Government Contract | Texas
DATA CENTER FACILITIES

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000436746

Bid Title: DATA CENTER FACILITIES

Agency Bid No. Title: 745-16-Q01

Received Date: 12/10/2015

Close Date: 01/11/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,, San Antonio, Texas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 12/14/2015 10:00 AM, Bidder Preregistration

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:The objectives for the data center build and improvements will include, but are not limited, to thefollowing:o Identify critical selection criteria for data center location and site design. Based on theUptime Institute Data Center Tier definition, target design will focus on redundant capacitycomponents and concurrent maintainability (Tier II/III.)o The critical design considerations include electrical power design, power distribution, racklayout, cable distribution, air cooling distribution system, hot air flow using technologiesefficiently and aisle containment strategies to reduce operating costs with benefit ofbecoming environmentally friendly.o Evaluate the data center operating temperature within American Society of Heating,Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) standards. Cooling distributionmay include the adoption of alternative schemes such as free cool air or rack-basedchimney containment for heat exhaustion.o Consideration of secondary data center may include renovating an existing data center facilityor co-locating with hosting vendors or other institutions within the UT System.o Migrating production workloads to the cloud may be considered viable for the future.Offloading non-essential work to specialty providers and keeping mission-critical for highlysensitive applications and clinical applications in house.o Recovery time objectives are critical and synchronous data availability is required for clinicaland mission-critical applications across the primary and secondary data centers (both sitesclassified as hot.) Further, the data centers can support each other in a failure scenario fornon-critical systems.o Space design also includes data center floor area with segregation for production, test lab andmulti-tenant hosting, operations and support command center, tape storage area, conferenceroom, supply room, storage room as well as shipping, receiving and staging area.

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Product Code: 92516

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Amanda Alvarado 8403 Floyd Curl Drive, Research Administration Building, Room 4.110, San Antonio, Texas, 78229

Phone: 210-562-6214

Email: alvaradoa@uthscsa.edu

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