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File #: 20-1426   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/19/2020 In control: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE sole brand standardization of SolarWinds North America, Inc. DBA SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC, for software, and support and maintenance services using only authorized resellers, for the Enterprise Technology Services Division.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Goals Memorandum dated June 2, 2020, 2. Exhibit 2 - Sole Source Sole Brand Request dated May 4, 2020
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Purchasing

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Requested Action
title
MOTION TO APPROVE sole brand standardization of SolarWinds North America, Inc. DBA SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC, for software, and support and maintenance services using only authorized resellers, for the Enterprise Technology Services Division.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.54.c, the Board must approve standardizations greater than the award authority of the Director of Purchasing.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides for standardization for future purchases of software licenses, upgrades, and continued support and maintenance services used for the communication infrastructure points used throughout the County.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE PURCHASING DIVISION AND THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT/ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

The Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) has not established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for this project. This project is funded in whole or in part by the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration. Since the Transit Division, one of the using agencies, is utilizing the software and Federal funds apply, this project is subject to the requirements of title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 26. Even though OESBD has not established a DBE Goal for this project, the County has established an overall triennial DBE program goal of 13.29% for any Federally funded Transit projects (Exhibit 1).

The purpose of the software is for the monitoring of Broward County using agency communication infrastructure points where all computers and phones are connected. The software provides alerts when ...

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