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
**Pre-solicitation Notice Posted**
​DIR-CPO-TMP-443 Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and Services   ​March 2019October 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​DIR-CPO-TMP-446 Election Systems Technology Products and Services​March 2019​September 2019 Mary Vickery
​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 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 2019September 2019Stephanie Harrison
​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 Monica Presson
​Data Center Services - Public Cloud Provider(s)No ESBD posting is planned at this time.  DIR anticipates using alternative contracting methods, including but not necessarily limited to its Cooperative Contracts Program. 
​July 2018November 2019
Tracy Romero
​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 2019Chandra Thompson
​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
​Multi-Factor Authentication Procurement​TBD​TBD​TBDChandra Thompson
​Data Management Training (DMBoK2)​TBD​TBD​TBDTracy Romero
Request for Information (RFI) - Phishing, Developer, and Security Awareness Training​TBD​TBD​TBDMonica Presson
​Statewide End-user Security Training Program​TBD​TBD​TBD Monica Presson
​Statewide Incident Response Exercise​TBD​TBD​TBDTracy Romero
​Phishing Training and Simulation Statement of Work​TBD​TBD​TBDMonica Presson
​Third-Party Risk Management Platform​TBD​TBD​TBDChandra Thompson
​Secure Code Training​TBD​TBD​TBDMonica Presson
​Application Portfolio Maintenance​TBD​TBD​TBDTracy Romero
​VOIP Infrastructure Equipment​TBD​TBD​TBDTracy Romero
​CPO Tool Refresh and Update​TBD​TBD​TBDMonica Presson

 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

Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and ServicesDIR-CPO-TMP-443​DIR-CPO-TMP-443 Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and Services.   ​October 10, 2019Sandy Fang

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 (DCS), Security Operation Services

DIR-CPO-TMP-434

​​Request for Offer for Data Center Services Security Operation Services

November 4, 2019, 2:00p.m.
​Monica Presson

Data Center Services (DCS), Mainframe Services

DIR-CPO-TMP-439​Request for Offer for Data Center Services Mainframe Services​October 25, 2019, 2:00p.m.Monica Presson
Data Center Services (DCS), Technology Solution Services (TSS)
DIR-CPO-TMP-435
​Request for Offer for Data Center Services, Technology Solution Services
​November 5, 2019, 2:00p.m.
Chandra Thompson


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 - Managed Network Services
​DIR-CPO-TMP-433
​August 21, 2019
​TBD
Monica Presson
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

​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
Comprehensive Web Development and Managed Services​
​DIR-TSO-TMP-423​May 2018​October 2019Carrie 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
​Deliverable-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)
​DIR-TSO-TMP-253
​March 2017
​December 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.​

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 2054
Lisa Llamas
​DIR-CPO-TMP-448
​Xcel Events
​09/19/2019
​08/31/2020
​TGC 2054
​Lisa Llamas


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