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Bid Alert No: 00000501510

Bid Title: Firewall

Agency Bid No. Title: 16-356042/LDW

Received Date: 03/07/2016

Close Date: 03/31/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:General Requirements:Hampton City Schools is seeking bids for a new Firewall. Minimum specifications as follows:HCS current internet connection is a 10Gb/s ethernet circuit with 2Gb/s of allocated bandwidth. HCS currentlyaverages over 1Gb/s with bursts up to 1.5Gb/s. HCS expects to increase bandwidth within 12-24 months asdemand increases.School Board of the City of Hampton RFP 16-356042/LDW Page 6 of 36The current HCS firewall is also used to secure its internal network infrastructure. It is currently connected to thecore network with four 10Gb/s fiber connections to the inside network using LACP to share bandwidth betweenthe connections and provide for redundancy. The inside network consists of six VLANs being filtered throughthe existing firewall. It is connected with two 10Gb/s fiber connections to the outside network using LACP.Current firewall load is:1Gb/s ingress (average during peak times, includes internal only traffic and internet traffic)2Gb/s egress (average during peak times, includes internal only traffic and internet traffic)180,000 connections per second250,000 packets per second ingress350,000 packets per second egressThese numbers are expected to increase over the next few years.Requirements:1. 10Gb/s Ethernet Interfaces, minimum of 4 (two for inside network, two for outside network)2. Must be able to filter/scan/block as a traditional port based firewall and up to Layer 7 for applicationfiltering/blocking.3. Must have security subscriptions for viruses, trojans, malware, content.4. Must be able to scan network traffic for viruses, malware, etc.5. Must be able to filter based on GeoIP and include database subscription to GeoIP data.6. Ability to use system to prevent malicious websites and applications (phishing, virus/trojan downloads, etc).7. Minimum of 5Gb/s filtering throughput with all security features enabled (SSL decryption, virus scanning,malware detection, for example)

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Product Code: 20890

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Hampton

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Procurement Office, 1 Franklin Street, Suite 345, Hampton, Virginia, 23669



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