Town of Cheektowaga
Erie County, NY

Resolution
RES-2017-713

Authorize Purchase of Back Up & Disaster Recovery Solution

Information

Department:RecordsSponsors:Councilmember Linda Hammer, Supervisor Diane Benczkowski
Category:TechnologyFunctions:ITRM

Body

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
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
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

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