AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           November 14, 2011

 

From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager

 

Subject:                      Correction of purchase request vendor from Hewlett Packard Company to High Performance Technology.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends changing approval of this purchase from Hewlett Packard Company to High Performance Technology (HPT) to purchase Storage Area Network (SAN) hardware for $90,216.00.

 

Analysis:

On October 24, 2011 staff recommended and received approval of this purchase from Hewlett Packard Company (HP).  After generating the purchase order the Information Technology Department informed purchasing the vendor was incorrect.  The vendor should have been HPT an authorized HP reseller of HP network storage equipment.

 

If approved, the Purchasing Division will reissue the purchase to HPT an HP authorized reseller under the State of Florida purchase agreement for information technology network hardware and infrastructure.  All other terms and conditions of the purchase remain unchanged.

 

Options:

1.  Approve changing the vendor from Hewlett Packard Company to High Performance

    Technology; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

There will be no change to the fiscal impact if this request is approved.  IT has budgeted $95,000.00 in the 2012 fiscal year for the purchase of data storage.

 

Submission Date and Time:    11/10/2011 2:04 PM____

Department: _Information Technology___

Prepared by:  Mike Thornton__________                     

Attachments:         Yes____   No __X___

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. _____JB___________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _001-1633-513.64-10__

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  _____$95,000.00_________

 

Available ____$95,000.00_________