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
​Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-443 Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and Services   ​March 2019August 2019Sandy Fang
​Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software, and Services and Information Technology (IT) Based Land Surveying Hardware, Software and Related Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-444 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software, and Services and Information Technology (IT) Based Land Surveying Hardware, Software and Related Services​June 2019​November 2019Stephanie Harrison
​Information Technology (IT) Staffing Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-445 Information Technology (IT) Staffing Services​June 2019​November 2019 ​Joan Scott

Election Systems Technology Products and Services

*RFI Posted

​DIR-CPO-TMP-446 Election Systems Technology Products and Services​March 2019​August 2019 Mary Vickery
​Artificial Intelligence and Business Process Automation Technology Products and Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-441 Artificial Intelligence and Business Process Automation Technology Products and Services​June 2019​November 2019 Delia Arellano
​End-User IT Outsourcing​DIR-CPO-TMP-442 End-User IT Outsourcing​January 2020​July 2020Delia Arellano
​Information Technology (IT) Based Laboratory Hardware, Software and Related Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-447 Information Technology (IT) Based Laboratory Hardware, Software and Related Services​September 2019​March 2020 ​Vania Ramaekers
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, 2019 Colleen Berkley
​Miscellaneous Information Technology Hardware, Peripherals, Components, and Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-4Miscellaneous IT Hardware, Peripherals, Components, and Services​January 2019​August 2019Stephanie Harrison
Data Center Services - Security Operations Services​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-RFC-004 and  DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018September 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 2018October 2019 ​Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Public Cloud Provider(s)

​Cooperative Contracts purchase.

NOTE: No RFO will be released for public cloud providers.

​July 2018September 2019Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Mainframe Services​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018October 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 2018October 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 2018October 2019Colleen Berkley
​SOW - TEX-AN Market Research​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​September 2018TBD Colleen Berkley
​SOW - TEX-AN Solicitation Drafting​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​February 2019​TBD Colleen 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

​Multi-factor AuthenticationDIR-CPO-RFI-005​Request for Information (RFI) for Multi-factor Authenticaion Services (MFA). This is not a solicitation, but a request of information regarding the services described within the RFI.​September 3, 2019​Chandra Thompson
​Data Center Services - Public Cloud Manager (PCM)
​DIR-RFC-006
​Request for Comment for the Public Cloud Manager Statement of Work (SOW). Draft SOW posted providing opportunities for interested parties to provide anonymous feedback for DIR's consideration.
​August 20, 2019
Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Technology Solution Services (TSS)
​DIR-RFC-005
​Request for Comment for the Technology Solution Services Statement of Work (SOW). Draft SOW posted providing opportunities for interested parties to provide anonymous feedback for DIR's consideration.
​**CLOSED**
Colleen Berkley
Election Systems Technology Products and ServicesDIR-CPO-TMP-446 ​Request for Information for Election Systems Technology Products and Services​August, 9, 2019Mary Vickery

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

Data Center Services - Managed Network ServicesDIR-CPO-TMP-433

​Request for Offer for Data Center Service managed network services.

​August 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m.​Colleen Berkley


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 - Texas Private Cloud DIR-CPO-TMP-432​April 30, 2019​TBD Colleen Berkley
​​Education IT Products and Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-424 ​May 10, 2019
​TBD
​​​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

​​Event Planning and Management Services​DIR-CPO-TMP-448​June 2019​August 2019Chandra Thompson
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​October 2019Carrie 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 2018
Carrie Thomas
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
​DIR-TSO-TMP-423​May 2018​August 2018Carrie Thomas
​Google Branded Products and Services
​DIR-TSO-TMP-411
​February 2018
​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
​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 60 days. Click on this link 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 2054Lisa Llamas


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