for voice video and data infrastructure network electronics and storage area network (SAN) .
This project consists of a campus wide network electronic upgrade servicing approximately 95 buildings within a 300 acre area. The storage area network project is to include a combination of storage hardware and software along with enterprise backup software and any related hardware to meet the University's current and forecasted data storage requirements.
Drawings, specifications and CD are on file for reference at the following location:
Facilities Planning & Management, Eastern Illinois University
All proposals from vendors/integrators must be on the 'Proposal Form' included in the Project Manual. Proposers must submit their proposals in accordance with the RFP instructions. The entire RFP form must be completed in order to be considered.
Proposal security in a dollar amount equal to five percent of the proposal submitted must accompany each RFP in accordance with the Instructions to Proposers. Each proposer must have completed the qualification requirements in accordance with the Instructions to Proposers. Statutory bonds for performance of the contract and for payment of mechanics and materials will be required in an amount equal to 100 percent of the accepted proposal.
RFP's will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 90 calendar days from the date of receipt.
If applicable, all vendors/integrators must pay employees involved with construction on this project not less than the prevailing wage rate.
Eastern Illinois University specifically reserves the right to reject any or all RFP's and to waive any informalities in the selection and to accept RFP's which, in its judgment, will be for its own best interest.
Proposers are advised approximately 30 to 60 days may elapse between a vendor's submission of bill and the payment of such bill.
(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)