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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1TLC1669944132

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

Renewal Info
Published Thursday February 20, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Univ Corp Adv Internet Dev (UCAID)/Internet2
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 3/13/2020 through 3/12/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None.
Service/Product Changes: 
None.
Sole Source Status: 
Procurement remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday March 11, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Univ Corp Adv Internet Dev (UCAID)/Internet2
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 3/13/2019 through 3/12/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
This procurement remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $200,000
Comments: The University has complied with Section 8(i)(a)(b) of the BEP Act
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Ashley Stewart.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 6, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Univ Corp Adv Internet Dev (UCAID)/Internet2
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 3/13/2018 through 3/12/2019
Pricing Changes: 
None.
Service/Product Changes: 
None.
Sole Source Status: 
University has verified that Internet2 is the only vendor that can provide these services.
Potential Future Renewals: $400,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Megan Wells, (217) 333-3561.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday March 10, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Univ Corp Adv Internet Dev (UCAID)/Internet2
Amount: $200,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 3/13/2017 through 3/12/2018
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
University has verified that Internet2 is the only vendor that can provide these services.
Potential Future Renewals: $600,000
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday February 11, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Univ Corp Adv Internet Dev (UCAID)/Internet2, Ann Arbor, MI
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 3/13/2016 through 3/12/2017, 12 months
Renewals:
4 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $800,000
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
Published Monday February 8, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Campus Research Network 100Gbps to Univ Corp Adv Internet Dev (UCAID)/Internet2, Ann Arbor, MI, for an estimated $200,000.
100Gbps connection to Internet2's high-speed research network.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the University of Illinois research collaborators exclusively utilize Internet2's high-speed national research network.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Teri Merrell
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-3732
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

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.

Hearing Details

Date:
February 10, 2016
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
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.

Registration Deadline:
February 5, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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
  • 1TLC1669944132Part1.pdf (219 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1TLC1669944132Part2.pdf (62 KB)