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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R224618

Invitation for Bid: IBM Mainframe Storage Array Replacement

Award Info Published Friday February 25, 2022

Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.Springfield, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $231,643
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 3/14/2022 through 6/30/2026
  • Renewals: None

Unsuccessful respondents (0)



1 total

1 successful respondent

0 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Lora Lidaywa, (309) 298-1819

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Constance Ratliff

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Thursday January 20, 2022
Addendum 1 has been issued and includes the attendance sheet from the pre-bid call-in as well as vendor questions and WIU responses.
First published Monday, January 10, 2022
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday January 26, 2022:
At the following address:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-0000
Provide and install an IBM DS8910F storage unit which will be integrated into the IBM z14 mainframes frame located at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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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Specification Documents
  • R224618.pdf (367 KB)
  • R224618Add1.pdf (311 KB)
  • R224618UPlan.pdf (2 MB)
Waiver Document
  • BEPWaiverFormR224618LRS.pdf (151 KB)
Bid Tabulation
  • R224618BidTab.pdf (194 KB)