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File #: 20-1637   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/11/2020 In control: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE sole source, sole brand standardization of Citrix Systems Inc., Software Licensing, Subscriptions, Support, and Citrix-branded hardware, for the Enterprise Technology Services Division and other using agencies and offices.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Sole Brand Memorandum dated June 12, 2020
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Purchasing

Information
Requested Action
title
MOTION TO APPROVE sole source, sole brand standardization of Citrix Systems Inc., Software Licensing, Subscriptions, Support, and Citrix-branded hardware, for the Enterprise Technology Services Division and other using agencies and offices.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.54.c, the Board is required to approve all standardizations greater than the award authority of the Director of Purchasing; and Section 21.43, the Board is required to approve all contracts for supplies or services of more than five years.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides the standardization of the Citrix Systems, Inc. software licensing, subscriptions, support, and Citrix-branded hardware for the Enterprise Technology Services Division and other using agencies and offices.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None.

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

This item supports the Board's Value of "Consistently delivering responsive, efficient, quality services to the public and internal customers"; and its Goal to "Build into every process and service effective checks and balances that do not cause inefficiency, but rather ensure consistency, continuity, and quality".

Broward County has utilized the Citrix line of products and services to integrate business processing with success since 2008. Citrix Systems Inc. (Citrix) is a registered entity in the State of Florida, with its corporate headquarters located in Broward County.

The Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) Division, the Water and Wastewater Services Division, and the Office of Regional Emergency Services and Communications rely on Citrix products to...

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