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Questions 'Not required from vendor'
There may be questions throughout the questionaire which are marked as "Not required from vendor", as shown highlighted in the image below. In an effort to make completion of this questionaire as rapid and painless as possible we attempt to hide as many questions as possible where we believe we already have obtained answers from other sources (i.e. promotional material, the product web site or our own research of forums and the like.)
Our primary aim is for you to assist us with topics we have not been able to find answers for thus far.These are the expanded (un-hidden) "Vendor response required" questions
While we believe you do not need to spend time on the hidden questions, if you are really keen and have the time on your hands, you are quite at liberty to expand hidden questions and answer as many as you choose.
S1. Company Growth
Is there a documented growth strategy for the company (as opposed to a development path for this specific product)
How is the product devloped and promoted - Select as many as appropriate
Evidence of an active community of users - select as many as appropriate
S4. Manufacturer Accessibility
Identity of the product manufacturer is clear and manufacturer resources are easy to access and interact with - select as many as appropriate
S5. Technical and User Support
Is there a clearly defined support structure with incident response and escalation procedures?
Data Output Requirements
C1. Data Output
Database Output Requirements
NON-Database Output Requirements
C3. Data Storage
C5. Security - Directory and Authentication Requirements
C6. Virtual Environment
C7. Desktop Environment
Internet Connectivity-Need Examples
Used for HTTPS web portalTo obtain GIS dataFor license validation at each user logon.To upload GST dataTo maintain timeUses HTTP port 8080Uses Secure FTP port 22Requires NTP access
C9. Supporting Services
$1. Support Costs
$2. Licensing Costs
$3. Hardware and Storage Costs
$4. Training Costs