Reference Number: 22035349
Request ID:15-000000090655
Date First Offered02/19/2015
Title:Accounting Software Maintenance and Support

Agency Reference Number:15-0029
Agency:IFA - Illinois Finance Authority
Purchasing Agency:IFA - Illinois Finance Authority
Purchasing Agency SPO:Denise Hudson

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Authority sought accounting software maintenance and support services for its Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains accounting software; additional user licenses and renewals as requested; ongoing support for installations, patches and system upgrades; maintain minimal downtime, 24 hour (or less) turnaround times; and recommendations to the agency for efficiency and product and system improvements, etc.

It is the intent of the Authority to award a contract to Ascent Innovations, LLC. Ascent Innovations, LLC was the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Economically Feasible Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Notice Expiration Date:11/22/2017
Sole Source Only Justification:
Accordance with Admin Rule:

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

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

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:IT

Total Amount of Award:$239,583.75 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Actual
Length of Initial Term:36
Contract Begin Date:05/01/2015
Contract End Date:04/30/2018
Renewal Terms:2


Number of Responding Bidders:2
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:1
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
S & F Software Solutions, Inc.
Source Selection:IFB

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Ascent Innovations, LLC$239,583.750%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Melinda Gildart
Street Address:160 N. LaSalle Street, Suite C-800
Zip Code:60601
Phone: 312-651-1312
Fax Number:132-651-1350

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:920 07 Applications Software for Microcomputer Systems: Business; M...
920 45 Software Maintenance/Support
920 46 Software Updating Services
920 47 Support Services; Computer (Includes Computer Warranties)


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