Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0870    Version: Name: Resolution approving a contract with CDW Government (CDW), Vernon Hills, Illinois, to replace the County’s backup system which includes hardware, software and support for three years, in an estimated amount of $249,227.97.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2020 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Resolution approving a contract with CDW Government (CDW), Vernon Hills, Illinois, to replace the County's backup system which includes hardware, software, and support for 15 months, in an estimated amount of $244,862.03.
Attachments: 1. CDW Proposal.pdf, 2. CDW Additional Support SOW.pdf, 3. CDW Vendor Disclosure Form
Title
Resolution approving a contract with CDW Government (CDW), Vernon Hills, Illinois, to replace the County's backup system which includes hardware, software, and support for 15 months, in an estimated amount of $244,862.03.

Staff Summary
* The County's current backup system is nine years old and is at its end-of-life.
* Backup systems are utilized to provide disaster recovery and to protect County data and systems in the event of malicious cyber-attacks.
* This solution is designed specifically to protect data and aid in recovery in the event of cyber-attack while reducing the County's data center footprint and energy costs.
* Pursuant to Article 10-101 of the County Purchasing Ordinance, Cooperative Purchasing, the County may participate in a cooperative purchasing agreement for the procurement of goods, services or professional services with one or more public procurement units in accordance with an agreement entered into between the participants.
* A cooperative purchasing contract with CDW has been identified through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (NIPA) to procure needed goods, services or professional services that was competitively solicited and awarded.
* Information Technology will budget an estimated $41,000 for annual software and maintenance beginning in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the County's current system is nine years old and is end-of-life; and

WHERAS, the backup systems are utilized to provide disaster recovery and to protect County data and systems in the event of malicious cyber-attacks; and

WHEREAS, this solution is designed specifically to protect data and aid in recovery in the event of cyber-attack while reducing our data center footprint and energy costs; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article 10-101 of the County Purchasing Ordinance, Cooperative Purchasing, the County may participate in a cooperative purchasing agreement for the procurement of goods, services or professional services wit...

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