Request for Quote – Supply Cisco Switch Hardware Replacement

Request for Quote – Supply Cisco Switch Hardware Replacement

Quote for the supply of the following Cisco 3650 Switches – 17 X WS-C3650-24PS-S; 9 X WS-C3650-48PS-S;          1 X WS-C3650-24PS-E.

Halton Borough Council

Cisco Switch Hardware Replacement – 355MMNone

Halton Borough Council invites quotations for Cisco Switch Hardware Replacement


Quote for the supply of the following Cisco 3650 Switches

·         17 X WS-C3650-24PS-S

·         9 X WS-C3650-48PS-S

·         1 X WS-C3650-24PS-E


All hardware must be supplied with UK power leads, and also must be supplied and licensed for the most recent stable release of the relevant IOS software.
The selected supplier must be able to deliver the equipment within 14 days of the order being placed.
Alternative equipment will not be acceptable.


Additional Documentation:



1. Halton Borough Council may abandon the bidding process at any time
and is not bound to accept any bids and will not be liable under any
circumstances whatsoever for the costs bidders incur in preparing the

2. All questions relating to this quotation must be submitted via The
Chest’s Question and Answer facility. Please refer to previously asked
questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered.

Both questions and answers will either be made public on The Chest or
responded to directly to the originator depending on the content.

3. Halton Borough Council will provide all bidders with their final
ranked position only after the evaluation process is complete upon request via
The Chest’s Question and Answer facility.

4. Decisions are usually made 2 weeks following the closing date of the

5. Acceptance of offers
You should note that: –

a. The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any,

b. The Council reserves the right not to consider any bid which exceeds
the indicative budget

c. The Council reserves the right to accept the whole or defined lots of
the quotation without accepting the remainder.

d. Acceptance of a quotation/award of contract will be by written
communication from the Council via the chest.

6. Access to information
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Council may be required to
disclose either information about your bid or the quotation itself, including
your price or range of prices once a contract is awarded and information that
you may regard as commercially sensitive. Requests for non-disclosure must
accompany your tender and include clear and substantive justification together
with a time limit when any confidential information could be disclosed.

7. Transparency of spend
If you are awarded this contract, any individual payments made to you over £500
will be published in our transparency data on the Councils web page

8. The Councils standard terms and conditions relating to orders and
payment are available on the chest and acceptance of them is a requirement for
trading with the Council. Additionally there may be further terms and
conditions relating to the purchase of individual goods and services contained
in the draft Contract enclosed as part of the RFQ. Suppliers are advised to
fully consider these before submitting a quotation.

Contact:Mr Matthew MoxonEmail House
United Kingdom


Key Dates
23/07/2014 13:30
30/07/2014 10:00
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