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File #: 22-5423    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Investment Memo Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval of a Final Investment Memo for the Infrastructure Enhancements & Replacements project for an additional incremental authorization of $440,000 for an FY 2023 authorization of $1,344,000.
Department: Universal Services
Department Head: Major General Rick Noriega (Ret) - Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Investment Memo
Investment Memo Type: Final Investment Memo

Project Name: Infrastructure Enhancements & Replacements
Project ID (if applicable): NI008
Vendor Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Achievement (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Managing Entity: Universal Services
Incremental Authorization Requested: $440,000
Total Estimated Project Cost: $7,252,500 (FY23-FY27)

Request Summary:
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Request for approval of a Final Investment Memo for the Infrastructure Enhancements & Replacements project for an additional incremental authorization of $440,000 for an FY 2023 authorization of $1,344,000.
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Project Description:
The project is for the ongoing refresh, replacement, and expansion of the Harris County's compute (virtualization), storage, monitoring, and backup infrastructure that supports all of our enterprise services. These services include but are not limited to the following systems: PeopleSoft, CAD, JWeb, Email, Directory Services, etc. This project also includes enhancements to the redundancy and availability of systems supported which would require additional expansion of these systems to better provide modern services as well as increased capacity when required.
Project Scope:
Due to the limited number of resources, we need to implement the replacement in phases and at the same time plan for delays in obtaining hardware which have had lead times in excess of 6 months. Phase 1 will be from October 2022- February 2023. Phase 2 will be March 2023-September 2023. Expenditures and project scope associated with this effort are identical.
Both phases of the project will focus on the following:
- Replace end of life systems that support and provide server capacit...

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