Agenda Item No._________

Washburn University Board of Regents



SUBJECT: Purchase of replacement computers for Continuing Education Lab





DESCRIPTION: Bids were solicited to purchase fourteen workstation computers, an instructors workstation, and a server. The bids and results are as follows:



Gateway Business, Inc., Kansas City, MO $24,431.00

Americomp, Topeka, KS (Compaq Dealer) $24,424.00

Micron Education Sales, Meridian, ID $22,726.00

Dell Computer, Round Rock, TX $22,455.00



Additional costs for this project (network connection to the campus backbone) include the following:



Cisco 2621 Router, approx. $2,170.00

Cisco 2924XLEN Switch (24 ports), approx. $2,100.00

Media Conversion Device, approx. $ 400.00

Run cable from switch to lab, approx. $ 200.00

Technical Support Labor, approx. $2,000.00

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Approximate total additional costs $6,870.00

+ Dell Bid for workstations and server (above) $22,455.00

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ESTIMATED TOTAL COST OF PROJECT $29,355.00









FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:

Funds are available within the Continuing Education operating budget, and will be transferred into the Computer/Software account, 01-38050



RECOMMENDATION:



President Farley recommends purchase of the fourteen student workstations, the instructors workstation, and the server for the Continuing Education Lab from Dell Computer in the amount of $22,455.00







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(date) Jerry B. Farley, President


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