Merit Network Issues RFP for Wireless as a Service Vendor

ANN ARBOR — Merit Network Inc. announced Friday the release of a request for proposals for a wireless Local Area Network vendor.

The RFP seeks to identify the most appropriate WLAN vendor for a Wireless as a Service system that Merit will offer its membership. The selected vendor will work with Merit to offer a centrally managed, turnkey wireless solution for Merit member organizations.

Proposals in response to the WaaS Solution Provider RFP will be accepted no later than 5 p.m. Nov. 23.

Vendors can register to download the RFP by using the online request form at www.merit.edu/wirelessrfp/.

Merit Network would like to invite its membership to assist in the RFP evaluation process or participate in a pilot of the new service. Interested Members should contact the Merit Product Development Team at product-team@merit.edu.

Merit Network Inc. is a nonprofit corporation owned and governed by Michigan’s public universities, owns and operates America’s longest-running regional research and education network. In 1966, Michigan’s public universities created Merit as a shared resource to help meet their common need for networking assistance. Merit provides high-performance networking and IT solutions to Michigan’s public universities, colleges, K-12 organizations, libraries, state government, healthcare, and other non-profit organizations.

For more information: www.merit.edu

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