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Security Proposal Review

Silva Consultants provides assistance with the review of bid proposals from security system equipment manufacturers, systems integrators, alarm companies, and guard agencies.


We have the technical expertise necessary to help you evaluate proposals and can offer an independent opinion as to which proposal best meets your needs.


Our security proposal review services typically include the following tasks:

  • Review of proposals to determine compliance with specifications and contract requirements

  • Review of quantities of materials and/or scope of services

  • Review of proposed costs and proposed delivery schedules

  • Review of technical capabilities and past performance record of vendors

  • Attend vendor product demonstrations or presentations

  • Visit sites where similar products or services are currently utilized

  • Check vendor references

  • Contact vendors to request additional information or to obtain proposal adjustments where necessary to properly compare differing proposals

  • Conduct technical analysis of each proposal and rank each based on cost, technical capabilities, and other factors

  • Prepare written report with analysis and consultant’s recommendation for contract award

  • Meet with client’s proposal review committee to discuss analysis and to assist in arriving at final decision

  • Assist with final contract negotiations with vendor as needed


Contact us today for a free, no-obligation quotation on what it would cost for us to review security proposals for your organization.

Did You Know?

Having an independent security expert on your team when reviewing proposals can help you to select a better vendor and minimize future problems

Silva Consultants is located near Seattle, Washington.

Our primary service area is Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California, but we serve clients in all parts of the United States.

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