Request for Quotations (RFQ)
Information Technology Services
150 E. Gay St. 20th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office (“AGO”) is seeking quote submissions in response to this
Request for Quotations (“RFQ”) to secure CrowdStrike software licenses/subscription as defined
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is an elected official who is the Chief Law Officer for the State
of Ohio and its entities, agencies, boards and commissions. The AGO has about 1,600 employees,
who are served by an Information Technology Services Section (“ITS Section”) of close to 100
The AGO is seeking licensing for CrowdStrike as one of the tools in our Cyber Security tool chest.
The purpose of this RFQ is to secure licensing for state fiscal year 2021.
Terms and Conditions
The selected vendor may not report to the AGO or ship any equipment to the AGO, and no work
may commence until an AGO contract as well as all other applicable agreements, including end
user license agreements (EULA), subscription, and/or other license agreements have been fully
executed. Note that the contracting, and purchase order processes may take up to six weeks in total
Additionally, the selected vendor(s) may be required to sign various AGO forms and/or agree to
comply with certain requirements prior to commencement of work, including the following:
• Signing a nondisclosure statement.
The AGO is subject to the requirements of the Ohio Public Records Act, located at Ohio Revised
Code Section 149.43. Accordingly, vendors must understand that information and other materials
submitted in response to this RFQ or in connection with any contract as a result of this RFQ is
subject to disclosure as a public record. Accordingly, responses should not include any
confidential or trade secret information.
Vendor Quote Submission and Selection Process
All responses to this RFQ must include the information listed below to ensure the quote submission
is considered for this opportunity. Any material deviation from the format or information below
may result in rejection of a response.
• Quote cover letter on company letterhead, that, at a minimum, includes:
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o RFQ number.
o Company business address.
o Company contact person, who has the authority to answer questions regarding the quote
• Include Contact Name, Title, Address, Phone Number, and E-mail Address.
o Open market price
o Discounted price provided for AGO.
o Acknowledgement of project scope and duration.
o Name, Title and Signature of an individual authorized to legally bind the company.
Responses must be submitted no later than July 24, 2020, 1:00 PM Eastern Time via email
to: AGO-ITSProcurement@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov, referencing RFQ# AGOITS21012.
The AGO has the discretion to select a vendor and to reject responses that are not in the best
interest of the AGO, or to cancel this RFQ. The AGO may waive minor defects and/or request
clarifications in the responses that do not materially deviate from the specifications or otherwise
create an unfair competitive advantage. Any response, revision or amendment to a response
received after the date and time specified or improperly marked or submitted may be disqualified.
The AGO will not be liable for any costs incurred by a vendor in responding to this RFQ, regardless
of whether the AGO awards any contract(s) through this process, decides to cancel this RFQ for
any reason, or issues another RFQ if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the AGO to do so.
The AGO reserves the right to negotiate all terms associated with this RFQ, including price. It is
entirely within the discretion of the AGO to permit negotiations. By submitting a quote, the vendor
is agreeing to the terms and conditions of the AGO contract. A vendor must not submit a quote
assuming that there will be an opportunity to negotiate any aspect of the quote or any resulting
contract. The AGO is free to limit the negotiations to particular aspects of any response. The
contract may include optional renewal terms. Vendors should submit pricing for the optional
renewal terms as well as for the initial term.
Performance by AGO under a resulting agreement may be dependent upon the appropriation of
funds by the Ohio General Assembly. Therefore, in accordance with Section 126.07 of the Ohio
Revised Code, it is understood that AGO’s funds are contingent on the availability of such lawful
appropriations by the Ohio General Assembly. If the Ohio General Assembly fails at any time to
continue funding for the payments due hereunder, this Agreement is hereby terminated as of the
date that the funding expires without further obligation of AGO.
Calendar of Events
➢ RFQ issued date:
➢ Response due date:
➢ Estimated selection date:
➢ Estimated initial contract execution date:
July 10, 2020
July 24, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
July 31, 2020
September 1, 2020
Communication and Inquiries
Unless the AGO advises differently, any contact is to be in writing using the State of Ohio
Procurement website. If an inquiry period is opened, all inquiries and responses will be posted to
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the same website. The due date for any inquiry within the intent and scope of this request will be
listed on the website. Any reference materials related to this RFQ will be also available on website.
The State of Ohio Procurement website address is linked from:
Renewal of licenses and support for:
• Year One:
FY 2021 (9/3/2020 – 9/2/2021)
• Year Two optional
FY 2022 (9/3/2021 – 9/2/2022)
• Year Three optional
FY 2023 (9/3/2022 – 9/2/2023)
CROWDSTRIKE UNIV LMS SUB 9MO
CROWDSTRIKE FALCON UNIV CORE TRNG
Falcon Endpoint Protection Premium – subscription
license (1 year) – 1 endp
CROWDSTRIKE FLCN DETCT EDR 2500-4999
Falcon Prevent – subscription license – 1 license
CROWDSTRIKE OVERWATCH 2500-4999
CrowdStrike Threat Graph Standard – subscription
license – 1 license
CROWDSTRIKE EXPRESS SUP 1Y
CROWDSTRIKE FALCON DVC CTRL
Mfg. Part #
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