Northeastern Illinois University
Request for Proposal:
Storage Area Network
Vendor: Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents:
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Monday August 27, 2007
Sealed responses will be accepted at the address below until
Thursday September 20, 2007:
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Northeastern Illinois University is accepting proposals to implement an enterprise Storage Area Network (SAN) solution that will be deployed at the University to replace the current SAN. The scope of the proposal shall include all hardware, software and professional services associated with the installation of the SAN. Installation will take place in the University's primary data center located at 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL 60625.
Specifications are provided in the RFO document files. Technical questions should be submitted in writing by e-mail only to Mr. Sergey Chernov, Assistant Director of IT Strategic Planning, at S-Chernov@neiu.edu. Questions will be accepted through September 7, 2007 until 5:00 pm CST. Answers to written questions will be posted thereafter to http://www.neiu.edu/~schernov.
Questions regarding the procurement process must be directed in writing via e-mail only to Mr. Robert Filipp, Director of Purchasing, at R-Filipp@neiu.edu.
For additional information, contact:
Submit three 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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.