Here Are Tech Agency’s Top 5 IT Goods Purchases in February

The California Department of Technology’s costliest IT goods purchases in February included hardware, software and devices, purchased in a series of one-year contracts.

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The California Department of Technology (CDT) made more than 20 purchases of IT goods during February and spent nearly $1.2 million on its five most expensive buys.

CDT made 28 IT goods buys in the year’s second month; its five most expensive purchases cost $1,182,347. They included hardware, software and support, and occurred throughout the month. Here, with rounding, is what the department spent:

  • $408,000 with AT&T for eighth-generation, 32-gigabyte Apple iPads. The contract began Feb. 4 and ends Feb. 3, 2022.
  • $269,000 with Solutions Simplified, a regular state vendor, for a standard adoption package from data intelligence company Collibra including governance, privacy and lineage, “all with unlimited access.” The pact started Feb. 26 and ends Feb. 25, 2022.
  • $210,000 with SunstoneIT, for a subscription to Syntasa software. The “mid-pack license software packet” includes a block of 25 production applications. The contract began Feb. 10 and ends Feb. 9, 2022.
  • $190,000 with Secure Smart Solutions for a premium flexible bundle featuring 12 months of CrowdStrike’s Falcon Endpoint Protection. The contract began Feb. 15 and sunsets Feb. 14, 2022.
  • $105,000 to InterVision Systems for QX5120-family switches from Juniper Hardware, with redundant AC power supplies. The contract began Feb. 25 and ends Feb. 24, 2022.
Theo Douglas is Assistant Managing Editor of Techwire.