[Chapter 15 pdf]
Purpose: This chapter defines information technology (IT) and telecommunications small purchase guidelines.
- Set asides are required for micro businesses for all procurements under $10,000. Set asides are required for small businesses, including women-, minority-, service disabled veteran-owned small businesses and micro businesses, for all procurements up to $100,000 where competition exists.
- Reviewing available statewide contracts for IT or telecommunications goods and services allows agencies and institutions to determine if the technology product or service needed can be purchased through a statewide contract.
- A Quick Quote or RFP may be used for small purchases up to $100,000.
- All procurements for cloud-based solutions (Software as a Service), regardless of dollar amount, are subject to agency compliance with the requirements in VITA’s Third Party Use Policy