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File #: 18-0958    Version: 1 Name: 6/18/18 Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. for 3-Year Network Equipment Maintenance and Support Agreement FY2019-FY2021 ($219,453.46)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/18/2018 Final action: 6/18/2018
Enactment date: 6/18/2018 Enactment #: R-18-228
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. for 3-Year Network Equipment Maintenance and Support FY2019-FY2021 ($219,453.46)
Attachments: 1. Amerinet Best Source-SFP.pdf, 2. Amerinet City of Ann Arbor Extreme Networks 2018 (3) Year Support Renewal Quote 6-5-2018.pdf, 3. Discount Letter for City of Ann Arbor.pdf
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Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. for 3-Year Network Equipment Maintenance and Support FY2019-FY2021 ($219,453.46)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution authorizing the creation of a purchase order to AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. in the amount of $219,453.46 for 3 years of maintenance and support of the City's core and edge network switches for FY2019- FY2021.

Fiscal/Budget Impact: This expenditure is planned for and budgeted in the FY2019, will be budgeted in the FY2020 and FY2021 Information Technology Services Fund budget.

Extreme Networks' network switches and management software are used throughout the City to support the City's network. AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. obtains a Platinum Partner level with Extreme and as such offers discounted pricing.

AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. continues to be the best source for provision of maintenance and support to the City. AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. is the preferred supplier of Extreme Network Equipment and is provided discounted pricing by Extreme Networks directly and provides discounted pricing.

Agreeing to a new 3-year Extreme Networks' maintenance and support term, in lieu of separate 1-year terms, saves the City over $9,000.00 per year. This 3-year term can be funded through available funds in the FY2019 IT Fund. It is important to maintain this arrangement with AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. to receive Extreme Network maintenance and support to minimize downtime for the City's voice and data infrastructure.

AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. complies with the requirements of the City's Non-discrimination and Living Wage ordinances.
Staff
Prepared by: David Harris, Sr. Network Lead, IT Service Unit
Reviewed by: Tom Shewchuk, Information Technology Services Director
Tom Crawford, Financial Services Area Administrator and CFO
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
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Whereas, AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. was awa...

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