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Information Technology Infrastructure

May 16, 2014

Tenders are invited for Information Technology Infrastructure. Introduction The City of Des Plaines ("City") seeks proposals from qualified vendors to furnish and install all equipment, software, licenses, and services necessary to implement certain Cisco Nexus Switches, Cisco Access Layer Switches, Cisco s SmartStack solution (Cisco Unified Computing Systems (UCS) and Nimble Storage), and a VMware Virtual infrastructure (collectively, the Environment ), all as more fully described in this RFP, for the City. Background The City desires to upgrade and modernize its current network environment through the implementation of the Environment. Currently, the City uses a combination of Cisco 3750 switches for its networking requirements, Dell servers, and VMWare for its virtual environment. The City is seeking a vendor that will provide all commercial off-the-shelf equipment, software, service subscriptions, and installation and user training services necessary to implement the Environment in compliance with the requirements, terms, and conditions set forth in this RFP. Proposals must include unit and extension prices for: (1) all equipment necessary to implement the Environment ("Equipment"), (2) all software and software licenses necessary to implement the Environment (collectively, the "Software"), and (3) all services subscriptions and other services necessary to install, implement, and maintain the Environment (collectively, the "Services"), all as more fully described in this RFP. III. Specifications; Scope of Services; Contractual Terms The City desires to procure Equipment, Software, and Services that meet the requirements of this Section to implement the Environment. The City prefers to enter into an agreement with a single vendor for the procurement of the Equipment, the Software, and the Services, but the City may, in its sole discretion, enter into agreements with multiple vendors to provide any part of the Equipment, the Software, and/or the Services. A. Specifications The selected vendor must furnish the following Equipment, Software, and Services subscriptions Scope of Services All installation and configuration Services must be performed in accordance with the scope of services set forth in this Section III.B (collectively, the "Scope of Services"). The vendor will perform all Services necessary to furnish, install, and configure the Equipment and the Software, and to successfully implement the Environment, to the City%s satisfaction, including without limitation, the following: 1. Kick Off Meeting and Project Plan Prior to commencing any other Services, the vendor will conduct a kickoff / discovery / design / project plan review meeting with City Information Technology Department staff ("IT Staff") to better understand the City%s current environment and the Equipment, Software, and Services necessary to implement the Environment. The vendor w

Major organization : CITY OF DES PLAINES

Address : City of Des Plaines 1420 Miner Street, 6th Floor, Des Plaines, Illinois 60016 Contact Person : Romeo Sora

Country :United States

Email :

Notice type : Tender Notice

Open date : 2014-05-29

Tender documents : T22235000.pdf

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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