Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition #38351 to the Hewlett Packard Company for $67,911.68.
This purchase is for additional computer network hardware, support, and maintenance. The purchase includes additional blade servers and hard disk drives.
The City has reached storage capacity on the system. This purchase will add additional hard disk space. Of the new blade servers, two will be used for the new GIS system terminal services. One will be used for the new Exchange 2007 e-mail server. The last server will be used to test the new version of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Longhorn).
This purchase is using the State of Florida Technology Hardware contract #250-000-03-1. This state contract is available for use by local municipalities through state statute.
1. Approve purchase requisition #38351 to the Hewlett Packard Company; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Although funds were not specifically appropriated in account 001-1633-513-64-10, in accordance with the adopted budget policy, $105,963 is available within the capital outlay category for this purpose. In addition, the cost for vendor support is $11,114.56 and funding is available in external IS maintenance account 001-1633-513-46-33 for this purpose.
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