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The IBM information on this site is specific to your contract  TX DIR-CPO-5227

Note:  Links to DIR web pages are found under Contract Details.  These links include DIR Cooperative Contracts and DIR Interstate Cooperative program which enables public sector clients outside of Texas to use IBM’s DIR-CPO-5227 contract.  Each entity must check that website to ensure they have signed an Interlocal Cooperation Contract (ICC) with Texas before purchasing.   

Products & Pricing

The latest generation of IBM servers, storage and software can help you modernize and scale on-premises and in the cloud with secure hybrid cloud and trusted AI automation and insights.  Built to handle mission-critical workloads while maintaining security, reliability and control of your entire IT infrastructure, IBM cuts complexity with IBM servers as your foundation, while IBM Storage helps you do more by ensuring your data is secure and easily accessible for faster, more informed decision making. 

The IBM Server/Storage product portfolio reflects MSRP (list) Price and this contract's minimum discounts per unit of one (1).  Buyers are responsible for ensuring their configurations conform to the contract or their procurement guidelines as applicable.  Please contact your IBM or authorized reseller for further information, including additional discounts that may be available.

Power Systems (XLSX) IBM Z Servers (XLSX) Storage Hardware (XLSX)

Maintenance and support services are available from IBM for all products eligible to be sold under this contract.  Prices are determined based on the products and options selected.  The Maintenance Portfolio below contains many but not all products eligible via this contract. Please contact your IBM representative or approved Business Partner for additional products, service options and quotes.  

IBM Maintenance

Prices reflect list price and this contract’s discounts per unit of one (1). Buyers are responsible for ensuring their configurations conform to the contract or their procurement guidelines as applicable.  Please contact your IBM or authorized reseller for further information, including additional discounts that may be available.

IBM Distributed Software (XLSX) IBM Distributed Subscription Software (XLSX) IBM Z OTC/ALC IBM Z MLC

Professional Services may include but are not limited to: warranty services, maintenance, installation, de-installation, factory integration (software or equipment components), asset management, recycling/disposal, training and certification, pre-implementation design, disaster recovery planning and support, service desk/help desk, and any other directly related technical support service required for the effective operation of a product offered or supplied.  General consulting and all forms of application development and programming services are excluded.

IBM Services Rate Card (XLSX) IBM Expert Lab Services (XLSX)

IBM has a broad menu of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings to meet your company’s needs up and down the stack. IBM’s rich and scalable PaaS solutions help organizations develop cloud native applications from scratch, or modernize existing applications to benefit from the flexibility and scalability of the cloud. IBM also offers a full IaaS layer of virtualized compute, network, and storage within our full-stack cloud platform, and more than 150 SaaS business applications to help you innovate.

IBM Cloud SaaS (XLSX) IBM PaaS IBM IaaS IBM Cloud Services (XLSX) IBM Managed Services (XLSX)

IBM & Partner Contacts

When buying direct from IBM, the Purchase Order is made out to IBM Corporation who will fulfill and invoice the Purchasing Entity. The Purchase Order must include the contract number to be considered invoking the terms and conditions of the contract. The PO may be given to the IBM representative involved, emailed to contract@us.ibm.com or mailed to: IBM Corporation Contracts Team, 6303 Barfield Rd NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Payments should be remitted to the address which will appear on your IBM invoice or to: IBM Corporation, PO Box 676673, Dallas, TX 75267-6673.

Find your IBM representative (XLSX)

Under IBM's State Contract Reseller program, the Purchase Order is made out to the authorized Business Partner who will fulfill and invoice the Purchasing Entity. Payments for the order are made directly to the Business Partner. The Purchase Order must include the contract number in order to be considered invoking the terms and conditions of this contract. The Business Partner will transfer Risk of Loss and Title to the IBM products to the customer in accordance with the contract terms. The Business Partners are only permitted to fulfill with the IBM or IBM branded products and services permitted by this contract. Business Partner services and third party products are specifically excluded.

Only the Business Partners listed below have completed IBM’s criteria to participate in the IBM State Contract Reseller program and are eligible to resell using this contract.

View IBM Authorized Business Partners (XLSX)
Contract Details

Contract terms and conditions

The IBM State of Texas contract and related services consist of contract number DIR-CPO-5227 and DIR-CPO-5227 Appendix A Standard Terms and Conditions plus additional appendices.   

Reseller Business Partner services are specifically excluded.  

Always review the product and services listed for this state before ordering. Always place this state’s contract number, DIR-CPO-5227, on the Purchase Order in order to invoke the terms and conditions of this agreement.

DIR websites below (links outside ibm.com) provide additional information regarding DIR Cooperative Contracts Agreements, and the DIR Interstate Cooperative Contracts program that permits Public Sector clients outside of Texas to use IBM's DIR-CPO-5227 agreement.