State of Texas Department of Information Resources


ITSAC Contract Overview

Optimized Technical Solutions is pleased to be one of the vendors selected to contract with the State of Texas through the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to provide Information Technology Staff Augmentation services. The IT Staff Augmentation Services contract through the State of Texas DIR is an approved means of providing temporary IT staffing services to Texas state agencies based on a negotiated hourly rate. Agencies may choose from a list of approved vendors either through a competitive solicitation that is usually sent to all vendors or by going directly to a trusted, proven vendor. Either way, services are billed on an hourly basis and all staff are subject to management and oversight by agency staff.

DIR Cooperative Contracts Overview



When you purchase through DIR, you have the bulk buying power of the State of Texas on your side, which means that eligible customers can buy IT products and services at aggressive discounts without the need for a lengthy procurement process. All DIR contracts comply with state purchasing requirements.


  • Save Time

    DIR has done all of the time-consuming procurement work for you. All contracts have been competitively bid so you no longer have to prepare competitive solicitations or evaluate responses. (TGC 2054.0565 states that DIR contracts meet the competitive requirements for all governmental entities.)

  • Save Money

    Leverage the volume buying power of the State of Texas to negotiate competitive pricing, which translates into big savings for your organization. For most contracts, you can negotiate even deeper discounts based on large volume purchases.

    Click here for available contract pricing.

  • Provide Best Value Through Quality Performance

    Vendors must comply with contract requirements. Equally important, however, is ensuring that those who are authorized to sell under the contract are knowledgeable and can meet or exceed customer’s expectations.

  • Getting Started

    For more information on utilizing the ITSAC vehicle, visit our DIR information page or contact our DIR specialist below.

    Alyssa Martinez
    Business Development Executive
    Optimized Technical Solutions
    Office: 210-281-1724
    Fax: 202-741-6687