Northern Illinois University
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: EMC Corporation, Franklin, MA
An estimated start date of 7/1/2010 through 6/30/2011, 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 Thursday, April 8, 2010
The University awarded a contract for software and hardware maintenance and support to EMC Corporation, Franklin, MA, for $100,000.
NIU Information and Technology Services requires software maintenance and hardware maintenance for the period of 7/1/2010 - 6/30/11 that will cover their EMC Symetric hardware and software currently in residence on the university's computer systems. This order will be to the manufacturer and distributor of the software and hardware.
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.