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File #: 20-0048    Version: 1 Name: Sophos Comprehensice Security Suite Renewal for the Charter Schools
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 12/26/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 1/15/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE RENEWAL OF SOPHOS’ COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY SUITE FOR PEMBROKE PINES’ CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM ZONES LLC IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $54,000, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 35.18(C)(7)(H) AND 35.18(C)(7)(I) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Attachments: 1. 1. Quote from Zones LLC, 2. 2. Quote from Insight Public Sector, 3. 3. Quote from SHI, 4. 4. Quote from PCMG
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE RENEWAL OF SOPHOS’ COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY SUITE FOR PEMBROKE PINES’ CHARTER SCHOOLS FROM ZONES LLC IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $54,000, PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 35.18(C)(7)(H) AND 35.18(C)(7)(I) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES.

...Summary Explanation and Background

PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN:

- Chapter 35 of the City’s Code of Ordinance is titled “PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES, PUBLIC FUNDS.”

- Section 35.18 of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "COMPETITIVE BIDDING OR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS REQUIRED; EXCEPTIONS."

- Section 35.18(C) states that "Only the following situations are exempt from the competitive bid and competitive proposal requirements of this section:"

- Section 35.18(C)(7)(h) states, “Copyrighted materials, including computer software;”

- Section 35.18(C)(7)(i) states, “Software licensing and maintenance with the company from which the software was purchased, or its authorized representative;”

- Section 35.21(A)(1) states, "An initial purchase of, or contract for, commodities or services, in excess of $25,000, shall require the approval of the City Commission, regardless of whether the competitive bidding or competitive proposal procedures were followed."

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1. On December 18, 2013, the City Commission approved the initial purchase of Sophos’ Comprehensive Security Suite for the Pembroke Pines’ Charter Schools via IFB # IT-13-04.

2. Sophos’ Comprehensive Security Suite is an all-inclusive Anti-Spam/Malware/Anti-Virus Email Gateway filtering solution for Pembroke Pines’ Charter Schools. It offers protection to users and devices from malware, spam, and data loss.

a. Sophos’ Comprehensive security suite:

                        i.                     Combines endpoint, data, email, web, server and mobile protection-all in one license

ii.                     Has endpoint protection that blocks malware and controls devices, applications, data and network ...

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