Current Contracting Initiatives

The awarding of DIR contracts consists of five phases:

  • Planning Phase – check in often to see upcoming requests for Solicitations 
  • Notices - Click on the posting number
  • 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
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, 2019Colleen Berkley
​Education IT Products and Services
​Education IT Products and Services
​March 2018
​January 2019Tom Hay
Managed Print Services, Copiers, Printers, 3D and Scanning Equipment and Related Services, Document Imaging, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Products and Software and Services
(Pre-solicitation Notice Posted)
Document Printing, Imaging and Management Products and Services
March 2018
December 2018
Linda Hart
​Multi-factor Authentication Request for Information (RFI)​Market Research​September 2018​December 2018​Amy Pfluger
​Data Center Services - Texas Private Cloud​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018January 2019​Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Managed Network Services​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018​January 2019Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - DCS Security Oversight​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018​February 2019​Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Print, Mail, and Digitization​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018​June 2019​Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Public Cloud Provider(s)​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018June 2019Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Mainframe as a Service​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018​June 2019​Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Technology Solution Services​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018March 2019Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Public Cloud Manager​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018​April 2019Colleen Berkley
SOW - Procurement Assistance Support for the DCS Program​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​September 2018October 2018Colleen Berkley
​SOW - TEX-AN Market Research​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​September 2018​November 2018Colleen Berkley
​SOW - TEX-AN Solicitation Drafting​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​February 2019​April 2019Colleen Berkley

 All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.

Pre-Solicitation Notices, Requests for Information, Requests for Comments

​Current Notices, Requests for Information, and Request for Comments on ESBD

​Posting Number

​Description

​Due Date

​Contact

Copying, Imaging, Scanning, Printing, Digitization, etc., Request for Information​DIR-RFI-004​​Copying, Imaging, Scanning, Printing, Digitizing, and Mailing Services, Equipment, Components, and Software (for solicitations for both Document Printing, Imaging and Management Products and Services and ​Data Center Services - Print, Mail, and Digitization)​ClosedColleen Berkley
Data Center Services - Texas Private Cloud Request for Comment​DIR-RFC-002​Request for Comment for the Texas Private Cloud Statement of Work (SOW). Draft SOW posted providing opportunities for interested parties to provide anonymous feedback for DIR's consideration​Closed​​Colleen Berkley
​Managed Print Services, Copiers, Printers, 3D and Scanning Equipment and Related Services, Document​DIR-TSO-TMP-419​Pre-solicitation Notice​Not ApplicableCarrie Cooper

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

State Agency Consolidated Purchase of Salesforce.com Branded Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-255​
February 2017​
August 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

​​SOW - ​IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services​​DIR-CPO-SOW-FY19_02​September 2018​October 2018Colleen Berkley
​Technology Based Conferencing Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-427​September 2018​October 2018Carrie Thomas
Graphing Calculators, Accesories and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-430
​August 2018​October 2018​​Carrie Thomas
Data Storage, Data  Communications & Network Equipment and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-422​July 2018​January 2019Carrie Thomas
​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
​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​September 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Telecommunications and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-421April 2018​​August 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Hewlett-Packard Manufacturer Branded Hardware, Software and Related Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-415April 2018​October 2018​
Carrie Thomas
​Oracle Branded Manufactured Hardware, Software and Services
DIR-TSO-TMP-415​April 2018
September 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 2017September 2018
​​Carrie Thomas
​Value Added Software Products and Related Services 
DIR-TSO-TMP-404​​September 2017
​July 2018
Carrie Thomas
​Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-398
​February 2017
​August 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
​September 2018

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

​Texas Open Data Portal​Socrata, Inc.​DIR-ESS-ODP-428​September 2018​September 2022​Lisa Llamas
​Case Management Software and Related Services
5 Point Solutions, LLC​DIR-TSO-4040​July 2018​​July 2019
​Vania Ramaekers​​
​​Cisco Branded Products and ServicesCisco Systems, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-4167​July 2018​July 2020Mario Gutierrez
Cisco Branded Products and Services
Exebridge, IncDIR-TSO-4239​September 2018​​September 2020
Mario Gutierrez
Cisco Branded Products and Services
PCMG, Inc. dba PCM Gov, Inc.DIR-TSO-4202​September 2018​September 2020Mario Gutierrez
Cloud ServicesVirtustream, Inc
​DIR-TSO-4068​July 2018​July 2020
Kerry Stennett
​Cloud Services
Precision Task Group, Inc.DIR-TSO-4209​August 2018August 2020Kerry Stennett
​Cloud Services
Tele-Communication, Inc.DIR-TSO-4087​September 2018​September 2020Kerry Stennett
Cloud Services
Virtustream, IncDIR-TSO-4068​July 2018July 2020Kerry Stennett
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed ServicesYoodle LLC​DIR-TSO-4228​August 2018​August 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed ServicesQuacito LLC​DIR-TSO-4223​August 2018​August 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed ServicesPresley Design Studio, L.C. ​​DIR-TSO-4222​August 2018August 2020Airy Luangaphay
​​Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​Web-Hed Technologies, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4217​August 2018​August 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Service
Cooper Consulting CompanyDIR-TSO-4250​September 2018​September 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Service
Remedy Technological Services, LPDIR-TSO-4241​September 2018​September 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Service
RFD & Associates, Inc.DIR-TSO-4235​August 2018August 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Service
Trademark Media Corporation DBA Mighty CitizenDIR-TSO-4216​July 2018July 2020Airy Luangaphay
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Service
Workflow Products, L.L.C.DIR-TSO-4237​September 2018​September 2020Airy Luangaphay
​Data Storage, Data Communications & Networking Equipment and Related Services
Anixter, Inc.DIR-TSO-4247​September 2018​September 2020Delia Arellano
​Data Storage, Data Communications & Networking Equipment and Related Services
Freeit Data Solutions, Inc.DIR-TSO-4229​August 2018​August 2020​Stephanie Harrison
​Data Storage, Data Communications & Networking Equipment and Related Services
Johnston Technical Services, Inc. Dba: JTSDIR-TSO-4244​September 2018​September 2020Delia Arellano
​Data Storage, Data Communications & Networking Equipment and Related Services
Layer 3 Communications, LLC.DIR-TSO-4231​September 2018​September 2020Sandy Fang
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)Austn Public and Private Sector Consulting​DIR-TSO-4203​July 2018​July 2020Elizabeth Lopez
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)Five Points and Associates, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-4175​July 2018​July 2020Elizabeth Lopez
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
22nd Century Technologies, Inc.DIR-TSO-4207​September 2018​September 2020​Elizabeth Lopez
Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
ObjectWin Technology, Inc.DIR-TSO-4210​August 2018​August 2020​Elizabeth Lopez
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related ServicesPhoenix Geosystems Survey Supplies dba Phoenix Geosystems
​DIR-TSO-4193​July 2018​July 2020Sandy Fang
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related ServicesNetvious LLC
​DIR-TSO-4220​July 2018​July 2020Stephanie Harrison
Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Products and Related Services
CDW Government, LLCDIR-TSO-4234​August 2018​August 2020​Sandy Fang
​Google Branded Products and ServicesGTS Technology Solutions, Inc.
​DIR-TSO-4179​July 2018​July 2020Kerry Stennett
​Graphing Calculators, Accessories and Related Services
SHI Government Solutions, Inc.DIR-TSO-4246​September 2018​September 2020​Stephanie Harrison
​Hewlett-Packard Manufacturer Branded Hardware, Software, Cloud and Related Services and Services
HP Inc.DIR-TSO-4159​September 2018September 2020Linda Hart
​​Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related ServiceOxman Group, LLC​DIR-TSO-4166​August 2018​August 2019Airy Luangaphay
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Broadleaf IT, LLC dba Broadleaf GroupDIR-TSO-4200​July 2018​July 2019​Elizabeth Lopez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Check Point Software Technologies, IncDIR-TSO-4149​August 2018​August 2019​Airy Luangaphay
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
CIMA Solutions Group, LLCDIR-TSO-4109​August 2018​August 2019​Tom Hay
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
DataDefense Partners IncorporatedDIR-TSO-4113​August 2018​August 2019​Airy Luangaphay
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Encore Technology Group, LLCDIR-TSO-4191​August 2018​August 2019​Elizabeth Lopez
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Service
Optiv Security Inc.DIR-TSO-4133​July 2018​July 2019​Tom Hay
​IT Research and Advisory Subscription Services
IDC Research, Inc.DIR-TSO-4128​July 2018​July 2018​Jeff Booth
​Managed Security Services (MSS)
AT&T Corp
​DIR-MSS-SCP-001
​November 2017
​August 2021
Mike Labinski
​​Mobile Digital Video Recording Systems, Accessories and Related ServicesWatchguard, Inc.​DIR-TSO-4163​August 2018​August 2019Ray Infante
Mobile Digital Video Recording Systems, Accessories and Related Services
Coban Technologies, Inc.DIR-TSO-4218​August 2018​August 2019​Phyllis Benitez
Multi-Sourcing Services Integrator (MSI)
Capegemini America, Inc.​
​DIR-ESS-MSI-407
​September 2018
​August 2022
Jennifer Neutzler
​Oracle Branded Manufactured Hardware, Software and Services
Oracle America, Inc
​DIR-TSO-4158​July 2018​July 2020Kerry Stennett
​Software Products,Software as a Service, and Enterprise Resource Planning Software Modules Products and Services
AskReply, Inc. dba B2GnowDIR-TSO-4212​August 2018​August 2020​Vania Ramaekers
​Software Products,Software as a Service, and Enterprise Resource Planning Software Modules Products and Services
VertosoftDIR-TSO-4227​September 2018​September 2020​Kerry Stennett
​Telecommunications and Technology Interpreter Services, Products and Related Services
Telelanguage, Inc.DIR-TSO-4157​July 2018​July 2019​Stephanie Harrison

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