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Bid Title: Request for Proposals Rugged Mobile Computers and Vehicle Mounts
Category: Fire/Rescue
Status: Closed
Bid Recipient: Stacey Moore, Lead Application/Network Analyst

This proposal requests rugged mobile laptops/tablets, mounting hardware, and installation for approximately 40 vehicles per the specifications provided in the RFP documents for the City of Dubuque Police and Fire Departmentsand Dubuque County Sheriff Office. These specifications are not intended to eliminate any potential vendor from submitting a proposal; however, they are intended to outline the quality and design of the equipment and service desired by the City of Dubuque.

All mobile computer specifications and manufactured accessories for the mobile computer model shall be specifically included in the proposal.  In addition to the standard specifications, the City requires that computers come with touch screen displays and detachable backlit keyboards. The equipment also must withstand extreme temperature conditions ranging from -10 degrees F to 160 degrees F.  The mobiles must come pre-loaded with Windows 10 64-bit Professional Operating System. The hardware configuration must consist of the following minimum requirements:
Intel i5 2GHz or higher processor. Prefer i7.
256 GB SSD or greater hard drive.
8 GB memory minimum. 16GB or higher preferred.
Detachable backlit keyboard and touchscreen monitor.
3:2 aspect ratio
3 USB ports 
“True” serial port. “True” serial port defined as onboard native 9 pin RS-232 serial port not a TTL serial or emulated

Proposals must also include wireless connection and Criminal Justice Information Service (CJIS) two-factor authentication compliance options.  Proposals must include options for both fully rugged and semi-rugged mobile laptops and tablets. Proposals can also include options that suppliers feel would be of interest to the City of Dubuque or other agencies eligible to purchase off the awarded contract.  The Supplier will inform the City of all new products, providing specifications, pricing, and availability information within 30 days of product announcement. 

Download of the proposal is available at:  

Publication Date/Time:
11/8/2017 1:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
11/27/2017 4:00 PM
Contact Person:
Stacey Moore, Lead Application/Network Analyst
The City of Dubuque will receive sealed proposals in the office of the Purchasing Coordinator, City Hall, 50 W 13th St, Dubuque, Iowa, by
4:00 p.m. on November 27, 2017. As an alternative, vendors are invited to submit their proposals electronically via the City’s ftp site. If your organization would be interested in doing such, please contact Lead Application/Network Analyst Stacey Moore via email at
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