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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1DAG1602
Invitation for Bid: Provide Cybersecurity Packet Distribution System
Award Info Published Monday June 1, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Matrix Integration, LLC, Jasper, IN
Amount: An estimated $320,350.53
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2018
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Cathy Link.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 21, 2015:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The University is seeking bids to provide the hardware platform that will function as the traffic aggregation and packet distribution for the NCSA/Blue Waters cybersecurity platform as described in Section 5.2. of the Bid Specification Document. The University requires brand-specific (Arista product platform) equipment to meet NCSA’s technical system design.

For additional information, contact:
Deborah Gorvin
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-7680
FAX: (217) 239-6809
State Purchasing Officer - Cathy Link
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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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  • IFB1DAG1602PacketDistributionSystem.docx (649 KB)