Netsync – End-User IT Outsourcing Services – DIR-CPO-5025

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Netsync DIR contract number: DIR-CPO-5025

How to Order/Check Status of Order

Customers shall order the Services by execution of a Statements of Work (SOW). At a minimum, each SOW will describe the service levels. From responses Customer will determine best value. The Sample SOW format and service level examples are shown in Appendix C. Services that can be included to provide End-User IT Outsourcing solutions are set forth below.

To obtain DIR contract pricing or order status on products from Netsync, please contact:

Cory Hopf

Netsync Network Solutions
2500 West Loop South, Suite 410
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713.218.5000 or Toll Free 866.974.5959
Fax: 713.664.9964

Return Policy

If you have any RMA issues or questions regarding the process, please contact:

Netsync Network Solutions RMA Department

2500 West Loop South, Suite 410
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713.218.5000 or Toll Free 866.974.5959
Fax: 713.664.9964

You must reference Contract Number on your purchase order.

A copy of the Agreement is available on the DIR website. Please note that this document is in PDF format and requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. This viewer is available free at:

Netsync Services Offered

Netsync will provide product and professional services pricing along with any needed configuration assistance that includes, but is not limited to, network assessments, design, implementation, testing, optimizing, training, and any other related services requirements. Netsync supports OEM equipment from HP, Lenovo, Intel, Cisco, Meraki, Dell and Brother. Contracts may be used by state and local government, public education, other public entities in Texas, as well as public entities outside the state.

This Contract is for services only. No hardware or software products may be sold under this Contract. Any products needed to deliver final services must be procured through another contract vehicle. Services available under this Contract are limited to the End-User IT Outsourcing Services as specified in the table below.

Management Services

The management of customer owned equipment or vendor provided equipment.

Provisioning of Equipment

This category includes any information technology equipment that may be made commercially available within the current and future technology marketplace that addresses a business need of a Customer. Equipment includes, but is not limited to: desktops/workstations, notebooks/portables, mobility devices, end-user support servers, storage area networks, networking, software, and peripherals. Services shall include, but not be limited to: management of equipment procurement, equipment configuration management, and provisioning of equipment. Successful Respondent must be capable of provisioning equipment using standard configurations developed by Customer. Successful Respondent shall be responsible for bearing the cost of acquisition or lease costs that may be applicable in the procurement process and for IT equipment that may be required by a Customer. 

Desktop Outsourcing Services

This category includes services related to desktop computers (or laptops acting in the role of desktops), desktop hosting servers, the underlying network infrastructure, the processes and the organization.

  • Deskside dispatch

  • Hardware break/fix

  • Installations, moves, adds and changes (IMAC)

  • Remote server

  • LAN/WAN (where applicable)

  • Shrink-wrapped software (dispatched efforts)

  • First-level application (dispatched efforts)

  • Enterprise-specific (where required)

  • IT asset inventory maintenance and process controls

  • Backup and recovery processes

  • Patch management

  • Output management

  • Hardware standards establishment

  • Service desk (often included)

Asset Tracking Services

Maintain a central asset management system to maintain tracking of Successful Respondent owned equipment to include, but not be limited to: physical location, user, software licenses, maintenance records, and end of Agreement term dates.  Information should be updated as necessary to account for Installs/Moves/Adds/Changes (IMAC), maintenance, and deskside support.  The system should also be used for tracking any services that are provided on Customer owned equipment that may be applicable to a Supplemental Agreement.

Support Services

Services provided in the course of providing Management Services.

Service Desk

Manage and supply a toll-free telephone number, email address, or web-based application for a Customer to report maintenance issues, trouble-tickets, and request other how-to assistance as necessary. Process must include a timely confirmation of receipt of all Customer reports and a resolution status of all service requests submitted.
IT service desk is defined as the provision of internal end-user support for all IT services and includes:

  • Labor, facilities, systems, processes, management and connectivity for service desk support

  • First-level and second-level support

  • Problem categorization and logging

  • Problem tracking and escalation

  • Problem resolution

  • Remote access and resolution

On Site Support & Moves/Adds/Changes (MAC) Services

Provide day-to-day technical on-site support services, to include, but not be limited to: option of Successful Respondent staff residing at a Customer location, assisting with complex problem identification, resolving complex issues which cannot be resolved by assistance of the help desk, installation of emergency hardware/software fixes, troubleshooting, physical relocation of equipment, continuing equipment modifications or upgrades, installation/de-installation, packing/unpacking of equipment, and swaps/replacement of equipment. Successful Respondent shall be capable of providing the services described for volume-based projects that affect several end-users as may be necessary throughout the term of a Customer’s Supplemental Agreement.

Remote Support Services

Manage and provide remote support to “take over” and support a piece of equipment from a centralized location by Successful Respondent personnel. Successful Respondent shall provide phone support to assist in resolution of problems from a location that is remote to the end-user Customer.

Standard and Ad Hoc Reporting and Documentation

Produce various types of reports via online or hard copy as may be required by a Customer. These may include, but not be limited to: number of problems/calls logged, number of dispatch calls, and resolution time frames. Successful Respondent shall allow a Customer’s authorized end-user to have electronic access to view and query Successful Respondent’s standard reports.

Break/Fix/Maintenance Services

Manage support services, including bearing any cost, for all equipment owned and provided by the Successful Respondent. This would include, but not be limited to: time and materials maintenance, troubleshooting, on-site support function, and upgrading of equipment as needed to provide any new technology features.

Unwind/End of Engagement Services

Manage the de-installation and packaging of Successful Respondent provided equipment, to include but not be limited to: providing a plan to manage the unwind of the services, and removal of hard drives to be left with a Customer for destruction

Technology Services

Specific applications or technology centered processes.


This category defines mobility as the provision of internal end-user support for all mobile functionality.

The mobile services include:

  • Labor, facilities, systems, processes, management and connectivity

  • Managing mobile devices, including bring your own device (BYOD) to securely work with the customer’s network and base systems

  • Managing mobile device connectivity service

  • Problem categorization and logging

  • Problem tracking and escalation

  • Problem resolution

Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) Services

HVD service that can access applications from a centralized server, combined with a lower-cost desktop solution as the thin client.

Network Management Services

Manage and provide services for network related issues, to include, but not be limited to: connectivity troubleshooting, eliminating bottlenecks, and monitoring.  For DIR eligible telecom Customers, telecommunications connectivity services will be achieved through the DIR consolidated telecommunications system, TEX-AN. 

Software Services

Manage services for software to include, but not be limited to: software configuration management, patches, automated distribution, imaging creation, and imaging implementations

Security Services

Manage security services as applicable to the equipment as described within Item 1, Provisioning of Equipment, and, Procurement Services, that may be provided.  To include, but not be limited to: firewalls, passwords, and data protection, equipment shipped in a default secure configuration, and option to keep a hard drive is required within the applicable equipment configuration.  DIR reserves the right to promulgate standards in relation to security services and such standards will be discussed with Successful Respondents selected for negotiation.