NASPO ValuePoint DataCom Nebraska

NVP #AR233 (14-19) Participating Addendum for NE #14315 OC

Contract Start Date: 12/14/2015
Contract End Date: 5/31/2020

NVP #AR233 (14-19) Participating Addendum for NE #14315 OC

Product Discount: 35%

Cisco Services Discounts:

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%


Cisco Services Onsite NTE Amount/Hour* Remote NTE Amount/Hour*
Maintenance Services $600.00 $525.00
Professional Services - Deployment Services $743.17 $661.17
Consulting/Advisory Services $743.18 $661.18
Architectural Design Services $743.19 $661.19
Statement of Work Services $743.20 $661.20
Training Deployment Services $600.00 $525.00

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).

Partner Services Onsite NTE Amount/Hour* Remote NTE Amount/Hour*
Basic Installation and Configuration Services Only $600.00 $525.00

NOTE: Limited Partner Services for Basic Install and Config include the following: Certified and Technical Project Management, Staging & Implementation Engineering, Site Survey, High Level Design Review, Global Implementation Capability, Configuration Development, Knowledge Transfer, Acceptance Testing

*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 #AR233 (14-19) and each State's NVP Participating Addendum to be processed through our Authorized Resellers.

Customers (Authorized Purchasers) may select any of the Authorized Resellers listed for your State.

Purchase Order Instructions

  1. Select one of the Authorized Resellers listed below.
  2. Issue the Purchase Order directly to the selected Authorized Reseller.
  3. Reference the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR233 (14-19) 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 Resellers will directly ship the orders placed to the identified "Ship To" address (es). Customers will then be invoiced directly by the Authorized Resellers. Payments must be made in accordance with the terms of the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR233 (14-19) and your State's respective NVP Participating Addendum.

Return Goods Policy

Please refer to the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR233 (14-19) for warranty terms.

Repair or Replacement of Products

Please directly contact the Authorized Reseller who processed your original Purchase Order for the Cisco Products. Subject to the warranty terms of the NVP Cisco Master Agreement #AR233 (14-19), the Authorized Reseller will work with you and Cisco on the matter.


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

Eligible Users: All officers of the state, departments, bureaus, boards, commissions, councils, and institutions receiving legislative appropriations (including cooperatives), subject to the prior approval of the respective State Chief Procurement Official.  Contractor may extend the Contract to political subdivisions who are eligible to purchase at the same prices as those charged to the State.  A listing of Nebraska political subdivisions may be found at the website of the Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts. Refer to PA § 2.

Scope of Offerings: The full suite of Product and Service offerings available under the MA including: Data Center Application Services, Networking Software, Network Optimization and Acceleration, Optical Networking, Routers, Security, Storage Networking, Switches, Wireless and Unified Communications. Refer to PA § 8.

Shipping and Delivery Information: Shipping terms are FOB Destination, shipping, and handling prepaid by Contractor (Subcontractor). Refer to MA, Att A, §8.4.

Limited Partner Professional Services: Subject to Contractor's approval and Reseller holds the appropriate Cisco certifications, authorized resellers are permitted to perform limited 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, §

Leasing: Yes. Refer to PA §

Refurbished Equipment: Yes. Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment (CCRE) is authorized. Refer to the CCRE website for further details.

Key Personnel: Key personnel commitments expressly made in any Statement of Work shall not be changed without the prior written approval of the State. Replacement of key personnel, if approved by the State and expressly set forth in a Statement of Work, shall be with personnel of equal or greater ability and qualifications. The State reserves the right to reasonably request that contractor to reassign or remove from the project any key personnel specified in the applicable SOW, provided that Customer provide Cisco with a written statement as to the reason for the replacement and allow the subcontractor 30 days to rectify the issue. Cisco will use commercially reasonable efforts to replace such key personnel with others of like qualifications, and shall not be responsible for any delay in a project schedule due to the reassignment or substitution of such key personnel. Except to the extent set forth in the foregoing, Cisco shall not be relieved of its responsibility to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement or any Statement of Work. Refer to PA § 3.g.

Advertising: May not refer to the contract in advertising in such a manner as to state or imply that the company or its services are endorsed or preferred by the State. News releases pertaining to the project shall not be issued without prior written approval from the State. Refer to PA § 3.G.m.

Non-Solicitation: Shall not, knowingly, within one year of the effective date of this Participating Addendum, solicit for employment any State employee or agent who is working with the contract or in relation to this contract. Refer to PA § 3.h.

Payment: Payment will be made by the responsible agency in compliance with the State of Nebraska Prompt Payment Act (See Neb. Rev. Stat. §81-2401 through 81-2408). The State may require payment acceptance by electronic means such as ACH deposit. Refer to PA § 3.w.

Technology Access Standards: Review the Nebraska Technology Access Standards, found at and ensure that products and/or services provided under the contract comply with the applicable standards. Refer to PA § 3.hh.

Employee Eligibility Work Status (eVerify): Required to use a federal immigration verification system to determine the work eligibility status of employees physically performing services within the State. Refer to PA § 3.kk.

Insurance:  Refer to PA, § 3.G.

Authorized NVP Resellers for the State

The following Cisco partners 1) currently qualify under Cisco's established 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 Partner's current Cisco Technical Certifications or Specializations, please refer to the Partner Locator Tool.

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IP Pathways, LLC
3600 109th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 515-422-9300
Toll Free: 877-363-3895
Fax: 515-276-4429
Federal ID #26-1356061
3600 109th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 515-422-9320

Emma Bartley
3600 109th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
Phone: 515-422-9302
Sean Lair
Phone: 515-422-9312
Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.
10100 Reunion Place, Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 210-369-8000
Toll Free: 800-460-1237
Fax: 866-313-0960
Federal ID #74-2836721
10100 Reunion Place, Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 210-369-0662
Toll Free: 800-460-1237

Phyllis Byrd
10100 Reunion Place, Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 210-369-0617
Phyllis Byrd
Phone: 210-369-0617