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Tracking the Spend: $5.75M for CDT’s 5 Largest Buys of IT Goods in Q1

The California Department of Technology’s five largest buys of IT goods in the first quarter included tools, software and subscriptions.

The California Department of Technology (CDT) spent $5,756,261 on its five largest purchases of IT goods in the first quarter of 2024.

This year, from Jan. 1 through March 31, CDT’s top five purchases in the category of IT goods included mostly tools, software and subscriptions. According to the State Contracting and Procurement Registration System, those buys included:
  • $2,644,942 for Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, which includes tools for designing, building, testing, analyzing and deploying applications. The contract, running from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, was awarded under the Software Licensing Program (SLP) to Allied Network Solutions Inc.
  • $1,502,096 for Endevor Software Subscription License and Support Renewal, in a March non-competitively bid contract (proprietary) with CA Inc. that runs through March 30, 2026.
  • $598,261 for Enterprise Computing Offer Software License Annual Renewal for 1,200 users, in a Jan. 31 proprietary contract with SAS Institute Inc. that runs through Jan. 30, 2025.
  • $514,490 for SCAN Gold Support in a March 31 SLP contract with SLED IT Solutions Inc. that runs through June 27, 2025.
  • $496,472 for Palo Alto Networks transceiver hardware in a Feb. 1 statewide contract with Optm West that runs through Jan. 31, 2027.

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.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies including USA Today in Washington, D.C.