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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
Request for Proposal: Computer Equip. Hardware, Software, Services, etc.
Award Info Published Friday May 24, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: GovConnection, Inc., Merrimack, NH
Amount: An estimated $10,000,000
An estimated start date of 5/23/2019 through 7/31/2022

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $12,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 15
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday December 5, 2016
Amendment #2 is to modify Attachment A1 and G and providing responses to questions submitted by suppliers. This amendment does not change the opening due date or time.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday September 21, 2016
The proposal due date for this RFP has changed from October 4, 2016, and been extended to October 20, 2016 at 1:00pm EST.
First published Friday, August 19, 2016
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 1:00 PM, Thursday October 20, 2016:
At the following address:
E&I Cooperative Services, Inc.
Contracts Department
2 Jericho Plaza
Suite 309
Jericho, NY 11753-1671
The Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) is currently cooperating with the Educational & Institutional Cooperative Service, Inc. on a request for proposals for Computer Equipment and Related Hardware, Software, Services and Support.
Specifications and proposal forms may be obtained at the aforementioned office, by contacting the E&I Contracts Department, Catherine Goglia in the E&I Contracts Department at (631) 630-8318 or at
In compliance with the requirements of the Illinois Procurement Code for competitive sealed proposals (30 ILCS 500/20-15), IPHEC is posting information regarding this RFP. Specific details regarding this RFP can be accessed at

For additional information, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.

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
  • ComputerEquipmentandRelatedHardwareSoftwareServicesandSupport.docx (1 MB)
  • EIRFP683385AttachmentA1PriceWorksheet.xlsx (56 KB)
  • EIRFP683385AttachmentA1PriceWorksheetREV1.xlsx (56 KB)
  • EIRFP683385AttachmentCSupplierQuestionnaire.xlsx (113 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • RFP683385Addendum1RevisedDueDates.pdf (52 KB)
  • RFP683385PublicBiddersNotice.pdf (12 KB)