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Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
RFP #1DGS1301
Request for Proposal: Networking Services and Equipment
Renewal Info
Published Friday June 9, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: AT&T Corp
Amount: An estimated $7,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
Discounts decrease on Juniper Software 23% & increase on Aruba Maintenance/Support 12%. PPI supports a 3.93% increase, however, the balance of the categories held firm providing cost avoidance. This will provide an increase in savings of 17%.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: CDW Government LLC
Amount: An estimated $17,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Torrey Point LLC dba TorreyPoint
Amount: An estimated $12,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: The award is now under the name Optiv Security Inc as Accuvant and FishNet merged. Attached in the documentation is the merger letter. Optiv Security Inc has accepted all term, conditions and pricing of the original award.
The buyer for this procurement is now Marcy Wright, (217) 300-4043.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Geno Marchizza.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Monday November 25, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: FishNet Security, Inc., Overland Park, KS
Amount: An estimated $1,600,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 11/27/2013 through 6/30/2017
Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,200,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Comments:
The award originally made to Torrey Point LLC dba TorreyPoint has been assigned to FishNet Security, Inc. TorreyPoint has assigned all rights under the award to FishNet and FishNet has accepted all terms, conditions and pricing of the original award. FishNet's award will be for the manufacturers A10 Networks and Infoblox. The start date listed above is estimated.
This award corrects and replaces the award posted below on October 15, 2013.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday October 15, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: AT&T Corp, Dallas, TX
Amount: An estimated $9,400,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/29/2013 through 6/30/2017

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
Vendor: CDW Government LLC, Vernon Hills, IL
Amount: An estimated $22,600,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/29/2013 through 6/30/2017

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $17,000,000
Vendor: Torrey Point LLC dba TorreyPoint, Sunnyvale, CA
Amount: An estimated $1,600,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/29/2013 through 6/30/2017

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,200,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Comments:
The awards to the three vendors identified above are being made for the following manufacturers as identified in the solicitation document:

AT&T Corp: Aruba, Avaya, Brocade and Juniper

CDW Government: Cisco, Entrasys, Meru and Sonic Wall

TorreyPoint: A10 Networks and Infoblox (both "other" manufacturers)

The manufacturers HP and F5 Networks are not being awarded under this solicitation. An "Other" manufacturer proposed, Palo Alto Networks, is not being awarded. Dell, also an "Other" manufacturer proposed, will not be awarded as the Universities have an existing award for these products. In the event the IPHEC makes the decision to re-solicit for these non-awarded manufacturers, a new solicitation document will be published to the Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin.

This award notice updates the estimated start date previously published. The start date published is estimated.
This award corrects and replaces the award posted below on October 10, 2013.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday October 10, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: AT&T Corp, Dallas, TX
Amount: An estimated $9,400,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/1/2013 through 6/30/2017

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
Vendor: CDW Government LLC, Vernon Hills, IL
Amount: An estimated $22,600,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/1/2013 through 6/30/2017

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $17,000,000
Vendor: Torrey Point LLC dba TorreyPoint, Sunnyvale, CA
Amount: An estimated $1,600,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 10/1/2013 through 6/30/2017

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Renewals:
1 three-year
Potential Future Renewals: $1,200,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Comments:
The awards to the three vendors identified above are being made for the following manufacturers as identified in the solicitation document:

AT&T Corp: Aruba, Avaya, Brocade and Juniper

CDW Government: Cisco, Entrasys, Meru and Sonic Wall

TorreyPoint: A10 Networks and Infoblox (both "other" manufacturers)

The manufacturers HP and F5 Networks are not being awarded under this solicitation. An "Other" manufacturer proposed, Palo Alto Networks, is not being awarded. Dell, also an "Other" manufacturer proposed, will not be awarded as the Universities have an existing award for these products. In the event the IPHEC makes the decision to re-solicit for these non-awarded manufacturers, a new solicitation document will be published to the Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin.
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 Thursday May 2, 2013
The IPHEC is publishing the document "1DGS1301Amendment2.pdf" to the Bulletin to amend the due date/time, amend the solicitation as previously published, and to address questions received from potential Respondents. The published amendment document must be signed and returned along with your proposal.

The IPHEC also wishes to remind potential Respondents that the required certifications and financial disclosures must be filled out completely, including marking check boxes within the documents. Please read Attachment EE - Standard Certifications carefully. Pay close attention to number 28 which is a disclosure regarding the Government of Iran. There are two check boxes; and one of these must be checked or your offer may be considered "not-responsive". Please also make sure that all documents are signed if there is a signature box, which includes any attachments, appendices, and amendments to this solicitation. The responsibility of the Respondent is covered in section A.18.2 Responsibility; and the Section C - Offer Letter includes a check list.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 26, 2013
The IPHEC is publishing the document "1DGS1301Amendment1.pdf" to the Bulletin to amend the previously published solicitation document, provide historical spend information by manufacturer, and modify how the IPHEC intends to make awards under this solicitation. The published amendment document must be signed and returned along with your proposal. Failure to submit the signed amendment with your proposal may result in finding your proposal as "not responsive".

This amendment does not change the previously published due date/time
First published Monday, April 22, 2013
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday May 21, 2013:

University Sourcing
Illini Plaza, Suite 202
1817 South Neil Street, MC-603
Champaign, IL 61820

This request for proposal is to provide networking equipment and services to the Participating Universities of the Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) on an â??as neededâ?? basis. The initial award will commence upon award acceptance (on or around July 1, 2013) and end June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for one (1) additional three-year renewal period under the same terms and conditions, based on continuing need, satisfactory performance, and availability of funds.
Questions related to this solicitation must be submitted to the Solicitation Contact no later than 5:00 p.m. Local Time on May 1, 2013. Section A.3 and A.4 of the solicitation document provide additional information.
The following documents are attached to this solicitation notice:

1DGS130NetworkingEquipmentandServicesRFP.PDF: This is the request for proposal document which outlines the requirements for submitting a proposal for this solicitation. This document is attached in Adobe PDF format.

1DGS1301NetworkingEquipmentandServicesPricingProposal.xls: This spreadsheet contains usage estimates and spreadsheets for Respondents to complete and submit with their pricing proposal. This spreadsheet is attached in Microsoft Excel format.

ContractTemplatesforIPHECMemberInstitutions.PDF: This file contains the contract templates for IPHEC Member Institutions in Adobe PDF format.

For additional information, contact:
Daniel Szajna
Strategic Procurement
202 Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-2650
FAX: (217) 239-6760
State Purchasing Officer - Gary Reis
Submit one original and 18 copies of your technical proposal, one original and one copy of both your pricing proposal and utilization plan (as described in the RFP document) 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. 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.

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
  • 1DGS1301Amendment1.pdf (133 KB)
  • 1DGS1301Amendment2.pdf (179 KB)
  • 1DGS1301NetworkingEquipmentandServicesPricingProposal.xls (286 KB)
  • 1DGS1301NetworkingEquipmentandServicesRFP.pdf (700 KB)
  • ContractTemplatesforIPHECMemberInstitutions.pdf (545 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 6questionsforPPB.pdf (144 KB)
  • ATT6questionsforPPB.pdf (144 KB)
  • CDW6questionsforPPB.pdf (144 KB)
  • FY17IPHECsignedrenewal.pdf (36 KB)
  • FY17OptivNamechangeLetter.pdf (61 KB)