REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)

ICT: UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS

RFI NO: WITS RFI/2020:11

Information and Communication Technology of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in collaboration with Purchasing Consortium of Southern Africa (PURCO SA) requests information from Eligible Original Equipment Manufacturer of Uni ed Communication for an On-site Uni ed Communication solution. Respondents must have South African partners that will be able to tender on the implementation of the proposed solution.

Documents MUST BE downloaded from the University’s website, in order to understand the scope and the requirements, https://www.wits.ac.za/about-wits/tenders/ from 14h00 on Monday, 24 August 2020.

Please ensure that you con rm your eligibility to tender by reviewing the criteria stated in the RFI documents.

Registration of intent to bid: Tenderers MUST register their intent to tender via email to: admin.tenders@wits.ac.za AND meshal.moonsamy@purcosa.co.za by no later than Thursday, 27 August 2020 (12h00). Failure to register will result in tenderer’s bid not being accepted.

Non – Compulsory Briefing Session

An online non-compulsory information session will be facilitated via Microsoft Teams on Monday, 31 August 2020 from 10h00 to 11h00. Tenderers will be invited upon receiving their confirmation of intent.

All RFI related queries must be addressed to: Ms. Meshal Moonsamy, e-mail: meshal.moonsamy@purcosa.co.za and copied to: admin.tenders@wits.ac.za

The closing date and time for receipt for this RFI is on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at (mid-night) Shortlisted Tenderers may be given the opportunity to make presentations to the University and will be advised of the date and time. The University reserves its right to proceed with this request for proposal in full, in parts or not at all and call for a new RFI in the event of an unsatisfactory reply to this RFI invitation.

The conditions of RFI, instructions, detail regarding the non-compulsory briefing meeting are stated in the RFI Data of the RFI Documents.