school Woodall School District 21
IFCB Posted : Nov 3, 2021
Bid Deadline : Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

Questions Due By : Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021
Applicant Address : Tahlequah, OK 74464
IFCB ID : 220003163

IFCB Requirements :

·        All Questions and Bids must be submitted using the on-line IFCB system. If for some reason the system is down before the respective 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 https://www.usac.org/e-rate/service-providers/step-2-responding-to-bids/lowest-corresponding-price/ 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. 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. Fees and surcharges that apply but are not listed on the bid will be the responsibility of the bidding company, should their bid be awarded.

 

·        If the applicant is requesting purchases of new equipment, or maintenance of that new equipment, bids for functionally equivalent equipment will be accepted.

 

·        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 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: 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.  Bids for individual components of the project will be disqualified.

·        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: 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.


Services and Equipment Requested :

UPDATE 11.18.21 - The bid deadline has been updated to 12.16.2021.

VOLUNTARY SITE VISIT

Vendors wishing to bid on C2 can attend a voluntary site visit November 9th, 2021 or November 16th, 2021. Vendors will meet at 14090 W. 835 Rd, Tahlequah, OK 74464. Vendors should RSVP to Jerrod Hood at jhood@woodall.k12.ok.us to set up a time for a site visit on November 9th, 2021 or November 16th, 2021. THIS EMAIL IS TO RSVP ONLY. ALL QUESTIONS AND BIDS MUST STILL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE IFCB. BIDS NOT SUBMITTED VIA THE IFCB WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

 

INTERNAL CONNECTIONS

The district needs wireless access points in every classroom that uses the new wireless A6 (WiFi 6) standard. Installation and configuration needed. WAPs will be ceiling mounted. Licenses for all 35 WAPs and cloud network administration.

 

Type of Equipment

Quantity Vendor Should Bid

 

Preferred Make/Manufacturer

Wireless Access Points

35

Alcatel OAW-AP132-US

 

NOTE: We are requesting WAP licenses on this IFCB, which sometimes may be categorized as BMIC or MIBS by USAC (the BMIC and MIBS boxes on the 470 have been checked to cover this scenario).

 

COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENT:

All wireless access points must be compatible with existing Alcatel equipment.

 

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: 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.  Bids for individual components of the project will be disqualified.

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: 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.

 


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

2022_C2_Bidding_Instructions80.pdf
WOODALL_C2_COVER_PAGE.pdf

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Questions Received with Applicant Answers   ( Ask Questions? )




Are you replacing ALL existing wireless access points? Is network cabling in place for the new wireless access points?

Answer:
We do not plan to replace all wireless access points. Yes, network cabling is in place. 

WAP Questions: 1.? If there is an existing infrastructure, is this in addition to it or replacement? 2.? If additional, what is the current infrastructure? 3.? If replacement or new, how many users will there be per Access Point? 4.? Is there PoE available for the new Access Points?

Answer:

1. Yes on infrastructure. This will be both addition and replacement.

2. Alcatel

3. Around 25 users

4. Yes PoE available on Access Points.

Good morning, do you accept only Alcatel or other brands too like Ubiquiti, Ruckus, Cisco etc. ? Do you need cabling for the APs ? Thank you

Answer:

Please make sure you read all of the IFCB - All wireless access points must be compatible with existing Alcatel equipment.

No cabling required

Is the AP part number Alcatel OAW0AP132-US correct?

Answer:
No, it should be Alcatel OAW-AP1321-US.

How many of the existing Alcatel APs will not be replaced?

Answer:
Unsure at this time, but most likely 10-20