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File #: 1427-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/22/2017 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish purchase orders utilizing two existing purchase agreements with Network Dynamics Inc. for the acquisition of Cisco network equipment, maintenance, and engineering services for the network upgrade project; to authorize the expenditure of $339,529.60 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Capital Improvement Fund. ($339,529.60)
Attachments: 1. 1427-2017 EXP, 2. 1427-2017 Q1704-27-25065 Cisco Prime hardware, 3. 1427-2017 Q1705-01-25092 Cisco Prime installation services, 4. 1427-2017 Q1705-17-25261Cruiser video wireless equipment, 5. 1427-2017 Q1704-12-24910Cruiser video wireless services, 6. 1427-2017 Q1704-12-24909End of life hardware, 7. 1427-2017 Q1704-20-24987End of Life installation services 5-19-2017, 8. 1427-2017 Q1703-31-24735PC imaging switches 5-19-2017, 9. 1427-2017 Q1703-08-24450 SIP hardware, 10. 1427-2017 Q1704-26-25041SIP installation services, 11. 1427-2017Quote_1705-18-25283 Municipal Court switches 5-23-2017 (2), 12. 1427-2017 Q1705-23-25334.V3 Municipal Court phones 6-9-2017 (2)
Explanation
BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Technology (DoT), to establish purchase orders for the acquisition of hardware, maintenance support, and services associated with the network upgrade project. These purchase orders will be created utilizing the terms and conditions from two (2) pre-existing Universal Term Contracts/Purchase Agreements (UTCs/PAs), established through the competitive bid process by the Purchasing Office, with the following vendor:
Network Dynamics Inc., Network equipment/Maintenance support, (Bond fund $302,524.60) (PA000220 - Expiration Date: 06/30/2018)

Network Dynamics Inc., Network Engineering Services, (Bond fund $37,005.00) (PA001583- Expiration Date: 9/30/18)

The total cost of the hardware equipment, maintenance support, and services for the network and security upgrade project is $339,529.60.

The Department of Technology's Metronet Service provides data connectivity that supports various business functions and allows all city agencies and departments to communicate. Currently, the Department of Technology has a need to upgrade end of life network infrastructure equipment and provide additional network access as the city continues to expand its fiber based, networked facilities. The network upgrade will provide secure network access for employees, vendors, visitors, and business partners for business continuity while performing work with the City.

The City’s Voice Over IP (VOIP) leased circuits are approaching end of life/end of support with AT&T and are in need of replacement. This legislation will provide for the replacement of VOIP telephone circuits with Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) internet based hardware and service which will provide dynamic bandwidth allocation across the City’s voice network at a reduced cost.
The Department of Technology will be provisioning wireless cruiser video upload capabilities at (10) ten ...

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