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Get information and access documents related to the NASPO ValuePoint Data Communications Products and Service Contract #AR233 (14-19) based on BID# JP14001. Get the latest status and updated current activity.

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Term: June 1, 2014 - May 31, 2020 Contract Number AR233 (14-19)

Please click a state on the map or choose from the drop-down list below it to view details and status on the NASPO ValuePoint Data Communications Products and Service Contract in that State.

  • GreenContract active and available for current use
  • YellowContract in progress
  • Light BlueState Expressed Interest
  • Light GrayNo Contract in place

NVP Cooperative Purchasing Organization

NASPO ValuePoint is a cooperative purchasing program facilitating public procurement solicitations and agreements using a lead-state model. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing State Chief Procurement Officers with the support and procurement resources they need.

NASPO ValuePoint provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states and the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers the highest valued, reliable and competitively sourced contracts - offering public entities outstanding prices.

History

Started in 1992, NASPO ValuePoint is the cooperative purchasing arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials, or NASPO.

NASPO is a non-profit association dedicated to strengthening the procurement community through education, research, and communication. It is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices of the 50 states, District of Columbia and territories of the United States. The NASPO purchasing officials provide leadership for professional public purchasing, improve the quality of purchasing and procurement, exchange information, and cooperate to attain greater efficiency and economy.

And finally the Management Board has grown to 30 members:

A 30-member Management Board has been appointed to oversee the operations and activities of the new organization.

Get answers to questions frequently asked about NASPO ValuePoint (NVP).

Who can use NVP contracts?

All governmental entities within a state are eligible to use NVP contracts, if the governmental entity has the legal authority to use their home state's contracts. If you are not sure, check with either your home state's chief procurement official or contact info@naspovaluepoint.orgEmail Icon

For a list of Participating States under the Cisco NVP AR233 (14-19) contract, click here.

Getting Started with NVP - Requesting to Execute a Participating Addendum with Cisco

For NVP Member States and Territories:

  1. Download, review and complete a copy of the NVP Participating Addendum template. Please refer to the Customer Instructions - Completing NVP Cisco Data Comm PA V2015 for further details. Email us a copy of your State's completed Participating Addendum template to begin the process with Cisco.

For Political Subdivisions: If your State does not have a Participating Addendum with Cisco and does not plan to execute one, but your agency or entity wishes to use Cisco's NVP Master Agreement AR233 (14-19), please do the following:

  1. Your Procurement Director must obtain prior written approval from your State's Chief Procurement Officer in order to participate under the terms of Cisco's NVP Master Agreement AR233 (14-19).
  2. Ask that your State's Chief Procurement Officer forward the written approval to 1) Contract Development Coordinator Email Icon, NVP Cooperative Development Coordinator, and ii) contact us at NVP HelpEmail Icon. Cisco will then review your request and will get back to you accordingly. Please be advised that it is Cisco's preference to hold a Participating Addendum at the State level so that all eligible public sector entities within the State can use the procurement vehicle. However, Cisco will consider all requests by individual entities and respond accordingly.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

Contract Term:

Start Date: June 1, 2014

End Date: May 31, 2020

Renewals options: N/A

Awarded Categories

5.2.1 Data Center Application Service

5.2.2 Networking Software

5.2.3 Network Optimization and Acceleration

5.2.4 Optical Networking

5.2.5 Routers

5.2.6 Security

5.2.7 Storage Networking

5.2.8 Switches

5.2.9 Wireless

5.3.0 Unified Communications (including Video Conferencing)

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

View more information on Cisco technology solutions and See the full suite of Cisco networking communications products and services.

Pricing and Discounts

The NVP Cisco Master Agreement AR233 (14-19) is a "discount off list price" contract. Contract pricing is benchmarked to the NVP and/or State-approved Cisco Global Price List as updated and posted on the Cisco and NVP contract webpages. Minimum contract discounts off the NVP Contract 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 Exhibit 1 to Attachment C - Cost ScheduleDOC Icon for further details on minimum contract discounts.

Product Discount: 35%

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%

Technical/Maintenance Services (Not Under SMARTnet Program) 10%

Training/Learning Credits 0%

Advanced Services (Non-SOW Based) 0%

Partner Services Onsite NTE Amount/Hour* Remote NTE Amount/Hour*
Maintenance Services $600.00 $525.00
Professional Services-Deployment $743.17 $661.17
Consulting/Advisory Services $743.17 $661.17
Architectural Design Services $743.17 $661.17
Statement of Work Services $743.17 $661.17
Partner Services $600.00 $525.00
Training Deployment Services $600.00 $525.00

*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 Data Communications Master Agreement AR-233 (14-19).

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.

Click here to obtain contact information for the authorized resellers in your area.

Ordering and Payment

Customer ordering and fulfillment under this buying vehicle is done directly through resellers who are authorized by Cisco to take orders, invoice customers, and receive payments, and to act as the primary points of contact for billing inquiries.

Click here to obtain contact information for the authorized resellers in your area.

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. Please refer to Section 8.4, Attachment A of the new NVP Master Agreement for full details.

Cisco Bid Response

Cisco Executed Contracts

Executed Participating Addendums

Cisco Participating Addendum Template

Cisco Reporting Requirements:

Updated as of 6/24/2019

The Cisco NASPO ValuePoint Data Communications Products and Services Master Agreement AR233 (14-19) was fully executed on March 20, 2014. Please refer to the tables below for status on the State PAs:

 

Participating Addendum Status

Area State Status State Contact
West Alaska Executed PA Matthew Pegues
West Arkansas Executed PA Stephanie Cellers
West California Executed PA Julie Matthews
East Connecticut Executed PA Steven Gorman
East DC Executed PA Monica Hariri
East Delaware Executed PA Kim Jones
East Florida Executed PA Brenda Wells
East Palm Beach County, FL Executed PA Candace L. Miller
West Hawaii Executed PA Matthew Chow
West Idaho Executed PA Gregory Lindstrom
West Iowa Executed PA Karl Wendt
West Kansas Executed PA Neal Farron
East Kentucky Executed PA Susan Noland
East Louisiana - Networking Executed PA Felcia Sonnier
East Louisiana - Unified Comms Executed PA Katie Andress
East Michigan Executed PA Jordan Sherlock
West Missouri Executed PA Teri Schulte
West Montana Executed PA Mandy Rambo
West Nebraska Executed PA Nancy Storant
West Nevada Executed PA Marti Marsh
East New Hampshire Executed PA Jennifer Jack
East New Jersey Executed PA Gregory Buddie
West Oregon Executed PA Debbie Davis
East Rhode Island Executed PA Sharon Yattaw
West South Dakota Executed PA Steven Berg
East Tennessee Executed PA Gary Parker
West Utah Executed PA Spencer Hall
East Vermont Executed PA Stephen Fazekas
West Washington Executed PA Ryan Johnson
West Wisconsin Executed PA Cort Hoel
West Wyoming Executed PA Mandy Gershmel

New States Expressed Interest

Area State Status State Contact
West New Mexico Begun Review Paul Kippert

Participating Addendum STATUS KEY

KEY Details
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

Updated as of 6/24/2019

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:

Area State Est. Timeframe for Next Round # of Slots Available Application Due Date Status Additional Details
West Alaska None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
West Arkansas None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
West California None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
East Connecticut Dec-18 4 1/4/2019 Application  
East Delaware None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
East District of Columbia None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
East Florida None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 1 Onboarded 03/19
West Hawaii None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 1 Onboarded 01/19
West Idaho None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 1 Onboarded 05/19
West Iowa None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 Max # of Partners reached
East Kansas TBD TBD TBD TBD  
East Kentucky None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 2 Onboarded 03/19
East Louisiana June-19 3 TBD Internal Prep  
East Michigan None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 State determines when Partners are added
West Missouri None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
West Montana None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 State determines when Partners are added
West Nebraska None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
West Nevada None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 3 Onboarded 09/18
East New Hampshire TBD TBD TBD TBD  
East New Jersey None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 3 Onboarded 06/18
West Oregon None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 1 Onboarded 03/19
East Rhode Island None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 4 Onboarded 03/19
West South Dakota None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
East Tennessee May-19 4 05/29/2019 Application  
West Utah None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020 3 Onboarded 04/19
East Vermont None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
West Washington 19-Feb 3 4/29/2019 Application  
West Wisconsin None - Contract exp 5/2020 0 None - Contract exp 5/2020 None - Contract exp 5/2020  
West Wyoming 19-Feb 3 4/29/2019 Application  

 

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.
Not Currently Onboarding Cisco is is not currently onboarding any Partners for this State

 

Partner Onboarding Process

For any questions or inquiries regarding the new NVP contract, please send an emailEmail Iconwith the following details:

  1. Full Name
  2. Company
  3. Title
  4. Email Address
  5. Related Participating State(s) inquiry is referencing
  6. Detailed inquiry/request