City of Commerce
Request For Proposal Storage Area Network
Issue Date: December 23, 2014
Due Date: February 26, 2015
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Notice is hereby given that proposals will be received by the City of Commerce, Commerce CA for:
Storage Area Network
File with the Purchasing Division, Finance Department, 2535 Commerce Way, Commerce CA, 90040 as follows.
Proposals received later than 4:00 pm, February 26, 2015 will not be considered.
There are additional supporting documents for this RFP that are not included in this notice. Based on the sensitive nature of the information that is included in these supporting documents, a fully executed Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is required to receive them. The NDA for is included as an appendix to this RFP document.
Completed NDA for must be submitted to the Purchasing Division prior to receiving the supporting documents.
The City of Commerce reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in the submittal and evaluation process. This RFP does not obligate the City of Commerce to pay any cost incurred by the respondents in the preparation and submission of a proposal.
Furthermore, the RFP does not obligate the City to accept or contract for any expressed or implied services.
Dated this 23rd day of December 2014
Purpose of RFP
The City of Commerce is seeking bids from qualified vendors who have experience serving State and Local Government markets and who are located within the Southern California region and who are experienced in installing and configuring enterprise level Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions
The City objective in acquiring a SAN to provide the City with a centralized storage environment that lowers the total cost of ownership of both physical and virtual server. Data Storage in a high-speed, shared storage environment that offers flexible storage capacity performance, robust fault tolerance, is compatible with existing virtualization technologies from Microsoft and Vmware and offers intuitive administration.
The SAN must minimize disruptions during implementation and be flexible enough to adapt to our current infrastructure.