University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded a contract for enterprise system performance consulting services in the estimated amount of $35,000 on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 . Immediate services were required to improve performance issues of the University enterprise system and associated data base functions. This emergency/quick purchase was necessary to prevent or minimize serious disruption in University administrative systems and to insure integrity of University records. This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which immediate action was needed to prevent any disruption in University services.
(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)