Request for Proposal (2007.05.23)
Notice to prospective venders: The
accepting proposals to provide computers to the District on a 3-year lease
agreement. The minimum requirements for each computer are listed below. Each
vender should include in the proposal a specifications list.
The District will consider proposals for leasing 180 computers with one proposal
for 160 computers and another proposal for 20 computers.
Since this request for proposal includes leasing computers rather than
purchasing, the successful vender will include a cost factor for the
computers at the end of the 3-year lease period that will be deducted from
the lease cost.
Each vender should include in the proposal warranty work resolution within
24 hours of request call. Resolution will be defined as EITHER repair or replacement of
defective part/damaged part within 24 hours of first telephone call and will
result in a working computer.
Since Arkansas School Districts are considered to be annually funded, the
successful vender will include in the contract an annual opportunity for the
District to void the contract if funding is not available to continue the
COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR: PROGRAM SPECIFIC
Pentium 4, 3.20 GHz, 800MHz, LGA775, mid tower
FUSB (2) 80.0 GB hard drives, 7200 rpm, 1 GB
card, 17 LCD flat panel color display, 1.44 MB floppy drive, multimedia keyboard,
optical wheel mouse w/pad,
integrated audio w/AC speakers & headphones, Microsoft Windows XP Pro operating
system, 10/100/1000 integrated network card.
180 computers with 17 LCD flat panel color display
180 computers with 17
SOFTWARE: Two sets only of CDs, disks, & docs (do not need them for each computer)
NOTE: The District will NOT accept site licenses for OS
Microsoft XP Professional, latest version, fully patched
*All computers must be imaged from the factory with our district software upon arrival.
*Delivery of the computers must be no later that
*Asset Recovery Return (packing and shipping) of the equipment for this lease must be
included in the contract.
*Two separate leases for the 180 computers required
Attention Marvin Higginbottom, Superintendent
Proposals are due by ,
Vendors may submit proposal by mail, or fax (postmarked early enough to meet
Attention: Kim Harvell
Proposals will be evaluated on conformity to specifications, past
history with the district, proximity of technicians to the
district, and price. The successful vendor will be notified as soon as possible after bids
are opened. The
and/or all bids.