Texas DIR-SDD-881

Northbridge has been selected as a provider of Deliverables-Based Information Technology Services (DBITS) to all DIR Customers, including Texas State and Local Governments, Texas School Districts and Institutions of Higher Education. 

The DIR DBITS Programs allows DIR customers to purchase services directly from Northbridge.  Using this contract vehicle, DIR customers will be able to obtain product and pricing information, as well as negotiate directly with Northbridge.  This contract eliminates the requirements for separate RFOs or RFPs, greatly reducing time in procuring and contracting for Deliverables-Based IT services.  The services that Northbridge provides under this contract vehicle include:

Please see below for more information regarding these services and the details on how to use this easy and flexible contracting vehicle:

If you have any questions regarding services provided under this contract , please contact our Vendor Contract Administrator directly and reference the DIR Go DIRect Program.

Rao Mulpuri
Phone: (512) 364-9822

rmulpuri@nbenvironmental.com

DIR Contract No. DIR-SDD-881

Technology Categories 

Application Development

Application Development means the development of new application which may be mainframe, server, network-based, web-based or a combination. The requirements for new applications may require interfaces to existing applications.

Examples of included services:


Application Maintenance and Support

Application Maintenance and Support includes the skills and requirements for supporting application systems, including troubleshooting, modifying, maintaining and enhancing systems. Application Maintenance and Support also applies to applications running in a production environment.

Examples of included services:

 

How to Buy

The value of any one Statement of Work (SOW) may not exceed $10 million including all extensions, renewals, and change orders.  In order to be awarded a Purchase Order hereunder, Vendor must respond, in writing, to a Statement of Work (SOW) for services as issued by Customers (State Agencies), consistent with the Terms and Conditions of the DIR DBITS Contract.  Vendor shall only respond to SOWs for Technology Categories which Vendor has been awarded in the DIR DBITS Contract.


STEP BY STEP PROCESS FOR EXECUTING PROCUREMENT THROUGH THE DIR DBITS CONTRACT:

  1. Customer creates an SOW for release to vendor(s). The SOW must be complete, signed by an authorized representative of Customer and must be in the form contained in Appendix C.
  2. Customer releases SOW to one or more approved DBITS vendor(s) of their choice in the selected category.  Response timeline is at the Customers discretion.
  3. Customer evaluates response(s) and selects a vendor.
  4. Customer issues a Purchase Order. All Customer Purchase Orders will be placed directly with the Vendor after negotiation and agreement on a Statement of Work, as described in Section 4.B of Contract No. DIR-SDD-881.  Vendor understands that no work under any SOW issued by Customer shall commence until receipt of Purchase Order.
  5. Additional notes on the delivery and negotiation process:
Customers purchasing services under the DIR DBITS Contract shall negotiate pricing directly with the Vendor in accordance with the Customer's Statement of Work.

 

Contact Information

Northbridge DIR DBITS Contract Number is: DIR-SDD-881

Please contact Rao Mulpuri at (512) 364-9822 or Email: rmulpuri@nbenvironmental.com  with any questions or to discuss your specific project requirements.
For more information regarding these services and this easy to use and flexible procurement vehicle, see the DIR Go DIRect Program.