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File #: 22-4456    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 7/19/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval of an order authorizing the County Judge to execute the amendment to the agreement with Layer 3 Communications, LLC for additional funds in the amount of $200,419 for a total cost of $775,482 to modify the equipment list and support services needed for next generation data center solution for Universal Services - Technology for the period of June 27, 2022 - June 26, 2023 (210088).
Attachments: 1. 22-4456 Agreement- Layer 3 Communication, LLC
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): 210088
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Layer 3 Communications, LLC

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of an order authorizing the County Judge to execute the amendment to the agreement with Layer 3 Communications, LLC for additional funds in the amount of $200,419 for a total cost of $775,482 to modify the equipment list and support services needed for next generation data center solution for Universal Services - Technology for the period of June 27, 2022 - June 26, 2023 (210088).
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Background and Discussion:
On November 30, 2021, the County entered into an agreement with Contractor to provide a Next Generation Data Center (NGDC) networking solution and services in connection with its delivery and implementation, as set forth in the specifications of the Request for Proposals for Purchasing Job #21/0088 (the "Master Agreement").

The County and Contractor now desire to amend the agreement for the purpose of adding funding for modifications to the equipment list and support services needed for the project (the "Services") for an additional $200,419.20, with option to renew up to 4 times annually.

Harris County Universal Services (HCUS) is seeking a replacement for at/near end-of-life network solution supporting production and disaster recovery data centers.

Expected Impact:
This next generation data center network solution is a key infrastructure enabling HCUS to continue fulfilling the mission of providing high quality, innovative, and cost-effective solutions in order to optimize business and operating models of supported agencies...

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