Erate Form 470 #200021990
Request for Proposal
Posted: February 10, 2020

Contact: Meghan Shively, Technology Director
Phone: 641-664-2200 x.1202

Category Two: Internal Connections
RFP released at: https://www.dcmustangs.com/erate-2020-2021-b

Service: Stacking Cables
Quantity and/or Capacity:
Qty: 14; Data Rate: 40 Gigabit
Locations:Davis County Elementary School, 500 E. North St, Bloomfield, IA 52537,
Davis County Middle School, 500 E. North St., Bloomfield, IA 52537,
Davis County High School, 503 E. Locust St., Bloomfield, IA 52537


Stacking cables must be Meraki MS225 series compatible.

Meraki standard: 40GQSFP+Cu or comparable
Assembly type: QSFP+ passive Twinax cable assembly or comparable
Data rate: 40 Gigabit

Qty: 6; Length: 50cm (approx. 1.6 feet)
Middle School
Qty: 4; Length: 50cm (approx. 1.6 feet)
High School
Qty:9; Length: 50cm (approx. 1.6 feet)
Qty:1; Length: 1m (approx. 3.2 feet)

All vendor communication will be posted and addressed via a Question & Answer page, please check often for updates. https://www.dcmustangs.com/erate-2020-2021-b


Proposals are due 28 days after posting RFP; Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Please submit proposals to Meghan Shively.
Via email: Meghan.shively@dcmustangs.com
Via mail: Davis County Middle School, Attn: Meghan Shively, 500 E. North St., Bloomfield, IA 52537

Contracts will be awarded based on a rubric with cost being the most heavily weighted.

Project will move forward based on:
1) approval of eRate funding,
2) availability of district funding, and
3) approval of district funding.


Question & Answer Dialog (updated 3/4/2020)

Q. You have listed that installation is required. What would you like installation to include in each project?

A. I will physically install the cables on-site. Please include any initial configuration that needs to be done in the form of time. This may be completed via remote session or conference call.