
www.mytenders.co.uk
www.mytenders.co.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Technical and Development Support Services for the Excellence Gateway

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Foundation wishes to commission technical support services from a suitable organisation to facilitate and maintain the operation of the Excellence Gateway. The successful organisation will work with the hosting company to ensure the sites are secure and perform well, meeting the acceptance level laid out in an agreed Service Level Agreement.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=207329.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

30 Internet Related
31 Maintenance
34 other Computing
85 other Education
200 North East
300 Yorkshire and The Humber
400 North West
500 East Midlands
600 West Midlands
700 East of England
800 South East
900 South West
1800 London

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The contract will be awarded from 15 March 2018 to 31 March 2020 for the delivery of all the Outputs and Deliverable listed in this Tender Specification document.

Competitive tenders are sought that will address all of the points in this specification, therefore no budget has been set. Tenderers are invited to show any added value that may be provided at no extra cost to the Foundation.

Subject to the availability of funding and sufficiently high quality performance of the successful tenderer during the initial phase of the contract, we would like to include a right to extend any contract for up to a maximum of 2 further years.

Payments after 31 March 2018, and if applicable any new financial year, are dependent on receipt of the grant letter from the Department for Education (DfE) for 2018-19 by the Foundation.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

DI 17/18.2

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    28-02-2018  Time  09:00

4.5

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

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(MT Ref:207329)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Technical support for EG ITT
Technical support of Excellence Gateway Tender Response Document DI 17-18.2
Draft Foundation Contract Services Agreement template

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 01-02-2018

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: tenderqueries@etfoundation.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
30Internet RelatedComputing
31MaintenanceComputing
34other ComputingComputing
85other EducationEducation

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
500East Midlands
700East of England
1800London
200North East
400North West
800South East
900South West
600West Midlands
300Yorkshire and The Humber

Further Instructions

The Buyer has attached further instructions with this notice. Please read these carefully and take the necessary action(s).

Record your interest in this notice and you will be automatically sent clarifications and deadline date changes etc. Please note that recording your interest does not automatically enter you into the tender process for this notice, you still have to submit your response by the deadline stated. To record an interest in this notice and add it to your interests list please click the Record your interest now button at the top of the page.

The awarding buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility.

Submit your tender response electronically in a secure environment.

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The following additional documents have been attached to this notice. To obtain these documents please click the Record your interest now button at the top of the page.

Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
01/02/2018Technical support for EG ITTTechnical Support for the Excellence Gateway Invitation to Tender1000.48 KB18
01/02/2018Technical support of Excellence Gateway Tender Response Document DI 17-18.2Technical Support for the Excellence Gateway Tender Response Document61.21 KB10
01/02/2018Draft Foundation Contract Services Agreement templateDraft Foundation Contract Services Agreement683.11 KB6

Replaced Documents

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