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File #: 19-2333    Version: 1 Name: 1/6/20 - WTP Network Upgrade
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/6/2020 Final action: 1/6/2020
Enactment date: 1/6/2020 Enactment #: R-19-579
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order with Amerinet to Upgrade the Water Treatment Plant's Network ($45,320.62)
Attachments: 1. Amerinet City of Ann Arbor Extreme Networks Switches for WTP Refresh Phase 1 Quote 10-21-2019.pdf, 2. WTP Network Upgrade Best Source.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order with Amerinet to Upgrade the Water Treatment Plant's Network ($45,320.62)
Memorandum
This memorandum and resolution request approval of a purchase order to Amerinet in the amount of $45,320.62 to upgrade the Water Treatment Plant's network. This upgrade will allow the Water Treatment Plant to purchase the hardware required to upgrade their current plant network and to also segment their remote locations onto their own fiber ring. This will reduce the chance of any communication issues with the Water Treatment Plant's remote locations if the City's fiber ring is experiencing issues.

This purchase will be under GSA Contract _GS-35F-0511T that Amerinet extends to us from Extreme Networks.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Funds are available in the FY20 Water Supply System Operations and Maintenance Budget.
Staff
Prepared by: David Harris, Senior Network Lead
Reviewed by: Ryan Justin, SCADA Network Administrator
Reviewed by: Tom Shewchuk, IT Director
Reviewed by: Tom Crawford, Financial Service Area Administrator and CFO
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The existing Water Treatment Plant (WTP) network hardware is over 5 years old and not supported any longer;

Whereas, This purchase will allow the City to replace this aging hardware and provision the WTP for the future on new supported hardware;

Whereas, The WTP would like to segment their remote locations from the City's fiber ring to provide secure communications between the remote locations and the WTP;

Whereas, This will also allow the WTP to continue communications if the City's fiber ring experiences issues unless it is a physical cut to the fiber;

Whereas, The proposed purchase was procured through GSA Contract GS-35F-0511T cooperative agreement, which extended the Extreme Networks pricing to the City;

Whereas, Funding for the WTP Network Upgrade is available in the approved FY2020 Water System Supply Operating and ...

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