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File #: 2020-0431    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/15/2020 In control: Committee on Innovation, Performance and Asset Management
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Enactment date: 6/23/2020 Enactment #: 280
Effective date: 6/26/2020    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements or adoption of existing government contracts with ePlus Technology, Inc. for commodities and professional services for system critical adjustments, improvements, and upgrades to maintain the City of Pittsburgh's network functionality.
Sponsors: Erika Strassburger
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements or adoption of existing government contracts with ePlus Technology, Inc. for commodities and professional services for system critical adjustments, improvements, and upgrades to maintain the City of Pittsburgh's network functionality.

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WHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh's Department of Innovation and Performance recently performed an assessment of the City's network and said assessment indicated that the City's core network functionality would reach the end of its useful life by mid-July, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh was compelled to divert necessary resources to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result was delayed in its ability to respond to this technological crisis; and

WHEREAS, due to the severity of this situation and short window of opportunity to adequately address the matter, the City of Pittsburgh has deemed emergency procurement protocols are appropriate at this time involving the solicitation of immediate quotes; and

WHEREAS, after solicitation of quotes, the City has found that ePlus Technology, Inc., is sufficiently qualified to provide the professional services and commodities requested via an agreement, agreements or adoption of applicable existing government contracts; and

WHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh seeks to enter into an agreement or agreements or adoption of existing agreements with ePlus Technology, Inc., for the provision of the aforementioned professional services and commodities.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1: The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Innovation and Performance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are authorized to enter into an agreement or agreements for professional services with ePlus Technology, Inc. for system critical adjustments, improvements, and upgra...

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