school Olustee - Eldorado School District 40
IFCB Posted : Oct 29, 2020
Bid Deadline : Thursday, Dec 10, 2020

Questions Due By : Sunday, Nov 8, 2020
Applicant Address : Olustee, OK 73560
IFCB ID : 210002840

IFCB Requirements :

·         All Questions and Bids must be submitted using the on-line IFCB system. If the IFCB system is down before the deadline, please email your bid to info@crwconsulting.com or fax it to 918.445.0049. Bids or questions submitted in this fashion will be disqualified if the on-line system is active at the time of submission.

 

·         Bidder must agree to participate in USF Program (AKA “E-rate”) for the corresponding funding year.

 

·         Please include the correct Service Provider Identification Number (SPIN) on your bid.

 

·         By submitting a bid, bidder certifies that the bidder does have a valid (non-red light status) SPIN for the E-rate program at the time of submission. Should the Applicant discover that the bidder is on red light status, or if the FCC classifies the bidder as on red-light status before work is performed and invoices are paid, the contract will be null and void and the applicant will have no payment obligations to the bidder.

 

·         Bidder is expected to provide the lowest corresponding price per E-rate rules.  See http://www.usac.org/sl/service-providers/step02/lowest-corresponding-price.aspx for details.

 

·         Contracts must not prohibit SPIN changes.

 

·         Bidder must agree to provide the Applicant the choice of discount methods (SPI or BEAR).

 

·         Bidder will be automatically disqualified if the District determines that the bidding company has offered any employee of the District any individual gift of more than $20 or gifts totaling more than $50 within a 12-month period.  This does not apply to the recent FCC exemptions of the Gift Rule for the COVID pandemic.

 

·         All contracts awarded will be contingent upon E-rate funding and final board approval.  The applicant may choose to do all or part of the project upon funding notification.

 

·         All contracts awarded under this IFCB bidding process may be voluntarily renewed by the applicant, upon written notice to the provider, for five consecutive one-year terms. Please include this language in your final contract.

 

·         All applicable fees, surcharges, and taxes must be identified on the bid or your bid will be disqualified. E-rate rules require the applicants to evaluate the price of eligible goods and services that will be listed on the 471 application during the competitive bidding process. If the applicant discovers that fees, taxes or surcharges apply but are not listed on the bid (after the time of bid awards) those charges will be the responsibility of the bidding company.

 

·         The winning vendor will be required to complete the USAC approved Item 21 template for the project within 7 working days after notification that the vendor has won the bid.

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR C1 NETWORK EQUIPMENT:  Vendors must complete and include the C1 Cover Page with their bid.  Bids receive without the cover page will be disqualified.

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Vendors must complete and include the C2 Cover Page with their bid. Bids received without the cover page will be disqualified.

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Applicant will not accept bids for refurbished equipment. Any bids containing refurbished equipment will be disqualified.

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Bids that include equipment that were manufactured for use outside of the United States will be disqualified.

 

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS:  Bids from companies that include equipment barred by the Federal Communications Commission due to national security risks (such as ZTE or Huawei) will be disqualified.

 

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Service providers are required to bid the entire hardware project/upgrade.  Bids for individual components of a single project will be disqualified.


Services and Equipment Requested :

CATEGORY ONE

Network Equipment

 

Type of Equipment

Quantity Vendor Should Bid

 

Preferred Make/Manufacturer

Switch

1

Netgear S350 8-port Gigabit PoE+ Smart Managed Pro Switch, 2 SFP (GS310TP) or functional equivalent

Switch

2

Netgear SFP Transceiver 1000BASE-LX (AGM732F) or functional equivalent

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR C1 NETWORK EQUIPMENT:  Vendors must complete and include the C1 Cover Page with their bid.  Bids receive without the cover page will be disqualified.


CATEGORY TWO

INTERNAL CONNECTIONS – No installation is requested.

Type of Equipment

Quantity Vendor Should Bid

 

Preferred Make/Manufacturer

Racks

5

StarTech.com 6U 19in Wall mount Server Rack Cabinet with Acrylic Door or functional equivalent

Switches

2

Netgear 48 port GbE PoE+ Smart Managed Pro Switch, 4 SFP ports, 380W (GS752TPv2) or functional equivalent

UPS/Battery Backup

5

Tripp Lite UPS 500VA 300W International Smart Rackmount AVR 230V C13 1URM or functional equivalent

UPS/Battery Backup

1

Cyberpower Smart App Online OL3000RTXL2U – UPS – 2.7 kW – 3000VA or functional equivalent

NOTE:  We are requesting switch licenses on this IFCB which sometimes may be categorized as BMIC by USAC (the BMIC box on the Form 470 has been checked to cover this scenario).

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Vendors must complete and include the C2 Cover Page with their bid. Bids received without the cover page will be disqualified.

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Applicant will not accept bids for refurbished equipment. Any bids containing refurbished equipment will be disqualified.

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Bids that include equipment that was manufactured for use outside of the United States will be disqualified.

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS:  Bids from companies that include equipment barred by the Federal Communications Commission due to national security risks (such as ZTE or Huawei) will be disqualified.

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: Service providers are required to bid the entire hardware project/upgrade.  Bids for individual components of a single project will be disqualified.

 


There is an additional document associated with this IFCB. Please click the buttons to download the document.

Olustee_C1_COVER_PAGE.pdf
Olustee_C2_COVER_PAGE.pdf
2021_C2_Bidding_Instructions79.pdf

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