|DATE:||Tuesday, July 18, 2017|
|TO:||School Board Members|
|FROM:||Jeff Eakins, Superintendent|
|SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS|
|Accept the Piggyback of State of Florida Alternate Contract Source Number 43211500-WSCA-15-ACS - Computer Equipment, Peripherals and Services for Hewlett-Packard Hardware Maintenance (Business Services Division)|
|This agenda item approves hardware maintenance support for Hewlett-Packard (HP) enterprise equipment located within the district’s data center. The district maintains post-warranty extended maintenance coverage for information technology equipment critical to the daily operations of the district. The on-site repair service for the equipment is 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The attachment includes the line item cost details for district supported equipment. The coverage period is aligned with the district’s fiscal year.
In accordance with the Florida Department of Education Purchasing Policy 6A-1.012(5), as required by Section 1001.42(10)(j), F.S., the district school board shall receive and give consideration to the prices available to it under rules of the Department of Management Services, Division of Purchasing.
|• Continuously improve processes and systems • Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship|
|FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: Yes)|
|Funds in the amount of $108,458.23 will be available in the Information Technology budget. There is no specific project number assigned for these purchases. Funds will be allocated in the 2017/2018 fiscal year budget.|
|HP hardware is reviewed annually by Information Services staff to confirm that it provides the functionality required to meet the district goals and objectives in a cost effective manner.|
Corey A. Murphy, General Manager, Procurement Services
Rick Laneau, General Manager, Information Technology
|Gretchen Saunders||Dr. Alberto Vázquez|
|Chief Business Officer
|Chief of Staff
|Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170718_816 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.07|