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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northern Illinois University
RFP #CAB159535
Request for Proposal: Internet Security Services
Award Info Published Monday November 21, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Rapid7, Boston, MA
Amount: An estimated $546,000
An estimated start date of 12/16/2016 through 12/15/2019
7 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,274,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
The decision to award Rapid7 was based on the services they could provide and how they matched with the needs on campus.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Pamela Amoako.
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 Friday June 3, 2016
The RFP opening has been changed to July 6, 2016. Addendum #1 has been issued.
First published Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday July 6, 2016:

Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

For additional information, contact:
Cindy Blanchard
Northern Illinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-1674
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Pamela Amoako
Submit 2 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. Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. 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
  • Addendum1-CAB159535.docx (50 KB)
  • RFPCAB159535.docx (191 KB)
  • W9_December2014.pdf (116 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • RFPCAB159535BiddersTabulation.pdf (211 KB)