Published date: 23 July 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 23 August 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

  • Software programming and consultancy services - 72200000

  • Systems and technical consultancy services - 72220000

    • System and support services - 72250000

    • Data services - 72300000

    • Data network management and support services - 72315000

    • Data network management services - 72315200

Location of contract

LL29 8AW

Value of contract

£1,700,000 to £12,100,000

Procurement reference


Published date

23 July 2021

Closing date

23 August 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 October 2021

Contract end date

30 September 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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Enterprise Systems Services are the services and activities required to provide and support NWP's on premise data centre environment (300 virtual servers and approximately 60 physical servers ) and its components such as compute, storage, databases, middleware and backup environments as applicable for NWP hybrid cloud environment (on-premises, public cloud and managed/virtual managed cloud environment). The successful bidder may deploy additional systems to support the computing environment and to provide NWP infrastructure technical support.

Outcomes required: NWP are developing a cloud migration approach including a cloud readiness assessment. NWP will require the successful bidder to support the reduction of the on-premise estate and the growth of the cloud footprint, likely utilising Azure in harmony with the National Enablement Programme.

About the buyer

Contact name

Patricia Strong


Force Headquarters, Glan-y -don, Abergele Road,
Colwyn Bay, North Wales
LL29 8AW


+44 1492804247