Current Contracting Initiatives

The awarding of DIR contracts consists of five phases:

  • Planning Phase – check in often to see upcoming requests for Solicitations 
  • Posting Phase – active Solicitation postings with due dates
  • Evaluation Phase – Solicitations closed, vendor proposals under evaluation
  • Negotiation Phase – Solicitations closed, selected vendors invited to negotiate
  • Recent Awards – click on the contract number for details

Planning Phase

These are upcoming Solicitations that are being developed but have not been released. Check this list often to get a better idea of the types of products and services DIR is looking for.

​Type of Service/Products
​Description
​Start Date
​Solicitation Release Date
​Contact
​Value Added Software Reseller and Related Services
Value Added Software Reseller and Related Services​January 2017​​May 2017
Kerry Stennett
Court Case Management Software and Related Services
Court Case Management Software and Related Services​
February 2017​March 2017​
Joan Scott
IBM, Fujitsu, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services​
IBM, Fujitsu, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services​
January 2017​
​March 2017

​Graphing Calculators and Related Services
​Graphing Calculators and Related Services
​March 2017
​March 2017
Kelly L. Welch​​

 All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.

Posting Phase

These Solicitations are currently active; vendors are able to submit responses until the deadline. Pre-Solicitation conferences are posted on the DIR calendar.

Current RFOs on ESBD

​Description

​Due Date

​Contact

Request for Qualifications - Audit Services
​Request for Qualifications - Audit Services
March 23, 2017​Carrie Cooper
BreakFix Customer Owned Equipment Services
BreakFix Customer Owned Equipment Services​March 30, 2017​ Carrie Cooper


Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services​​March 22, 2017
Carrie Cooper
Managed Services for Telecommunications
​Managed Services for Telecommunications
​March 28, 2017
Carrie Cooper
Cloud Services
 Cloud Services​April 6, 2017
Carrie Cooper


Evaluation Phase

These are closed Solicitations. DIR is currently evaluating responsive vendors’ proposals. Click on each link for a list of proposals received.

​Solicitation

​Solicitation number

​Start date

​End date

​Contact

Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
​DIR-TSO-TMP-397
​February 2017
​May 2017
Carrie Cooper
DIR Academy Training Program
DIR-TSO-TMP-259​February 2017​June 2017​ Carrie Cooper
Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-396
​February 2017
​April 2017
Carrie Cooper
State Agency Consolidated Purchase of Salesforce.com Branded Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-255​February 2017​​March 2017
Carrie Cooper
Managed Security Services (MSS)
​DIR-TSO-TM7-238
​January 2017
March 2017
Carrie Cooper
Regulatory Software Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-263​December 2016​​April 2017
Carrie Cooper
Miscellaneous Information Technology (IT) Hardware Peripherals, Components and Related Services​​​DIR-TSO-TMP-252​November 2016​​​March 2​017 Carrie Cooper​​
Deliverables-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
​DIR-TSO-TMP-253​September 2016March 2017Carrie Cooper
Accessibility Products and Services RFO
​DIR-TSO-TMP-236​June 2016
​April 2017
Carrie Cooper

All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.

Negotiation Phase

These are closed Solicitations that are currently under negotiation.

Solicitation

Solicitation number

​Start date

​End date

​Contact

Computer Assisted Legal and Investigative Research (CALIR) Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-261​March 2017​April 2017​Carrie Cooper
​Texas SPECTRIM Governance Risk and Compliance Program
DIR-TSO-TMP-258​February 2017​​May 2017
Carrie Cooper
​HHSC IV&V
​DIR-TSO-TMP-257
​January 2017
​April 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Microsoft Master Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-250
​February 2017
​May 2017
Carrie Cooper
Dell Branded Hardware, Software and Related Services & Cloud Services

DIR-TSO-TMP-251​February 2017​July 2017​ Carrie Cooper
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-247
February 2017​​May 2017
Carrie Cooper
​CA Branded and Lenovo Branded Hardware, Software and Related Services & Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-265
January 2017​​March 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Apple Branded Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-256
January 2017​​May 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Managed Application Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-227​December 2017​March 2017 Carrie Cooper
​Law Enforcement Hardware, Software and Services (Phase II)​DIR-TSO-TMP-226November 2016​​May 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Cabling Services and Related Products​DIR-TSO-TMP-246​October 2016
​March 2017Carrie Cooper
​Information Technology (IT) Based Land Surveying Hardware, Software and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-245
​September 2016​March 2017Carrie Cooper
​Oracle Branded Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-244
​September 2016​March 2017
Carrie Cooper
​End-User IT Outsourcing Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-248October 2016​​March 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Hardware, Software, and Services for Wireless Voice, Data, Pagers, and Satellite Voice
​DIR-TSO-TMP-234
​April 2016March 2017Carrie Cooper
​Products and Related Services for Surveillance, Security and Monitoring​DIR-TSO-TMP-229
​April 2016​March 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Mobile Digital Management Products Solicitation
​DIR-TSO-TMP-223​January 2016April 2017
​Carrie Cooper
​Software Products and related Services Solicitation​DIR-TSO-TMP-225​June 2015March 2017
Carrie Cooper

 All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.​

Recent Awards

These projects have been awarded to vendors in the last 90 days. Click on the Vendor name for details and contact information.

Solicitation

​Vendor

​Contract number

​Start date

​End date

​Contact

​End-User IT Outsourcing
Electro Systems Engineers, Inc. dba ESEIDIR-TSO-3674​December 2016​​December 2017
Kerry Stennett
​End-User IT Outsourcing
Genesis Networks Enterprises, LLC​​DIR-TSO-3682
​December 2016
​December 2017
Kerry Stennett
​End-User IT Outsourcing
Complete Tablet Solutions​DIR-TSO-3677
​December 2016
​December 2017
Kerry Stennett
​End-User IT Outsourcing
KST Data, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3692
​December 2016
​December 2017
Kerry Stennett
​End-User IT Outsourcing
ClearPointe Holdings, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3658
​December 2016
​December 2017
Kerry Stennett
​End-User IT Outsourcing
Pivot Solutions, North America, Inc. dba Sigma Solutions, Inc.​
​DIR-TSO-3682
December 2016​​December 2017
Kerry Stennett
​Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software and Services
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-3446
​February 2017
​February 2019
Linda Hart
Products and Related Services for Surveillance, Security and Monitoring
ViON Corporation DIR-TSO-3739​
January 2017​​January 2018
Sandy Fang
Products and Related Services for Surveillance, Security and Monitoring
Sandoval Custom Creations, Inc. ​DIR-TSO-3686
​January 2017
​January 2018
Sandy Fang
​Software Products and Related Services
Insight Public Sector​​DIR-TSO-3735
January 2017​​January 2017
Phyllis Benitez

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