Government Contract | Alabama
Wide Area Network Fiber Optic Circuits

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000575141

Bid Title: Wide Area Network Fiber Optic Circuits

Agency Bid No. Title: T054454

Received Date: 05/19/2016

Close Date: 06/10/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The University of Alabama system is seeking sealed proposals for a Wide Area Network Fiber Optic Circuits as perattached requirements.The Office of Information Technology at UA provides network services for over 50,000 constituents. Primarynetwork connections extend from the Tuscaloosa campus to a network exchange point in Atlanta, Georgia. OIThas a primary data path to the Atlanta exchange consisting of multiple 10 Gbps interfaces. A geographically diversebackup circuit is also in place but is currently limited to 2 Gbps and has proven to be unreliable. In addition, thereare a number of off-campus locations that are part of the UA network. Those locations are currently serviced byavailable broadband connections.This RFP seeks providers who can provision one or more 10 Gbps fiber connections between the Tuscaloosacampus and the Atlanta exchange point over a route that is geographically diverse from the primary route as wellas 1 Gbps fiber connections to several off-campus operating locations.Any contract resulting from this request will be made available to other eligible entities. This may include but is notlimited to; The University of Alabama System, comprised of The University of Alabama; The UAB Enterprise,consisting of The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the UAB Health System and their related foundations andaffiliates , and The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and other state entities. Contracts resultingfrom the award of this request cover shipments by any entity listed above. Each entity will generate its own purchaseorders, payments, etc. and delivery must be made according to the instructions on the purchase order.

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Product Code: 96218

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Alabama

State: Alabama

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Melinda Wallace, Purchasing Department 1101 Jackson Ave., Suite 3000, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401

Phone: 205-348-5019

Fax: 205-348-8706




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