PBX IV - Telecommunications Equipment and Services Master Contract

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) Number: 001B0600162 

The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) has established this Master Contract to procure telecommunications hardware, software, and licenses and related maintenance and labor services.

The scope of this contract encompasses three functional areas, as follows:
  • Functional Area 1 -  Hardware, Associated Peripherals and Software
  • Functional Area 2 - Manufacturer’s Extended Warranty and Maintenance Services
  • Functional Area 3 - Time and Material Labor

Listed on this page are additional documents that explain how to use the PBX IV Telecommunications Equipment and Services Contract. Any questions or concerns about this Master Contract should be directed to PBXIV.doit@maryland.gov.

New Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) regulations for Agencies and Business Community – Effective June 9, 2014, Maryland adopted new regulations concerning MBE prime contractors. See MBE Participation Worksheet​​​.

Veteran Small Business Enterprise (VSBE) regulations for Agencies and Business Community – Effective June 20, 2012. See VSBE Participation​​ (DOC) VSBE Participation (PDF). 

An MBE Participation Worksheet is required for all purchases under FA II and III to describe the MBE goal to be achieved through subcontracting. A VSBE Participation Worksheet is also required for all purchases under FA II and III to describe the VSBE goal to be achieved through subcontracting. Refer to the MBE/VSBE Participation Worksheet (DOC) MBE/VSBE Particioation Worksheet​ (PDF). Any PORFP released that includes FA II and III must include, at a minimum, an MBE goal of 25%. If the MBE goal is determined to be less than 25%, the justification must be provided in the MBE Participation Worksheet. The Worksheet is required for any PORFP issued under FA II and III. Additionally, any PORFP released that includes FA II and III must include, at a minimum, a VSBE goal of 2%. If the VSBE goal is determined to be less than 2%, the justification must be provided in the Participation Worksheet. The Worksheet is required for any PORFP issued under FA II and III.