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Advanced Software Product Group (ASPG)Software Maintenance and Related Services

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002015871

Bid Title: Advanced Software Product Group (ASPG)Software Maintenance and Related Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 304-21-0364YR

Received Date: 01/16/2020

Close Date: 02/04/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 08/31/2021 - Option to Renew

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 01/17/2020 02:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: A. Successful Respondent shall provide Services and access rights to the software products listed on the MandatoryPrice Sheet in Section IV of this RFO in accordance with the terms of this RFO.B. The Licensed Software provided by Successful Respondent must be able to operate on CPAs current environment:IBM z13 N30 2964-504 (2694 MIPS/333 MSUs) mainframe computer, as well as hardware listed in Table 1:Mainframe Capacity Schedule. It is anticipated that CPA will migrate to a new mainframe prior to December 2020.CPA is considering the IBM z15 T01 8561-504. The current mainframe and the proposed mainframe with associatedcapacity ratings are specified in Table 1: Mainframe Capacity Schedule.C. If the Licensed Software requires the use of a hardware key, dongle, or other device which prevents the productioncopy of the Licensed Software from being transferred to another device, then Successful Respondent shall providesufficient copies of the Licensed Software to enable CPA to use the Licensed Software for disaster recovery, test,and development purposes. Refer to Part D.3.D (License Grant).D. Any Licensed Software must be able to operate in a Parallel Sysplex environment and must be compatible withIBM z/OS 2.2 or higher, JES3, RACF, IBM Db2 for z/OS 12 or higher, and IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS5.4 or higher, and COBOL 4.2 or higher.E. CPA shall, in accordance with CPA policies and procedures, provide Successful Respondent reasonable access tothe Licensed Software to perform Software Maintenance and Technical Support.Table 1: Mainframe Capacity ScheduleProjected Date MACHINE MIPS* S/W MSUS*Sept. 2020 IBM z13 N30 2964 504 2694 333Nov. 28, 2020 IBM z15 T01 8561-504 2858 353Sept. 2021 IBM z15 T01 8561-504 2858 353Sept. 2022 IBM z15 T01 8561-504 2858 353Sept. 2023 IBM z15 T01 8561-504 2858 353Sept. 2021 IBM z15 T01 8561-505 3516 433Sept. 2021 IBM z15 T01 8561-505 3516 433Sept. 2022 IBM z15 T01 8561-505 3516 433Sept. 2023 IBM z15 T01 8561-505 3516 433*Capacity ratings based on November 2019 Cheryl Watsons z/OS 2.3 IBM z CPU Chart.

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Product Codes: 20600, 92045

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Texas - Comptroller of Public Accounts

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Yessenia Rodriguez 111 East 17th Street, P.O. Box 12050, Austin, Texas, 78774




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