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File #: 0263-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2018 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 2/26/2018 Final action: 2/27/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to enter into a software maintenance and support contract with Core Technology Corporation, in accordance with the sole source procurement provisions of the Columbus City Codes; and to authorize the expenditure $15,876.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Operating fund. ($15,876.00)
Attachments: 1. 0263-2018 EXP, 2. 0263-2018 - Core Technology Corp. - Sole Source Letter 2018, 3. 0263-2018 - Quote - Core Technology Corp. 2018, 4. 0263-2018 - Sole Source Form Core Technology - Update
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology (DoT), on behalf of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, to enter into a software maintenance and support contract, for the MultiBridge and Talon software applications, with Core Technology Corporation. The original agreement (FL001003) was entered into January 22, 2002, authorized by ordinance 2299-01, passed December 17, 2001. The agreement was most recently entered into by authority of ordinance 0440-2017, passed March 27, 2017, through PO054963. This ordinance will provide software maintenance and support for the period April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. The total cost of the contract agreement is $15,876.00.

The Department of Technology requires technical support and software maintenance services from Core Technology Corporation to support ongoing operations of the City's MultiBridge and Talon software applications, which support the City's connectivity to the Ohio LEADS system. Without the software maintenance and support services provided by Core Technology Corporation, the City will not be able to utilize these applications. Also, this agreement will allow the City to have software upgrades, support, and related services for the MultiBridge and Talon software applications. These applications allow for encrypted access to the Ohio LEADS system to enhance productivity and improve performance.

Core Technology Corporation is the sole proprietor and copyright holder of the MultiBridge and Talon software applications. Accordingly, Core Technology Corporation is also the sole source of supply for upgrades, maintenance, support, new releases, and additional copies of these products. For this reason, this ordinance is being submitted in accordance with the provisions of Sole Source procurement of the City of Columbus Code Chapter 329.

FISCAL IMPACT:
In the years 2016 and 2017, the Department of Technology expended $14,874.00 and $15,620....

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