State of New Jersey - NJ Schools Development Authority
Contract No. Contract Name & Location School District
GP-0070-R01 MIS Network, Hardware & Software Support N/A



The New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation ("NJSCC"), a subsidiary of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, seeks to engage a firm ("Consultant") to provide network, hardware and software maintenance services. Specifically, the selected Consultant will be required to perform the tasks necessary to maintain the NJSCC network software/hardware environment, which includes four (4) locations connected via T1 lines.

The contract will be as follows.

  Contract Number: GP-0070-R01
  Program Name: Network, Hardware & Software Maintenance Services
  Contract Duration: 1-year term
  Program Budget for Initial 1-Year Engagement: $150,000-$200,000
  Program Budget for Optional 1-Year Extensions (NJSCC Option): $150,000-$200,000
  NJSCC Prequalification: None Required


The RFP package for these services will be available for pick-up starting at 8:30 AM on 9/5/06, and continuing between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM at the reception desk of the offices of the NJSCC, First Floor, 1 West State Street (the Wachovia Bank Building), Trenton, New Jersey 08625.

The RFP package is also available on the NJSCC website, at

The RFP Addemdum 1 is also available on the NJSCC website, at //

The NJSCC will not hold a traditional pre-proposal conference for this procurement. All firms wishing to submit a proposal must sign in electronically by sending a mandatory e-mail Notice of Intent to Participate to Megan Cox at, no later than 5:00 PM on 9/12/06.

Firms may submit questions to the NJSCC by sending them by email to Megan Cox no later than 5:00 PM on 9/12/06. All questions, and the answers, will be provided electronically to each firm that submitted a timely e-mail Notice of Intent to Participate.

Completed Proposals must be received by 5:00 PM on 9/26/06, and may be mailed or hand delivered as set forth in the RFP.

Proposing firms must submit a true copy of their valid business registration certificate issued by the New Jersey Division of Revenue.

Evaluation Criteria: Submissions that are not responsive will be rejected without evaluation. Responsive submissions will be ranked pursuant to the following evaluation criteria:


  A. Understanding of the NJSCC's needs
  B. Firm Size & Resources
          Firm Experience – General Relevant Experience
  Case Study #1
  Case Study #2
          Experience of Key Team Members
          Approach to Providing the Required Scope of Services
  Network & Hardware Maintenance
  Universal Labor Plan
          Approach to Service Level Agreement Performance


In addition, to be selected, a firm must be approved for moral integrity, pursuant to a review by the Office of Government Integrity, as set forth in the RFP.

Bidders must comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127 and P.L. 2005, c. 51, and implementing rules.


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