RFP Questions and Answers
WSC Physical Access Control and Campus Card Systems
Vendor Questions - On Site Visit
Published: 5-5-2014 1:00 pm
Can vendors get a copy of the floor plans to show where data closet is to
estimate wiring needs?
No. Vendor will need to provide a junction
box with 1" conduit with pullstring routed to nearest accessible ceiling space.
If floor plans are needed for any other reason we can make those available.
Does every residence hall front desk have a
What does your current card system use?
Per RFP 8.1.3
currently utilizes CardWorks with DataCard CP-80 Plus printers and Fargo
UltraCardIII CP-80 cardstock. A modulo 10 barcode is printed on the front of the
card, along with photo ID, name and Campus ID number (a unique 8 character
numeric identifier for each individual). The III and Chartwells systems utilize
this barcode with infrared scanners. The mag stripe on the cards is also encoded
with data for Heartland One Card on track 2.
What is the preferred method for card readers?
Would like to move to contactless and away from mag stripe.
What kind of gear do you have in the networking
we have a hybrid of Cisco and Aruba
Question: Clarification on Equipment RFP
Answer: We are hosting this in our virtual
server infrastructure unless there is an appliance involved in the
Question: Is the system for chartwells to be
replaced or not replace.
Answer: Not to be
Question: Is the heartland only for the
copiers? Is that a Network printing solution or off the
Answer: Yes. Off the glass. We are open to
options for full integration of that system. It would have to work with our existing
hardware environment which is Xerox MFD. We are also Implementing Papercut for
student print metering over the summer time.
Questions: For the Papercut application are
they running the contactless or mag stripe.
Answer: They will use a terminal manually
with keyboard, but we are open to use readers for contactless