Request For Proposal

Request For Proposal- Data Center And Colocation Services

Request For Proposal – RFP – is part of the comprehensive data center and colocation services provided by Data Center And Colocation. It involves generating a Request for Proposals, more commonly known as an RFP. As colocation consultants, our RFPs range from 15 to 30 pages long. The RFP is used as an invitation for data center providers to participate in a competitive bidding process. It includes client colocation services, cloud services, hybrid cloud services or hosting colocation. We modify our RFPs for your specific industry whether it is a hospital RFP, hosting RFP, gaming RFP, wholesale data center RFP or government services RFP.

Free Colocation Consulting Services: The colocation consulting services provided by DataCenterAndColocation are free of charge to our clients. We custom modify our RFPs.

Request for Proposals or RFP typically include the following

  • RFP Introduction Letter for colocation or hosting servers.
  • Table Of Contents.
  • Statement of Work – SOW: Purpose.
  • General Information: Including Corporate Profiles, Schedule of Events, The Current Technology.
  • Proposal Preparation Instructions: Good Faith Statements, Submission Methodology, Award Process, Selection and Notification.
  • Terms and Conditions: Confidentiality, Publicity, Cost coverage, Governing Law, Regulatory Compliance, Force Majeure Statements, etc.
  • Scope of Work, Requirements and Specifications.
  • Vendor Qualifications.
  • Policies and Procedures.
  • .Security practices.
  • Power configuration.
  • HVAC redundancy.
  • Budgets and Pricing Comparison.
  • Proposal Preparation Instructions: Good Faith Statements, Submission Methodology, Award Process, Selection and Notification.
  • And a list of required documents in a Schedule format for respondents.

Purpose of a Request For Proposal

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Free Colocation Consulting Services: The colocation consulting services provided by DataCenterAndColocation are free of charge to our clients. We custom modify our RFPs.By creating a standard format, we can easily compare, evaluate and make logical, non-bias decisions on the selected colocation facilities. By issuing an well-organized RFP, DataCenterAndColocation can leverage our client’s purchasing power to secure the lowest possible colocation cost while ensuring the highest quality data center providing services. This process of a well-defined RFP, demonstrates to the data center providers that our clients are serious about moving forward with a colocation transaction and not just shopping with a loosely worded description of services. It is a tool to inform the data centers this is a very competitive environment and to offer the best possible pricing early in the process. It also provides our clients with a documented factual response to requirements and pricing. The RFP sets the stage for an equal comparison and negotiating position with the data center providers.