Reference Number: 22018000
Request ID:
Date First Offered10/14/2009
Title:CMS -FY10 maintenance-ASG-TMON products, ASG-Zeke and ASG-Zeb (ss)

Agency Reference Number:10-47738
Agency:CMS - Central Management Services
Purchasing Agency:CMS - Central Management Services
Purchasing Agency SPO:Gwyn Gurgens

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Department of Central Management Services is giving notice of intent to award a contract to Allen Systems Group for maintenance (prorated to June 30, 2010) for ASG-TMON for DB2, ASG-TMON for z/OS, SQL Analyzer Feature for ASG-TMON for DB2, ASG-Zeke OS/390, and ASG-Zeb software from Allen Systems Group, Inc. Maintenance provides for continued uninterrupted use of the product, software upgrades and patches, and technical support for use by application programmers, system programmers and operators for quick, convenient, on-line access to types of reference information. Technical support is available 24-hours during the normal work week; emergency support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week; online support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.
These products run on an IBM 2084-z303 s/n F830D and are used by the Department of Revenue to monitor the operating system and DB2 sub-system, and for scheduling and restarting production print jobs.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Source
Notice Stage:
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Notice Expiration Date:10/28/2009
Sole Source Only Justification:This software was purchased several years ago and is used on the State of Illinois IT Infrastructure as follows: ASG-TMON for DB2 and ASG-TMON for z/OS are used to monitor the operating system and the DB2 sub-system. ASG-Zeke and ASG-Zeb are used for scheduling jobs and restarting jobs.
Allen Systems Group, Inc is the only vendor that can supply the required software maintenance because the software is patented or copyrighted and only available from holder of patent/copyright. Allen Systems Group, Inc has been used for several years to develop mission critical applications for several agencies. Migration of applications away from Allen Systems Group, Inc would take substantial time and money to complete and is not contemplated at this time.

Any challenge to this Notice must be submitted in writing within 14 days of the published date and to the person identified below. Late challenges will not be considered. Only a challenge with documentation which sufficiently demonstrates and proves a prospective vendor’s ability to meet all specifications and other requirements of the Agency making the award will be considered. The documentation must indicate a price equal to or lower than the amount shown in this Notice.
Accordance with Admin Rule:Item is patented or copyrighted and only available from holder of patent/copyright

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:

Relevant Category:IT

Total Amount of Award:$90,614.75 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Actual
Length of Initial Term:8
Contract Begin Date:11/01/2009
Contract End Date:06/30/2010
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:1
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:1
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Allen Systems Group, Inc.$90,614.75

Notice Contact
Name: Tiffany Power
Street Address:401 S. Spring Street
Zip Code:62706
Phone: 217-557-8250
Fax Number:217-782-5187

Class Code

Class Codes:E350 EDP; Software Maintenance


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:


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