school Terral School District 3
IFCB Posted : Oct 29, 2020
Bid Deadline : Friday, Dec 18, 2020

Questions Due By : Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020
Applicant Address : Terral, OK 73569
IFCB ID : 210002843

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.

 

·         E-rate rules require applicants to evaluate the cost of eligible goods and services and to cost-allocate out the amount for ineligible services from their funding request. If your company will be bidding internet access service, please identify the amount to be cost-allocated out for the ineligible services – email service, web hosting, content filtering, or other bundled ineligible services.

 

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNET ACCESS: Bidders who are not eligible to provide OUSF support will be disqualified. By placing a bid for these services, the bidder agrees to file the completed OUSF affidavit within 90 days of the start of service (applicant agrees to complete their portion in a timely fashion after the request for completion by the winning bidder).

 

·         INTERNET ACCESS DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR: Any and all installation charges must be identified on your bid. If you submit a bid indicating that installation charges may apply without listing those charges, we will consider your bid incomplete and disqualify your bid.

 

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: It will be the bidder’s responsibility to provide documentation about the compatibility requirements listed in this IFCB. Vendors that submit bids without documentation demonstrating the required compatibility listed in this IFCB will have their bids disqualified, unless that vendor has bid the preferred make/model number listed.

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

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

·         DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR BMIC - Maintenance bids listing only an hourly rate and not a monthly or annual total will be disqualified.  Vendors quoting an hourly rate are required to also a) confirm that you have the ability/expertise to maintain all of the equipment listed and b) propose a number of hours at a particular rate monthly to properly maintain the entire list of equipment.  Bids that contain only hourly rates, without confirmation that the company can service the list of equipment, or without a monthly total will be disqualified.

 

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

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


Services and Equipment Requested :

CATEGORY ONE

Internet Access –  Minimum 50Mb bandwidth; maximum 500Mb bandwidth.  Applicant is specifically requesting bids for 50Mb, 100Mb, 200Mb, 300Mb, 400Mb, and 500Mb bandwidths.  Please include pricing for a leased router.  Please identify separate pricing for firewall services.  Please provide pricing for 1, 3, and 5 year terms.  The terminating address for this circuit is 340 Apache Avenue, Terral, OK 73569; (580) 437.  E-rate rules require applicants to evaluate the cost of eligible goods and services, and to cost-allocate out the amount for ineligible services from their funding request. If your company will be bidding internet access service, please identify the amount to be cost-allocated out for the ineligible services – email service, web hosting, content filtering, or other bundled ineligible services.


NOTE: Per USAC’s current guidance about applying for Internet access this applicant is checking the Leased Lit Fiber, Internet Access: ISP Service only and Internet Access and Transport Bundled.

NOTE: Applicant will accept any technologies bid. It is our intention to meet all OUSF Fair and Open Competitive Bidding requirements. If you are a NECA/tariffed company, bids for your tariffed rates are allowed. If any of the specified bandwidth speeds are not a tariffed/NECA rate, please bid the closest rate you have available, within the limits of the bandwidth range specified on the 470.

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNET ACCESS: Bidders who are not eligible to provide OUSF support will be disqualified. By placing a bid for these services, the bidder agrees to file the completed OUSF affidavit within 90 days of the start of service (applicant agrees to complete their portion in a timely fashion after the request for completion by the winning bidder).

INTERNET ACCESS DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR: Any and all installation charges must be identified on your bid. If you submit a bid indicating that installation charges may apply without listing those charges, we will consider your bid incomplete and disqualify your bid.

 

CATEGORY TWO


VOLUNTARY SITE VISITS – INTERNAL CONNECTIONS

Vendors wishing to bid on the Internal Connections project may attend one of two voluntary site visits.  The site visits will be held November 10th and November 16th from 3:00PM to 5:00PM.   Vendors should meet at 340 Apache Avenue, Terral, OK 73569. 

INTERNAL CONNECTIONS

Applicant is adding two wireless access points in the Elementary Building.  Please include installation, activation, and configuration costs of all requested equipment. 

Type of Equipment

Quantity Vendor Should Bid

 

Preferred Make/Model

Antennas, Connectors, and Related Components

4

Crimps for Cat6 cabling

Cabling

2

Cat6 drops, approx. 200 feet

Switches

2

Ethernet PoE adapters

UPS/Battery Backup

1

Tripplite or APC Rackmount 1500VA with network capability or functional equiavlent

Wireless Access Points

2

Aruba Instant IAP 315 access points for functional equivalent

 COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENT – Switches should be compatible with existing Aruba IAPs.

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR INTERNAL CONNECTIONS: It will be the bidder’s responsibility to provide documentation about the compatibility requirements listed in this IFCB. Vendors that submit bids without documentation demonstrating the required compatibility listed in this IFCB will have their bids disqualified, unless that vendor has bid the preferred make/model number listed.

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: Service providers are required to bid the entire hardware project/upgrade.  Bids for individual components of a single project 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.

 

BASIC MAINTENANCE OF INTERNAL CONNECTIONS 

The district is requesting a manufacturer’s support contract for their existing equipment and the new equipment requested under Internal Connections. 

Type of Equipment

Quantity Vendor Should Bid

 

Preferred Make/Model

Existing equipment

Router

1

Juniper SSG140

Switches

3

Cisco 2950 24 port managed switch

Switches

2

3Com 3c16440 SuperStackll 12 port baseline hub

Switches

1

Nortel Baystack 70-24T managed switch

Switches

1

Netgear GS750E100NAS 48 port switch

Switches

2

Netgear 48 port Gigabit s+ fiber media converter

Switches

1

D-Link DGS-1500-52

Wireless Access Points

5

Cisco Aironet 1200 Series AP

Wireless Access Points

1

HP AP2000 HP WL520

Wireless Access Points

2

Aruba IAP-205-US Gigabit

Wireless Access Points

1

Aruba Gigabit PD-3501G-AC AP POE adapter

New equipment (from Internal Connections request)

Switches

2

Ethernet PoE adapters

Wireless Access Points

2

Aruba Instant IAP 315 access points or functional equivalent

UPS/Battery Backup

1

Tripplite or APC Rackmount 1500VA with network capability or functional equivalent

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

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

DISQUALIFICATION FACTOR BMIC - Maintenance bids listing only an hourly rate and not a monthly or annual total will be disqualified.  Vendors quoting an hourly rate are required to also a) confirm that you have the ability/expertise to maintain all of the equipment listed and b) propose a number of hours at a particular rate monthly to properly maintain the entire list of equipment.  Bids that contain only hourly rates, without confirmation that the company can service the list of equipment, or without a monthly total will be disqualified.



MANAGED INTERNAL BROADBAND SERVICES

Applicant is requesting MIBS for their existing equipment and the new equipment requested under Internal Connections. 

Type of Equipment

Quantity Vendor Should Bid

 

Preferred Make/Model

Existing equipment

Router

1

Juniper SSG140

Switches

3

Cisco 2950 24 port managed switch

Switches

2

3Com 3c16440 SuperStackll 12 port baseline hub

Switches

1

Nortel Baystack 70-24T managed switch

Switches

1

Netgear GS750E100NAS 48 port switch

Switches

2

Netgear 48 port Gigabit s+ fiber media converter

Switches

1

D-Link DGS-1500-52

Wireless Access Points

5

Cisco Aironet 1200 Series AP

Wireless Access Points

1

HP AP2000 HP WL520

Wireless Access Points

2

Aruba IAP-205-US Gigabit

Wireless Access Points

1

Aruba Gigabit PD-3501G-AC AP POE adapter

New equipment (from Internal Connections request)

Switches

2

Ethernet PoE adapters

Wireless Access Points

2

Aruba Instant IAP 315 access points or functional equivalent

UPS/Battery Backup

1

Tripplite or APC Rackmount 1500VA with network capability or functional equivalent

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

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


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

Terral_C2_COVER_PAGE.pdf
2021_C2_Bidding_Instructions80.pdf

Questions Received with Applicant Answers   ( Ask Questions? )




How many ports does the POE switch need?

Answer:

We are just requesting two PoE adapters for our switches, not 2 new switches.