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File #: R-2020-197    Version: 1 Name: Infoblox Hardware and Software
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/29/2020 In control: Department of Information Technology
On agenda: 9/2/2020 Final action: 9/2/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute An Agreement With Sinnott Wolach Technology Group For The Purchase Of Infoblox Network Appliances, Training, And Professional Services And Three Years Of Maintenance And Software Subscriptions For An Estimated Amount Of $210,000.00, Based Upon GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y And In Accordance With Section 38.41(C)(5) Of The Code Of Ordinances (Piggyback).
Attachments: 1. Reso - Infoblox.pdf, 2. Quote - Sinnott_Wolach_Technology_Group.pdf, 3. GSA SCHEDULE NO. GS-35F-0119Y.PDF, 4. Infoblox Piggyback.pdf, 5. tersinnottwolach
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Execute An Agreement With Sinnott Wolach Technology Group For The Purchase Of Infoblox Network Appliances, Training, And Professional Services And Three Years Of Maintenance And Software Subscriptions For An Estimated Amount Of $210,000.00, Based Upon GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y And In Accordance With Section 38.41(C)(5) Of The Code Of Ordinances (Piggyback).

Strategic Plan Focus
Resilience & Sustainability


Body

Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
The City has relied on Infoblox appliances and software for Domain Name System ("DNS") and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ("DHCP") services since the purchase of our original appliances in February of 2007. Maintenance and support renewals for these appliances were approved and procured annually until their replacements were procured in September of 2015. Maintenance and support renewals for the newer appliances were approved and procured annually until September 2019.

The renewal is due by September 2020, however, since the current appliances will be end of life on February 2021, the Information Technology Department requires time to transition and migrate the appliances, and additionally take advantage of more cost effective pricing.

The attached quote includes four new appliances, three years of maintenance and support, three years of advanced security software subscriptions, training and professional services.

The Infoblox appliances provide fundamental network services such as DNS and DHCP, which allow network routing and address resolution and are capable of providing advanced security. As part of this resolution, IT is requesting the purchase of these advanced security features in addition to training and professional services to ensure a successful deployment.

Some advanced security features include:

* Access to Threat Intelligence, whic...

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