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
​Document Printing, Imaging and Management Products and Services
Document Printing, Imaging and Management Products and Services
March 2018
November 2018
Linda Hart

 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

Graphing Calculators, Accessories and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-430​Graphing Calculators, Accessories and Related Services
July 18, 2018​Carrie Thomas


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 Thomas
​Technology Based Conferencing Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-427
​February 2018
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
State Agency Consolidated Purchase of Salesforce.com Branded Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-255​
February 2017​July 2018
Carrie Thomas

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

​Software Products, Software as a Service, and Enterprise Resources Planning Software Modules Products and Related Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-416​May 2018​September 2018Carrie Thomas
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
​DIR-TSO-TMP-423​May 2018​August 2018Carrie Thomas
​Texas Open Data Portal ​DIR-TSO-TMP-428​May 2018​August 2018Carrie Thomas
​Mobile Digital Video Recording Systems, Accessories and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-418May 2018​​August 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Cisco Branded Products and Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-425April 2018​​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Telecommunications and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-421April 2018​​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Hewlett-Packard Manufacturer Branded Hardware, Software and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-415April 2018​July 2018​
Carrie Thomas
​Oracle Branded Manufactured Hardware, Software and Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-415​April 2018
July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Google Branded Products and Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-411
​February 2018
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-414November 2017​​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Procurement Assistance
​DIR-TSO-TMP-413
​October 2017
July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-266
​October 2017
July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Case Management Software and Related Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-401
​September 2017July 2018
​​Carrie Thomas
​Value Added Software Products and Related Services 
DIR-TSO-TMP-404​​September 2017
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
IBM Branded, Fujitsu Branded, and Panasonic Branded Products and Related Services and Cloud Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-399​August 2017​
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Managed Services for Telecommunications
​DIR-TSO-TMP-262
​June 2017
July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-398
​February 2017
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
Miscellaneous Information Technology (IT) Hardware Peripherals, Components and Related Services​

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

Carrie Thomas
​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-247
February 2017​
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas

 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

Cisco Branded Products and Services
NWN Corporation​DIR-TSO-4192
​June 2018
​June 2020
Mario Gutierrez
​​Cloud ServicesCloudHesive​DIR-TSO-4146​May  2018​May 2020Carolyn Knowles
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
Brightleaf Group, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4201
​June 2018
​June 2020
Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
Ambonare Incorporated​DIR-TSO-4197
​June 2018
​June 2020
Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
Microassist, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4196
​June 2018
​June 2020
Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
The Wilkins Group, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4194
​June 2018
​June 2020
Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
Savvy Technology Solutions LLC​DIR-TSO-4189
June 2018​​June 2020
Airy Luangaphay
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
Resource Data, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4185
​June 2018
June 2020
Elizabeth Lopez
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
Electro Systems Engineers, Inc. dba ESEI​DIR-TSO-4122
​June 2018
​June 2020
Stephanie Harrison
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
Dynamis, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4170
​May 2018
​May 2020
Delia Arellano
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
Texas Communications​DIR-TSO-4145
​April 2018
​April 2020
Delia Arellano
​​Google Branded Products and Services​Carahsoft Technology Corporation​DIR-TSO-4162​May 2018​May 2020Carolyn 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 Service
Securely, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4142
​June 2018
​June 2019
Mario Gutierrez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Ingram Technologies, LLC​DIR-TSO-4132
​May 2018
​May 2019
Vania Ramaekers
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related ServiceDatavise Technology Services, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4139​May 2018​May 2019Airy Luangaphay
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 Service
V3Main Technologies, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4134
​May 2018
​May 2019
Vania Ramaekers
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​
SHI Government Solutions, Inc.​DIR-TSO-3863
​June 2018
​June 2019
Stephanie Harrison
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
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 Services
Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4156
​June 2018
​June 2019
Stephanie Harrison
Telecommunicatons and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
WorldWide Interpreters, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4155
​June 2018
​June 2019
Stephanie Harrison
Telecommunicatons and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
LanguageUSA, Inc. ​DIR-TSO-4153
​June 2018
​June 2019
Stephanie Harrison
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
​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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