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File #: 22-707    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/13/2022 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 5/11/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize a three-year cooperative purchasing agreement, with two three-year renewal options, for the purchase of firewalls and equipment, related accessories, managed services, and support services for the Dallas Airport System for the Department of Aviation with GTS Technology Solutions, Inc. through the Department of Information Resources cooperative agreement - Not to exceed $231,775.85 - Financing: Aviation Fund (subject to annual appropriations)
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance & Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: May 11, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a three-year cooperative purchasing agreement, with two three-year renewal options, for the purchase of firewalls and equipment, related accessories, managed services, and support services for the Dallas Airport System for the Department of Aviation with GTS Technology Solutions, Inc. through the Department of Information Resources cooperative agreement - Not to exceed $231,775.85 - Financing: Aviation Fund (subject to annual appropriations)

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BACKGROUND

This action does not encumber funds; the purpose of a cooperative purchasing agreement is to establish firm pricing for services, for a specific term, which are ordered on an as needed basis.

This cooperative purchasing agreement will allow for the purchase of firewalls and equipment, related accessories, managed services, and support services for the Department of Aviation (AVI). AVI falls under Transportation Critical Infrastructure Sector and Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21): Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience which advances a national policy to strengthen and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure. The airport firewalls are the first line of defense to protect AVI's critical infrastructure from cyber threats. The current firewalls must have continued maintenance and support that will ensure protection for Dallas Love Field Airport. With major cyber-attacks such as 'SolarWinds' moving across the world, the City must stay on the cutting edge of technological infrastructure.

The Department of Information Resources cooperative agreement is authorized by Chapter 791 of the Texas Government Code and Subchapter F, Chapter 271, Texas Local Government Code. Section 271.102 of the...

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