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Western Illinois University
RFP #R237957
Request for Proposal: Mainframe Computer System Solution
Award InfoPublished Wednesday June 26, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Levi, Ray, & Shoup, Inc., Springfield, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,015,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2013 through 7/31/2016
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 0
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, May 24, 2013
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday June 11, 2013:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

This proposal is for an MES upgrade or total replacement of Western Illinois University's IBM z9 2096-N02 mainframe computer with a mainframe computer system solution that provides increased capacity and can run the University's current systems and applications software.

For additional information, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
Submit 1 original, 3 hard copies, and 3 electonic copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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
  • R237957.docx (290 KB)
  • R237957addendum1.pdf (70 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R237957tabsheet.pdf (62 KB)