Northern Illinois University
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: IBM Corporation, Oak Brook, IL
An estimated start date of 7/7/2009 through 6/30/2010, 11.75 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 Monday, June 22, 2009
The University awarded a contract for software maintenance to IBM Corporation, Oak Brook, IL, for $230,000.
NIU Information Technology Services requires software maintenance on their systems and applications IBM Corporation software. This is being purchased from the manufacturer and developer of the software.
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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This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.