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Here Are State Emergency Agency’s Top 5 IT Goods Purchases in April

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services’ most expensive IT goods purchases in April include software and laptop computers.

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) made more than 20 purchases of IT goods during April and spent nearly $2 million on its five most expensive buys.

CalOES made 24 IT goods buys in the year’s fourth month. Its five most expensive purchases cost $1,957,516, according to data in the State Contract and Procurement Registration System. Here, with rounding, is what the department spent:

  • $1.3 million with AT&T to upgrade from RapidDeploy Radius software to RadiusPlus. CalOES made the purchase April 28.
  • $300,000 with Dataminr for its First Alert product “for first response,” which enables quicker emergency alerts. CalOES made the purchase April 21.
  • $167,000 with Castro International Consulting for a one-year purchase or subscription for “SRX300-CS-BUN-1, 1 YR CONTENT SECURITY BUNDLE,” potentially a purchase involving Juniper Networks’ SRX300-series devices. The office made the purchase on April 26.
  • $98,000 with Granite Data Solutions for a one-year subscription to “WV-1 DRAGOS WORLDVIEW,” likely a reference to Dragos’ “actionable industrial threat intelligence” product. CalOES made the purchase April 6.
  • $97,000 with NWN Corp. for “7WL86UP#ABA HP PB650G5 I5-8365U 15 8GB/256 PC,” likely a reference to the purchase of a quantity of HP’s ProBook 650 G5 notebook computers. CalOES made the purchase April 14.
Theo Douglas is Assistant Managing Editor of Industry Insider — California.