Suppliers are invited to tender for the provision and maintenance of a Storage area network (SAN) for an initial period of 3 years with an option to extend for two years.
NITHC/Translink IS department have access to two in-house Data Centre’s in Belfast:-
• Primary Data Centre – 3 Milewater Road, Belfast
• Secondary Data Centre – Central Station, Belfast
These sites are linked via a FibreMan network connections of 1GB, 100mb and 10mb.
Please access the combined PQQ / ITT for further details.
Translink is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued and it is intended that all communications with Translink including the submission of PQQ and Tender responses will be conducted via www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk.
Unless stated otherwise in these Instructions or in writing from Translink, all communications including queries from Applicants and any PQQ amendments from Translink during the period of this procurement exercise shall be submitted through and published via the online messaging facility provided on the e-sourcing NI portal (see “Messages” section). The onus lies on the applicant to read and keep up to date with all the information published on eSourcing NI in relation to this requirement.