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File #: 18-1605    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/9/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/30/2018 Final action: 10/30/2018
Title: Information Technologies Department, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Agreement 3172 with AT&T Corp. for Calero Telecom Expense Management Services in accordance with competitively solicited RFP 7073 and County of Merced Agreement 2015156, in the amount of $3,670 per month, exclusive of additional user license fees as needed, with an effective date retroactive to April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020, to help the County manage and optimize the telecommunications services and the expenses associated with telecommunications services and networks, which may include voice, data and mobile communications. (Est. Time: 5 Min.) FUNDING: General Fund with partial cost recovery from A-87 Cost Allocation Plan.
Attachments: 1. A - AT&T Calero TEM Blue Route, 2. B - AT&T Calero TEM Agr 3172, 3. C - FOCUS Piggyback Contract_2015156
Related files: 20-0320, 22-0114
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Information Technologies Department, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Agreement 3172 with AT&T Corp. for Calero Telecom Expense Management Services in accordance with competitively solicited RFP 7073 and County of Merced Agreement 2015156, in the amount of $3,670 per month, exclusive of additional user license fees as needed, with an effective date retroactive to April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020, to help the County manage and optimize the telecommunications services and the expenses associated with telecommunications services and networks, which may include voice, data and mobile communications. (Est. Time: 5 Min.)

FUNDING: General Fund with partial cost recovery from A-87 Cost Allocation Plan.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Information Technologies Department, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to sign Agreement No. 3172 with AT&T Corp. for Calero Telecom Expense Management Services (TEM) in accordance with competitively solicited RFP No. 7073 and County of Merced Agreement No. 2015156, in the amount of $3,670 per month, exclusive of additional user license fees as needed, with an effective date retroactive to April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020, to help the County manage and optimize the telecommunications services and the expenses associated with telecommunications services and networks, which may include voice, data and mobile communications.

This Agreement was previously included under CalNet 2, a cooperative State Agreement with AT&T for the specified and discounted purchase of telecommunications services and products in 2008. The CalNet 2 agreement expired in December 2013. The State negotiated CalNet 3, a new cooperative State Agreement with AT&T to provide telecommunication services and products to County departments at more favorable terms than could be obtained by the County independently. In 2014, the Board approved Agreement 191-S1511 with AT&T for the procurement ...

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