Decatur School Board to Discuss Network Equipment Contract Renewal – Decaturish

During the work session, the varsity board will focus on the renewal of the Cisco SmartNet contract to keep assist and backup companies for the district’s core community tools in accordance with the agenda package deal.

“CSD’s community infrastructure is predicated on switches and routers from Cisco,” says the agenda. “This tools is crucial to present primary companies reminiscent of Wi-Fi, wired community connections, telephony, safety cameras, intercoms in most buildings, reporting on solar panel utilization, HVAC controls, paying bank card charges, the machine that stamps outbound mail, and far more to present a number of others.”

The SmartNet contract usually runs for 17 months, so like most different CSD contracts, leases and licenses, the subsequent renewal interval would coincide with the varsity 12 months calendar.

“This SmartNet contract will value $121,867.04,” the agenda reads. “This is greater than regular renewals and is due to the extension of the time period. Because this protection interval covers the rest of this 12 months and the whole lot of SY2324, units lined by this contract by way of SY2425 is not going to require a SmartNet renewal. The prices are lined from the final fund funds of the IS division.”

The college board will even focus on the native particular gross sales tax for instructional functions, the board’s self-evaluation and the varsity board assembly calendar for 2023-2024.

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