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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #038JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Friday July 29, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Qwest Government Services, Arlington, VA
Amount: $650,787
Terms:  One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The University awarded a contract for Ciena equipment for networking. to Qwest Government Services, Arlington, VA, for $650,787.
Purchase Ciena equipment for networking infrastructure for the UIC National Center for Data Mining.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the Ciena equipment through provider Qwest Government Services is the only supplier of 100Gbps modules and components that can meet the required specifications of ARRA Section 1605.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
E-Mail: jcmeehan@uillinois.edu

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may 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 panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

Date:
June 16, 2011
Time:
10:00 AM
Location:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division
809 S. Marshfield Ave
Room 310
Chicago, IL
Contact:
John Meehan
Phone:(312) 413-5961
Fax:(312) 996-3135
E-mail:jcmeehan@uic.edu
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
June 14, 2011
Register with:
John Meehan
Phone:(312) 413-5961
Fax:(312) 996-3135
E-mail:jcmeehan@uic.edu

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than June 14, 2011.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 038JCMSSJF_001.pdf (255 KB)
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