Staff recommends approval of purchase request 42360 to Hewlett Packard Company for a total amount of $29,121.90.
This purchase is for computer hardware support and maintenance related to the City’s Information Technology network and infrastructure; primarily for blade servers and related support hardware and software. Support and maintenance includes on-site support, parts and materials, four hour on-site response and includes holidays.
The support term is a two-year term for a total cost of $58,633.02. The agreement may be cancelled at any time by the City, if desired, and the City will receive a refund for the unused pro-rated amount.
This request is for the payment of $29,121.90 providing support and maintenance for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. Approval for the 2nd year of the agreement will be sought prior to payment in the next fiscal year.
1. Approve the purchase to Hewlett Packard Company for a total amount of $29,121.90; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Funds are budgeted and available for this expense in the account number listed.
Department: _Information Technology___
Prepared by: _Mike Thornton__________
Attachments: Yes____ No ______
Advertised: ____Not Required ______
Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. _____JB___________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _001-1633-513.46-33__
Project No. ___________________
WF No. ______________________