Software Enterprise License Agreements (ELA)

Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) Number: 060B4400007 (Information Builders, Inc.  Master Software License Agreement)

Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) Number: 060B9800010 (Microsoft Select and Enterprise Software and Services Large Account Reseller)

The State has entered into several Enterprise License Agreements (ELA) that provide software licenses to state and local agencies at significant discounts.

Microsoft Select Agreement

Click here to view complete information regarding new MS Agreements effective September 4, 2007.

Novell Master License Agreement

Contract to provide reseller for Novell software licenses, maintenance, premium support, premium support updates, and media to state agencies and local governmental entities such as school systems, hospitals, counties/municipalities and all of Maryland's public higher education institutions.  Agencies purchase Novell through the purchase order RFP process (PORFP) on the COTS 2012 Software Master Contract.  The Novell Master License Agreement was effective June 21, 2011; the base period expired June 30, 2013.

DoIT signed the first renewal addendum in June 2013, to extend the Master License Agreement to June 30, 2015.

DoIT signed the second and final renewal addendum in May 2015, to extend the Master License Agreement to June 30, 2017.

Information Builders, Inc. Master Software License Agreement

The contract with Information Builders, Inc. (IBI) is effective from June 30, 2010 through June 30, 2016 and provides for significant discounts from IBI's current Products Fee Schedule. This contract includes additional terms and conditions as expressed in Appendix A, IBI's Master Software License Agreement with Addendum, and Appendix B, InfoResponse Silver Agreement.

Purchasing procedures have been established in order to establish a uniform process for obtaining the products and services available via this Agreement.