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Request for Quotation: High performance wireless Access Point UniFi APACPRO

Request for Quotation

The National Department of Education is seeking qualified business to provide a quotation on the items below. The equipment is to be install at the National Department of Education (NDOE. The work is part of a larger on-going project to improve the NDOE infrastructure for better access to the Education Management Information System (EMIS). Bidders are required to provide a quote for each item below along with the cost of service of the installation and configuration of everything.

Where the brand is specified the NDOE requires the exact device to meet the established standardized hardware in use. Where the brand is not specified vendor can recommend a brand that meet the minimum specifications or better.

For each item below vendor must include a photo of their proposed device and the unit cost along with total cost for all units. Some items also require the vendor to provide a quote for the installation of the device on-site which may include travels.

The vendor meeting all specifications with the lowest price and the demonstrated ability to deliver the services will be chosen.

Deadline for submission: May 23, 2019

Please send you quotation to Quincy Lawrence Quincy.Lawrence@national.doe.fm and cc to Weison Weital weison.weital@national.doe.fm and David Syne Davidson.Syne@national.doe.fm

Reference Item

Specifications

High performance wireless Access Point UniFi APACPRO [or equivalent] (x3)

Minimum specifications:

  • Environment: indoor/outdoor
  • 2.4 GHz Speed: 450Mbps
  • 5 GHz Speed: 1300Mbps
  • PoE Mode: 802.3af PoE/802.3at PoE+
  • Ports: (2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Supports simultaneous dual-band, 3x3 MIMO tech
  • Centralized controller to manage all deployed AP units
  • Powered over Ethernet

Service:

  • Installation of 3 Unifi AP Pro throughout building of the NDOE.

Minimum specifications:

  • Professional very clean and tidied setup.
  • Pull new cable for each device with optional tidied up wall conduit where appropriate. Contractor must provide CAT[5e-7] cable and terminating RJ45 connector
  • All devices on same ESSID configuration with easy roaming
  • Unifi Controller software installed on one of the  local Windows or Linux servers
  • Basic configuration but vendor can proposed additional configuration to improve wireless network.

 

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MTEC 2019

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Presenters/Exhibits Registration

Request for Quotation: Mini school servers

Request for Quotation

The National Department of Education is seeking qualified business to provide a quotation on the items below. Bidders are required to provide a quote for as many school servers as possible within a maximum budget of $6,200. The winning bid will be evaluated based on the quality of the proposed hardware and total number of school servers delivered and only then look at lowest cost. No installation cost is required for this equipment.

Where the brand is specified the NDOE requires the exact device to meet the established standardized hardware in use. Where the brand is not specified vendor can recommend a brand that meet the minimum specifications or better.

For each item below vendor must include a photo of their proposed device and the unit cost along with total cost for all units

Deadline for submission: May 23, 2019

Please send you quotation to Quincy Lawrence Quincy.Lawrence@national.doe.fm and cc to Weison Weital weison.weital@national.doe.fm and David Syne Davidson.Syne@national.doe.fm

Reference Item

Specifications

Mini school servers [as many as possible within budget]

https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/content-access-point-product-brief.pdf

 

Suggested place to purchase these from is at https://store.worldpossible.org/cart though bidder is free to purchase from anywhere

Mini school server SSD [as many of Mini school server above]

For each mini school server above a 500GB SSD of good quality to include in the server, compatible with the server

Mini school server Spare Power Supply

 

 

The mini school server above should already come with their power supply. This is just a few additional ones. For example, if you provide 5 Mini School Servers try to provide at least 1 spare power supply.

Bundled education resources [optional but desirable]

 

Preferably this should come bundled with World Possible educational digital library and a CMS (http://oer2go.org)

 

This bundle can actually be purchased at

https://store.worldpossible.org/cart

 

Improving the Quality of Basic Education in the North Pacific: Terms of Reference

The proposed project, Improving the Quality of Basic Education (IQBE), will address factors to improve the conditions for learning in FSM. It will build on the successes and lessons learned under the Quality Primary Education in the North Pacific technical assistance  and will allow for a more comprehensive and sustained approach required for effective reforms within the sector.