Current Contracting Initiatives

Phases

The awarding of DIR contracts consists of five phases: 

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 services/products

​Description

​Start date

​Solicitation release date

​Contact

​Information Technology (IT) Staffing Services
​DIR-CPO-TMP-445
​June 2019
​TBD
Colleen Berkley
Election Systems Technology Products and Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-446 Election Systems Technology Products and Services​FY 21
TBD
​TBD
​Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Business Process Automation Technology Products and Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-441 Artificial Intelligence and Business Process Automation Technology Products and ServicesTBD TBDTBD 
​End-User IT Outsourcing​DIR-CPO-TMP-442 End-User IT Outsourcing TBDTBD​TBD
​Information Technology (IT) Based Laboratory Hardware, Software and Related Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-447 Information Technology (IT) Based Laboratory Hardware, Software and Related ServicesFY 21
​TBD
TBD
Bootcamp Training Development (DAMA-DMBoK2)​Classroom based comprehensive training. Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)
​February 2020
​TBD
Monica Presson
​Phishing Training and Simulation
Provide security awareness education training. Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s).​January 2020
​March 2020
Monica Presson
​Procurement and Contracting Enhancements
​TBD
​FY 21
​TBD
TBD

​Next Generation TEX-AN and Wireless Services

​Provide communication solutions for DIR customers

​​February 2020

July 2020

TBD

All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.

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

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.

​Current Notices, RFIs, & RFCs on ESBD

​Posting Number

Description

Due Date

​Contact

Re-Scheduled
Optional Pre-Proposal Conference for SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

​DIR-CPO-TMP-449

​The Optional Pre-Proposal Conference will be held via webinar only.  To reserve a webinar seat, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9127996405993980940
March 30, 2020 @ 3:00 pm (CT)
Monica Presson

All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.

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Posting Phase

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

​Current RFOs on ESBD

Posting Number​

​Description

​Due Date

​Contact

SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS (Augmenting DIR-TSO-TMP-416)
DIR-CPO-TMP-449
​ Potential Respondents to provide Software Solutions to the State of Texas, acting by and through the Department of Information Resources (DIR).
​April 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm (CT)
Colleen Berkley

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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 Center Services (DCS), Public Cloud Manager (PCM)DIR-CPO-TMP-436
January 9, 2020
​TBD
Chandra Thompson
​Data Center Services - Managed Network Services
​DIR-CPO-TMP-433
​August 21, 2019
​TBD
Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services (DCS), Mainframe Services
DIR-CPO-TMP-439​​October 25, 2019
​TBD
Chandra Thompson
​Data Center Services (DCS) - Security Operation Services
​DIR-CPO-TMP-434
​December 4, 2019
​TBD
Colleen Berkley
​Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and Services
DIR-CPO-TMP-443
December 19, 2019
​TBD
Carrie Thomas
​Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software, and Services and Information Technology (IT) Based Surveying Hardware, Software and Related Services
​DIR-CPO-TMP-444 December 20, 2019​ ​TBD Carrie Thomas

All dates are approximate and subject to change without notice.

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Negotiation Phase

These are closed Solicitations that are currently under negotiation.

Solicitation

Solicitation number

​Start date

​End date

​Contact

​Data Center Services (DCS) Print, Mail, and Digitization Services
​DIR-CPO-TMP-438
​October 25, 2019
​TBD
Tracy Romero
Data Center Services - Texas Private Cloud 
DIR-CPO-TMP-432​April 30, 2019​TBD Colleen Berkley
Data Center Services (DCS) - Technology Solution Services (TSS)
DIR-CPO-TMP-435November 8, 2019​TBD Chandra Thompson
​Education IT Products and Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-424​October 2019​October 2020Carrie Thomas
​Managed Print Services, Copiers, Printers, 3D and Scanning Equipment and Related Services, Document Imaging, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Products and Software and Services​​DIR-TSO-TMP-419​February 2019
​November 2019Carrie Thomas
Data Storage, Data  Communications & Network Equipment and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-422​July 2018​January 2020Carrie Thomas
​Software Products, Software as a Service, and Enterprise Resources Planning Software Modules Products and Related Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-416​May 2018December 2019
Carrie Thomas
​Google Branded Products and Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-411
​February 2018
November 2019
Carrie Thomas
​Cloud Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-266
​October 2017
​November 2019
Carrie Thomas
​Case Management Software and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-401
​September 2017​November 2019
​​Carrie Thomas
Information Technology (ITS) Hardware, Software, and Related Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-247
February 2017​
​December 2019

Carrie Thomas

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

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Recent Awards

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

Contract Number

​Vendor

​Start Date

​End date

​Statutory Authority

​​Contract Manager

DIR-EC-PAS-0001-SOWEF
​Symbio Ecosystems, LLC.​04/05/2019
​02/28/2021​TGC 2054
Lisa Llamas
​DIR-CPO-TMP-448
​Xcel Events
​09/19/2019
​08/31/2020
​​TGC 2054
​Lisa Llamas