Current Contracting Initiatives

The awarding of DIR contracts consists of five phases:

  • Planning Phase – check in often to see upcoming requests for Solicitations 
  • Pre-solicitation Notice - Click on the Service/Product name
  • 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
​State Date
​Solicitation Release Date 
​Contact
DIR-CPO-MEN-429 - Next Generation Data Center Services (DCS) Market Engagement Notice
​Next Generation Data Center Services (DCS) Market Engagement Notice
April 2018​
October 31, 2018​ Amy Pfluger
​Education IT Products and Services
​Education IT Products and Services
​March 2018
​December 2018Tom Hay
​Print, Scan, Facsimile, Multifunction Devices, 3D Printers and Related Services, Digital Imaging Services and Managed Print Services
Print, Scan, Facsimile, Multifunction Devices, 3D Printers and Related Services, Digital Imaging Services and Managed Print Services
March 2018
November 2018
Phyllis Benitez

 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

​Solicitation Number

​Description

​Due Date

​Contact


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

Data Storage, Data Communications & Networking Equipment and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-422
​May 2018
​August 2018

Carrie Cooper
Software Products, Software as a Service, and Enterprise Resources Planning Software Modules Products and Related Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-416Software Products, Software as a Service, and Enterprise Resources Planning Software Modules Products and Related Services​June 2018Carrie Cooper

Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services

​DIR-TSO-TMP-423
​March 2018
​June 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Technology Based Conferencing Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-427
​February 2018
​May 2018
Carrie Cooper
State Agency Consolidated Purchase of Salesforce.com Branded Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-255​
February 2017​March 2018
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

​Texas Open Data Portal ​DIR-TSO-TMP-428​May 2018​August 2018Carrie Cooper
​Mobile Digital Video Recording Systems, Accessories and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-418May 2018​​August 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Cisco Branded Products and Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-425April 2018​​July 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Telecommunicatons and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-421April 2018​​June 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Hewlett-Packard Manufacturer Branded Hardware, Software and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-415April 2018​June 2018​
Carrie Cooper
​Oracle Branded Manufactured Hardware, Software and Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-415​April 2018
​June 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Google Branded Products and Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-411
​February 2018
​May 2018
Carrie Cooper
IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-414November 2017​​May 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Procurement Assistance
​DIR-TSO-TMP-413
​October 2017
 May 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-266
​October 2017
 May 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Case Management Software and Related Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-401
​September 2017 May 2018
​​Carrie Cooper
​Value Added Software Products and Related Services 
DIR-TSO-TMP-404​​September 2017
​June 2018
Carrie Cooper
IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-399​August 2017​
​May 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Managed Services for Telecommunications
​DIR-TSO-TMP-262
​June 2017
 May 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-398
​February 2017
​June 2018
Carrie Cooper
Miscellaneous Information Technology (IT) Hardware Peripherals, Components and Related Services​

​DIR-TSO-TMP-252
​May 2017
 May 2018
​Carrie Cooper
​Request for Qualifications - Audit Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-402​​April 2017​
 May 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
​DIR-TSO-TMP-253
​March 2017
​June 2018

Carrie Cooper
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-247
February 2017​
​June 2018
Carrie Cooper
​Software Products and related Services Solicitation​DIR-TSO-TMP-225
​June 2015
 May 2018
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

Audit Services
BKD LLP​​DIR-IA-2599
​November 2017
​November 2019
Lisa Llamas
​Audit Services
Weaver and Tidwell LLP
​DIR-IA-3000
​September 2017
​September 2019
Lisa Llamas
​Audit Services
Crowe Horwath LLP
​DIR-IA-2596
​July 2017
​July 2019
Lisa Llamas
​Audit Services
McConnell & Jones LLP
​DIR-IA-2598
​August 2017
​August 2019
Lisa Llamas
​​Cloud ServicesCloudHesive​DIR-TSO-4146​May  2018​May 2020Carolyn Knowles
Cloud Services
Quasar Data Center Ltd​DIR-TSO-4140
​April 2018
​April 2020
Carolyn Knowles
Cloud Services
Ambonare Incorporated​DIR-TSO-4108
​April 2018
​April 2020
Vania Ramaekers
Cloud Services
Avosys Technology, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4090
​April 2018
​April 2020
Vania Ramaekers
​Cloud Services
Aderas, Inc. DIR-TSO-4106​March 2018​March 2020​ Vania Ramaekers
Cloud Services
Nuvola Networks, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4098
​March 2018
​March 2020
Vania Ramaekers
Cloud Services
Cloud49, LLC​DIR-TSO-4123
​March 2018
​March 2020
Carolyn Knowles
Cloud Services
DLT Solutions, LLC​DIR-TSO-4054
​March 2018
​March 2020
Carolyn Knowles
​Cloud Services
Environmental Intelligence, LLC
​DIR-TSO-4067
​March 2018
​March 2020
Carolyn Knowles
​Cloud Services
Ovation Data Services, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-4114
​March 2018
​March 2020
Carolyn Knowles
​Cloud Services
Rean Cloud, LLC
​DIR-TSO-4063
​March 2018
​March 2020
Carolyn Knowles
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
Ernst & Young LLC​DIR-TSO-4118
​March 2018
​March 2020
Elizabeth Lopez
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
CSG Government Solutions, Inc.​​DIR-TSO-4085
​March 2018
​March 2020
Elizabeth Lopez
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
Texas Communications​DIR-TSO-4145
​April 2018
​April 2020
Delia Arellano
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
CIMA Solutions, LTD​​DIR-TSO-4120
​March 2018
​March 2020
Sandy Fang
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
SYNNEX Corporation
​DIR-TSO-4075
​March 2018

​March 2020
Sandy Fang
​​Google Branded Products and Services​Carahsoft Technology Corporation​DIR-TSO-4162​May 2018​May 2020Carolyn Knowles
Google Branded Products and Services
RE/SPEC, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4130
April 2018​​April 2020
Carolyn Knowles
​IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud ServicesInternational Business Machines Corporation (IBM)​DIR-TSO-3996​May 2018​May 2020Sandy Fang
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related ServiceWorld Wide Technologies, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4135​May 2018​May 2019Vania Ramaekers
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related ServiceInsight Public Sector, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4093​May 2018​May 2019Vania Ramaekers
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related ServiceGreat South Texas Corporation dba Computer Solutions​DIR-TSO-4121​March 2018​March 2019​​Vania Ramaekers
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Identity Automation​​DIR-TSO-4129
​April 2018
​April 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Centre Technologies, Inc.​​DIR-TSO-4144
​April 2018
​April 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
V3Main Technologies, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4134
​May 2018
​May 2019
Vania Ramaekers
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Mosaic451, LLC​DIR-TSO-3822April 2018​​April 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Flashback Data, LLC​​DIR-TSO-3822
​April 2018
​April 2019
Vania Ramaekers
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
AT&T Corp.​DIR-TSO-4084
​March 2018
​March 2019
Elizabeth Lopez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
Kudelski Security, Inc.​​DIR-TSO-4116
​March 2018
​March 2019
Delia Arellano
IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
Frost & Sullivan​DIR-TSO-4126
​April 2018
​April 2020
Jeff Booth
IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
Gartner, Inc.DIR-TSO-4099​​April 2018
​April 2020
​Jeff Booth
​Managed Security Services (MSS)
​AT&T Corp
​DIR-MSS-SCP-001
​November 2017
​August 2021
Mike Labinski
Miscellaneous Information Technology (IT) Hardware Peripherals, Components and Related Services​
CDW Government, LLC​DIR-TSO-3865
​May 2018
​May 2019
Stephanie Harrison
Motorola Branded Products and Related Services
Motorola Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4101
​April 2018
​April 2020
Sandy Fang
Motorola Branded Products and Related Services
SAT Radio Communications, Ltd.​​DIR-TSO-4115
​March 2018
​March 2019
Stephanie Harrison
Multi-Sourcing Services Integrator (MSI)
Capegemini America, Inc.​​DIR-ESS-MSI-407
​September 2018
​August 2022
Jennifer Neutzler
Telecommunicatons and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related ServicesVoiance Language Services, LLC​DIR-TSO-4152​May 2018​May 2019Delia Arellano
Telecommunicatons and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related ServicesLanguagge Line Services, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4151​May 2018​May 2019Stephanie Harrison
Telecommunicatons and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
Universe Technical Translation, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4150
​April 2018
​April 2019
Sandy Fang
​Texas.gov 3.0 Procurement 
(Texas.gov Payment Services)
Texas NICUSA, LLC​DIR-ESS-TGOV-PMNT-254​March 2018​August 2022​ George Monnat​
Texas.gov 3.0 Procurement 
(Texas.gov Services)


Deloitte Consulting, LLP​
DIR-ESS-TGOV-SVCS-254March 2018​August 2022​ George Monnat​

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