Reference Number: 22036836
Request ID:16-95032
Date First Offered08/17/2015
Title:One-time Upgrade payment to Levi, Ray, and Shoup, Inc. for software

Agency Reference Number:16-95032
Agency:CMS - Central Management Services
Purchasing Agency:CMS - Central Management Services
Purchasing Agency SPO:Ellen Daley; Ronald Wilson; Krystiana Rinaldi; Kylie Carter; Matt Von Behren

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Department of CMS is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source to: Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. CMS is seeking approval to execute One-time Upgrade payment to Levi, Ray, and Shoup, Inc for Dynamic Report System (DRS), TCP/IP (aka VPS/IP), and VPS/PCL software due to a CPU move from an IBM 2097-z603 s/n 93474 processor to an IBM 2827-z504 s/n A8BB7 processor at the Central Computer Facility (CCF) effective July 2015. The LRS software product will run on a larger processor. This upgrade payment is only for the licensing increase required to cover the increase in MIPS; NO new products are involved. The existing contract for this service, CIC6926620 and CIC692662A , expires 06/30/16 and there are no renewals remaining. This is a new sole source procurement.

A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on 09/09/2015 at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706 and video conference at the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Suite 9-036, Chicago, IL 60601. Parties may call into the hearing at 1-888-494-4032, Access Code 710 531 9839. 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 shall be made by Friday, September 4, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. to:

Diana Boshell
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
Phone: 217-524-7020
Fax: 217-558-1399

The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, 09/4/2015 at 5:00 p.m. to the notice contact listed above.

If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether 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 purchasing agency’s request to contract by the sole source procurement method.

NOTICE: The start and end dates of this contract will depend on actual signature dates. The dates provided below are estimated for the purpose of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin hearing notice.

Key Information

Notice Type:Canceled Solicitation

Notice Expiration Date:09/22/2015
Levi, Ray, and Shoup is the only vendor that can supply the required one-time upgrade for the software. Critical applications, already in place, use software that can only be supplied by LRS.

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?:No

Relevant Category:IT

Total Amount of Award:$62,266.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:

Number of Responding Bidders:0
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:0

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 %
Levi, Ray, and Shoup, Inc.$62,266.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Craig Holloway
Street Address:100 W. Randolph
Suite 4-500
Zip Code:60601
Phone: 312-814-4603
Fax Number:312-814-6664

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