Procurement

Open Procurement

Wavelength-based Optical Network Services: This 2020 procurement will enable MARIA Members to acquire high-speed network connectivity services to support the needs of their researchers.  We expect all procurement activity to be conducted on-line.
MARIA Buyer:   jaj @ virginia edu

Main RFP document download (pdf),   RFP Attachment 5 Worksheet 1 document download (pdf)

Entire RFP (Word with embedded Excel format) document download

Update 3 pm on June 5, 2020: Please download and review this notice of errors in the Special Notes column of Attachment 5 Worksheet 1, Pricing Table.

Update June 11, 2020: Preproposal Conference Questions and Answers published

Update June 23, 2020: Updated Pricing Workbook Attachment 5 Workbook 1 published

Update June 25, 2020: Additional Questions and Answers

Update June 26, 2020: Fiber Path Supplement

Procurement Process
Procurement Process Event
(see RFP for original schedule)
Date
RFP Issue Date May 27, 2020
Pre-proposal Conference Call

The pre-proposal conference call will be held starting at 10:00 am eastern time on Wednesday June 10, 2020 and will complete when all questions are answered.

Please download the Zoom Meeting Connection Information to join the session.

June 10, 2020
Proposal Due Date Friday July 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm Eastern Time
RFP Evaluation Weights Published July 10, 2020
Oral Presentations and Negotiations August 1, 2020
to August 31, 2020
Awards: September  2020
Notifications

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Completed Procurements

  • Wavelength-based Optical Network Services: This procurement will enable MARIA Members to acquire high-speed network connectivity services to support the needs of their researchers.

Requests for Proposals Documents

Procurement Process
Procurement Process Event
(see RFP for original schedule)
Date
RFP Issue Date June 14, 2013
Pre-proposal Conference Call

The pre-proposal conference call was held starting at 9:00 am eastern time and was completed a little before 10:00 am.

June 28, 2013
RFP Update Notes (PDF) Published July 1, 2013
Correction: Ashburn, VA (Equinix) Street Address July 9, 2013
Proposal Due Date July 12, 2013
RFP Evaluation Weights Created July 12, 2013
Oral Presentations and Negotiations August 29, 2013
to
September 4, 2013
Awards: Citizens Telephone Cooperative, Floyd, VA; Cox Virginia telecom, Chesapeake, VA; Level 3 Communications, Henrico, VA;Lumos Networks, Waynesboro, VA; and Windstream Communications, Herndon, VA. through
March 31, 2014
Notifications April 29, 2014
Downloads
File Author Date
RFP Fiber Path Supplement Jim Jokl June 26, 2020
RFP Additional Questions and Answers v1 Jim Jokl June 25, 2020
Updated RFP Attachment 5, Worksheet 1 Jim Jokl June 23, 2020
Preproposal Conference Q&A Jim Jokl June 11, 2020
Preproposal Conference Zoom Connection Information Jim Jokl June 8, 2020
Updated 2020 RFP Pricing Worksheet Notes Error Jim Jokl June 5, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
2020 RFP Pricing Worksheet Notes Error Jim Jokl June 5, 2020 @  AM
2020 Optical Network Services RFP (Word) Jim Jokl May 29, 2020
2020 Optical Network Services RFP Jim Jokl May 27, 2020
      2020 RFP Attachment 5 Worksheet 1 Jim Jokl May 27, 2020
Zenedge TOS VA Tech-MARIA.pdf (1102k) Jeff Crowder May 17, 2018, 2:05 PM
Archived Items
MARIA-RFP-Equinix-Address-Update.pdf (358k) Jim Jokl Jul 9, 2013, 3:12 PM
MARIA-RFP-Evaluation-Weights.xlsx (10k) Jim Jokl Jul 18, 2013, 9:32 AM
MARIA-RFP-UpdateNotes.pdf (565k) Jim Jokl Jul 1, 2013, 4:51 PM
MARIA-WavelengthServicesRFP-issued.doc (225k) Jim Jokl Jun 18, 2013, 9:39 AM
MARIA-WavelengthServicesRFP-issued.pdf (322k) Jim Jokl Jun 14, 2013, 8:30 AM