E-Rate Request for Proposal (RFP) 2015-2016 - USAC 470 ID: 2015-P2-NETWK2

Goshen Community Schools

Internal Connections and Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections

We are requesting a proposal to create an upgraded network infrastructure for the following: Upgrades to our switching equipment essential to providing network access to eligible services for the students and staff.  All equipment, cables, and interfaces are to be equivalent to:

Qty. 1 – Cisco WS-C3850-48P-E Switches
Qty. 2 – Cisco WS-C3850-48T-E Switches
Qty. 6 – Cisco WS-C3850-12S-E Switches
Qty. 10 – Cisco WS-C2960X-48TS-L Switches
Qty. 4 – Cisco WS-C2960X-48LPS-L Switches
Qty. 43 – Cisco WS-C2960X-24PS-L Switches
Qty. 12 – Cisco WS-C2960CG-8TC-L Switches
Qty. 4 – Cisco C3850-NM-2-10G Expansion Modules
Qty. 5 – Cisco PWR-C1-715WAC Power Supplies
Qty. 4 – Single Strand, 10GB, 1270nm, 10KM Fiber SFP+ modules
Qty. 4 – Single Strand, 10GB, 1330nm, 10KM Fiber SFP+ modules
Qty. 8 – Intel X540-T2 Network Cards
Qty. 22 – Cisco Meraki MR-34 Wireless Access Points w/5 year license
Qty. 6 – Cisco Meraki MR-66 Wireless Access Points w/5 year license
Qty. 9 – Liebert PSI-XR PS1000RT3 w/Intellislot SNMP/Web Card
Qty. 6 – StarTech RK1219WALHM 12U Wall Mount Racks
Qty. 2 – Wiring of buildings to facilitate wired and wireless network access in every room

Installation and Configuration: Installation, activation, and initial configuration plus any other eligible services are to be included as a component part of each contract/proposal associated with this 470 of eligible equipment.  Service provider is to include basic design drawings and engineering and basic management of the project.

Miscellaneous Fees and Charges: Shipping charges for eligible equipment. A minimum of a manufacturer’s multi-year warranty for a period up to three years.


The contract period begins July 1, 2015, and terminates on June 30, 2016.  All contracts will be valid only if approved for funding by E-Rate (School and Libraries Division of USAC) and only if the service provider is not currently, or will be "Red Lighted" during the contract period by the School and Libraries Division of USAC. We must consider penalty fees for early termination of any existing contracts when considering the cost of a replacement contract. Please note that after completion of the work or when services begin, service providers must bill the school (non-discounted portion) and the School and Libraries Division of USAC (discounted portion) at the same time to insure that the non-discounted portion is paid by the school within the same timeframe. The school's non-discounted portion will be paid within 30 days of the billing Contracts for Maintenance of Internal Connections. 


For additional details contact:


Branden Beachy, Network Administrator

Goshen Community Schools