Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Supply of hardware, software and maintenance for LAN and Security Infrastructure

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council is inviting tenders for • Provision of identified Hardware and maintenance • Provision of identified software and maintenance For the last 5 years the Councils WAN and LAN has been provided by a third party supplier. A tender exercise was undertaken for the WAN replacement and a new supplier has been identified. With the provision of a new WAN the opportunity has been taken to review our current LAN and Security Infrastructure. As part of this exercise Tameside Council have considered the strategic requirements of the IT network infrastructure going forward to deliver the necessary levels of connectivity and security for the foreseeable future. A review of our current infrastructure has been completed and an exercise has already been undertaken to identify the infrastructure required to support the new TMBC Core and Security Infrastructure. Consequently the Council will not consider responses which propose other brands or solutions other than those already identified in this document. Given that the infrastructure has already been identified the award criteria will be based on price, however suppliers must be a UK authorised Fortinet partner at Platinum level. All equipment supplied must be via UK distribution channels and be authorised for the UK market.


Carl Timperley
Council Offices
Margaret Street
+44 1613423005

Contract value: 100000

Published: 13 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 23 Jun 2017