Date First Offered
Unitrends RC814 Appliance Subscription and Support
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SOS - Secretary of State
SOS - Secretary of State
Purchasing Agency SPO:
Lisa Brockway; Bob Partridge; Lindsey Doyle; Matthew Brown; Jamie Booker
Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Secretary of State is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source/Sole Economically Feasible Source to Zobrio Inc. for the following: Unitrends RC814 Appliance Subscription and Support. The existing Unitrends devices for the Enterprise Backup Solution needs to have continued support and licensing in order to continue functioning.
A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the Michael J. Howlett Building, 501 S. Second St., Room 116, Springfield, IL 62756. Call in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments must be made by Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. CST.
The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. If a public hearing is requested, ILSOS shall present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of this hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether a contract award by Sole Source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing. After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the request to contract by the sole source procurement method.
Sole Economically Feasible Source
Hearing Cancellation Notice
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Sole Source Only Justification:
The existing Unitrends devices for the Enterprise Backup Solution needs to have continued support and licensing in order to continue functioning. Zobrio is the Unitrends partner of record for the initial product sale, installation and deployment. Zobrio has the knowledge of the products and systems and will work exclusively with the manufacturer.
Accordance with Admin Rule:
< Compatibility of equipment, accessory, parts, or service is paramount consideration
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501 S. 2nd Street, Rm. 116
NIGP Commodity/Service Code:
209 00 COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR MINI AND MAINFRAME - All
939 00 EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR SERVICES FOR COMPUTERS; - ...
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Zobrio 18IT023038 Part 1.pdf