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File #: 23-539    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/8/2023 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 3/8/2023 Final action:
Title: Authorize a three-year cooperative purchasing agreement for a software subscription for the visualization of network servers and workloads including network traffic visualization, vulnerability assessment, and external threat management for the Department of Information and Technology Services with Cyber Watch Systems, LLC, through The Interlocal Purchasing System cooperative agreement - Not to exceed $850,025.55 - Financing: Data Services Fund (subject to annual appropriations)
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Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance & Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: March 8, 2023
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Jack Ireland
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Authorize a three-year cooperative purchasing agreement for a software subscription for the visualization of network servers and workloads including network traffic visualization, vulnerability assessment, and external threat management for the Department of Information and Technology Services with Cyber Watch Systems, LLC, through The Interlocal Purchasing System cooperative agreement - Not to exceed $850,025.55 - Financing: Data Services 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 provide for a software subscription for the visualization of network servers and workloads including network traffic visualization, vulnerability assessment, and external threat management for the Department of Information and Technology Services. This subscription provides visualization and micro-segmentation of the City's on-premise servers and cloud workloads.

The Department of Information and Technology Services previously implemented this service as a pilot program and runs it on the City's network environment to benefit the entire city. The City benefits through the addition of a tool that provides external threat management.

Some key benefits to continuing to use the tool include but are not limited to:

* Adds a layer of visualization and security for the City's network
* Continues a successful pilot program implemented in 2022
* Increases the City's Payment Card Industry compliance efforts


The Interlocal Purchasing System cooperative agreement is authorized ...

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