Alabama A & M University Sealed Solicitation

Title: RFP P002-2k20(2) WaaS

Deadline: 10/30/2020 2:00 PM   (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Status: Awarded

Solicitation Number: RFP P002-2k20(2) WaaS

Description: Alabama A&M University Information Technology Services department (AAUM-ITS) is seeking a provider to provide a “White Glove” fully managed “Wireless as a Service” (WaaS) offering.  This wireless service must improve the overall wireless coverage across the campus to facilitate student learning, research capabilities, collaboration, and security.  This WaaS offering must compliment our current Residential Network (AAMU-ResNET) by providing seamless connectivity and transition from the AAMU-ResNET areas into the Academic areas of the campus with Wireless networking coverage.  This WaaS offering must also be capable of integration with our overall security goals of micro-segmentation in a zero-trust access model in our efforts to achieve and maintain the highest possible governance and compliance standards in a higher education setting.  Additionally, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the wireless service must also include the necessary hardware required to provide Real Time Location Services (RTLS) with an accuracy of 3 meters or less.


Pre-Bid Meeting Date: 10/5/2020 1:00 PM

Pre-Bid Meeting Details: Please sign up if you plan to attend the pre-bid meeting.A pre-proposal meeting with a subsequent site walk-thru will be held at the Patton Hall Administration Building, 4900 Meridian St., Normal Al. 35762, Room # 317 Conference Room from 1:00 till 2:00 p.m. CST on Oct 5, 2020. The purpose of this pre-proposal meeting is to review the RFP process and proposal requirements. We will answer questions regarding the requirements and execution of the RFP during this meeting. NOTE: Clarifying responses provided verbally at the pre-proposal meeting shall not be considered official. If an addendum is deemed necessary, one will be released and made available to all parties present. One representative from each participating Offeror must be present at the pre-proposal meeting in order to be deemed responsive to participate in this Request for Proposal.


Documents:

Addition 1

Posted: 9/30/2020

Type of Addition: Addendum 1 - Schedule Change Due to University Holiday observance Holiday

Overview:

Alabama A&M University has changed the following University closures during the Holidays:
Oral Proposal Presentations: has changed from NOV 2- Nov 13,2020  to Nov. 2 – Nov. 6, 2020 ; Bid Award:  has changed from NOV 20, 2020  to Nov. 9, 2020;   Work to begin: Dec 1st, 2020







Pre-Bid Meeting Date: 10/5/2020 1:00 PM

Solicitation #: P002-2k20

Documents:

Addition 2

Posted: 9/30/2020

Type of Addition: Addendum 1 questions

Overview: Please see attached questions submitted by prospective proposers:  attachment

Documents:

Addition 3

Posted: 11/9/2020

Type of Addition: RFP P002-2k20(2) - Award Notification for Wireless As A Services Announcement

Overview: The University has completed its evaluation process of the offers received and has determined that the RFP will be awarded to APOGEE.us based on the proposed quotes and by being determined to be the “Most Responsible bidder” in accordance with the requirements of the solicitation.

Documents:

Addition 4

Posted: 11/9/2020

Type of Addition: Award Information

Posted: 9/30/2020

Type of Addition: Addendum 1 - Schedule Change Due to University Holiday observance Holiday

Overview:

Alabama A&M University has changed the following University closures during the Holidays:
Oral Proposal Presentations: has changed from NOV 2- Nov 13,2020  to Nov. 2 – Nov. 6, 2020 ; Bid Award:  has changed from NOV 20, 2020  to Nov. 9, 2020;   Work to begin: Dec 1st, 2020







Pre-Bid Meeting Date: 10/5/2020 1:00 PM

Solicitation #: P002-2k20

Documents:

Posted: 9/30/2020

Type of Addition: Addendum 1 questions

Overview: Please see attached questions submitted by prospective proposers:  attachment

Documents:

Posted: 11/9/2020

Type of Addition: RFP P002-2k20(2) - Award Notification for Wireless As A Services Announcement

Overview: The University has completed its evaluation process of the offers received and has determined that the RFP will be awarded to APOGEE.us based on the proposed quotes and by being determined to be the “Most Responsible bidder” in accordance with the requirements of the solicitation.

Documents:

Posted: 11/9/2020

Type of Addition: Award Information