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The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) follows all procurement standards described in the State of Texas Procurement Manual. For certain goods and services TWC is required to purchase from contracts established by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Department of Information Resources. This page contains a list of all purchasing contracts that TWC currently maintains that were not established through a direct competitive bid process.

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2015 Contracts

These are proprietary purchases that were procured from one vendor without considering an equivalent product to be supplied by another vendor, listed in order of cost.

Vendor Product Contract Amount Justification
Avaya Inc. Maintenance for Avaya telecommunications equipment, software & systems, CMS, ACDS, messaging $346,542.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Adjacent Technologies Inc. IBM software support $330,111.19 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Adjacent Technologies Inc. FileNet software support $289,000.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
INX LLC A Presidio Company Cisco Systems Smartnet support. Network support $264,312.37 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
EMC Corp. Captiva 7 upgrade/migration tool $250,872.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Allied Consultants Contractor, Peoplesoft financial upgrade project $243,761.95 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Allied Consultants Contractor, Peoplesoft financial upgrade project $240,063.20 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
EMC Corp. Captiva software support $220,527.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies State information data exchange, SUTA dumping detection system. $196,221.00 Direct book
Apriss Incarceration data subscription service $189,800.00 Direct book
Texas Nicusa LLC Design, development, and implementation of the TexasWideOpenForVeterans.com website $176,250.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Apex Systems Staff augmentation contractor/ enterprise architect, FormWare project $174,200.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
NF Consulting Services eInfrastructure project $170,000.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Mitel Business Systems Inc. Telecom lease $165,028.76 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Adjacent Technologies Inc. IBM software maintenance (FileNet/Reveille) $139,100.00 Only vendor on DIR contract that supports FileNet maintenance
Adjacent Technologies Inc. FileNet OS upgrade $131,990.00 Only vendor on DIR contract that supports FileNet maintenance
Language Line Services Inc. Interpretation/translation services $119,800.00 Pricing per minute was the lowest of three vendors examined
AT&T Mobility Cell phone pool plan/iPhone-data plan $117,000.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Carahsoft Communication Cloud-GovDelivery $97,924.63 Vendor met TWC's communication initiatives. Purchased through DIR contract.
IPRO Media Inc. VOIP phone system lease $97,716.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Autonomy Qfiniti software support $96,931.80 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
SHI Government Solutions Microsoft software enterprise agreement $88,931.80 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Solid Border MFE IT networks Security support $86,351.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Konica Minolta Printer Lease $84,945.00 Other printers on DIR contract did not have the capability needed by TWC Print Shop. Continuation of existing lease
Apex Systems Internet redesign project $76,793.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Solid Border Internet security software support/McAfee software support $69,591.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
IBML IBML Scanner DR service $67,728.00 Proprietary
TIBH Industries Bond Paper $64,470.90 CPA Term Contract
MTM Technologies GoToMyPC software licenses $44,320.08 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565. MTM is the only vendor on DIR contract that sells these licenses
PC Mall Adobe Connect web conferencing $38,162.34 Renewing existing product support
Time Warner Ethernet service from  TWC Warehouse to Annex-Austin $28,788.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
M&S Technologies BlueCat server maintenance $26,667.24 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Time Warner Ethernet service from Annex to Metric Blvd-Austin $22,800.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Carahsoft Jboss software support $22,234.84 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
SHI Government Solutions DB Artisan software support $22,216.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Rocket Software Inc. BlueZone software support $20,798.81 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565. Vendor is the only one on DIR contract that support. BlueZone
Pitney Bowes Hardware maintenance for DM 1000 mailing machines, power stackers, and scales $20,724.00 Vendor is the manufacturer of machines and maintains its own equipment
DELL Axway Secure Transport HW/SW maintenance $20,693.00 Dell is the only vendor on DIR contract that sells support for this product. Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
IPRO Media Inc. VOIP phone system and ACD $20,688.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
TIBH Industries Hand Soap $17,452.00 CPA Term Contract
Opryland Hotel - Texas LP Conference services for security services, electrical services, and master keycards $16,880.00 Hotel is the exclusive provider allowed for the services outlined at the hotel
AHI Enterprises File Folders $15,833.25 CPA Term Contract
AHI Enterprises Desk Pad/Calendar/Planners $14,092.50 CPA Term Contract
AHI Enterprises Envelopes/Hanging Folders $11,976.34 CPA Term Contract
Tier One Partners Paper Towels $11,550.00 CPA Term Contract
Tier One Partners Paper Towels $11,550.00 CPA Term Contract
Carahsoft Iron Key flash drive encryption software maintenance $11,344.20 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
St. Edward’s University Registration fee for staff to attend one-day ITIL overview seminar $8,800.00 No other vendor was currently offering this ITIL seminar
Solid Border Barracuda spam & firewall maintenance $8,690.00 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Silas Technologies Reveille software support $7,820.00 Direct publication purchased from publisher in accordance with 34TAC 20.41€
Presidio Network Solutions VeraSMART software support $7,600.65 Purchased through DIR Contract, Texas Government Code 2054.565
Safesite Document storage service $7,334.00 Contract is through CPA term contract
McCoy Rockford Office Chairs 6,030.49 CPA Term Contract
TIBH Industries Copy Paper 5,862.40 CPA Term Contract
McCoy Rockford Fabric Stackers 5,761.17 CPA Term Contract
Spectrum Corp. Software/hardware maintenance:  maintenance & support renewal for neXorce and VectraView software, hardware maintenance on VectraView display controllers $5,222.00 Maintenance on previous software/hardware bought for agency; Spectrum only one to maintain software/hardware
Telesis Corp. Software support for OpenFISMA $5,115.60 Vendor is the developer of OpenFISMA and sole supplier
TIBH Industries Binders/Archive Boxes 5,036.00 CPA Term Contract

 

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