New Brighton School District

RFP

2015-2016 


The New Brighton School District is in need of a Single Firewall Solution


VENDOR GUIDELINES


All bids must clearly identify the prospective vendor’s USAC SPIN.

All bids must specify the warranty period for all equipment.

The district reserves the right to make multiple awards.

All responses are due by 1:00pm on January 19th and will be accepted via email only to rbobin@nbasd.org  

Awards will be announced in late January 2015, with projects commencing upon federal approval.


Basis of Award

The New Brighton Area School District will award a contract based on the following terms:

1.  E-rate approval by USAC.

2.  Must have current USAC SPAC.

3.  References of at least three (3) 

4.  Issuance of a Purchase Order will be contingent upon USAC acceptance and funding of the project.


EVALUATION CRITERIA


Cost of eligible products and services

25%

Integration and compatibility with current infrastructure

20%

Vendor expertise and commitment to support

20%

Vendor experience with similar organizations

20%

Prior experience with vendor and/or reference quality

15%


Listed below are the necessary specifications: 

Sonicwall NSA e6500 or equivalent for 1700 users to protect wireless network.

No installation required


Firewall Overview

Deep Packet Inspection Firewall

Standard

Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall

Standard

Unlimited File Size Protection

Standard

Protocols Scanned

50+

ICSA Firewall Certified

Standard

Security Services

Application Intelligence and Control1

Standard

Intrusion Prevention Service1

Standard

Gateway Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware1

Standard

Enforced Client Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware1

Standard

Content & URL Filtering (CFS)1

Standard

Content Filtering Client (CFC)1

Standard

ViewPoint Reporting1

Standard

Comprehensive Anti-Spam Service1

Standard

SSL Inspection (DPI-SSL)1

Standard

E-Class 24x7 Support

Required

Firewall General

Interfaces

8 GbE, 1 HA, 2 USB

Management

CLI, SSH, GUI, GMS

Certifications

EAL4+, FIPS 140-2 , VPNC, ICSA Firewall 4.1, ICSA Gateway Anti-Virus Detection

Nodes Supported

Unrestricted

RAM

1 GB

Flash Memory

512 MB

Visual Information Display (LCD Display)

Standard

Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels

6000

Global VPN Clients (Maximum)

2,000 (6,000)

SSL VPN NetExtender Clients (Maximum)

2 (50)

Virtual Assist Technicians (Maximum)

1 (25)

Unique Malware Threats Blocked

1,000,000+

VLAN Interfaces

256

SonicPoints Supported (Maximum)

128

Performance

Stateful Throughput2

5.0 Gbps

Full DPI Performance3

1.59 Gbps

Gateway Anti-Virus Throughput3

1.69 Gbps

Intrusion Prevention Throughput3

2.3 Gbps

IMIX Performance3

1.4 Gbps

3DES/AES VPN Throughput4

2.7 Gbps

Maximum Connections5

1000000

Maximum DPI Connections

600000

New Connections/Sec

20000

Features

Logging

ViewPoint, Local Log, Syslog

Network Traffic Visualization

Standard

Netflow/IPFIX Reporting

Standard

SNMP

Standard

Authentication

XAUTH/ RADIUS, Active Directory, SSO, LDAP, Terminal Services, Citrix, Internal User Database

Dynamic Routing

OSPF, RIP

Single Sign-on (SSO)

Standard

Voice over IP (VoIP) Security

Standard

Interface to Interface Scanning

Standard

PortShield Security

Standard

Port Aggregation

Standard

Link Redundancy

Standard

Policy-based Routing

Standard

Route-based VPN

Standard

Dynamic Bandwidth Management

Standard

802.11n Wireless Support via SonicPoints

Standard

Integrated Wireless Switch & Controller

Standard

Layer 2 Wireless Bridging

Standard

Stateful High Availability

Standard

Multi-WAN

Standard

Load Balancing

Standard

Object-based Management

Standard

Policy-based NAT

Standard

Inbound Load Balancing

Standard

IKEv2 VPN

Standard

Active/Active UTM

Standard

Terminal Services Authentication/Citrix Support

Standard

Onboard Quality of Service (QoS)

Standard

SSL Control

Standard

IPv6

Standard

Failover

Hardware Failover

Active/Passive with State Sync, Active/Active DPI with State Sync

Multi-WAN Failover

Standard

Automated Failover/Failback

Standard

Analog Modem Failover

Standard

3G Cellular Modem Failover6

Standard