University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Vendor: IBM, Coppell, TX
An estimated start date of 10/1/2009 through 9/30/2012
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, October 1, 2009
The University awarded a contract for hardware and software maintenance for IBM POWER5.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which
items available on the spot market or at discounted prices were available for a limited time such that sound business judgment mandated a purchase immediately to take advantage of the availability and price.
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This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.