NOTICE TO BIDDERS
ADDENDUM #1
BOROUGH OF MADISON, MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
DAILY COMPUTER NETWORKING/MAINTENANCE SERVICES
BID OPENING DATE FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2009, 10:00 AM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for Daily Computer Networking/ Maintenance Services will include an acknowledgement of this ADDENDUM #1 by the Borough of Madison, County of Morris, State of New Jersey. The ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CHANGE form included in the bid documents on page 27 must be completed. Addendum #1 consists of clarifications/changes in the bid specifications as stated below:

  • No forms will be provided electronically; vendor must use hard copies provided
  • Current vendor, Corporate Computer Services, a regional service provider, has had person on-site for approx 3 yrs; to date, attendance for individual is Mon thru Fri, except holidays, from 9am-4:30pm w/ occasional requests (either remotely or on-site) for service outside that time frame (billed at standard hourly rate)
  • Hardware: No formal list available approx 170 user PCs (2/3 are HP; under 2 yrs old), 20 servers (mostly HP; under 2 yrs old), approx 20 Cisco switches; mfrs mostly HP & Cisco, some Dell, Gateway, Okidata & IBM
  • Software: Windows XP & Office 2003 on all client PCs; Server (and Exchange) 2003 on servers
  • Amount of PC HW/SW-related v. network-related v. police equipment-related work: varies; issues come up and various skill sets required each day
  • Service call quantity/type unavailable; calls are addressed as they come up; most networks & support services are performed in-house
  • Vendor is expected to have individual available July 2009
  • Workspace (desk, landline phone, computer) will be provided
  • Vendor may invoice monthly or weekly but bills are paid only 2 times/month upon Mayor/Council approval

Raymond M. Codey
Administrator
April 7, 2009