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
​Technology Based Conferencing Services
​Services may include audio, video, and web conferencing services. 
​October 2017
​November 2017
Skip Bartek
​Google Branded Products and Related Services Value Added Resellers
​​Google Branded Products and Related Services Value Added Resellers​June 2017November 2017Carolyn Knowles

 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

IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
​IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
October 23, 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

Texas.gov 3.0 Procurement
​DIR-TSO-IC254
​September 2017
​December 2017
Carrie Cooper
Procurement Assistance
DIR-TSO-TMP-413​July 2017​​November 2017
Carrie Cooper
Multi-Sourcing Services Integrator (MSI)
​DIR-TSO-TMP-407
​July 2017
​October 2017
Carrie Cooper
Capitol Complex Telephone System (CCTS) PBX Maintenance Hardware and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-408
​June 2017

​September 2017

Carrie Cooper
State Agency Consolidated Purchase of Salesforce.com Branded Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-255​
February 2017​October 2017
Carrie Cooper
Managed Security Services (MSS)
​DIR-TSO-TMP-238
​January 2017
September 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

​Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-266
​October 2017
​January 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Case Management Software and Related Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-401​September 2017​December 2017​​Carrie Cooper
​Value Added Software Products and Related Services 
DIR-TSO-TMP-404​​September 2017
​December 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Transactional Legal Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-412​September 2017​​December 2017
Carrie Cooper
IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-399​August 2017​​November 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Managed Services for Telecommunications
​DIR-TSO-TMP-262
​June 2017
​September 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Regulatory Software Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-263​​June 2017​September 2017​Carrie Cooper
​Accessibility Products and Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-236​​June 2016
​December 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Emergencey Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-398
​February 2017
​December 2017
Carrie Cooper
​BreakFix Customer Owned Equipment Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-264
​March 2017
​December 2017
Carrie Cooper
Miscellaneous Information Technology (IT) Hardware Peripherals, Components and Related Services​

​DIR-TSO-TMP-252
​May 2017
​October 2017
​Carrie Cooper
​Request for Qualifications - Audit Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-402​​April 2017​September 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
​DIR-TSO-TMP-253
​March 2017
​November 2017

Carrie Cooper
​Texas SPECTRIM Governance Risk and Compliance Program
DIR-TSO-TMP-258​February 2017​​September 2017
Carrie Cooper
​HHSC IV&V
​DIR-TSO-TMP-257
​January 2017
​September 2017
Carrie Cooper
Dell Branded Hardware, Software and Related Services & Cloud Services

DIR-TSO-TMP-251​February 2017​October 2017​ Carrie Cooper
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-247
February 2017​
​October 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Law Enforcement Hardware, Software and Services (Phase II)​DIR-TSO-TMP-226November 2016​September 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Oracle Branded Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-244
​September 2016​October 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Hardware, Software, and Services for Wireless Voice, Data, Pagers, and Satellite Voice
​DIR-TSO-TMP-234
​April 2016September 2017
Carrie Cooper
​Mobile Digital Management Products Solicitation
​DIR-TSO-TMP-223​January 2016October 2017
​Carrie Cooper
​Software Products and related Services Solicitation​DIR-TSO-TMP-225
​June 2015September 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

​Apple Branded Products and Related Services
CDW Government LLC​DIR-TSO-3837
​June 2017
​June 2019
Sandy Fang
​BreakFix Customer Owned Equipment Services
Flores and Associates​​DIR-TSO-3883
​June 2017
​June 2018
Linda Hart
​Cabling Services and Related Products
Tero Technologies, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3723
​April 2017
​April 2018
Phyllis Benitez
​​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)M Corp​DIR-TSO-4008​September 2017​September 2019Elizabeth Lopez
​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
Darby Consulting, LLC​DIR-TSO-3946
​July 2017
​July 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
Data Transfer Solutions, LLC​DIR-TSO-3855
​June 2017
​June 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P.​DIR-TSO-3877
​June 2017
​June 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related ServicesDailey and Wells Communications, Inc. ​DIR-TSO-4010​September 2017​September 2019Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services​JVCKenwood USA Corporation​DIR-TSO-3979​September 2017​September 2019Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related ServicesE.F. Johnson Company​DIR-TS0-3980​September 2017​September 2019​​Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related ServicesDimDrop, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4013​September 2017​September 2019Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services​ICOM America, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3964​September 2017​September 2019Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
PetroSys Solutions, Inc. dba PSI Technology​DIR-TSO-3983
​August 2017
​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
Warner Communications Corporation dba Voceon Digital Radio Communications​DIR-TSO-3978
​August 2017
​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
RF Technology Americas, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3966
​August 2017
​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
BearCom Group, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3934
​August 2017
​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
SAT Radio Communications, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3963
August 2017​​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
Johnston Technical Services, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3965
​August 2017
​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
Precision Tracking Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3973
​August 2017
​August 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
IdentiSys, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3931
​July 2017
​July 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
Daniels Electronic Ltd. dba Codan​DIR-TSO-3933
​July 2017
​July 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
IndentiSys, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3931
July 2017​​July 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
5205 Limited Partnership dba Houston Communications, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3917
June 2017​​June 2019
Tom Hay
​Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Products and Related Services
Comprehensive Communication Services, LLC​DIR-TSO-3915
​June 2017
​June 2019
Tom Hay
​End-User IT Outsourcing
AT&T Corporation
​DIR-TSO-3820
June 2017​
​June 2019
Kerry Stennett
​Graphing Calculators, Accessories, and Related ServicesD&H Distributing Company​DIR-TSO-4014​September 2017​September 2017Linda Hart
​IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud ServicesSirius Computer Solutions, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-3999​September 2017​September 2019Carolyn Knowles
​IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services
CIMA Solutions Group​DIR-TSO-3998
​August 2017
​August 2019
Carolyn Knowles
​IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services
Mark III Systems, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3997
​August 2017
​August 2019
Carolyn Knowles
​Information Technology (IT) Based Land Surveying Hardware, Software and Related Services
GeoShack, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3685
August 2017​​August 2018
Stephanie Harrison
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
Layer 3 Communications (Texas), LLC dba Layer 3 Communications​DIR-TSO-3972
​August 2017
​August 2018
Airy Luangaphay
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
Comp-E-Ware Technology Associates, Inc. dba Comware​DIR-TSO-3954
​August 2017
​August 2018
Airy Luangaphay
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
Freeit Data Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3944
​August 2017
​August 2018
Airy Luangaphay
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
Critical Start, LLC​DIR-TSO-3898
​June 2017
​June 2018
Elizabeth Lopez
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
Voice Solutions, Inc., dba Automated Voice & Data Solutions (AVDS)​DIR-TSO-3893
​July 2017
​July 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
Southern Computer Warehouse, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3891
​July 2017
​July 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
GTS Technology Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3920
June 2017​June 2018​
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
COMPU-DATA International, LLC.​DIR-TSO-3902
June 2017​​June 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
DataXport.Net, LLC​DIR-TSO-3906
June 2017​​June 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
CMB Archives Co​​DIR-TSO-3878
​June 2017
​June 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
All Points Communication of Austin, LP​DIR-TSO-3913
​June 2017
​June 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
Linkspur, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3905
​June 2017
​June 2018
Tom Hay
​Law Enforcement Products and Related Services
Synergy Electronics, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3880
​June 2017
​June 2018
Tom Hay
​Microsoft Master Services
CDW Government, LLC​DIR-TSO-3775
​July 2017
​July 2019
Mary Vickery
​Regulatory Software Products and Related Services
MicroPact Global, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3923
​August 2017
​August 2018
Linda Hart
Software Products and Related ServicesExecutive Information Systems LLC​DIR-TSO-3798​September 2017​September 2018Kerry Stennett
Software Products and Related ServicesAppriss Inc.​DIR-TSO-3937​September 2017​September 2018Vania Ramaekers
​Software Products and Related ServicesSmartbridge, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3851​September 2017​September 2018Vania Ramaekers
​Software Products and Related Services
CDW Government LLC​DIR-TSO-3900
​August 2017
​August 2018
Mario Gutierrez
​Software Products and Related Services
Hyland Software, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3734
​August 2017
​August 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Software Products and Related Services
Network Alliance, LLC​DIR-TSO-3744
​June 2017
​June 2018
Mario Gutierrez
​Software Products and Related Services
Ziegner Technologies, Inc. ​DIR-TSO-3857
​June 2017
​June 2018
Mario Gutierrez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training​Workforce Ready Koncepts, LLC​DIR-TSO-4009​September 2017​September 2019​​Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led TrainingPulse Media, Inc. dba Lumenbrite Training​DIR-TSO-4003​September 2017​September 2019Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led TrainingPrinciple Information Technology Company​DIR-TSO-3989​August 2017​August 2019Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led TrainingLearning Tree International USA, ,Inc.​DIR-TSO-4006​August 2017​August 2019Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
Microassist, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3982
​August 2017
​August 2019
Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
eLearning, LLC​DIR-TSO-3914
​July 2017
​July 2019
Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
GTS Technology Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3903
​June 2017
​June 2019
Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
eStrategy Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3895
June 2017​​June 2019
Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
SkillSoft Corporation​DIR-TSO-3899
​June 2017
​June 2019
Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based and Instructor Led Training
Enterprise Training SolutionsDIR-TSO-3879​June 2017​June 2019​Phyllis Benitez
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related ServicesJustice AV Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3968​September 2017​September 2018Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related ServicesFord Audio-Video Systems LLC​DIR-TSO-3957​September 2017​September 2018Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Technology for Education dba TFE​DIR-TSO-3951
​August 2017
​August 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Granicus, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3948
​August 2017
​August 2018

Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Digital Resources, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3943
​August 2017
​August 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Compunetix, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3938
​July 2017
​July 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Audio Visual Innovations, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3888
​July 2017
​July 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Anixter, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-3890

July 2017​​July 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
C2t. Inc.​DIR-TSO-3896
​July 2017
​July 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Designs That Compute, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3889
June 2017​​June 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Business Information Solutions, Inc. dba BIS Digital, Inc.​​DIR-TSO-3887
​June 2017
June 2018​Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Tele-Communications, Inc. dba Unifiedcommunications.com​DIR-TSO-3872
July 2017​​July 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
SYNNEX Corp​DIR-TSO-3897
​June 2017
​June 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Communication Concepts​DIR-TSO-3868
​June 2017
​June 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Audio Fidelity Communications, dba Whitlock ​DIR-TSO-3875
​June 2017
​June 2018
Vania Ramaekers
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
1-2-1 Technologies, LC​DIR-TSO-3870
​June 2017
​June 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Direct Packet, Inc. dba OneVision Solutions​DIR-TSO-3869
​June 2017
​June 2018
Kerry Stennett
​Technology Based Recording Equipment, Software, Conferencing Products and Related Services
Netsync Network Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3871
​June 2017
​June 2018
Kerry Stennett

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