Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC, a tribal corporation of the Cherokee Nation is seeking bids for QTY-1 PowerEdge R720, intel Xeon E-26XX Processors (210-ABVP) Server, QTY-1 PowerEdge R720 Motherboard, TPM (591-BBBP), QTY-1 Non-Mission Critical: 4-Hour 7x24 On-site Service After Problem Diagnosis, 2 Year Extended (936-4563), QTY-1 ProSupport: 7x24 HW / SW Tech Support and Assistance, 3 Year (936-4603), QTY-1 Dell Hardware Limited Warranty Plus On Site Service Extended Year (939-2678), QTY 1 Dell Hardware Limited Warranty Plus On Site Service Initial Year (939-2768), QTY-1 Non-Mission Critical: 4-Hour 7x24 On-site Service After Problem Diagnosis, Initial Year (988-9191), QTY-1 Dell ProSupport. For tech support, visit http://support.dell.com/ProSupport or call 1-800-945-3355 (989-3439), QTY-1 Dell Proactive Systems Management - visit www.dell.com/Proactive to configure your service (909-0269), QTY-1 On-Site Installation Declined (900-9997, QTY-1 Proactive Maintenance Service Declined (926-2979), QTY-1 PowerEdge R720 Shipping (331-4437), QTY-1 Risers with up to 6, x8 PCIe Slots + 1, x16 PCIe Slot (331-4440), QTY-2 Broadcom 5719 QP 1Gb Network Interface Card (430-4425), QTY-1 iDRAC7 Enterprise (421-5339), QTY-2 QLogic 2560, Single Port 8Gb Optical Fibre Channel HBA (341-9097), QTY-1 Broadcom 5720 QP 1Gb Network Daughter Card (430-4418). QTY-1 2.5" Chassis with up to 16 Hard Drives (317-8474), QTY-1 Bezel (318-1375), QTY-1 Performance BIOS Setting (330-3492), QTY-1 RAID 1 for H710P/H710/H310 (2 HDDs) (331-4381), QTY-1 PERC H710 Integrated RAID Controller, 512MB NV Cache (342-3529), QTY-1 Heat Sink for PowerEdge R720 and R720xd (331-4508), QTY-1 Intel Xeon E5-2670v2 2.5GHz, 25M Cache, 8.0GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 10C, 115W, Max Mem 1866MHz (338-BDBG), QTY-1 DIMM Blanks for Systems with 2 Processors (317-8688), QTY-1 Heat Sink for PowerEdge R720 and R720xd (331-4508), QTY-1 Intel Xeon E5-2670v2 2.5GHz, 25M Cache, 8.0GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 10C, 115W, Max Mem 1866MHz,2nd Proc (338-BDBV), QTY-16 8GB RDIMM, 1333 MT/s, Low Volt, Dual Rank, x4 Data Width (317-9644), QTY-1 1333 MHz RDIMMs (331-4422), QTY-1 Performance Optimized (331-4428), QTY-2 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6Gbps 2.5in Hot-plug Hard Drive (342-0847), QTY-1 No System Documentation, No OpenManage DVD Kit (310-5171), QTY-1 DVD+/-RW, SATA, INTERNAL (313-9090), QTY-1 ReadyRails Sliding Rails With Cable Management Arm (331-4433), QTY-1 Dual, Hot-plug, Redundant Power Supply (1+1), 750W (331-4605), QTY-2 Power Cord, NEMA 5-15P to C13, 15 amp, wall plug, 10 feet / 3 meter (310-8509), QTY-1 No Operating System (420-6320), QTY-1 No Media Required (421-5736).Products/services specifications can be found listed in the attached product/Services description sheet under the DOCUMENTS tab of this bid posting.
Return bids are due no later than Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 5:00PM and can be returned via email to Hossam Azar @firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that winning bid(s) will be published. Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC (“CNE”) reserves the right to issue one award, multiple awards, or reject all bids; any award is subject to the approval of the required funds. Responding bidders are not allowed to withdraw their bid for a period of 90 days after submittal. At the time of award, the successful bidder(s) will be required to work with the Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC Accounting department to discuss account coding for invoices. All bids are subject to negotiation prior to award. Awards may be issued without discussion of bid received, and bids should initially be submitted on the most favorable terms from a price and technical standpoint. Any award resulting from this RFP will be subject to CNE Terms and Conditions. Your bid should indicate hourly ($) rate (when applicable), individual work effort, delivery schedule or time of completion. Any item(s) with exceptions, substitutions, exclusions, additions or qualifications must be noted and clearly indicated on return bid. Any request for information concerning bid posting is to be submitted in writing via email to Buyer listed; no verbal communication is to be initiated.
TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE - This procurement is subject to Cherokee Nation Tribal Employment Rights Office (“TERO”) regulations that include a fee of ½ of 1% of total contract award and, if applicable, the completion of a TERO Labor Agreement and payment of associated fees. The successful bidder’s award will be published on the Cherokee Nation’s procurement website and their performance will also be measured, recorded, and reported to the Cherokee Nation. The complete Act is available by contacting the TERO OFFICE at Tahlequah 918-453-5000. TERO bidders are required to provide a copy, front and back, of their TERO certificate with return bid(s) and failure to do so will result in such bidders not receiving the TERO preferences afforded TERO bidders under the CNE procurement and contracting policies and procedures.
CHEROKEE NATION GAMING COMMISSION (CNGC) - This requirement may be subject to CNGC policies and procedures. Licensing requirements may be required of the successful vendor(s) to be coordinated with the CNGC. These requirements may include licensing fees as well security and background checks of vendor(s) employees. Current policies and procedures can be found on the Cherokee Nation website or by contacting the CNGC office at 918-207-3834.
BONDING NOTICE - CNE generally requires payment and performance bonds for all construction contracts in excess of $100,000. However, qualified TERO-certified firms are encouraged to bid, regardless of bonding capability.
INSURANCE - CNB generally requires Worker’s Compensation, Commercial and/or Comprehensive General Liability, and Automobile insurance for all awarded bids. Please refer to the Bid Documents for the specific coverages required for this bid.
DEBARMENT - By submitting a response to this Request for Proposal, the Contractor certifies to the best of their knowledge and belief that the Subcontractor, the firm, or any of its principals are not presently debarred, suspended, or proposed for debarment by any federal, state, local or tribal entity. This certification is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when making award. If it is later determined the Subcontractor rendered an erroneous certification, in addition to other remedies available to CNE or its entities, CNE may terminate the contract resulting from this Request for Proposal for default.