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File #: 3020-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/26/2018 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract with Kinney Group, Inc. for the purchase of security information and event management and security operations center services at a cost of $158,600.00; and to authorize the expenditure of $158,600.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating fund. ($158,600.00)
Attachments: 1. Columbus.KGI.Renewal.1-80927, 2. 3020-2018 EXP, 3. Kinney Group orig. contract term page 1
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology (DoT) to renew (first renewal option) a contract with Kinney Group, Inc., for the purchase of security information and event management and security operations center services at a cost of $158,600.00 which includes $70,550.00 (Co-Managed Splunk Services), $33,500.00 (Power Packs Quantity), $29,350.00 (SOC Security Monitoring Services), $21,000.00 (Training) and $4,200.00 (Travel and Expenses). The Department of Technology has a continued need to purchase services to support the Security Information and Event Management project. The original contract agreement was authorized and entered into via Ord. 2566-2017, passed on October 16, 2017 through purchase order PO101747 (RFQ005948) with the Kinney Group, Inc. for the purchase of security information and event management and security operations center services and also included options to renew for two (2) additional one-year terms. This agreement is not subject to automatic renewal. However, upon mutual agreement, the services may be continued for one (1) more additional one-year term. The coverage term period is from February 13, 2019 through February 12, 2020.

The initial phase of the project included purchase and implementation of the Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security, and Splunk IT Service Intelligence system with ordinance 1425-2017. The services included in this purchase are necessary to supplement post-implementation development, management, and monitoring of the system and assist DoT in the developing expertise with and governance of the solution. The Security Information and Event Management system provides real-time event management and correlation, anomaly detection, and high-performance, large-scale historical data analysis necessary to detect, respond to, and investigate security and availability issues that could negatively impact the City and requires monitoring and escalation of notable...

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