Northern Illinois University
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: EMC Corporation, Lisle, IL
An estimated start date of 6/24/2009 through 6/23/2010, 12 months
The University reserves the right to amend this sole source award. Amendments may be issued for reasons including but not limited to increasing or decreasing dollar amounts and/or quantities, and/or to extend or decrease the time period of term, as needed and as determined to be in the best interest of the University.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, June 9, 2009
The University awarded a contract for computer software and maintenance to EMC Corporation, Lisle, IL, for $145,000.
NIU Information Technology Services requires the purchase of EMC Corporation's Smarts Monitoring Solution, installation, setup and corresponding maintenance covering future software up-grades. The initial contract includes one year of maintenance services.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.
For additional information, contact:
This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.