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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
RFP #R299780

Request for Proposal: Disaster Recovery Services

Renewal Info
Published Friday June 11, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: AT&T Corp
Amount: An estimated $125,502
Renewal: 1st and 2nd of 2, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
Decrease of 594.81mo (savings of 14,275.44 over 2 years)
Service/Product Changes: 
ATT no longer supports Enterprise Recovery Services and customers must go direct with their provider. Payments for FY22 and FY23 will be direct to Sungard Availability Services, LP.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Constance Ratliff.
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.

Award Info Published Thursday July 19, 2018

AT&T CorpSpringfield, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $250,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/1/2018 through 6/30/2021
  • Renewals: 2 one-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $150,000

Unsuccessful respondents (0)

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

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Ben Bagby

6% BEP Goal
Successful, responsive bidder: AT&T Corp (0% MAFBE)
Services will be self-performed by vendor.

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 Monday June 4, 2018
The opening date has been changed to June 8, 2018 at 2:00 PM CST. Addendum 1 is attached.
First published Friday, May 18, 2018
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Friday June 8, 2018:
At the following address:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Western Illinois University requests proposals for a disaster recovery facility to minimize the impact of any event that denies use of computer resources on the campuses of Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL and Moline, IL. The recovery facility must be available for use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
Submit 1 original, 1 electronic, and 3 hard 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.
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
  • R299780-DisasterRecoveryServices.docx (138 KB)
  • R299780Addendum1.pdf (107 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R299780bidtab.pdf (59 KB)