Managed File Transfer Modernization Discovery Project

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Progress to date - Jan. 11, 2022:

  • The DES NASPO Master Contract is currently being utilized to identify potential vendors/solutions.
  • Proof of Concept planning continues. 
  • Testing Strategy and Guideline documentation underway.

The RFP has been published. The projected schedule is provided below:

  • September 24, 2021 - RFP Issued - COMPLETE
  • October 8, 2021 - Final Vendor Questions and Comments due by 12 NOON – COMPLETE
  • October 21, 2021 - State’s Final Written Answers issued - COMPLETE
  • November 2, 2021 - Responses due by 12 Noon - COMPLETE
  • Top finalists’ Proof of Concept
  • Announcement of ASV
  • Vendor Request for Optional Debriefing due by 5pm
  • Optional Vendor Debriefings
  • Contract available for work to begin

Overview:

The current service provider is under a constrained maintenance agreement and usage is forecasted to exceed capacity within the next two years. We are collaborating with state agencies to identify business and technical requirements for a new managed file transfer solution.

Objective 1: Define business & technical requirements - COMPLETE

Objective 2: Publish an RFP - COMPLETE 

Objective 3: Complete Proof of Concept(s) - UNDERWAY

Objective 4: Select the solution.

Timeline:

  • Project Kickoff - March 11, 2021
  • Customer Requirements Workshops - May 10-14, 2021
  • Draft & Publish RFP May 14 – June 28, 2021
  • Proof of Concept June 28 – November 1, 2021
  • Select a Solution - November 1 - December 1, 2021

 

Contact:

Project Manager
Stephanie Ison