Bid #BLD2125483F1 - Request for Information: AES Wireless Mesh Alarm Network Equipment

expired opportunity(Expired)
From: Broward County Board of County Commissioners(County)
started - 17 Nov, 2022 (2 months ago)

Start Date

17 Nov, 2022 (2 months ago)
due - 17 Nov, 2022 (2 months ago)

Due Date

12 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)
Bid Notification

Opportunity Type

Bid Notification
BLD2125483F1

Opportunity Identifier

BLD2125483F1
Broward County Board of County Commissioners

Customer / Agency

Broward County Board of County Commissioners
201 N.W. 84 Ave., Plantation, FL 33324

Location

201 N.W. 84 Ave., Plantation, FL 33324
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Bid #BLD2125483F1 - Request for Information: AES Wireless Mesh Alarm Network Equipment RFI Bid contact: Please log in to view Bid contact information Issuing agency: Broward County Board of County Commissioners, FL See other Bids by this agency Bid Comments: [NOTICE OF INTENT TO DESIGNATE A SOLE BRAND] This Request for Information (RFI)/ Notice of Intent to Designate Sole Brand is published pursuant to the Broward County Procurement Code section, 21.26, Sole Brand Procurement and is intended to ascertain whether the commodities specified below is currently available from multiple brands/manufacturers. The Purchasing Division intends to solicit for a contract with restrictive specifications if it is determined to be in the best interest of the County. This is not a request for pricing nor a commitment to purchase. The following commodities are thought to be available from only a single brand/manufacturer. This RFI / Notice of Intent to Designate Sole Brand will remain posted until the due date and time indicated. Vendors should submit its response electronically through Periscope S2G. Vendor should upload any supporting information in Periscope S2G to assist in determining if products are comparable. Commodities Required Compatible equipment to produce a fully functional wireless mesh communications network for burglar and fire alarm notification transmission. The commodities will be part of a project for installation of a wireless mesh alarm network, which involves removing the hard-wired burglar & fire alarm monitoring systems and installing a central monitoring station, network management systems, remote IP link receivers, and smart subscriber units, thus creating a wireless mesh network system comprising 86 locations throughout Broward County. Quantity or Term Fixed Contract Using Agency Requester Broward County Facilities Management Division (FMD) Harry Balsamo Intended Sole Brand AES Corporation system provided by manufacturer authorized installing dealers. Specifications Intended AES products to comprise entire fire and burglar alarm system: Central Monitoring Station - Mod. #77055ii Network Managing System - Mod. #7275 Remote IP Link Receivers - Mod. #7170 or #7177H (receiver/subscriber hybrid) Smart Subscriber Transceivers - Mod. 7788F, 7706-ULF, 7707P, 7177H, 7058E and 7007P with Data Modules #7094, 7094A, 7794 or 7794A Performance Requirements: - Entire network must be stand-alone (owner-operated and controlled) - Must use a single radio frequency (RF) for transmission - Network should utilize a multi-path radio technology for detecting and self-adjusting to the best signal path in an area - Central Monitoring Station should be capable of - 1. Receiving all data messages from radio network 2. Acknowledging all data messages from network 3. Annunciating inbound alarms, systems faults, and warning conditions 4. Output system activity to printer 5. Managing network software - Subscriber Transceivers should be capable of acting as a store-and-forward message repeater - Subscriber Transceivers should have battery back-up in case of primary (AC) power loss with capacity of 24 hr. standby time and 15 minutes of alarm. Justification for Sole Brand Acquisition AES claims to be the only manufacturer of wireless mesh communications equipment for alarm transmission used in an owner-operated and controlled network in the United States. If you are capable of meeting or exceeding the specification requirements for this product or equal, respond to this RFI/Notice of Intent to Designate Sole Brand through Periscope S2G. If offering an equivalent brand of equipment, provide with the response product literature to assist in determining if product(s) is comparable. If not provided with the response, the literature should be submitted within three business days of Broward County request. The Director of Purchasing shall have sole authority in deciding what is comparable. Prospective Vendors are requested to provide information regarding their ability to supply the commodities described or written explanation or other documentation contesting the proposed designation as a Sole Brand. Prospective Vendors will be considered only if they provide documentation demonstrating that they are capable of meeting or exceeding the specification requirements stated herein. All Vendor responses will be evaluated by the Director of Purchasing who shall have sole authority in establishing the approved equal status of the commodity offered by the vendor. The Director of Purchasing shall consider such submittals and notify all submitting vendors of the decision whether to designate as a Sole Brand, which decision shall not be subject to objection, protest, or appeal. Description: Refer to Comments Section. Delivery location: Please log in to see the delivery location Classification codes: View classification codes Contract duration: Not Applicable Contract renewal: Not Applicable Prices good for: Not Applicable Regions: View regions Please log in to see Bid details or to add this to My Bids. If you are not registered, please register for free. Login

Dates

Start Date

17 Nov, 2022 (2 months ago)

Due Date

12 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

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Country : United StatesState : Florida