University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sole Source #1DFL131605IBM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: International Business Machines (IBM), Chicago, IL
An estimated $194,362,580
Begin Date: October 1, 2007
End Date: September 30, 2011
Number of Months of Contract: 48
Renewal Options: None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Tuesday September 4, 2007
a contract for
an IBM Blue Waters Petascale computer system
International Business Machines (IBM), Chicago, IL
an estimated $194,362,580.
The IBM Blue Waters Petascale computer system includes hardware and software.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
National Science Foundation made a $208 million award to the University for the specified IBM proprietary system which is under development.
For additional information, contact:
Phone: (217) 333-1225