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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
RFP #R030218
Request for Proposal: Identity and Access Management Solution
Award Info Published Tuesday July 10, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Fischer International Identity LLC, Naples, FL
Amount: An estimated $882,640.05
An estimated start date of 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2023
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $800,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
This award is contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
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 Monday March 19, 2018
Addendum 3 has been added.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday March 16, 2018
Bid opening has been changed to Monday, April 2, 2018 at 2:00PM. Vendor questions and University responses are attached in Addendum 2.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday March 15, 2018
The opening for this RFP has been extended to April 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Please download addendum for additional information.
First published Friday, March 2, 2018
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday April 2, 2018:

Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide an Identity Management System, which will replace the existing Trident v1.2 Identity Management System by Aegis Identity. Proposals need to include a proven software solution, geared towards Higher Education, which requires minimal customization and provides on-going technical support as well as migration and implementation services.

Please note that an additional Attachment A in Excel format is available for download for your convenience in completing this section. This is a duplicate of the Attachment A that is in the RFP file.
Registration for conducting business with the State of Illinois: (30 ILCS 500/20-43) Sec. 20-43. Bidder or offeror authorized to do business in Illinois. In addition to meeting any other requirement of law or rule, a person (other than an individual acting as a sole proprietor) may qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code only if the person is a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid, offer, or proposal. The legal entity must be authorized to transact business or conduct affairs in Illinois prior to execution of the contract. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification. You may register to do business at
If you do $50,000 worth of business annually with the State of Illinois, including the state universities, you are required to register with the State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration. If it is discovered that the vendor is non-compliant, but made a good faith effort to comply with registration efforts prior to the date the bid or offer is due, a chief procurement officer may provide the bidder 5 business days to achieve compliance. A chief procurement officer may extend the time to prove compliance by as long as necessary in the event that there is a failure within the State Board of Elections registration system. Responses to Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and all other types of procurement solicitations are included in the calculation of this $50,000 annual amount, whether you receive a resulting award or not. If you do less than $50,000 worth of business annually, you may be exempt from the registration requirement.
Please include your Illinois Procurement Gateway registration number. If you are not registered, you may register at It is highly recommended that your register with the Illinois Procurement gateway. You do not have to be registered at the time of bid opening to be in compliance.

For additional information, contact:
Betty Rouse
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Submit 1 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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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
  • CopyofAttachmentA-TechnicalandFunctionalRequirementsFINAL.XLSX (72 KB)
  • R030218IAM2018.docx (205 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • ADDENDUM1R030218IdentityandAccessMgmt.pdf (81 KB)
  • ADDENDUM2R030218IdentityandAccessMgmt.pdf (101 KB)
  • ADDENDUM3IdentityandAccessMgmtR030218.pdf (89 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • BidTabulatonR030218.pdf (290 KB)
  • BusinessEnterpriseProgramGoalsR030218.pdf (196 KB)