2018 E-Rate FAQ

Marmot Broadband for 2018 Marmot E-Rate 470

Category 1:

The 470 #180001189 has been closed, please use this 470 #180004473.

Supplemental Site Spreadsheet

Questions & Answers:

Q1:  Are you able to use my original quote for the closed 470 (#180001189), or do I need to re-bid?
A1: You will need to re-bid.

 

Category 2:

Supplemental Site Spreadsheet

Questions & Answers:

Q1: After USAC Approval what percentage is the library responsible for (10%,20%)?
A1: 35%

Q2: Is there a specific part number that you have had success with from a switch and access point standpoint?
A2: The "Supplemental Site Spreadsheet" has the specifications that we require in a switch.

Q3: Do you need the SFP ports on the switches?
A3: Yes.

Q4: Are you looking for a 5 year license?
QA: Yes.

Q5: Is your current network solution Meraki?
A5: Yes we currently are using Meraki.

Q6: Are you looking a doing a complete network hardware refresh?
A6: No, we are doing a partial hardware replacement of aging equipment. So the replacements have to integrate with our existing system.

Q7: Will the following meet your requirements?
·         Wireless Access Points - MR42-HW Qty.35 with the 5 years Meraki license subscription
·         Switches - MS225-48LP-HW (Meraki MS225-48LP L2 Stck Cld-Mngd 48x GigE 370W PoE Switch) Qty.28 with the 5 years Meraki license subscription.
·         Switches MS225-24P-HW (Meraki MS225-24P L2 Stck Cld-Mngd 24x GigE 370W PoE Switch) Qty.11 with the 5 years Meraki license subscription.
A7: Yes, those devices meet our requirements as listed on our website.