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File #: 1357-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/5/2022 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract with Blue Apple Technologies, LLC for the purchase of Splunk software maintenance and support and to authorize the expenditure of $103,612.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Operating fund. ($103,612.00)
Attachments: 1. 1357-2022EXP, 2. Blue Apple Quote 22-106 for City of Columbus - Splunk Renewal for 1 YR, 3. Original contract, award letter, etc.
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology (DoT) to renew a contract with Blue Apple Technologies, LLC for the purchase of Splunk software maintenance and support at a cost of $103,612.00.

The Department of Technology uses Splunk software for centralized collection and monitoring of computer system audit logs supporting the detection and after-the-fact investigation of security events and to meet related compliance requirements.

Last year, DoT solicited bids via RFQ018979 for the purchase of the above-described software support. The bid was awarded to Blue Apple Technologies, LLC as the lowest responsive bidder. The original contract, authorized by ordinance 1894-2021, included two one-year renewal options. This ordinance authorizes the first of the two optional renewals, to begin on July 21, 2022 and end on July 20, 2023. Upon mutual agreement, and with the approval of proper City authorities, this agreement can be renewed for one (1) additional year.

This ordinance also authorizes the expenditure of $103,612.00, from the Information Services operating fund, for the above-described purpose.

FISCAL IMPACT
Funds for this procurement are available and budgeted in the 2022 Information Services Operating fund.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
Vendor Name: Blue Apple Technologies, LLC
Vendor Acct. #: 001102
CC#: 20-1963069 Expiration Date 6/21/2023

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to renew a contract with Blue Apple Technologies, LLC for the purchase of Splunk software maintenance and support and to authorize the expenditure of $103,612.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Operating fund. ($103,612.00)


Body
WHEREAS, last year, the Department of Technology solicited bids for Splunk software maintenance and support via RFQ018979; and

WHEREAS, Blue Apple Technologies, LLC was the lowest, responsive bidder; and

WHEREAS, the original contract, authorized by ordinance 1894-2021, ...

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