Town of Cheektowaga
Erie County, NY


Authorize Purchase of Back Up & Disaster Recovery Solution


Department:RecordsSponsors:Councilmember Linda Hammer, Supervisor Diane Benczkowski


WHEREAS, the Town currently utilizes Unitrends software specifically designed for Information Technology Departments to provide Data Backups and Business continuity for Town Servers and Data; and


            WHEREAS, an upgrade replacement to a new system is necessary and cost effective and will provide enhanced Disaster Recovery, Virtualization Monitoring, and Offsite Replication of critical town systems; and


            WHEREAS, this purchase will enable the Town’s Technology Department to better protect town data and recover from failures and catastrophes; and


            WHEREAS, Veeam, Inc., is based on a per processor fee of $1,192.32 totaling $23,846.40 for twenty processors and an approximate yearly maintenance of $5,000; and


              WHEREAS, Veeam Inc. developed software that will fit our technical environment and therefore is a sole source software developer and exclusive provider for our data backup and archival needs; and


              WHEREAS, the Director of Information Technology has reviewed pricing from three vendors authorized to resell the Veeam Enterprise Software, and


WHEREAS, CDW Government, Inc. 203 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 - Federal ID 36-4230110, has provided the lowest price for this technology solution, AND


            WHEREAS, funds are available for said purchase; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT


            RESOLVED, that this Town Board hereby authorizes the purchase of the aforesaid software, together with ancillary services as more particularly stated on the website of Veeam, Inc.; and BE IT FURTHER


            RESOLVED, that funding for said purchase shall be appropriated from budget line item 100.1680.4434; and BE IT FURTHER


            RESOLVED, that the Director of Information Technology be and hereby is authorized and directed to set up the Veeam Account with Veeam, Inc. subject to approval by the Supervisor and the Town Attorney.



Meeting History

Dec 27, 2017 5:00 PM  Board Special Meeting
MOVER:Linda Hammer, Councilmember
SECONDER:Diane Benczkowski, Supervisor
AYES:Diane Benczkowski, James P. Rogowski, Gerald Kaminski, Timothy J. Meyers, Christine Adamczyk, Linda Hammer, Alice Magierski