Office of Financial Management (OFM)
Solicitation No. 22-500
Ethernet Transport Services
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Solicitation Coordinator: Diane Vernon, [email protected], 360-791-4302
Competitive Solicitation posting date: November 8, 2022
Bidder Questions due: November 16, 2022, 3:30 p.m. PST (this is subject to change)
Bid due date: December 21, 2022, 3:30 p.m. PST (this is subject to change)
PROJECT LOCATION: Olympia
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Office of Financial Management (OFM) is conducting this procurement on behalf of the K-20 Education Network Program (K-20) to re-procure existing secondary Ethernet circuits for disparate sites designated by K-20 throughout Washington State.
The purpose of this Request for Quotation (RFQ) is to contract with one or more qualified Ethernet telecommunications vendors to provide Ethernet services between multiple K-20 customer end sites and K-20 node sites for integration onto the K-20 network. The Attachment B – Bidder Evaluation Pricing Worksheet contains the site addresses.
ESTIMATED CONTRACT TERM: Upon Execution – June 30, 2028 with an option to renew the contract for up to five (5) additional one (1) year terms.
838-33 Communications: Networking, Linking, Fiber Modems, Power Over Ethernet, Wireless
918-95 Telecommunications Consulting
906-84 Telecommunications Systems (Telephone, Radio, etc.) – Architectural
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