UK-Oxford: Networking, Internet and intranet software package.

UK-Oxford: Networking, Internet and intranet software package.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
UK Research & Innovation
Science & Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxford, OX11 0QX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1235446553, Email: sarah.grant@ukri.org
Contact: Sarah Grant
Main Address: https://www.ukri.org/
NUTS Code: UK

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2768 Upgrade of SID8367 to 200Gbit/s Netpath Plus
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
48200000 - Networking, Internet and intranet software package.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES

II.1.4) Short description: STFC requires an upgrade of Netpath Plus service SID8367 at Harwell Campus.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 277,610

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UK - UNITED KINGDOM

Main site or place of performance:
UNITED KINGDOM


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: STFC requires an upgrade of Netpath Plus service SID8367 at Harwell Campus.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Price - Weighting: 100


II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below (please complete Annex D1)


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Not Provided


IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 06/01/2023

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
JIsc Services Ltd, 02881024
4 Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NB, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UK
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 277,610
Total value of the contract/lot: 277,610
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:
https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=752558265" target="_blank">https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=752558265

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 20/01/2023




ANNEX D

1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to: Not Provided

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive (for supplies only): No

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: absence of competition for technical reasons

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive: No

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive: No



Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market: No

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms: No


3. Explanation
The service is a dedicated private point to point link used for the LHC TIER1 site at RAL. This connection is provisioned using the JANET network. JANET is the UK’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) which is operated by JISC. Therefore couldn't be provided by another company.