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Sheldon, Iowa — During their meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Sheldon City Council voted to approve upgrades to the City’s computer network.

City Manager Sam Kooiker says the City’s current server was put into service in May, eight years ago. He says the typical server lifespan is normally about five years, and this is the point at which many of the moving components begin to break down. Wayne Barahona of Super Hi-Tech in Sheldon has quoted a price for a new server at just under $2,650. In addition, the City heard from Barahona on the topic of Managed Services for the sixteen computers on the City’s network. That includes antivirus, software patch management, remote system monitoring and enterprise-grade filtering of all incoming and outgoing email. Cost quoted by Super Hi-Tech for the managed services is $3,134. The Council voted to approve both…

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