City of Georgetown, Texas
City Council Regular Meeting
September 10, 2019
Consideration and possible action to approve an appropriation of $60,000.00 to EST Group for annual hardware support on the Dell Compellent storage area network, the primary storage device for all IT systems -- Chris Bryce, IT Director
This item is one of several annual technology maintenance appropriations that are submitted for advanced approval at the beginning of each fiscal year so that invoices may be paid in a timely manner when they are received.
The EST Group, LLC provides on-site support for the City’s Dell Compellent storage area network (SAN). The storage area network serves as the primary data storage device for all City computers, including servers and desktop computers. Maintenance covers technical support, device management, and immediate replacement of failed equipment.
All items were budgeted during the FY 2020 budget process. Expenses in the amount of $60,000 will be recorded in account 570-5-0641-51-341 (IT Contracts – Annual Contracts). Services are purchased through Texas Department of Information Resources contract.
Chris Bryce, IT Director