Microwave Radio Network Management Platform

Agency: State Government of Virginia
State: Virginia
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 58 - Communications, Detection and Coherent Radiation Equipment
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Opps ID: NBD14089546769498472
Posted Date: Dec 5, 2018
Due Date: Dec 11, 2018
Solicitation No: IFB 156-726470-019-TEJ-3
Source: Members Only
IFB 156-726470-019-TEJ-3
  • Microwave Radio Network Management Platform
  • Status: Open
  • Time Left:5 days, 19 hours
  • Closing: 12/11/18 2:00 PM
  • Issued: 11/6/18 4:00 PM
  • Last Amended: 11/28/18
  • Buyer:Timothy Jarck
  • timothy.jarck@vsp.virginia.gov
  • 804-674-2078

IFB 156-726470-019-TEJ-3
  • Microwave Radio Network Management Platform
  • Status: Open
  • Time Left:5 days, 19 hours
  • Closing: 12/11/18 2:00 PM
  • Issued: 11/6/18 4:00 PM
  • Last Amended: 11/28/18
  • Buyer:Timothy Jarck
  • timothy.jarck@vsp.virginia.gov
  • 804-674-2078

  • Issued By:Virginia State Police
  • Type:Invitation for Bids (IFB)
  • Category:Equipment - Technology
  • Work Location: North Chesterfield, VA 23235
  • Web Address:
  • Pre-Bid Conference: 11/26/18 11:00 AM Pre-Bid Conference
  • Open Responses:12/11/18
  • Description:Furnish & Install Microwave Radio Network Management Platform. (Revised)

  • Frequency Data Communication Equipment, Radio (Including Identification Equipment) (72647)
  • Networking Services (Including Installation, Security, and Maintenance) (92037)
  • Radio, Television, and Electronic Testing, Measuring, and Analyzing Equipment Maintenance and Repair (93973)
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    COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
    DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
    INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
    (SEALED)
    Issue Date: November 9, 2018
    Revised - IFB# 156-726470-019-TEJ
    Title: Microwave Radio Network Management platform
    Commodity Codes: 72647, 92037, 93973
    Issuing Agency: Virginia Department of State Police (VSP)
    Sealed Bids Will Be Received Until: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. For Furnishing The Services Described
    Herein, And Then Opened In Public at 2:30 P.M., Tuesday, December 11, 2018.
    All inquiries should be provided in writing and directed to Timothy E. Jarck, VCO, VCA, by Fax (804) 674-2697 or Email at
    timothy.jarck@vsp.virginia.gov.
    IF BIDS ARE MAILED, SEND DIRECTLY TO ISSUING AGENCY SHOWN ABOVE AND CLEARLY MARK AS IFB # 156-
    726470-019-TEJ, Attn: Timothy Jarck. IF BIDS ARE HAND DELIVERED (or delivered by courier or messenger service),
    CLEARLY LABEL AND DELIVER TO:
    Virginia State Police, Duty Sergeant’s Office, Administrative Headquarter’s Main Entrance, 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North
    Chesterfield, VA 23235. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am through 5:00 pm
    In compliance with this Invitation For Bids (IFB) and all conditions imposed in this IFB, the undersigned firm herby offers and
    agrees to furnish all goods and services required by this IFB at the prices indicated In the pricing schedule, and the
    undersigned firm hereby certifies that all information provided below and in any schedule attached hereto is true, correct,
    and complete.
    In Compliance With This Invitation For Bids And To All The Conditions Imposed Therein, The Undersigned Offers And
    Agrees To Furnish The Goods/Services At The Price(s) Indicated In Attachment B, Pricing Schedule.
    *Virginia Contractor License No. _____________________Class: __________ Specialty Codes: ______________
    Name And Address Of Firm:
    _____________________________________________
    Date:_______________________________
    _____________________________________________
    _____________________________________________
    __________________________Zip Code:___________
    FEI/FIN NO.:___________________________________
    eVA Vendor ID or DUNS#:________________________
    Fax Number: (___) ______________________________
    E-mail Address: ________________________________
    By: ________________________________
    ( Signature In Ink)
    Name: _____________________________
    (Please Print)
    Title: _______________________________
    Telephone Number: (__)________________
    PREBID CONFERENCE: AN OPTIONAL PREBID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON November 26, 2018 at the
    VIRGINIA STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS, 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23235, at 11:00 am.
    SECTION III HEREIN. “NO ONE WILL BE PERMITTED AFTER 11:15 A.M. *IF SPECIAL ADA ACCOMMODATIONS ARE
    NEEDED, PLEASE CONTACT Timothy Jarck AT (804) 674-2078 BY November 16,2018
    Note: This public body does not discriminate against faith-based organizations in accordance with the Code of
    Virginia, § 2.2-4343.1 or against a bidder because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual
    orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by state law relating
    to discrimination in employment. Faith-based organizations may request that the issuing agency not include
    subparagraph 1.e in General Terms and Condition C. Such a request shall be in writing and explain why an
    exception should be made in that invitation to bid.
    RETURN OF THIS PAGE IS REQUIRED.
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    IFB 156-726470-019-TEJ
    Microwave Radio Network Management Platform
    I. PURPOSE
    II. SCOPE OF WORK
    III. OPTIONAL PRE-BID CONFERENCE
    IV. GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
    V. SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
    VI. METHOD OF PAYMENT
    VII. PRICING SCHEDULE
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    ATTACHMENTS
    A. SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTING PLAN
    B. STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION FORM
    C. VENDOR DATE SHEET
    D. BIDDER’S CHECKLIST
    E. KEY SYSTEM FEATURES
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    I. PURPOSE
    The Virginia State Police is seeking a replacement for our network management system that
    manages our Microwave Networks, Inc. CM6, CM11, and Proteus microwave radios. In
    addition, we are seeking a system that can also manage other network elements such as
    Fujitsu FLASHWAVE multiplexers, HVAC controllers, and battery plant controllers.
    The purpose of this Invitation for Bids (IFB) is to furnish, deliver and install a MegaSys
    Telenium System or equivalent that meets the requirements specified below. This purchase
    will be managed by the Engineering Staff of the Virginia State Police located at State Police
    Headquarters (SPHQ) at 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23235.
    II. SCOPE OF WORK
    1. The Contractor shall furnish all labor, supervision, equipment, insurance, licenses,
    supplies, software, appropriate tools and materials, as necessary, to supply and deliver the
    requested goods and services, as specified. All work performed shall be in accordance
    with the specifications and appropriate protocols, procedures and methodologies
    established by the applicable laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia and
    other applicable regulatory agencies. The Contractor shall accomplish the requirements
    of this IFB in accordance with the specifications herein.
    2. The address for this installation is as follows:
    State Police Headquarters (SPHQ)
    Zone 1 Master Site
    7700 Midlothian Turnpike
    North Chesterfield, VA 23235.
    3. The Department of State Police technical contacts are listed below:
    Mr. Brian Kemp
    Telecom Engineer
    Virginia State Police
    ICT Division
    804-674-2634
    Brian.Kemp@vsp.virginia.gov
    Mr. Andre Tench
    Telecom Engineer
    Virginia State Police
    ICT Division
    804-674-8024
    Andre.Tench@vsp.virginia.gov
    Please contact the above for technical questions pertaining to this solicitation.
    4. The Contractor shall perform the following services:
    A. Furnish, deliver, and install one MegaSys network management platform or
    equivalent to be installed during normal work hours.
    B. Bidders shall provide unit price, manufacturer, model number, capacity, and
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    description of all hardware, software, or other items considered standard or as
    advertised as being included and necessary for operation of the proposed system.
    The proposed system shall be a system already in production with a proven
    track record and compatible with CM6, CM11, and Proteus microwave
    radios.
    C. All equipment and supplies furnished by the vendor shall be new.
    Reconditioned, demonstrated, or previously leased or rented equipment will not
    be accepted. No equipment shall be accepted if serial numbers or other
    manufactured markings have been removed, obliterated, altered or changed.
    5. This system will be installed in the VSP/STARS Network Operations Center (NOC).
    6. Hardware
    A. The system shall consist of redundant servers capable of automatic switch over
    to the redundant server should the online server fail.
    B. Ability to scale the system as new nodes are installed
    C. Ability to backup and restore the system
    D. Ability to set access privileges based on user roles
    E. Ability to track user activities
    7. Mandatory Features
    A. The system must be in current production with three references provided.
    B. Ability to monitor, record, manage, and display the full complement of the
    following products:
    a. Microwave Networks, Inc. CM6, CM11, and all Proteus microwave
    radio products
    b. Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 4100, 4100ES, 4300, and 4500 SONET
    multiplexers
    C. Ability to manage alarms through controls such as thresholds
    D. Ability to customize the descriptions of alarms for operator clarity
    E. Ability to display network nodes on a map of the system with at least three
    colors representing: major faults in red, minor faults in yellow, and normal
    working mode in green
    F. Ability to display system status in chronological order on a spreadsheet-like
    display
    G. Ability to create reports from the database
    H. Ability to record daily events such as errored seconds and to calculate network
    availability by microwave path on a monthly basis
    I. Ability to record microwave radio received signal levels (RSLs) and bit-error
    rates on a scheduled basis in order to monitor the quality of the radio path and
    generate monthly reports
    J. Ability authenticate multi-levels of users such as operators and engineers
    K. Ability to run 24 X 7
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    8. Optional Features:
    A. Ability to monitor multi-vendor products via multi protocols
    B. Ability to utilize SNMP management of alternative microwave radio systems
    C. Ability to monitor HVAC controllers via SNMP traps
    D. Ability to monitor battery plant controllers using SNMP
    E. Ability to discover network topology
    F. Ability to monitor Zhone IMAC products
    9. Installation:
    A. The system supplier shall install the system at State Police Headquarters
    B. The supplier must be authorized to transact business in the Commonwealth
    10. Documentation:
    A. Three copies of all documentation shall be provided:
    a) 2 hard copies
    b) 1 soft copy
    11. Training:
    A. The Supplier shall provide system administration training for up to five
    managers.
    B. The supplier shall provide user training for up to 15 NOC Operators.
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