Client:         Oxford Innovation Services – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Programmes

Contract Notice: Supply of Laptops and Desktops for the CBS & C4G programmes, in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly 

Client:  Oxford Innovation Services – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Programmes

Date:   April 2016

 

Introduction, background and business context

Oxford Innovation Services (OIS) is the UK’s leading specialist coaching company.  We work with businesses at all stages of development to maximise their growth potential, benefiting both the enterprise and its people through uniquely tailored coaching programmes.

OIS has recently been awarded (subject to funding agreement) two projects to deliver business support in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

The Coaching for Growth (C4G) And Cornwall Business Start Ups (CBS) projects are financed by the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) portfolio 2015 to 2020.  The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for the fund, which was established by the European Commission to help improve the competitiveness of SMEs by increasing their capacity and capability and promoting entrepreneurship to strengthen the pipeline of high growth businesses across England.  2 desktops and 6 laptops will be funded by the CBS project and 2 desktops and 19 laptops will be funded by the C4G project.

 

Key objectives of this brief

Supply of Dell laptops in support of Oxford Innovation Service’s growing team. Urgent hardware only supplied to onsite technical IT support team.

Laptops and desktops are required for new team members and to replace old, inefficient and underperforming Dell laptops and desktop PC’s.

Specification and cost breakdown is below:

X 4 desk top Computers

  • Dell Optiplex 3040 Desktop
  • 8 GB Memory
  • 256GB SSD (Hard Drive)
  • i5 processor
  • 3 year next business day UK warranty
  • UK Model desktop with UK Keyboard
  • Delivered to Syplex within 3 days of order, Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road Oxford, OX1 1BY

X 25 laptops

  • Dell
  • E5470
  • 8 GB Memory
  • 256GB SSD (Hard Drive)
  • i5 processor
  • 3 year next business day UK warranty
  • UK Model laptop with UK Keyboard
  • Delivered to Syplex within 3 days of order, Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road Oxford, OX1 1BY

 

The following assessment criteria will be used to choose the successful supplier:

  1. Price per unit
  2. Ability to meet the hardware spec and models outlined above
  3. Delivery timings
  4. Warranties & support packages
  5. Company is a Genuine Dell Retail Partner – http://www.dell.com/uk/partner/p/

 

How to respond to this brief

Please provide, on no more than 8 sides of A4 per application, an outline of:

  • your ability to meet the hardware spec and models outlined above
  • warranties and support packages
  • delivery timings
  • Dell retail partner details
  • price per unit

Please submit your application via email to Anna John (A.John@oxin.co.uk).

 

Timing and pitch process

The schedule below outlines key timings.

Action Date
Brief published 14th April 2016
Deadline for response to brief 17:00hrs 28th April 2016
Shortlist 29th April 2016
Order placed 2nd May 2016 – subject to funding agreement
Delivery of hardware  6th May 2016

 

This notice has also been published on Contracts Finder.

 

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