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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
RFP #R251421
Request for Proposal: IT Security Services
Renewal Info
Published Friday July 6, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Dell SecureWorks
Amount: An estimated $215,000
Renewal: 1st of 2, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $305,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday June 9, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Dell SecureWorks, Atlanta, GA
Amount: An estimated $390,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2018
2 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $520,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 10
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, March 13, 2015
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 16, 2015:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Western Illinois University is soliciting proposals from bona fide, qualified contractors who are an experienced technology security firm and interested in providing assistance in establishing the structure of activities related to enhance IT security on the University´┐Ż??s two campuses. Western Illinois University´┐Ż??s goal is to provide a secure environment for conducting University business while fostering collaboration and sharing that is required in a higher education environment.
A pre-proposal meeting will be held at WIU's Malpass Library, 6th Floor - Mary Lou Kent Room, Macomb, IL, on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM local time. It is preferred that vendors attend the pre-proposal meeting in person. If a vendor is not able to attend, they can join by teleconference. The call-in phone number is 309-298-3682. Please do not call in prior to 1:55 pm CST.

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, 1 hard copy, and 9 electronic (flash drive, CD, etc.) 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. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • R251421.docx (321 KB)
  • R251421addendum1.pdf (804 KB)
  • R251421addendum2.pdf (65 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R251421tabsheet.pdf (88 KB)