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If you are applying for Cat 2, this is your step by step guide.
  1. After you select your categories of service for Cat 1, you will need to select for Cat 2.
  2. Click on Add New Service Request, you will have 3 choices: Managed Internal Broadband Services (leased equipment or existing equipment), Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections (Racks, Cables, Firewall, Router, etc), & Internal Connections (Racks, Cables, Firewall, Router, etc).
  3. Once you have selected all services you want to receive, add your narrative.
  4. Adding Narrative:WAP must have ability to be managed without a controller 

    Cat 6 or better to replace all internet cabling in one library building

    Router must be POE and provide wireless internet connectivity; a router/firewall combo is preferred; must work with current speed and network equipment and be scalable to work with maximum requested speed in Cat 1

    Switch must be POE and 24 or 48 ports
    Firewall/router combo preferred; if just firewall should be POE
    MIBS should be quoted for a one year term with voluntary extensions with each year's price quoted for up to 4 years
    Bids must include: Quantity, description, manufacturer, model number, part number or SKU, location, unit price, extended price, % eligible
    Contracts must be submitted with bid for any Cat 2-signed and dated
    Associated Charges-the following charges associated with eligible products and services must be listed as separate line items on the same bid with the associated product or service:
    Basic Maintenance (bundled warranty): installation, configuration, shipping & delivery, training, travel & per diem charges, scope of work
    Manage Internal Broadband Services (MIBS) must include: Complete list of equipment to be installed or managed including quantity, manufacturer, model number or product number, whether or not equipment is owned by the applicant or the provider, and Scope of Work (SOW)

    *Once you are finished with Cat 2, continue to final instructions below, under Certification- final steps for 470.

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