Whitfield County Schools Solicitation

Solicitation Request: Technology - Chromebooks with Leasing Options

Deadline: 10/23/2019 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Status: Deadline Expired

Solicitation Number: WCS-IT-2019-027

Description:

3,300 Chrome Devices with Chrome Management License.

Provide 5 year leasing option.


Documents:

Addition 1

Posted: 10/18/2019

Type of Addition: Q & A 1

Overview:

1. We do not plan on keeping Chromebooks after lease is up.
2. We will evaluate whether to enter into another Chromebook lease or take another path at the end of lease.
3.  We only want 5 year lease.

Question 1

Posted: 10/11/2019

Question: Would a separate leasing option be considered from the awarded equipment vendor?

Response: I may not have understood your question. You may work with a vendor to provide financing. But it would need to go through them.

Question 2

Posted: 10/11/2019

Question: Must these be new or can they be Certified refurbished models?

Response: They must be new and be supported by Google for 5 years per Googles Auto update policy: https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/6220366?hl=en

Question 3

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: Can vendors include optional pricing for protective cases to add value to their bid?

Response: Yes it is ok to include it as an option.

Question 4

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: Is there a make and model of chromebook that Whitfield County Schools prefers?

Response: RFP's do not allow us to provide that information. Please submit your solution based on the specs provided in the RFP

Question 5

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: What make(s) and model(s) of chromebook are currently used in Whitfield County Schools?

Response: Lenovo 100 and 500

Question 6

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: Must the screen be exactly 10" or a minimum of 10"? In other words would an 11.6" screen be acceptable?

Response: Most Chromebooks that say they are 10" are 9.7", but we can not accept anything larger as they may not fit in our carts.

Posted: 10/18/2019

Type of Addition: Q & A 1

Overview:

1. We do not plan on keeping Chromebooks after lease is up.
2. We will evaluate whether to enter into another Chromebook lease or take another path at the end of lease.
3.  We only want 5 year lease.

Posted: 10/11/2019

Question: Would a separate leasing option be considered from the awarded equipment vendor?

Response: I may not have understood your question. You may work with a vendor to provide financing. But it would need to go through them.

Posted: 10/11/2019

Question: Must these be new or can they be Certified refurbished models?

Response: They must be new and be supported by Google for 5 years per Googles Auto update policy: https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/6220366?hl=en

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: Can vendors include optional pricing for protective cases to add value to their bid?

Response: Yes it is ok to include it as an option.

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: Is there a make and model of chromebook that Whitfield County Schools prefers?

Response: RFP's do not allow us to provide that information. Please submit your solution based on the specs provided in the RFP

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: What make(s) and model(s) of chromebook are currently used in Whitfield County Schools?

Response: Lenovo 100 and 500

Posted: 10/14/2019

Question: Must the screen be exactly 10" or a minimum of 10"? In other words would an 11.6" screen be acceptable?

Response: Most Chromebooks that say they are 10" are 9.7", but we can not accept anything larger as they may not fit in our carts.