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File #: 21-0370    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Agreements Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Agreement with Core BTS, Inc. for Microsoft Office 365 Migration.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Agreement with Core BTS
TO: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THRU: Rick Otto, City Manager

FROM: Will Kolbow, Assistant City Manager/Administrative Services Director


1. SUBJECT
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Agreement with Core BTS, Inc. for Microsoft Office 365 Migration.
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2. SUMMARY
IT staff is recommending the City migrate its two on premise Exchange messaging services to an Office 365 Exchange Online tenant. In addition, this project will add a self-service password reset portal, and add Multi-Factor Authentication for all VPN connections, bringing services up to current Microsoft standards while greatly improving the security posture for any external connections.
3. RECOMMENDED ACTION
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Approve the agreement with Core BTS, Inc. in the amount of $129,220 for Microsoft Office 365 migration; and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute on behalf of the City.

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4. FISCAL IMPACT
The total expenditure for this agreement is $129,220 and will be funded in Mobile Device Management Platform (20292) through Computer Replacement (790).
5. STRATEGIC PLAN GOALS
Goal 4: Provide outstanding public service.
c: Enhance technology to improve public accessibility to information and services.
6. DISCUSSION AND BACKGROUND
The messaging systems (Microsoft Exchange) for both Civic Center and Orange PD have reached end of support with Microsoft and are in need of upgrading. Microsoft now provides the ability for customers to migrate their messaging workloads to a Microsoft hosted datacenter. This will allow the City to remain on a current messaging system and also provide greater resiliency. Part of this project will be to combine the two separate Exchange environments into one unified messaging system to provide a single global address list and sharing of free/busy time between the Civic Center and Orange PD.
Adding a self-service password reset portal will allow all end users to reset their passwords should their account become locked or if they have forgotten thei...

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