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Procurement

We provide customers with technical guidance and assistance in the acquisition of information technology solutions that provide the best combination of functionality and cost while maximizing the compatibility of Mississippi’s information resources.

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Vendor Information

This web page provides information for technology vendors who are interested in doing business with the State of Mississippi. 

1099 Information for Tax Year 2014
Department of Finance and Administration's Office of Financial Reporting memo regarding additional information and contact information on 1099's for tax year 2014.

Vendor Communications for MAGIC
Department of Finance and Administration memo regarding vendor registration, Paymode, and bid opportunities.

How do I do business with the State of Mississippi? 
This is our most frequently asked vendor question. This short narrative will get you started. Then we recommend that you read the more detailed Vendor Information in the link below.

Procurement Information for Vendors 
After reading the "How do I do business" information above, new vendors will find the Procurement Information for Vendors section of the Procurement Handbook supplies additional details of the technology procurement process.

RFPs and Sole Sources Advertised 
ITS RFPs and Sole Sources are advertised in the Jackson, Mississippi newspaper, The Clarion Ledger, usually on Tuesdays.

MDHS & CPS Notices
Senate Bill 2179 (SB2179) from the 2016 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, exempts the Department of Human Services (MDHS) and Child Protection Services (CPS) from ITS’ purview for the period from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019, and requires ITS to post a Notice on the ITS website and on the procurement portal website of proposed procurement actions by MDHS and CPS.

NASPO ValuePoint Solicitations
ITS is able to make cooperative purchases when deemed in the best interest of the state. NASPO, the National Association of State Procurement Officials, facilitates public procurement solicitations through ValuePoint. Vendors interested in those RFPs may access NASPO ValuePoint directly.

ITS Procurement Status, Award, and Approval Information 
This page contains multiple views of information on the results of procurements conducted by ITS, including: RFP and Letter of Configuration information following proposal opening; ITS Board actions; Awarded vendors for ITS Express Products Lists; and a searchable database of current ITS CP-1 Acquisition Approval documents.

EPL RFP Cycle Dates and New Vendor Opportunities 
Express Product List RFPs that periodically allow for new vendors remain available for download.

General RFPs 
General RFPs are received in January each year and are used internally by ITS for routine projects during the year. After the original opening date, proposals from additional vendors may be received and processed for validation throughout the year. These RFPs will remain available for download for vendor or client reference.

Public Records Requests 
The ITS Public Records Policy and Procedures outlines the guidelines and procedures for requesting information possessed by ITS under the Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983.

Procurement Handbook 
The ITS Procurement Handbook is a searchable handbook of ITS procurement policies and procedures, filed in accordance with Mississippi's Administrative Procedures Act.

Mailing List of State Gove​rnment Contacts
To request a Mailing List of State Government Contacts, please email our Public Records Officer specifying the list you need. Lists available are: 1) IT Directors, 2) Agency Purchasing Contacts, 3) Agency Heads.

Multi-Use RFP Index
Index of ITS Express Products Lists, ITS General RFPs, and ITS Special RFPs in Adobe Acrobat Format

Forms Required in RFP Responses

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