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File #: 21-1764    Version: 1 Name: 11/1/21 Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to Amerinet of Michigan, Inc. for the Purchase of Networking Equipment, Software and Related Services ($111,361.50) (GSA Schedule IT 70 - GS-35F-0511T)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/1/2021 Final action: 11/1/2021
Enactment date: 11/1/2021 Enactment #: R-21-398
Title: Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to Amerinet of Michigan, Inc. for the Purchase of Networking Equipment, Software and Related Services ($111,361.50) (GSA Schedule IT 70 - GS-35F-0511T)
Attachments: 1. City of Ann Arbor Extreme Networks Larcom Switch Replacement Quote 9-13-2021 - Contract Reference GSA Multiple Award Schedule IT 70 - GS-35F-0511T.pdf, 2. Extreme Networks GSA Schedule IT 70 – GS-35F-0511T.pdf, 3. Larcom Building Fabric - Amerinet Best Source Final.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order to Amerinet of Michigan, Inc. for the Purchase of Networking Equipment, Software and Related Services ($111,361.50) (GSA Schedule IT 70 - GS-35F-0511T)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve a purchase order to AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. in the amount of $111,361.50 to purchase the required networking equipment, software and related services to replace legacy Larcom Building equipment and upgrade the Larcom Building network to a Fabric connected network.

AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. continues to be the best source for provision of Extreme Networks hardware, maintenance and software support to the City. AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. provides discounted pricing by Extreme Networks directly via GSA Schedule IT 70 - GS-35F-0511T.

Information Technology will replace the Data Center network equipment that has been in service for over 10 years and is at the end of its useful life. Information Technology normally replaces network equipment on a 5 to 7 year renewal schedule.

In addition to remediating legacy network equipment, technology built into the new network hardware will provide enhanced security against unwanted attacks, be easier to manage and administer, will provide redundancy and facilitate for future network bandwidth needs.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Information Technology has included and budgeted for the cost of the purchase in the approved FY 2022 budget.
Staff
Prepared by: David Harris, Network Manager
Reviewed by: Jennifer Richards, Assistant City Attorney
Tom Shewchuk, IT Director
Approved by: John Fournier, Acting City Administrator
Body
Whereas, AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc. extends discounted pricing to the City of Ann Arbor through GSA Schedule IT 70 - GS-35F-0511T and currently holds the City's 3yr support and maintenance agreement of Extreme Networks switches and software;

Whereas, AmeriNet of Michigan, Inc was named a Platinum Partner by Extreme Netw...

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