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California Redefines State Technology Procurement

California Redefines State Technology Procurement

August 3, 2022 – California has come a long way since the days when the state would establish detailed requirements, define a narrow solution, and provide a maze-like set of criteria for technology vendors to meet—a process that could last several months to a year or...

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CA and NJ Students Led the Nation in CyberStart Scholarships

CA and NJ Students Led the Nation in CyberStart Scholarships

August 3, 2022 –  Last fall, Governor Newsom called on students and teachers across the state to participate in CyberStart America, a national online game that enables high school students to discover their talents and build real-world cybersecurity skills. As they...

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Broadband Update: July 2022 Key Highlights

Broadband Update: July 2022 Key Highlights

July 28, 2022 –  The California Department of Technology’s (CDT) Broadband Update newsletter provides the latest information on California’s Middle-Mile Broadband Initiative (MMBI) and digital equity and inclusion activities known as Broadband for All. Subscribe for...

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Welcome to CDT Connect: OTech Edition

Welcome to CDT Connect: OTech Edition

Liana Bailey-Crimmins State CIO and CDT Director July 13, 2022 – Welcome to the inaugural issue of CDT Connect: OTech Edition. As state CIO and CDT director I want to welcome you to our new, quarterly newsletter designed to enhance our communication, a top priority...

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Spotlight on CDT Services

Spotlight on CDT Services

July 13, 2022 – CDT offers fully managed or self-service options for off-premises cloud services to meet our customers’ needs. CDT’s California Managed Cloud (CAMC) Hosting provides fully managed cloud services within the public cloud, including Infrastructure as a...

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CALNET NEXTGEN REPLACES CALNET 3

CALNET NEXTGEN REPLACES CALNET 3

July 13, 2022 - CDT has negotiated new contracts, referred to as CALNET NextGen, which renew and improve nearly all CALNET 3 services while adding new offerings to meet the state’s modern needs. Agencies currently using services that CALNET no longer offers, such as...

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New Products from zSystems

New Products from zSystems

July 13, 2022 –Were you aware that the OTech zSystems platform offers the following technologies as a part of their service? If you would like to learn how you can use these technologies or even try them out, email the CIO Platform Mainframe Services Management...

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CDT’s Technology Modernization Fund Reaches Milestone

CDT’s Technology Modernization Fund Reaches Milestone

June 23, 2022 –The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Division of Measurement Standards, recently launched its Registered Service Agency (RSA) portal and it is being used by customers. The new CDFA portal was created in record time, and is a...

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Statewide Middle-Mile Evaluation Map Available Online

Statewide Middle-Mile Evaluation Map Available Online

June 21, 2022 – CDT released a full-system evaluation map with 10,000 miles of proposed middle-mile construction spanning the entire state. The map can be viewed on the Middle-Mile Broadband Initiative home page, and includes an accessible list of proposed-build by...

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