E-Rate/470 Information

Welcome to District 215's E-Rate Information Page.


Can you give some examples UPS models?
We're looking for UPS models comparable to 11 SMT3000RM2U, 4 SMT1000RM2U, 10 SMT750RM2U.

Do you need sfps for the switches? What type?
Yes, 2 SFPs per switch. SR 10gbe.

Can you supply an example firewall model?
Something comparable to a Cisco ASA 5555 or Barracuda NG F900

Lan Base or IP Base on the Cisco C3850? 
IP Base 

Can you provide an comparable router model? 
Something comparable to a Cisco 2921.

How many ports on the Cisco MDS9706? 
16 port.

PROPOSALS AND THE MANDATORY PRICING MATRIX MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12:00 NOON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016. ALL PROPOSALS ARE TO BE EMAILED TO BIDS470@TFD215.ORG. Proposals emailed to employees or consultants of the District may not be considered.

RFP / BOM Information
As our current 470 form specifies, we do not have or provide a BOM or RFP.
We invite companies interested in bidding to do a walk through with us and to recommend us solutions.

Site Walkthroughs
A site walkthrough was schedued for Wednesday February 10th, 11:00AM at TF Center, located at 1605 Wentworth Ave. Calumet City, 60409.

Thank you to everyone who attended the walkthrough.

ALL PRICING PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON THE DISTRICT PRICING MATRIX. Vendors should feel free to add lines as needed but the pricing must be submited on this form.
See Mandatory Pricing Matrix below.

Excel LogoMandatroy Pricing Matrix

Please note that brands listed on the Form 470 are the District's preferences. However, the District is interested in receiving and will consider ALL equivalent products proposed.

 Excel LogoForm 470 Additional Information

Floor Plans:
PDF DocumentDistrict 215 Floor Plans   

PDF DocumentDistrict 215 Wireless Access point Locations 

MDF/IDF Pictures:
Word LogoIDF/MDF Picture document

Hi-Res North

Hi-Res South

Hi-Res Center

Please feel free to send your walkthrough questions to bids470@tfd215.org