Erate Y16

Form 470 Application Number: 949060001108009

Applicant's Form Identifier: MnroCitY16IC


Proposals Due Date: 4:00 p.m. CST, Tuesday, February 19, 2013

NOTICE TO ALL VENDORS: There was an error made in the school list on the Form 470. The correct list of schools is B Faulk, B Jones, Carver, Cypress Point, Lincoln, MJ Foster, M Ruffin, Carroll Junior High, and Sherrouse.

Questions and Answers:

Q. Licenses for Controller-  Access point LIC and PEF (policy enforcement)?

A. Access Point LIC

Q. 48 port switch-  What kind of switch?  Layer 2 or 3?  Are these switches going to be used for powering the ap's? If so would you prefer the POE switch option?

A. Brocade ICX-6450-48P POE

Q. Cable drops-  50 +?  Exactly how many?

A. 50

Q. As an out of state vendor we do our installation through contractors in the area, are you accepting bids where the installation (and in this case walk through) are done by subcontractors and not the vendor themselves?

A. We can accept the bid but you must list them as subcontractors and make sure they have insurance and contractors are licensed.

Q. Do you have an associated proposal document or list of equipment for this solicitation? 

A. There is no other associated document.  A question/answer session along with a walk through will be hosted by the district, 9:00 a.m. CST, Monday, February 11, 2013, Tech Center, 2101 Roselawn Avenue, Monroe, LA.

Q. Will you be accepting proposals for equipment only (ie. without installation or site survey), or are there mandatory services that you require?

A. Mandatory services will be required.

Q. Will you be accepting partial bids for Internal Connections (ie. a bid for some of the requested items, but not necessarily all)?

A. No.

Q. Will you be accepting proposals beyond the Allowable Contract Date indicated on the Form 470? If so, what is the bid deadline?

A. No.

Q. If you know, what is your approximate E-Rate discount percentage?

A. Approximately 83% district; however, we are only applying for Internal Connections for 90%+ schools.

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