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Tracking the Spend: 2024’s Top DMV IT Purchases So Far

The Department of Motor Vehicles’ top IT purchases so far this year have trended toward software, with hardware rounding out the bottom of the list. The agency has spent roughly $2.6 million on the top five purchases.

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The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has spent nearly $2.6 million on its top five IT purchases so far this year, with the lion’s share going toward Salesforce products.

The larger purchases made in the last few months trend toward software for DMV, with around $1.6 million going toward Salesforce-related maintenance and operations. But the purchase of Microsoft add-on services also made its way onto this list, as well as social listening software and new firewall hardware. With rounding, here are DMV’s five costliest IT purchases so far this year, based on data in the State Contracting and Procurement Registration System:

  • $999,999 for Salesforce maintenance and operations support provided through QualApps Inc. The one-year contract began Jan. 9 and will run until Jan. 8, 2025, with the option for extension.
  • $575,100 for Salesforce app exchange products through Taborda Solutions Inc. via a one-year contract that extends to Feb. 14, 2025.
  • $517,615 for Microsoft add-on support services through Zones LLC. This one-year contract extends to March 3, 2025. 
  • $267,858 for Sprinklr social listening software through the StateStore Inc. That contract extends from March 1 to Feb. 28, 2026.
  • $228,060 for Cisco Firepower 2130 firewall appliances through Presidio Networked Solutions Group. The contract extends from Jan. 1 to April 16, 2025. 

The periodic reports of spending on IT goods and services by agencies and departments in state government are compiled by Industry Insider — California as a way of highlighting procurements and trends.
Eyragon is the Managing Editor for Industry Insider — California. He previously served as the Daily News Editor for Government Technology. He lives in Sacramento, Calif.