Data Communications Products & Services
Contact Info: Solomon Kingston
Solicitation Number: SK18001
Release Date: 2018-07-13
Close Date: 2018-09-11
The NASPO ValuePoint RFP for Data Communications Products & Services (SK18001) has been released by the State of Utah on July 13, 2018. The RFP may be obtained directly from the Utah Public Procurement Place here. The RFP closing date is Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
While there is not a direct link to the public posting, from the above link you may search SK18001 in the search bar and click the search icon. The first posting is the Data Communications Products & Services RFP, after which you may select View as PDF and download the referenced documents, or you may select Respond Now to download the complete RFP documents. Either approach provides the same documents.
The State of Utah, Division of Purchasing & General Services (Lead State) is requesting proposals for data communications products and services including all customer service, installation, and design services in furtherance of the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Program. The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to establish Master Agreements with qualified original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) to provide data communications products and related services for all Participating Entities. This solicitation does not allow for multiple firms represented by a distributor to respond. This solicitation does not allow for sister companies to team and submit offers. The objective of this RFP is to obtain best value, and in some cases achieve more favorable pricing, than is obtainable by an individual state or local government entity because of the collective volume of potential purchases by numerous state and local government entities. The Master Agreement(s) resulting from this procurement may be used by state governments (including departments, agencies, institutions), institutions of higher education, political subdivisions (i.e., colleges, school districts, counties, cities, etc.), the District of Columbia, territories of the United States, and other eligible entities subject to approval of the individual state procurement director and compliance with local statutory and regulatory provisions. The initial term of the Contract will be five (5) years with the option, upon mutual written agreement, for two (2) additional renewal periods of one (1) year each.