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NIAB HQ and Regions Phone system: Specification

17 December 2012

NIAB is procuring a contractor to install a VOIP telephone system at NIABTAG HQ, regional offices and for home workers. For the regional offices we require a review of all current data communications to ensure that bandwidth is adequate to meet phone and data requirements. All regional and home worker telephones should be channelled through a central switchboard located at NIABTAG HQ. The system should be able to accommodate the existing NIAB Innovation Farm and Research VOIP systems.

We seek full tenders based on the specification below. The closing date for this opportunity is January 31st at 12pm. Please return tenders to David Broach, at david.broach@niab.com or via post to NIAB, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0LE. For any additional queries please contact Angela Scott at angela.scott@niab.com.

Requirements

Description Qty
PBX at NIAB HQ to support VOIP and Power over Ethernet communications 1
148 port LAN switches with 4 fibre modules at NIABTAG to support VOIP and Power over Ethernet requirements 2
96 port LAN switch with 3 fibre modules at NIABTAG to support VOIP and Power over Ethernet requirements 1
48 port LAN switch with 1 fibre modules at NIABTAG to support VOIP and Power over Ethernet requirements 1
Switchboard Console + Licence 1
10 Mbs (upgradeable to 100 Mbs) fibre at NIABTAG HQ 1
10 Mbs (upgradeable to 100 Mbs) fibre at Park Farm 1
Replacement of existing ISDN30 lines with SIP trunks 16
Implementation of MPLS infrastructure to support private network 1
NIABTAG HQ     
IP Phones 230
User Licences 230
Maintenance and Support Licenses 230
NIABTAG Regions     
IP Phones 70
User Licences 70
Maintenance and Support Licenses 70
Satellite Broadband to support Voice and Phone communications 9
NIABTAG Homeworkers     
IP Phones 7
User Licences 7
Maintenance and Support Licenses 7
Others  
Switchboard training 6
System training 6
Handset training 230
Project Management for the implementation     
Reporting Software to generate reports on phone usage