Staff performing maintenance on installed networks must have ...

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Jul 13, 2012 (6 years and 6 days ago)


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Network Standards and Vendor Requirements

Vendor Requirements:

• Network Certifications – proof of the following certifications is required:
o Staff performing maintenance on installed networks must have
CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate, which is the minimum
Cisco certificate for networking
o Staff designing networks for offices must have CCDA – Cisco
Certified Design Associate, which is the minimum Cisco certification
for Cisco network design
o Staff configuring and installing networks must have CQS-FW –
Cisco Qualified Specialist Firewall (Cisco firewall certification) and
CQS-VPN – Cisco Qualified Specialist, VPN Technologies(Cisco
VPN certification)
• Cisco Partners should be Small Medium Business (SMB) select partners
• Qualified references and verifiable experience, including healthcare

Participating vendors must be able to:

• Configure, install and support Virtual Private Network technologies on
Cisco IOS and PIX platforms.
• Coordinate with external vendors along with the staff of the hospital.
• Configure, install and support a variety of platforms ranging from the PIX
501 to PIX 515 and the 800 series to the full range of Cisco ISR routers.
• Configure and install Cisco Wireless infrastructure items contained in the
Cisco Structured Wireless Aware Network (SWAN) guidelines.
• The Access Points that will be installed are limited to Cisco 1100 and 1200
series wireless access points, wireless WIC cards and integrated wireless
VPN routers as described in the OMH/FHIN Wireless Standards
• Have the capability to perform a wireless site survey to ensure that
coverage for the wireless installation will be sufficient to meet the needs of
an office or coverage area. A completed wireless site survey document
will be required by OMH/FHIN that consists of a graphical coverage
diagram overlaid on top of a building floor plan. The document must
identify the areas of coverage that are required by the office, and a copy
should be submitted electronically by the vendor to the IT staff at OMH.
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• As a standard reference point all wireless should provide signal strength
so as to provide good to excellent coverage with the knowledge that VoIP
may be a future expansion. This will follow Cisco’s Wireless VoIP
deployment guide.

Upon review of the major items above, the vendor must be capable of configuring
the specifics as outlined below:

1. Access points
a. Multiple SSID with local and external RADIUS configuration. The
local radius will be configured as a backup authentication method.
b. VLAN support with 802.1q trunking
c. WEP, WPA, and/or WPA2
d. External or internal antennas
e. Transmitter and client power control
f. Channel utilization and optimization in the installed environment
g. Quality of Service for future Voice over IP implementations
h. Power of Ethernet implementation as necessary.
i. Wireless Domain Services for fast secure roaming
j. Wireless LAN Context Control Protocol for Access Point
k. Simple Network Management Protocol in a secure manner
2. VPN configurations will be inline with the policy as developed by the FHIN
/ OMH staff.
a. 3DES / AES
b. Pre-shared key
c. Split-tunneling
3. Renumbering office networks.
a. Familiarity with network printer configuration for the purpose of
renumbering the office IP scheme.
b. Desktop software configuration familiarity for IP reconfiguration.