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Tracking the Spend: Emergency Services’ Top IT Services Purchases in Q3

The office’s five largest transactions for IT services during the year’s third quarter topped $50 million.

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One high-level state government emergency agency had IT-related expenditures in the mid-eight figures during the year’s third quarter.

From July 1-Sept. 30, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) made seven purchases and spent $57,755,105.29 on its five most expensive buys of IT services. Here’s more information, with rounding, on what the office spent:

  • $31.3 million with Rave Mobile Safety for 911 data sharing services. This is a three-year contract from Aug. 15-Aug. 14, 2025.
  • $23.7 million with Intrado Life and Safety for 911 data integration around well drilling and construction. This is also a three-year contract from July 27-July 27, 2025.
  • $1.9 million with Intuitive Information Systems for management consulting and organizational structure services. This is a nearly two-year contract from Sept. 13-Sept. 1, 2024.
  • $500,000 with Astute Solutions for senior information architect services. Cal OES made the purchase Aug. 8.
  • $309,000 with Interactive Digital Solutions for state operations center (SOC) maintenance and repair services. This is a nearly one-year contract from Aug. 2-July 24, 2023.
Theo Douglas is Assistant Managing Editor of Industry Insider — California.