University of Illinois System
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Aurea Software, Inc., Austin, TX
An estimated start date of 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2024, 60 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Thursday, June 6, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Software Maintenance/Support for Sonic MQ Licenses to Aurea Software, Inc., Austin, TX, for $295,000.
Purchase of software maintenance and support for Sonic MQ Licenses.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance. The purchase is for the maintenance and support of the proprietary software SonicMQ Messaging and Sonic Workbench which manage communications among the enterprise applications University wide, facilitate authentication to Banner and related systems, handle interaction with iBuy, support NESSIE and provide other critical services such as the support of critical administrative processes. There are a number of critical enterprise applications that utilize the SonicMQ Messaging software to integrate with Banner and other related enterprise systems.
For additional information, contact:
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-2650
FAX: (217) 239-6760
State Purchasing Officer - Catherine Bradbury
We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we
receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also
hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to
provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.
The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against
the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing
is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence
will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record
it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we
will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.
We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the
registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold
the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing.
Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.
June 26, 2019
401 S. Spring Street
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify
location and get directions.
Date, time, and location are
subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential
participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.
June 21, 2019
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.