WCPS Bid Invitations

Please send all sealed bids to 210 N. Commerce Ave, Front Royal, VA 22630 as well as emailing dstefnoski@wcps.k12.va.us

Local procurement rules can be found within the following links:

Purchasing procedures

Purchasing based on cost

 

Questions from Vendors

 

Question: Does Warren County Public Schools need 10 - 25 G connectivity to each site or 10- 25 G as the total bandwidth for all sites?

Answer: WCPS is requesting 10 - 25 G to each site.

 

Question: Is there a preference for 36 or 60 months?

WCPS did not specify a preference in the RFP for term length.  Quotes for various terms will be accepted especially if the rates change based on longer terms. 

 

Question:As a Leased Lit alternative to Dark Fiber, is the district able to accept 100 Gbps in lieu of 25Gbps?

Answer: WCPS does not currently have anything that is able to accept 100 or 25 Gbps.  

 

Question: Is the district able to send and receive 1550 nm to cover distances greater that 10k ft?

Answer: No, WCPS uses 1310nm SPF which operates at 10 Gbps.  We use Cisco SFP-10G-LR as our sites are within 10km +/-.