IPP Consulting is requesting tenders for an electronic security infrastructure upgrade at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville Campus, as well as all other campuses.

According to the request for tender, Melbourne University intends to engage a provider to deliver the upgrade at the Parkville Campus and other campuses over a period of approximately one year. The University intends to invite organisations which are successful in responding to this RFEOI to participate in a Tender process to select a supplier for the provision of the goods and services.

This upgrade is expected to include:

* Replacement of security management software;
* Replacement of alarm and access control panels;
* Integration or replacement of existing access cards and readers; and
* Implementation of high level interfaces to support integrated operational platform.

This Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) seeks to enable the University to identify potential suppliers who are:

* Capable of delivering a project of this type and scale; and
* Able to provide solutions that are fit for the described purpose.

The University of Melbourne, founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. It has 43,000 students and around 8000 academic and professional staff. The main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb north of the Melbourne central business district. There are 12 colleges located on the main campus and in nearby suburbs offering academic, sporting and cultural programs alongside accommodation for Melbourne students and faculty.

The 4 other campuses to be upgraded include Melbourne at Burnley, Southbank, Hawthorn and Werribee. In regional Victoria, the Creswick and Dookie campuses are used for forestry and agriculture courses respectively. The Shepparton campus is home to the Rural Health Academic Centre for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

Only security solutions providers capable of providing all the required goods and/or services described should submit a response before close of business, December 1, 2016. ♦