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-TSO-TMP-443 Law Enforcement, Surveillance and Security Monitoring, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery Technology Products and Services   ​March 2019​July 2019Sandy Fang
​Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Hardware, Software, and Services and Information Technology (IT) Based Land Surveying Hardware, Software and Related Services​DIR-TSO-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 2019Phyllis Benitez
​Information Technology (IT) Staffing Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-445 Information Technology (IT) Staffing Services​June 2019​November 2019​Joan Scott
​Voting Systems Technology Products and Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-446 Voting Systems Technology Products and Services​March 2019​August 2019​Joan Scott
​Artificial Intelligence and Business Process Automation Technology Products and Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-441 Artificial Intelligence and Business Process Automation Technology Products and Services​June 2019​November 2019Elizabeth Lopez
​End-User IT Outsourcing​DIR-TSO-TMP-442 End-User IT Outsourcing​January 2020​June 2020Elizabeth Lopez
​Information Technology (IT) Based Laboratory Hardware, Software and Related Services​DIR-TSO-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
​Education IT Products and Services​DIR-TOS-TMP-424 Education IT Products and Services​March 2018
​February 2019Tom Hay
​Miscellaneous Information Technology Hardware, Peripherals, Components, and Services​DIR-TSO-TMP-4Miscellaneous IT Hardware, Peripherals, Components, and Services​January 2019​February 2019Stephanie Harrison
​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 2018February 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​March 2019 Colleen Berkley
​Data Center Services - Security Operations Services​Request for Offer as part of the Next Generation Data Center Services program. See DIR-CPO-MEN-429 for more information​July 2018April 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​August 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 2018July 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 2018September 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 2018May 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 2018June 2019Colleen Berkley
SOW - Procurement Assistance Support for the DCS Program​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​September 2018January 2019Tracy Romero
​SOW - TEX-AN Market Research​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​September 2018​February 2018 Colleen Berkley
​SOW - TEX-AN Solicitation Drafting​Statement of Work issued under Master Contract(s)​February 2019​June 2019 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

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)​Closed Colleen 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

Data Center Services - Managed Network Operations​DIR-RFC-003​Request for Comment for the Managed Network Operations Statement of Work (SOW). Draft SOW posted providing opportunities for interested parties to provide anonymous feedback for DIR's consideration​February 27, 2019, 5:00 p.m.Colleen Berkley

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

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-419Document Printing, Imaging and Management Products and Services​February 19, 2019 ​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

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 60 days. Click on this link for details and contact information.

Solicitation

​Vendor

​Contract number

​Start date

​End date

​Contact

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