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NVP DataCom VT

NVP #AR3227

Participating Addendum for VT #41344
Contract Start Date: 03/01/2021
Contract End Date: 09/30/2024

Authorized NVP Fulfillment Partners for the State

The following Cisco fulfillment partners 1) currently qualify under Cisco's established fulfillment partner selection criteria for the above-referenced Cisco Prime Contract, and 2) have been authorized by the State to participate as Cisco Subcontractors under that agreement:

To verify a Fulfillment Partner's current Cisco Technical Certifications or Specializations, please refer to the Fulfillment Partner Locator Tool.

Aspire Technology Partners, LLC
25 James Way
Eatontown, NJ 07724
Federal ID #42-1628916
Rachel Womak
Phone: 732-847-9641
Fax: 732-847-9620
Carousel Industries of North America, Inc.
10 Petra Lane
Albany, NY 12205
Federal ID #06-1502254
Brian Christein
Phone: 518-724-2122
Toll Free: 800-401-0760
ePlus Technology, Inc.
2 Commerce Drive
Bedford, NH 03110
Federal ID #54-1904151
Andre Robert
Phone: 603-263-3510
Presidio Networked Solutions, LLC
10 Sixth Road
Woburn, MA 01801
Federal ID #58-1667655
Jennifer Phelps
Phone: 781-638-2269

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Master Agreement: MA 
Participating Addendum: PA
Attachment: Att
Amendment: Amdt
Exhibit: Ex

Eligible Users: This Participating Addendum may be used by (a) all departments, offices, institutions, and other agencies of the State of Vermont and counties (each a “State Purchaser”) according to the process for ordering and other restrictions applicable to State Purchasers set forth herein; and (b) political subdivisions of the State of Vermont and any institution of higher education chartered in Vermont and accredited or holding a certificate of approval from the State Board of Education as authorized under 29 V.S.A. § 902 (each an “Additional Purchaser”). Issues concerning interpretation and eligibility for participation are solely within the authority of the State of Vermont Chief Procurement Officer. The State of Vermont and its officers and  employees shall have no responsibility or liability for Additional Purchasers. Each Additional Purchaser is to make its own determination whether this Participating Addendum and the Master Agreement are consistent with its procurement policies and regulations. Refer to PA §4.

Scope of Offerings: The full suite of Products and Services offerings available under Attachment B of the Master Agreement as listed on the Contract Pricelist as published on the Contractor’s NASPO ValuePoint Webpage may be purchased under this Participating Addendum. Refer to MA, Att B & PA §6.

Shipping and Delivery Information: Shipping terms are FOB Destination, freight pre-paid, for the standard shipping time intervals. Expedited shipping and/or a special delivery request that are non-standard delivery will result in additional charges to the Purchasing Entity. Refer to MA, Att A, §14 & PA §9.c.

Limited Fulfillment Partner Professional Services: Subject to Contractor's approval and the certifications held by its Fulfillment Partner, Fulfillment Partner can offer and provide limited Fulfillment Partner Professional Services: Certified and Technical Project Management, Staging and Implementation Engineering (Installation), Site Survey, High Level Design Review, Global Implementation Capability, Configuration Development, Knowledge transfer and Acceptance Testing. Refer to MA, Att B, §2.2-3.

Leasing: Contractor is prohibited from leasing to State Purchasers under this Participating Addendum. Additional Purchasers are not subject to this prohibition and may negotiate lease agreements with Contractor if the terms of the Master Agreement permit leasing. Refer to PA §7.

Marketing/Advertising: Contractor shall not refer to the State in any publicity materials, information pamphlets, press releases, research reports, advertising, sales promotions, trade shows, or marketing materials or similar communications to third parties except with the prior written consent of the State. Refer to PA §17.n.

Method of Ordering for State Purchasers: The State’s Agency of Digital Services is the only entity authorized to place orders under this contract on behalf of State Purchasers. (Additional Purchasers are not subject to this requirement). Orders placed from any other source shall not be binding against the State, or the State Purchaser. Contractor can verify orders for State Purchasers by contacting ADS.ITPurchasing@vermont.gov. Contractor agrees that it will not accept or fulfill orders placed on behalf of State Purchasers from any other source. PA §8.

Minimum Insurance Coverage: Refer to MA, §28 and PA §17.r.

Purchase Orders: The MA number #AR3227 and the State of Vermont Contract Number #41344 must appear on every PO placed under the PA. Refer to PA §8.

The NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR3227 is a "discount off list price" contract. Contract pricing is benchmarked to the approved NVP and/or Participating Entity Contract Price List as updated and posted on the Cisco and NVP contract webpages. Minimum contract discounts off the NVP Contract Price List have been established for eligible purchasers and is firm for the contract term. However, additional incremental discounts may be offered by Cisco Authorized Fulfillment Partners above and beyond the minimum, guaranteed discounts offered by Cisco.

Please refer to Attachment C ‐ Pricing Discounts and Value Added Services for further details on minimum contract discounts.

Hardware and Software (on premise) Discount: 35%

Cloud Services Discount: 10%

Service Packages (i.e., Maintenance, etc.) Discount: 10%

Training Discount: 0%

Non-SOW Cisco Services (i.e. Advanced, etc.) Discount: 0%

The hourly Value Added Service 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 fulfillment partners 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 Data Communications Master Agreement #AR3227.

Value Added Services

Onsite NTE Amount/Hour

Weekday, Weekend and Holiday*

Remote NTE Amount/Hour

Weekday, Weekend and Holiday *

Maintenance Services



Professional Services



Deployment Services



Consulting Advisory Services



Architectural Design Services



Statement of Work Services



Partner Services



Training Deployment Services



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

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

Cisco Systems, Inc. ("Cisco") requires Purchase Orders under the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR3227 and each State's NVP Participating Addendum to be processed through our Authorized Fulfillment Partners.

Customers (Purchasing Entity) may select any of the Authorized Fulfillment Partners listed for your State.

Purchase Order Instructions

  1. Select one of the Authorized Fulfillment Partners for this contract.
  2. Issue the Purchase Order directly to the selected Authorized Fulfillment Partner.
  3. Reference the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR3227 and your State's NVP Participating Addendum contract # (if applicable) on your Purchase Order.
  4. Include the following contact info: Your customer name and phone number, "Ship To" and "Bill To" addresses.

Authorized Fulfillment Partners will directly ship the orders placed to the identified "Ship To" address (es). Customers will then be invoiced directly by the Authorized Fulfillment Partners. Payments must be made in accordance with the terms of the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR3227 and your State's respective NVP Participating Addendum.

Return Goods Policy

Please refer to the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR3227 for warranty terms.

Repair or Replacement of Products

Please directly contact the Authorized Fulfillment Partner who processed your original Purchase Order for the Cisco Products. Subject to the warranty terms of the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR3227, the Authorized Fulfillment Partners will work with you and Cisco on the matter.

For question, inquiries or escalations related to this contract, please send an email Email Icon with the following details:

  • Full Name
  • Company
  • Title
  • Email Address
  • Related Participating State(s) inquiry is referencing
  • Detailed inquiry/request

For any SKU related questions or inquiries, please complete the SKU Request Form.

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