Abri Network Services 2022
Published date: 31 May 2022
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• Networks – 32400000
• Local area network – 32410000
• Communications network – 32412000
Location of contract
Value of contract
£0 to £2,800,000
31 May 2022
30 June 2022
Contract start date
1 August 2022
Contract end date
31 July 2025
Open procedure (above threshold)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
Abri are seeking the provision of a group-wide connectivity provider for all our sites. Abri currently utilises SD-WAN technology for our network backbone and this is rolled out to every site. Our current contracts expire in 2022. All sites in the ‘East’ geography (former-Radian) are running on new connectivity, specified according to size and number of staff at sites. A redundant link is available at every site, ranging from 4G, PSTN to 1GB/1GB geo-diverse standby. Abri only require these to be taken on by a new supplier and no installation or configuration. Sites in the ‘West’ have had lines converted from MPLS to FTTC to facilitate SD-WAN, but this was a tactical solution deployed with the incumbent supplier. The edge routers in use are old and should be replaced along with new lines and redundancy where appropriate. Abri have used t-shirt sizing to allocate connectivity requirements for sites, and as standardisation is a major part of the technology strategy going forward, it is a must for this to be implemented as expected. All sites are included in this on Appendix A1 (attached tender documentation). WiFi is out of scope for this delivery.
· Additional information on how to apply for this contract
All documentation to support this tender opportunity can be found on our tendering portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/abri/aspx/Home Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes
How to apply
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