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Please click the map above or the nav on the left to view the details of active NASPO ValuePoint Computer Equipment Contracts in that State.

State Expressed Interest in Participating
PA In-Progress
PA Active and Available for Use
N/A

Contract Term:

Start Date: April 1, 2015

End Date: March 31, 2020

Renewals options: 36 Month Extension

Overview of Products, Services, and Peripherals Offered

Under the Band 4 - Servers category, Cisco is pleased to offer its portfolio of Server/Unified Computing System products, technical and advanced services, and related peripherals. Below is a summary of each of our offerings included in our proposal.

Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Products

Cisco UCS and servers unified computing, networking, management, virtualization, and storage access into a single integrated architecture. This unique architecture enables end-to-end server visibility, management, and control in both bare metal and virtual environments. Included in our response are the following: UCS Servers, UCS Server and Systems Management, Fabric Interconnects and Fabric Extenders, Server I/O Adapters, Storage Accelerators and GPUs, Blade Servers for Routers, Rack, and Power Infrastructure. In addition, as Cisco adds additional server products to its portfolio, we are pleased to include those offerings as well.

Technical and Advanced Service Offerings

Cisco is pleased to offer its portfolio of Advanced Services, Technical Support/Maintenance Services. Depending on the service selected, they are purchased as a subscription, fixed price, or with a statement of work.

Related Peripherals

  • Fibre Channel Switching, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, and Related Services:
    Cisco Unified Fabric consolidates separate LAN, SAN, and server cluster network environments into a single unified network. Multi-hop FCoE support in Cisco storage networks lets you mix and match Fibre Channel and FCoE anywhere in a SAN with the same scalability and management tools regardless of the protocol mix.
  • Security Products and Related Services:
    To provide customers with flexibility for securing their data center servers, Cisco is pleased to offer its portfolio of networking switches and related services as peripherals under the contract.
  • Switching Products and Related Services:
    To provide customers with flexibility for integration into network infrastructure, Cisco is pleased to offer its portfolio of networking switches and related services as peripherals under the contract.
  • Routing Products and Related Services:
    To provide customers with flexibility for integration into network infrastructure, Cisco is pleased to offer its portfolio of routers and related services as peripherals under the contract.
  • Wireless Products and Related Services:
    To provide customers with flexibility for integration into network infrastructure, Cisco is pleased to offer its portfolio of wireless products and related services as peripherals under the contract.
  • Third Party Products - Subject to WSCA NASPO Minnesota's approval, Cisco may from time to time provide approved third-party products as part of its solutions under the awarded category.

Please refer to your State's respective Participating Addendum to confirm the authorized product and services in scope for purchase.

Pricing and Discounts

Contract pricing is benchmarked to Cisco's current US Availability Global Price List as updated during the contract term. Minimum contract discounts off the Cisco US Availability Global Price List have been established for eligible purchasers. The minimum discounts offered by Cisco is firm for the contract term. However, additional incremental discounts may be offered during the term by Cisco Authorized Resellers in addition to the minimum, guaranteed discounts offered by Cisco.

Please refer to the Exhibit B for further details on minimum contract discounts.

Product Discount: 35%

Additional Discounts - Request a quote for discounts on bulk/volume purchases.

Additional, incremental discounts may be provided by Cisco's authorized partners at the transaction level based on a variety of factors such as volume, technology, deal/opportunity size and/or multi-year purchases (i.e. qualification for leasing arrangements).

Service Discount:

Cisco SMARTnet Discount % (Government) Discount % (Education)
1-Year Contract 10% 25%
3-Year Prepaid Contract* 17% 28%
5-Year Prepaid Contract* 21% 30%

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Other Cisco Technical/Maintenance ServicesDiscount: 10%

Partner NTE Hourly Rates:

Rate Type NTE Hourly Rate*
Onsite Hourly Rate $500.00
Remote Hourly Rate $425.00

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Cisco Learning Credits:

Part Number Credits Price (USD) Discount %
TRN-CLC-000 10 $1,000 0%
TRN-CLC-001 100 $10,000 0%
TRN-CLC-002 500 $50,000 0%
TRN-CLC-003 1500 $150,000 0%

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Partner Services: 

Basic installation, configuration, project management, staging/deployment and/or asset tagging (as applicable) are available through many of Cisco's authorized partners at Not-to-Exceed rates:

Partner Services Onsite NTE Amount/Hour* Remote NTE Amount/Hour**
NTE Amount $500.00 $425.00

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*Onsite NTE Amount/Hour: Customer Premise Labor Rates Not To Exceed Hourly

**Remote NTE Amount/Hour: Vendor Premise Labor Rates Not To Exceed Hourly

NOTE: The hourly rates provided for Cisco Services are Not-To-Exceed (NTE) rates. Individual hours, or blocks of hours, may not be purchased separately. Cisco will use these rates to determine the total fixed price of a customer-approved Statement of Work (SOW) with specific deliverables. For "Partner Services", please contact the authorized resellers directly for their rates. They are authorized to only provide Basic Installation and Configuration services (i.e. rack and stack work, installation of purchased Cisco equipment, etc.) under this Cisco NVP Value Point Computer Equipment Master Agreement #MNWMC-105.

Cisco Learning Credits: Available for purchase @ $100 per credit. Also, Cisco's authorized partners may provide customized training. Call authorized partners for quote.

General Consulting/Professional Services by Cisco (i.e. Advanced Services): Not-to-exceed rates as provided along with how to procure details as set forth in Tables 3 and 4 of Cisco's Cost Proposal which are posted on the contract vendor website. Call Cisco's authorized partners for quote - they will coordinate with Cisco Services on Statement of Work (SOW) and pricing.

Shipping and Delivery

Shipping terms are FOB Destination. Shipping and handling charges are prepaid by Cisco (Contractor) and/or Authorized Cisco Resellers (Subcontractors) and are included in the net price. All freight charges are included in the cost of the equipment quoted to Authorized Purchaser. No additional freight charges shall be added or itemized on invoices. Title and risk of loss shall pass to Customer upon delivery. Exhibit B, Section 13

Authorized Cisco Resellers

Cisco has authorized certain Cisco qualified resellers to resell Cisco Products and Services under this buying vehicle. Prequalified resellers are authorized to directly take orders from authorized purchasers as well as invoice and receive payment under this contract.

Updated as of 12/09/2019

Participating Addendum Status

State Area Status State Contact
California
West Executed PA Julie Matthews
Florida
East Executed PA Christopher McMullen
New Jersey
East Executed PA Toni Bushelli
North Dakota
West Executed PA Tricia Opp
Tennessee
East Executed PA Josh Gaddy
Wyoming
West Executed PA Mandy Gershmel

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Participating Addendum Status Key

Status Description
Begun Review State is reviewing new Master Agreement and PA Template
Draft PA Cisco or State has begun drafting or drafted unique State terms and conditions on PA Template
Negotiating PA Cisco & State are actively negotiating PA terms and conditions
Executed PA Cisco and State have fully executed PA

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Updated as of 12/09/2019

The Partner Onboarding Process is an extensive process that typically takes several weeks to complete from start to finish before Partners are Authorized to Sell. There are several steps that are taken to ensure fair evaluation of all interested Resellers and as such, please note, the "Estimated Time Frame" is dependent upon several variables that could affect the estimated date. Please check back regularly as any changes to the Estimated Time Frame will be updated on the table below:

Partner Onboarding STATUS

State Area Est. Timeframe for
Next Round
# of Slots
Available
Application
Due Date
Status Additional
Details
California West N/A N/A Not Currently Onboarding Not Currently Onboarding  
Florida East N/A N/A Not Currently Onboarding Not Currently Onboarding  
New Jersey East N/A N/A Not Currently Onboarding Not Currently Onboarding  
North Dakota West TBD TBD TBD TBD  
Tennessee East May-2019 2 05/29/2019 Not Currently Onboarding 2 Onboarded 9/19
Wyoming West Dec-2018 2 11/9/2018 Not Currently Onboarding 2 Onboarded 04/19;

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Partner Onboarding STATUS KEY

KEY Details
Pending Executed PA Cisco is still in negotiations with the State on the Participating Addendum and cannot begin onboarding activities until the PA is executed
Internal Prep Participating Addendum has been executed and CMO is working with the State and Cisco Sales team to determine the selection criteria.
Application Application has been sent out to Partners; pending Partner Submissions; or submissions are being reviewed and finalized for final Partner Selection.
Selection Final Partners selected and sent to the State for review and final approval. Partners will be notified only after approval has been received from the State to proceed.
Administrative Selected Partners must pass all Legal and Financial due diligence checks; complete all Cisco and State required paperwork and requirements; and execute a USPSS.
Authorized to Sell Selected Partners have completed all administrative onboarding requirements, has been or will shortly be published on the Cisco.com Website as an Authorized Reseller, and has received the official Cisco notice that they are Authorized to Sell.

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Partner Onboarding Process

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