Northern Illinois University
Sole Source #76652tem
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Hewlett Packard, Omaha, NE
An amount not to exceed $60,000
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Thursday April 27, 2006
a contract for
Hewlett Packard, Omaha, NE
an amount not to exceed $60,000.
NIU Finance and Facilities requires an order for 40 Hewlett Packard Compaq HP dc7600 Small Form Factor computers inclusive of HP L1955 19" monitors. These units must be compatible with existing computer equipment and software currently in use throughout the Division's offices and laboratories.
These units are being purchased under Tier 1 pricing (highest discount available from equipment manufacturer) in addition to an E&I Cooperative discount. These two discount structures, taken together, provide the University with the lowest available pricing in in the marketplace as well as required compatibility factors.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.
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