DIR Announces Award of Four Next Generation Data Center Services Contracts

March 16, 2020
Technology Topic
AUSTIN - The Board of the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) awarded four new contracts as part of the next generation Data Center Services (DCS) suite of information technology products and services.

"The contract awards enable Texas to deliver the next generation of secure, state-of-the-art technology solutions through the DIR portfolio of Shared Technology Services for government. We look forward to leveraging these solutions to fulfill our agency's vision of transforming how Texas government serves Texans."

- Amanda Crawford, DIR Executive Director

The four awards are:

  1. SERVICE: DCS Texas Private Cloud, Facilities, and Computing Services



    PROVIDER: ATOS IT SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES, INC.



    CONTRACT: DIR-TPC-MSA-432



    TERM: Commencement Date of Services September 1, 2020. Initial Term through August 31, 2024. Renewal Term of four (4) one-year Options through August 31, 2028.



    OVERVIEW: The Texas Private Cloud will provide server computing, data center facilities, and network management services for DIR's government customers.

     
  2. SERVICE: DCS Technology Solution Services



    PROVIDER: DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP



    CONTRACT: DIR-TSS-MSA-435



    TERM: Commencement Date of Services September 1, 2020. Initial Term through August 31, 2024. Renewal Term of four (4) one-year Options through August 31, 2028.



    OVERVIEW: Technology Solution Services (TSS) will provide DIR's government customers with technical strategy management, solution design, and project delivery for Data Center Services public and private cloud infrastructure. TSS will also provide managed application services to include application development, maintenance, and staff augmentation services for applications hosted in the DCS program's public and private clouds.

     
  3. SERVICE: DCS Print, Mail, and Digitization Services



    PROVIDER: XEROX, CORP.



    CONTRACT: DIR-PMD-MSA-438



    TERM: Commencement Date of Services September 1, 2020. Initial Term through August 31, 2024. Renewal Term of four (4) one-year Options through August 31, 2028.



    OVERVIEW: Print, Mail, and Digitization Services will include large, recurring, and one-time print jobs of various sizes and complexities that are sorted, inserted, and mailed, leveraging volume postal discounts. Contract will also allow for digitization of records for more efficient storage. Services are delivered from the state's Austin Data Center.

     
  4. SERVICE: DCS Security Operations Services



    PROVIDER: SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP. (SAIC)



    CONTRACT: DIR-SECOPS-MSA-434



    TERM: Commencement Date of Services September 1, 2020. Initial Term through August 31, 2024. Renewal Term of four (4) one-year Options through August 31, 2028.



    OVERVIEW: Security Operations Services will be responsible for cybersecurity policies, oversight, and monitoring of the Data Center Services infrastructure.

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