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Title: Contract For Corporate WiFi Access Point Replacement
Published by: City & County of Swansea
Publication Date: 29/10/2021
Deadline Date: 30/11/2021
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Swansea Council have a requirement to replace the majority of our existing Corporate WiFi Access Point estate, consisting currently of Extreme (Aerohive) AP330 (x 222) and AP121 (x 3), with their direct replacement equivalents.
We do also have some AP122s and AP250s, these are not being replaced as lifecycle is still good. These consist of 28 APs, of which only 11 currently have Maintenance & Support licenses, this leaves a shortfall of 17 which we will also require, for 3yrs, as shown below.
We are not looking to replace the whole Wifi solution i.e. platform, just the current Corporate AP hardware listed with maintenance & support for 3yrs.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


City & County of Swansea

Procurement Department, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road,,

Swansea

SA1 3SN

UK

Lisa Evans

+44 7966230649

procurement@swansea.gov.uk

http://https://www.swansea.gov.uk/dobusiness
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

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

Contract For Corporate WiFi Access Point Replacement

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Swansea Council have a requirement to replace the majority of our existing Corporate WiFi Access Point estate, consisting currently of Extreme (Aerohive) AP330 (x 222) and AP121 (x 3), with their direct replacement equivalents.

We do also have some AP122s and AP250s, these are not being replaced as lifecycle is still good. These consist of 28 APs, of which only 11 currently have Maintenance & Support licenses, this leaves a shortfall of 17 which we will also require, for 3yrs, as shown below.

We are not looking to replace the whole Wifi solution i.e. platform, just the current Corporate AP hardware listed with maintenance & support for 3yrs.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=115319

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

30000000 Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages
48000000 Software package and information systems
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
1018 Swansea

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Swansea Council have a requirement to replace the majority of our existing Corporate WiFi Access Point estate, consisting currently of Extreme (Aerohive) AP330 (x 222) and AP121 (x 3), with their direct replacement equivalents.

We do also have some AP122s and AP250s, these are not being replaced as lifecycle is still good. These consist of 28 APs, of which only 11 currently have Maintenance & Support licenses, this leaves a shortfall of 17 which we will also require, for 3yrs, as shown below.

We are not looking to replace the whole Wifi solution i.e. platform, just the current Corporate AP hardware listed with maintenance & support for 3yrs.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Note: In order to simplify and consolidate functionality across the estate going forward, we would like to replace with just one model of AP going forward i.e. AP 410C across the replacements.

The maintenance & support has to be provided by recognised Extreme/Aerohive partners and support engineers should be certified by the vendors – Please provide evidence

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

CCS/21/345

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    30-11-2021  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
 20-12-2021

4.5

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

EN  CY 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Register your company on the eTenderWales portal (this is only required once):

— Navigate to the portal: http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the “Suppliers register here” link.

— Enter your correct business and user details.

— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete.

— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).

— Agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”.

2. Express an interest in the project:

— Login to the portal with your username/password.

— Click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link (these are the ITTs open to any registered supplier).

— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.

— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only).

— Click on the ITT code. You can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.

3. Responding to the invitation to tender:

— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting).

— You can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.

— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT.

— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help. Alternatively, the BravoSolution helpdesk can be contacted (Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 18:00) on:

— E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850

Thanks

(WA Ref:115319)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 29-10-2021

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: procurement@swansea.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
72000000IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and supportComputer and Related Services
30000000Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packagesComputer and Related Services
48000000Software package and information systemsComputer and Related Services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1018Swansea

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