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Telecommunications Transport RFP

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000441531

Bid Title: Telecommunications Transport RFP

Agency Bid No. Title: SWC1600000002

Received Date: 12/16/2015

Close Date: 01/19/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: 1900 KANAWHA BLVD E, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Mandatory 12/30/2015, Questions Due By 01/06/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The State of West Virginia operates and maintains statewide networks for data, video and voicetransmission that are shared between government and education entities including state agencies,higher education, K-12 schools, libraries, and county/municipal units of government. There are over1700 local access and aggregation circuits statewide under existing telecommunications contracts. Thewinning Vendor will be expected to provide services to these existing sites (see Attachment D - CurrentNetwork Inventory) as well as to new or expanded sites in the network during the contract term. Todaythese circuits are backhauled to state backbones for transport and access to core systems and services.The State of West Virginia is seeking to establish a contract to extend existing services, allow forconvergence of the existing voice, data, and video networks, and to improve Intranet/Extranetapplications and services. This solicitation will be for telecommunication services to be provided by asingle provider statewide. The Vendor awarded the contract will be required to connect their networkservices to the state backbone networks at one of the points of presence identified in Attachment E(Current State Network Points of Presence). For Ethernet Services, this contract will serve as atransitional contract as the state begins migration to an Ethernet based wide area network with multipleproviders awarded contracts by county, hereafter referred to as County Contracts. The Vendor will berequired to work with other provider(s) where necessary, regarding transition from services under thiscontract to services under the County Contracts.2.2. The following is a list of many of the applications and services utilized by state customers on the existingnetworks that must continue to be supported by any network services proposed by the Vendor.Applications:2.2.1. LAN/WAN Interconnection2.2.2. High Speed Image Transfer2.2.3. Host-to-Host Data Transfers2.2.4. Virtual servers and virtual desktops2.2.5. Mainframe Applications2.2.6. Enterprise Communications (E-mail, Voicemail, Chat)2.2.7. Supercomputing Access2.2.8. Remote Systems Management2.2.9. Intranet Web-based Applications2.2.10. Internet Access, Services, and Web-based Applications2.2.11. Internet22.2.12. Multimedia Applications (Voice, Video, and Data

Product Code: 92037

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of West Virginia - Department of Administration

State: West Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Stephanie L. Gale 2019 Washington Street East, P.O. Box 50130, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305

Phone: 304-558-7023




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