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Form 470 Q&A

Category 1

Q: Which location would you like bids for the internet access to?
 
A: The High School.
 
 
Q: On the 200 Mbps to 1 Gbps internet access service, does SFISD need any service besides internet access like a managed router or content filtering service?
 
A: No.
 
 
Q: Is the district seeking only non-fiber options for internet?
 
A: We are open to both fiber and non-fiber options for internet. We have Form #200008519 for fiber based options and Form #200005840 for non-fiber based options
 
 
Q: Does the district require any public static IP's with the internet service?
 
A: Yes. We will require a minimum of 15 public static IP's, but would prefer 20 to 25.
 

Category 2

Q: Is there a specific rack unit height requirement?
 
A: Yes.We are looking for 42U racks.
 
 
Q: Is there a specific rack depth requirement?

A: Yes. We need 24" deep racks.
 
 
Q: Will the racks need to be in free-standing or wall-mounted configuration?
 
A: We need free-standing configuration racks.
 
 
Q: Will the racks need to be fully enclosed or open-frame configuration?
 
A: We need the racks to be fully enclosed as we are needing them with an integrated fan.
 
 
Q: What is the required through put on the Routers?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: Do you have specific connection requirements outside of Ethernet ports.
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: Do you need VPN Capabilities?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: Do you need multiple WAN interfaces?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: Do you need integrated wireless capabilities?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: Do you have any specs on the Ruckus routers that you are looking for?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: What routing protocols are required?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: What are the part numbers or models of the access points you are looking for?
 
A: We are requesting wireless access points similar to what we currently have in use along with the proper Zone Director licensing. We currently have Ruckus R510 APs.
 
 
Q: Are you looking for Routers or APs?
 
A: We are looking for APs. There was an error on our initial Category 2 Form 470. We have posted a new Form 470 to reflect the correct details of what we are requesting. The new Form 470 is Form #200008304.
 
 
Q: Are you looking for more Ruckus R510 APs?
 
A: Yes. These would be preferable along with the corresponding Zone Director licensing. 

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