1. Dell Canada Inc. 2. Microsoft Canada

1. Dell Canada Inc.

2. Microsoft Canada

Closing Date

July 19, 2017

Revised October 5, 2020


Richard D. Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Request for Quotations


The Contractor is to provide enterprise business grade (i.e., not consumer grade) computer equipment (Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Monitors, and Ruggedized Devices, including related Peripherals & Services to the City on an “as and when required” basis (the “Goods and Services”).  The Contractor must supply enterprise business grade computer equipment from a single computer manufacturer for desktops, laptops and.  Contractors must be either a) a manufacturer which supplies desktops, laptops, etc. or b) an authorized reseller for a single manufacturer.

As part of the IT strategy, the City’s mission is to come up with industry standard solutions from computer manufacturer leaders to lower risks and costs associated with running computers in an enterprise environment.  The asset replacement program is designed to refresh the workstations on a 4 to 5 year cycle based on business requirements.

The City is going to the marketplace to select a Contractor to supply workstations, laptop manufacturer based on product quality and the ability to assist the City in reducing the total cost of ownership of its hardware through the next few years.

RFQ document for download:
Computer Equipment (Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Monitors, and Ruggedized Devices (including Related Peripherals & Services) (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Quotation  (.doc)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)
Issue Date: July 13, 2017

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City’s Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form a part of this RFQ.  It is the responsibility of Contractor to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor.  By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this Request for Quotation ("RFQ") should be directed in writing to the contact person named below.