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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Secretary of State
Bid #20IT026021Enterprisediskstorag

Invitation for Bid: Rebid Enterprise Disk Storage

Award Info Published Thursday April 2, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, San Jose, CA
Amount: $400,027.03
An estimated start date of 4/9/2020 through 6/30/2020
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
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 Thursday March 12, 2020
Modified to add questions and responses document.
First published Thursday, February 27, 2020
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:30 PM, Monday March 16, 2020:
At the following address:
501 S. 2nd Street
Rm 116 Howlett Bldg
Springfield, IL 62756
The Illinois Secretary of State's Office (ISOS) is requesting bids to purchase a new enterprise disk storage system capable of replacing our current SAN environment. This solution must be able to take advantage of disk virtualization across different vendor's disk systems through a single management interface. Modified to add questions and responses document.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kelly Mehring
501 S. 2nd Street
Rm 116 Howlett Bldg
Springfield, IL 62756
Phone: (217) 558-3744
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.
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
  • FormsA.docx (650 KB)
  • FormsB.docx (52 KB)
  • IFB20IT026021NewEnterpriseDiskStorageSystemfinal2-27-20.docx (288 KB)
  • QuestionsandResponses20IT026021.docx (20 KB)