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File #: 21-1104    Version: 1 Name: 7/6/21 Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order for License Subscription to NetMotion Software, Inc. ($32,256.00)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: 7/6/2021 Enactment #: R-21-250
Title: Resolution to Approve Subscription to NetMotion Software, Inc. ($32,256.00)
Title
Resolution to Approve Subscription to NetMotion Software, Inc. ($32,256.00)
Memorandum
The attached resolution seeks approval of purchase of license subscription with NetMotion Software, Inc. in the amount of $32,256.00 on behalf of the Information Technology Services Unit. This purchase is needed to maintain the subscription services of NetMotion VPN. This software allows City staff to remotely connect to the City network.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: This purchase has been budgeted and approved in the FY2022 Information Technology General Fund.

The Information Technology Services Unit recommends approval of this purchase.
Staff
Prepared by: Jennifer Grimes, Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Manager, ITSU
Reviewed by: Tom Shewchuk, IT Director, ITSU
Betsy Blake, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Approved by: Tom Crawford, City Administrator
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Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor requires NetMotion license subscriptions to allow remote connectivity to the City network;

Whereas, NetMotion Software, Inc. complies with the requirements of the City's Living Wage and Non-Discrimination ordinances;

Whereas, Funding for this expenditure ($32,256.00) is planned and budgeted for in the FY2022 Information Technology Budget; and

Whereas, City Administrator recommends this purchase be allowed without competitive bidding as NetMotion is the preferred technology solution used by Information Technology for over fourteen years due to its unique technology that helps our mobile users maintain network connectivity throughout the greater Ann Arbor area without disruption of services;

RESOLVED, That this purchase be allowed without competitive bidding upon the recommendation of the City Administrator;

RESOLVED, That City Council approve a purchase order with NetMotion Software, Inc. for the license subscriptions, in the amount $32,256.00 to be expended from the FY2022 Information Technology Budget; and

RESOLVED, That the City Administrator be authorized to take the necess...

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