About Head Start
Head Start is a comprehensive program that serves children ages three to five and their families. It is a child-focused program with the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families.
Request for Proposals
Regional Consolidated Services is seeking bids to upgrade network routers and Wireless Access Points (WAPs) with PoE switches to accommodate an increase in ISP capacity and replacement of legacy hardware for seven (7) schools and one (1) Non-Instructional Facility (NIF) through the E-rate program.

Bids will be accepted beginning January 3, 2019 until February 1, 2019 at 5:00pm. 

Please download the RFP for details pertaining to this request for proposal. 

All questions received concerning this RFP will be posted below.

Q: What is the quantity of PoE Switches you are requesting? 
A: 1 PoE switch per WAP

Q: Are you using SPI or BEAR method for Form 470 Application Number 190013094?
A: SPI

Q: What are the locations and what equipment is going in them?
A: The Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F180 or Like Product will be installed at the NIF located at 221 S. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC. Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F80 or Like Product will be installed at each of the schools.  

Here are the addresses of the schools: 
 2260 NC Hwy 86 N., Yanceyville, NC 27379 
620 Ray Street, Graham, NC 27253 
615 Gunn St., Burlington, NC 27217 
421 Alamance Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 
1822 Unit D N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203 
118 Virginia Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203 
7279 Jordan Rd., Ramseur, NC 27316 
 
And the NIF: 
221 S Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203 


Q: Do you need a quote for hardware installation?
A: The only installation needed is configuration for the routers.
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