The Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast formed in early July to change that by finding ways to motivate broadband providers to lay more fiber optics across Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.
Bids & Contracts
Amid mounting criticism over the transparency of a $1 billion program to provide all L.A. Unified School District students with an iPad, Superintendent John Deasy issued a statement Tuesday saying the contract originally awarded to Apple will be rebid.
Net Tango said it will focus on making the site user friendly and implement a responsive design that adapts to the user’s device and viewing screen.
This collaboration between top Los Angeles Unified School District officials and those from tech giant Apple Inc. and Pearson, detailed in public records, underscores findings from an internal school district report, which warned that officials’ actions could have created an impression of unfairness in the bidding.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday asked Comcast to provide detailed business information about its cable TV systems, its Internet service and arrangements that Comcast has with outside companies that deliver Internet traffic to Comcast’s already vast network.
California, originally not on the list of states being considered, has been viewed as an underdog due to its high taxes and stringent environmental laws.
The Criminal Case Management System, called “JURIS,” is currently housed in an IBM mainframe in a Hewlett-Packard Tier 4 data center located in Plano, Texas.
Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) floated the idea during a recent oversight hearing on California’s IT procurement, and a vendor task force is considering similar measures.
The current system — a mixed-mode, simulcast 800 MHz system — was first installed in 2000 and upgraded in 2009.
In 2013-14, the city’s Department of Animal Services said it took in nearly 57,000 cats, dogs, rabbits and other animals.
Under the terms of the new partnership, jointly announced in Palo Alto, Calif., and Osaka, Japan, Tesla will supply the factory and Panasonic will build the cells at the new facility.
The Executive Dashboard is an internal application that allows city manager John Gillison to keep track of what is happening in key city departments, all from his iPad.
State officials and the private sector agree: California has come a long way, but there’s a long way to go. In the little over a year since CalTech took over, the average procurement has taken 8.7 months. The tech sector has a prescription for making the process even faster, better and more efficient.
For the first time in nearly 15 years, San Francisco’s most powerful commercial developers are gearing up to face off in a competition to win the approvals needed to construct the city’s next generation of office buildings.
Under the five-year extension,which includes a pair of two-year options, HP will continue managing Anaheim’s IT infrastructure, which it has done since 2003.
It all amounts to the latest chapter in the story of Sonoma County’s fifth-largest employer, which began here four decades ago as part of technology giant Hewlett-Packard.
Though analysts see more posturing than certainty in the announcements, it’s clear that online video watchers, technology start-ups and financial companies might see a dramatic upgrade in Internet speeds by the end of the decade.
In April, Los Angeles released a document seeking information on how to create a citywide broadband offering that can compete with what’s available in those areas. Time Warner’s promise to up its service comes in response to that request.
Ninety vehicles are being purchased by a collective of 10 Bay Area government agencies in what is being billed as the single largest government purchase of the electric vehicles in the nation.
The Reston, Va.-based company said the contract is for 10 years with the potential for two five-year options.
Nick Budnick, McClatchy News Service
Oregon has invited 10 firms to bid for the approximately $35-million job of transferring Cover Oregon to the federal health insurance exchange, and given them two weeks to reply.
The “special …
Selected bids recently published:
Records Retention Consulting
California State Bar
Bid # RECRET053014
Deadline: May 30, 2014
The State Bar of California seeks the development of a Records Retention program to protect its information assets and manage them more …
Selected bids recently published:
POST Testing System
Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Bid#: POST RFI 14111125
Published: May 1, 2014
Deadline: May 15, 2o14
The Department of Technology, Statewide Technology Procurement Division (STPD), in conjunction with the Commission …
Selected bids recently posted:
E-Business Suite Self-Service Invoicing
Bid #: 6768
San Diego State University
San Diego State University (SDSU) is seeking an implementation consulting partner to assist in a small project to implement Self-Service invoice capability in the payables module …
Companies seeking cloud information technology contracts with the state of California must adhere to strict rules governing data security, data breaches, disaster recovery and system reliability, according to draft rules posted Thursday.
The proposed terms …
After a year-long, competitive procurement, IBM has officially won the $37 million CalCloud contract, according to state purchasing records.
Earlier this year, the Department of Technology confirmed that it signed a letter of intent on a contract …
The Department of General Services today announced the award if a new IT Consulting Services Master Agreement (MSA). The new MSA is effective March 4, 2014.
Here’s the announcement: http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/pd/delegations/pac020514_K-06-14.pdf
See the complete awardee list here: …
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is soliciting bids from qualified information technology service providers (herein called Proposers) that can provide varied and specialized services in order to add to the existing …
After working with the IT vendor community for more than a year, the Department of General Services has issued a final draft of the State’s Standard Terms and Conditions for Information Technology Goods and …
The purpose of this Information Technology (IT) Request for Quote (RFQ) is to obtain a Contractor to consolidate the functionality of three Department of Justice Law Enforcement Systems Branch photo image solutions into one …
The following has been posted in the Techwire.net bid tracking system:
The State Controller’s Office (SCO) requires the services of a Contractor to provide an access license for Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with …
The Department of General Services has issued RFP 5137001 to solicit potential contractors to provide Information Technology (IT) consulting services on a Master Service Agreement (MSA) for use by California State agencies and participating …
Invitation for Bid (IFB) DOC 10-SA021, Department of Corporations Quality Network (DOCQNET) Project, is to solicit proposals from qualified Bidders to develop and implement a
Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) licensing and case management solution that will …
The purpose of this Invitation for Bid (IFB) is to issue CALNET 3 Category Solicitations to those vendors awarded a Prequalified Multiple Award Contract (PMAC). The first phase, accomplished through RFQP 12-001, awarded …
The California Department of Justice has issued an IFB for Litigation Support – Electronic Discovery Web Hosting.
Bid Number: DOJ-LS-1213-002
Closing Date: 12/3/12 6:00 PM
Expected Expenditure: $1,400,000.00