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File #: 21-5387    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval of a renewal option with Netsync Network Solutions for F5 network hardware, software, maintenance, support, training, consulting services and related items for the Toll Road Authority for the period of December 1, 2021 - November 30, 2022 at a cost of $650,000 (180337).
Attachments: 1. 21-5387 Job No. 180337.pdf
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Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf, Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Department

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): 18/0337
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable):
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a renewal option with Netsync Network Solutions for F5 network hardware, software, maintenance, support, training, consulting services and related items for the Toll Road Authority for the period of December 1, 2021 - November 30, 2022 at a cost of $650,000 (180337).
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Background and Discussion:
This is a renewal agreement for Job No. 18/0337 F5 Network Hardware, Software, Maintenance, Support, Training, Consulting Services and Related Items for HCTRA. This agreement is for support of ongoing operations of critical business applications and services for HCTRA. The F5 provide services to increase capacity (concurrent users) and reliability of applications. F5 improves the overall performance of applications by decreasing the burden on servers associated with managing and maintaining application and network sessions, as well as by performing application-specific tasks.

Expected Impact:
Funding for this request will come from the Toll Road Authority's O&M Budget and from the Toll Road Authority's CIP project Toll System upgrades, maintenance, and capital support.

Alternative Options:
No other recommended solution for this identified need.

Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
x Public Health
x Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any):
Date
Agenda Item #
Action Taken
10/27/2020
Item 20.d.12.g,
Court approval of renewal agreement


Location:
Address (if applicable): 7701 Wilshire Place Drive, Houston, TX 77040
Precinct(s): Countywide


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