Get back to focusing on your mission

Using DIR Cooperative Contracts, every dollar you save is money you can spend on your mission-critical services. No matter what technology or IT services you need, we are ready to help. 

When you buy technology through DIR, you have the buying power of the State of Texas on your side. As a DIR customer, you receive discounted pricing with negotiated terms and conditions in compliance with state procurement rules. 

Before you buy through DIR, learn more about Customer Eligibility guidelines to purchase through Cooperative Contracts

Cooperative Contracts IT Products and Services

Explore the categories of IT Products and Services offered through the Cooperative Contracts Program

Hardware Products & Related Services
Explore options for purchasing new hardware and related services
Hardware Products & Related Services
Software Products & Related Services
Software COTS and SaaS Products and Solutions to meet your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) needs
Software Products & Related Services
Technology Services
Get IT training for your staff or outsource the maintenance and protection of your technology
Technology Services
Branded Contracts
Learn more about contracts awarded for specific brands (such as Dell or Apple) and the contracts allowed to sell exclusive branded Products & Services
Branded Contracts
IT Staffing Services
Acquire temporary IT staffing on an hourly basis (also known as ITSAC)
IT Staffing Services
Deliverables-Based IT Services (DBITS)
Explore DIR-approved vendors who can help with a specific IT project
Deliverables-Based IT Services (DBITS)

Snapshot: 2020 Purchases via DIR

Each year, state agencies and public organizations rely on DIR to help find and purchase technology products and services. We’re honored to help ensure that government entities at every level can use technology to more effectively and efficiently serve the people of Texas.

$606.9 million
for State Agencies
$851.8 million
for K-12 schools in Texas
$688 million
for local governments in Texas

Why Buy through DIR?

Save Time: DIR has done the heavy lifting of procurement already. You no longer have to prepare competitive solicitations or evaluate submissions from vendors.

Save Money: We leverage the State of Texas’ purchasing power to get your organization big savings.

Easier Process: Easily search for products and services and filter the results. You’ll quickly find the vendor that’s right for you.

Quality Assurance: Every DIR-approved vendor must comply with the contract in full, meaning they’re knowledgeable and will meet (and often exceed) your expectations.

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