Tender - Limited Tender Enquiry for Storage


Sr. No : PN/40  
Indent No : 2331 Enquiry No : PN/40
Date of Enquiry : 02/07/2009 Due Date : 28/07/2009
Telephone Exchange 25432299, 25431817,
25430363, 25430017 (Ext.210)
Fax No. : 91-020-25430416
Purchase Officer : 25431366 E-mail : purchase@ftiindia.com
(1) Storage with Following Specificatgions: Quantity :1(One)
Storage Type

CIFS , iSCSI & FCP (Unified Storage) - NFS support will be advantageous

Disk Storage

9 TB RAW with SATA Drive . Should Support > 60 Drives

Disk Support The storage box should able to support mixture of SATA (500GB, 750GB, 1TB) & FC/SAS (144GB, 300GB, 450GB) 15K RPM Disks.
Tape backup Port FC port for NDMP backup
Support for Raid Levels

Raid 1+0/4/5/6 or Equivelent with ability to protect against simultaneous double disk failures in the same RAID set in all conditions.

iSCSI Support

Should support Windows 2003, RHEL, Solaris, AIX & HPUX

Snapshot for Backup/Recovery No of Snapshots per file systems or Volume as per following company policy:Snapshot will be required for every 4 Hrs and it will be kept for 6 wks. Couple of Data copies of the Volume can be backed up in the same Storage without any performance overhead on the system.
These datacopies can be restored in no time to recover the corrupted volumes . The datacopies of the volume backed up can be retained for atleast 6 wks depending on the criticality of the data.
No performance penalty on storage when Sanpshots enabled in production.Snapshots should be RAID protected with same type of disks.Note: Additional hardware to be quoted if Snapshot has performance penalty to give equivalent performance
Unified Storage SAN should support both FC and iSCSI
Windows Active Directory Integration/NIS support support for windows/unix file services simultaneously
Operating system support of controller / gateway Microkernel Based Operating system.Storage should not be based General Unix/windows or equivalent OS based architecture.OS should support feature to protect data from simultaneous double disk failures in same Raid Group.
Recovery Dynamic recovery support from snapshots.Should be able to offer feature which can help recover entire data from Snapshots incase of corruption in minutes without using tapes backups.
Management Software Should be equipped with Management software to provide management facilities (both Configuration & administration) through Linux/Windows platforms. Should also be able to manage using telnet
volumes prioritization Data volumes prioritization as per the sequential read and write operation and as per the criticality of the application/Database . Real time status should be given to the volumes which need high iops as compared to the other non-critical volumes. Need Storage utilization more on the productive way
Disk expansion Capability Provision for Dynamic on-line disk expansion

Filesystem size

Should support Filesystems of minimum 1TB with capability to dynamically expand / shrink them on the fly without any disruption.
Thin Provisioning The filesystem should allow thin provisioning
Worload Prioritization Should able to prioritize the workload based on filesystems
DeDuplication System should be capable of De Duplicating blocks (removing duplicate blocks) within the File System. Should support this across CIFS , NFS , FC SAN And iSCSI
Additional Feature Prefarable It should be compliant with Oracle's Hardware Assisted Resilient Data (HARD) Initiative to prevent data corruptions.
Warranty 36 Months
Installation & Implementation Onsite Installation by Authorised service provider . Letter of Certification is required from the principal company

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The vendor has to submit a Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) @ 2% of his quoted value in the form of Demand Draft in favour of "The Accounts Officer, Film & TV Institute of India, Pune" on any nationalised bank payble at Pune. In case the vendor fails to submit the said EMD his quotation may be considered.

  2. The Successful bidder has to submit a Performance Security Deposit @ 5% of the Purchase Order Value either in the form of Account Payee Demand Draft, Fixed Deposit Receipt on any nationalised bank or Bank Guarantee. It should be valid for the period of 60 days beyond the date of completion of all contractual obligations of the supplier including warranty obligations.

  3. Mention Enquiry No, Name of the Material, Quotation No. & Due Date and write as 'Limited Tender Enquiry' on the Envelop.

  4. Quotation by Fax / email and Conditional Quotation will not be accepted.

  5. Rates to be quoted in words & any correction/overwriting should stamped & signed.