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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Chicago State University
RFP #1708ITD
Request for Proposal: Disaster Recovery Solution
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Monday June 17, 2019
The University may re-post the solicitation in the near future.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday February 21, 2018
Answers to questions posted to notice and sufficient response time added.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday February 20, 2018
Bid opening date has been changed to February 28 to allow time to sufficiently answer questions. Answers to questions will be posted on or about 02/22/2018.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday February 7, 2018
The bid opening date has been changed to February 22, 2018 to allow CSU IT time to respond to all questions requested by vendors. Answers to questions will be posted on or about 02/15/2018.
First published Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Friday March 2, 2018:
At the following address:
Cook Administration Building, Room 129
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628
Chicago State University is seeking the support of a DRP that provides off-site facility, mobility and reduplication to host hardware and applications while providing telecommunications service, and workstations to support staff in the event of a disaster (natural,fire, power outage, cooling system outage, network outage, and other devastating events which require the university to relocate its data center for some period of time (unrecoverable service). In addition, the vendor should demonstrate its ability to meet CSU's RTO and Recovery Point ObjectiveRPO) on its critical systems/applications. CSU seeks the ability to conduct an annual simulation of the disaster recovery plan.
Additional time added to response time to allow sufficient time for CSU IT to answer all questions received. Answers to all questions posted to notice.

For additional information, contact:
Eric Cotton
9501 S King Drive
ADM 129
IL, 60628
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
Submit 4 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • Questions.docx (23 KB)
  • RFP1708ITDDisasterRecoverySolution1-16-18.pdf (579 KB)
  • ServerInventorySpreadsheet.xlsx (12 KB)
  • ServerInventorySpreadsheet2.xlsx (134 KB)