Scope of Work
Under the Standard Maintenance Policy, Telos will, for the Licensee, support the Automated Message Handling System (AMHS) at the customer facility as originally installed. The support includes all AMHS software updates and all third party component product upgrades as noted in the paragraph below. This support includes 24/7 telephone help desk service. Other support services, site visits, and engineering support, are available outside the scope of this Policy.
Note: Third-party software refers to the software products embedded in AMHS that may be used as an integral part of the system. These product upgrades are included as a part of the standard Telos AMHS Maintenance Agreement.
Telos furnished maintenance and support for the AMHS system will be provided at the customer facility. The AMHS installation defined number of licensed users shall be used as the basis for the Telos cost proposal to provide software and maintenance support beyond the initial year following installation. The first year support includes all Telos maintenance activities with the exception of site visits.
In performance of the follow-on Telos maintenance and support contract or first year following installation, Telos will:
1.Provide Telephone Support. TELOS shall establish and maintain a Telephone Help Desk to be staffed during normal business hours (8AM – 6 PM, Pacific Time Zone, Monday-Friday). The Help Desk shall respond to queries, issues, and concerns of customer personnel. After hours support is provided through a paging system. The answering service shall forward urgent messages to on-call personnel during non-duty hours. The Help Desk shall be staffed with skilled trainers and technical consultants. The general operating procedures for the Help Desk shall be:
2. Provide AMHS Product Life Cycle Support. This product support subscription includes the Telos AMHS software upgrades that will be released to test activities as a part of ongoing product improvements. Product support also includes configuration management support of the Telos AMHS Baseline as well as engineering costs incurred in the anomaly resolution process. Telos will continue to improve the AMHS product as well as resolve anomalies identified via the problem reporting process. Telos will provide appropriate AMHS product updates and corrective action either by telephone to the user, via mail/shipping, via the Internet or during the scheduled on-site visit.
3. Provide AMHS Site Visits. If the customer elects this option as described elsewhere in this document, TELOS shall visit the customer site one time during the first twelve months following installation. This visit will be coordinated in advance with the responsible system manager.