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RFP2023

Elementary schools -- Data Switches, Implementation and Support Services

Project Overview

As part of South Washington County Schools 10 year network and infrastructure plan, we are submitting a request for proposal (RFP) via the FCC (USAC) eRate program in December of 2022.

This project will replace all data network equipment, including core and closet network switches at our elementary schools except for NFSI as well as Pathways and NextStep transitional program centers. The equipment being replaced were installed in 2013 and 2014 and is used for transmitting information on data and video networks.

Project Timeline

RFP issued

December 12, 2022

Date which vendor should indicate if they are interested in walk-throughs

January 6th, 2023

Site Surveys

January 9th, 2023

Questions due from vendors

January 9th, 2023 2:00 pm local time

Responses provided to vendors and website

January 11th, 2023, by end of day

RFP response due

January 13th, 2023 – 3:30 pm local time

Contract award (estimated)

January 20th,  2023

System installed and in operation deadline

To be determined

EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS LIST FOR PROCUREMENT

List of equipment and components being requested. Equipment from Aruba has been listed.  However the District will consider an equivalent.

Data Switch Part numbers

Quantity

Part Number

Description

Manufacturer

17

R0X26C

Aruba 6405 v2 Switch or equivalent

Aruba

17

HR7L2E

Aruba EDU 1Y FC NBD Exch 6405 SVC or equivalent

Aruba

51

R0X35A

Aruba 6400 1800W Power Supply or equivalent

Aruba

17

R0X31A

Aruba 6400 Management Module or equivalent

Aruba

17

R0X42C

Aruba 6400 24p 10GT 4SFP56 v2 Module or equivalent

Aruba

74

JL486A

Aruba 25G SFP28 LC LR 10km SMF Transceiver or equivalent

Aruba

17

R0X44C

Aruba 6400 48p 1G/10G/25G SFP28 v2 Module or equivalent

Aruba

256

JL485A

Aruba 25G SFP28 LC eSR 400m MMF Transceiver or equivalent

Aruba

141

JL659A

Aruba 6300M 48SR5 CL6 PoE 4SFP56 Switch or equivalent

Aruba

282

JL087A

Aruba X372 54VDC 1050W AC Power Supply or equivalent

Aruba

126

R0M46A

Aruba 50G SFP56 to SFP56 0.65m DAC Cable or equivalent

Aruba

5

R0M47A

Aruba 50G SFP56 to SFP56 3m DAC Cable or equivalent

Aruba

Scheduled Walkthrough

SoWashCo will host a walkthrough of several buildings within the scope of the project. 

When:  January 9th at 9:00am

Where: **Once the buildings have been determined we will meet at the first building

How:  To request attendance in the walkthrough please send an email to TechnologyRFP@sowashco.org with the subject "RFP2023 Walkthrough".  Walkthrough request emails need to be submitted by January 6th 4:00pm.

**The specific buildings have yet to be determined.

How Do I Ask Questions?

Questions and/or correspondence related to this RFP document or procurement must be in writing or e-mail.

E-Mail: 

TechnologyRFP@sowashco.org (Please include RFP2023 in subject line)

Postal Mail:

South Washington County Schools
Attn: Technology RFP
7362 East Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025

All answers to vendor questions submitted via email or postal mail will be published to the district website. 

Questions and Answers

Woodbury High School -- Cabling

Project Overview

As part of South Washington County Schools 10 year network and infrastructure plan, we are submitting a request for proposal (RFP) via the FCC (USAC) eRate program in December of 2022.

This project will replace all data network equipment, including core and closet network switches at Woodbury High School.

Equipment/services requested:

Cabling:

Total cable runs by count 185 totaling an estimated 27,100 linear feet. Please provide pricing for Cat6a. All cable runs should be terminated and tested at both ends.  Cable lengths indicated are routed through the corridor with 20 of vertical cable for upper level and 10 of vertical cable
for lower level. Linear feet of cabling are roughly split evenly amongst the lower level and upper level.

Project Timeline

RFP issued

December 16th, 2022

Date which vendor should indicate if they are interested in walk-throughs

December 29th, 2023

Site Surveys

January 3rd, 2023

Questions due from vendors

January 7th, 2023 2:00 pm local time

Responses provided to vendors and website

January 10th, 2023, by end of day

RFP response due

January 10th, 2023 – 3:30 pm local time

Contract award (estimated)

January 20th,  2023

System installed and in operation deadline

To be determined

Scheduled Walkthrough

Facilities Department at SoWashCo will host a walkthrough of Woodbury High School on January 3rd at 12:00pm. 

To request attendance in the walkthrough please send an email to TechnologyRFP@sowashco.org with the subject "RFP2023 Walkthrough".  Walkthrough request emails need to be submitted by December 29th 4:00pm.

How Do I Ask Questions?

Questions and/or correspondence related to this RFP document or procurement must be in writing or e-mail.

E-Mail: 

TechnologyRFP@sowashco.org (Please include RFP2023 in subject line)

Postal Mail:

South Washington County Schools
Attn: Technology RFP
7362 East Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025

All answers to vendor questions submitted via email or postal mail will be published to the district website.