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Selling Through DIR

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Vendors are an important partner in the success of DIR's core mission to serve Texas. Our vendors provide the IT products and services that are vital to our customer's technology needs. Find out more about the steps and processes to becoming a DIR partner and which responsibilities each vendor has to fulfill. 

Learn more about being a valued Vendor with DIR

Doing Business with DIR
Start here to find out more about partnering with DIR as a Vendor
Doing Business with DIR
Schedule of Solicitation Opportunities
Discover current and upcoming solicitation opportunities. This is the first step on how to bid and secure a DIR contract
Schedule of Solicitation Opportunities
Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program
Our HUB program has a dual role of increasing HUB participation through DIR Internal Procurement and all DIR Contracts
Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program
Vendor Outreach & Training
Vendors are required to attend DIR Contract Training, however DIR also offers other training opportunities
Vendor Outreach & Training
Reporting Sales and Payment of Admin Fees
Learn more about vendor responsibilities including monthly sales reporting and how to pay your Admin Fees
Reporting Sales and Payment of Admin Fees
Accessibility Standards
Understand accessibility standards and what your products/services need to meet them
Accessibility Standards
Security Requirements
Understand security standards and requirements for DIR contracts
Security Requirements
Customer Eligibility
Learn about the wide array of customers that DIR serves and what statutes determine eligibility.
Customer Eligibility

FY20 Sales by Channel

Pie Chart of sales totals by channel through the DIR Cooperative Contracts Program.

In Fiscal Year 2020, DIR sold over $2.58 billion in technology products and services to our eligible customers and had a cost avoidance of $357.35 million.

Purchases by Customer in FY20

Customer Purchases (in millions)
State Agency $606.91
Higher Education (IHE) $347.82 
K-12 School District $851.82
Local Government $687.95
Out of State $59.45
Assistance Org $7.47

Questions about the Procurement Process?

Contact our Procurement Services team

Procurement Services

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