Services and Components

The below table represents a list of all services and service components offered by CDT. The table can be sorted by service name, acronym or alias.

Service NameAcronymAliasDescription
Information Security Program AuditEnsures the State’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure is capable of delivering vital services in a secure, reliable, and trustworthy manner.
Project Approvals and OversightPAOProvides project oversight on medium and high criticality reportable information technology (IT) projects for departments and constitutional offices (Government Code § 11546, et al).
CAPMOCA PMOProvides centralized project management services and assists customers in managing Information Technology (IT) projects.
Statewide Information Technology ProcurementThe Project Delivery Program comprises of the California Project Management Office, Statewide Technology Procurement and the Project Approval and Oversight.
Statewide Technology ProcurementSTPDThe Statewide Technology Procurement Division (STPD) conducts independent project oversight for state project acquisitions of information technology (IT) and telecommunications goods and services.
Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic.
Google SearchGoogle Custom Search enables you to create a search engine for your website.
Active Directory Federation and Tenant ServicesADFSHosted Active Directory Federation and Tenant ServicesProvides the infrastructure needed to integrate a secure connection to Microsoft’s O365 services for customers not wanting to build out and support their own ADFS infrastructure.
Infrastructure as a ServiceIaaSProvides customers with a private cloud located at the CDT data centers. Using a self-service portal, CalCloud – IaaS customers have on-demand access to a shared pool of computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released as virtual machines on a pay-per-use basis.
Vendor Hosted Subscription ServicesVHSSBased on customer demand, CDT has initiated and executed contracts with specified vendors based on lines of business for their subscription-based services, and passes the vendor’s service charges, plus the CDT’s administrative and technical overhead costs on to the subscribing customers.
CalCloudOffers cost-effective and reliable technology solutions to deliver information technology services such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Storage as a Service (STaaS) through an on-demand, pay-per-use model.
CALNETCALNETFocuses on providing services that meet the State’s complex and critical telecommunications and network business needs.
CAWeb PublishingAllows customers to host their small to medium websites in a shared environment while effectively contributing and publishing content through a controlled and secured process flow.
Security CertificatesSecurity Certificates (also known as SSL, TLS or X.509 certificates) are available for leased equipment in the Platform Hosting environment within the data center and to CDT Customer's externally hosted infrastructure.
California Government Enterprise NetworkCGENProvides California State Government WAN connectivity through vendor owned and managed equipment. Customers can access the Internet, CDT facilities, customer servers and applications hosted at CDT and other State departments.
Microsoft DynamicsDynamicsVHSSProvides a flexible online solution for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and everyday work. Delivered through Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based business applications platform that combines components of CRM and enterprise resource planning (ERP), along with productivity applications and artificial intelligence tools.
SalesForceSalesforceVHSSA subscription-based service for all aspects of businesses, including Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales, Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Service, Marketing Automation, Business Analytics, Mobile Application building, and much more.
ADABASADABASProvides a number of database management system (DBMS) technologies including ADABAS on various hardware and operating system platforms.
DB2DB2 for Linux, Unix and WindowsProvides a number of database management system (DBMS) technologies on the Linux, Unix and Windows (LUW) platforms.
MySQLMySQLProvides a number of database management system (DBMS) technologies on various hardware and operating system platforms.
OracleOracleOffers a number of database management system (DBMS) technologies on various hardware and operating system platforms.
SQL ServerSQLProvides a number of database management system (DBMS) technologies on various hardware and operating system platforms.
Db2Db2 for zLinuxProvides database management system (DBMS) technologies on the zLinux platform.
Domain Name ServiceDNSCDT is the primary authority for the CA.GOV and STATE.CA.US domains, administering and maintaining the DNS for state and local government entities (e.g., city, county, police or fire department, reclamation, water district, etc.) operating within the State of California. CDT is also the primary authority for several IN-ADDR.ARPA domains, as delegated by the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN).
Enterprise ArchitectureEAProvides leadership for the State of California’s information technology programs and works collaboratively with other information technology leaders throughout state government.
Fiber Ring ServiceFRSProvides a managed network service that is a component of the California Government Enterprise Network (CGEN). The FRS connects a Downtown Fiber Ring with both CDT Data Centers. CDT manages the network infrastructure supporting the FRS.
Geographic Information SystemGISProvides organizations and individuals the ability to analyze, visualize, manage, disseminate and interpret geographic data, and the complex geographic relationship between them.
Go-OnlineProvides Customers with an efficient and secure alternative to view and manage output via a web browser on their desktop, mobile devices, etc.
IT ConsultingOffers consulting services to assist Customers with developing IT hosting solutions to meet their program and business needs. As customers are implementing increasingly complex IT systems timely consultation with the CDT can help ensure your project hosting success.
LISTSERVLISTSERVProvides email list management software supporting all types of electronic lists including email newsletters, announcement lists, and discussion groups.
Network and TelecommunicationsLeverages carrier-managed solutions to provide statewide network access and to deliver network traffic to CDT Customer headquarters sites, CDT hosting facilities, the Internet, other state agencies and departments, California counties, and external business partners. The network access equipment is owned by a CALNET vendors (AT&T or Verizon).
Office 365O365VHSSProvides an O365 Government Community Cloud environment for the State of California.
AIXAIXProvides Customers standardized AIX server and operating system configurations, deployment, management, and administration of AIX-based software applications allowing Customers access via the Internet or through the CDT network.
IBM HTTP Server (IHS) for WASIHS WASIBM HTTP Server (IHS) is a full-featured web/HTTP server that is included with WebSphere Application Server.
IHS is based on the Apache HTTP Server. In a WAS environment, IHS is the first tier in a three-tier architecture which manages client connections to WAS. IHS in conjunction with the plugin provides WAS with additional security, load balancing between multiple application servers in a clustered WAS ND installation and static content delivery.
IBM Security Directory ServerIBM Security Directory Server is a directory service using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) as its client-server protocol. IBM Security Directory server is the default directory server for IBM's Security Access Manager and Security Identity Manager middleware suites, but can also be deployed for standalone directory instances. LDAP is recognized as an industry standard for directory information.
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)WASOffers an enterprise-class Java-based application server.
WAS provides customers a flexible, reliable Java runtime environment that is able to run on various platforms (Windows, AIX, Linux, Solaris and z/OS). WAS is currently supported in two formats by OTech, WAS Base, a single application server and WAS ND, a clustered installation of multiple application servers. In addition to Java, WebSphere supports open standard interfaces such as the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC). WAS is the second tier in a three-tier environment.
IBM WebSphere MQMQIBM MQ is a network software product. MQ is a messaging middleware that simplifies integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. MQ facilitates the assured, secure and reliable exchange of information between applications, systems, services, and files by sending and receiving message data via messaging queues.
Platform HostingOffers various hardware platforms within the Platform Hosting service.
IBM Security Access ManagerISAMIBM Security Access Manager (ISAM, formerly Tivoli Access Manager) is a suite of IBM middleware components that provides web portal protection using Identity Management. ISAM provides an authentication and authorization solution while acting as a reverse proxy web server. This is IBM’s end-to-end single sign-on policy-based security solution for e-business.
IBM Security Identity ManagerISIMIBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM, formerly Tivoli Identity Manager) is an IBM middleware solution to centralize the management of user credentials within an organization. ISIM provides the ability to automatically create and manage user access across various systems (AD, RACF, AIX, LDAP, etc.) based on job roles or requests.
IBM Tivoli Access Manager Authorization ServerThe authorization server offloads access control and authorization decisions from the policy server. It maintains a replica of the authorization policy database and functions as the authorization decision-making evaluator. A separate authorization server also provides access to the authorization service for third-party applications that use the Tivoli Access Manager authorization API in remote cache mode.
IBM Tivoli Access Manager Policy ServerTAMThe Tivoli Access Manager policy server, referred to in previous versions as the management server, maintains the master authorization database for the secure domain. This server is key to the processing of access control, authentication, and authorization requests. It also updates authorization database replicas and maintains location information about other Tivoli Access Manager servers in the secure domain.
IBM Tivoli Access Manager WebSEAL ServerWebSEALIBM Tivoli Access Manager WebSEAL is a high performance, multi-threaded Web server that applies fine-grained security policy to the Tivoli Access Manager protected Web object space. WebSEAL can provide single sign-on solutions and incorporate back-end Web application server resources into its security policy.

IBM Tivoli Directory Server (LDAP)LDAPIBM’s directory service using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) as it’s client-server protocol. LDAP is recognized as an industry standard for directory information.
LinuxOffers standardized Linux server and operating system configurations, deployment, management, and administration of Linux-based software applications allowing Customers access via the Internet or through the CDT network.
SolarisProvides Customers with standardized Oracle SPARC server hardware and Oracle Solaris operating system configurations, and the deployment, management, and administration of Oracle Solaris based software applications allowing Customers access via the Internet or through the CDT network.
WindowsProvides Customers with standardized Windows server and operating system configurations, deployment, management, and administration of Windows-based software applications allowing Customers access via the Internet or through the CDT network.
zLinuxEnterprise LinuxThe zLinux Platform Hosting Service provides Customers standardized zLinux server and operating system configurations, deployment, management, and administration of zLinux-based software applications, allowing Customers access via the Internet or through the CDT network.
zSystemz/OSMainframeProvides a zSystem/mainframe hosting platform that is comprised of the hardware and operating system that run those systems, including network services and storage.
Microsoft Project OnlineProject OnlineVHSSOffers a flexible online solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. Delivered through Office 365, Project Online provides powerful project management capabilities for planning, prioritizing, and managing projects and project portfolio investments — from almost anywhere on almost any device.
Preventative Maintenance ScheduleProvides a schedule for patching, upgrades, etc.
Project Management ConsultingFollowing standardized project management practices, CDT Projects Branch orchestrates the delivery of sustainable technology infrastructure to customer IT projects hosted at one of the CDT Data Centers.
RatesLists current rate schedules for CDT services.
Virtual DesktopSBCS; Server Based Computing; CitrixVirtual Desktop is a secure application delivery solution within a Private Cloud computing environment that enables any Windows application to be virtualized, centralized and managed in the data center and instantly delivered as a service to State, county, federal and local government entity users anywhere on any device.
OTech SecurityCDT's security program.
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol RelaySMTP RelayProvides Customers the ability to send outbound email from devices (such as printers or servers) or applications.
Storage as a ServiceSTaaSProvides vendor-hosted cloud secondary-storage solutions.
Colocation ServicesTMSThe State of California’s Tier III equivalent co-location service allows Customers two options to assist in meeting specific departmental requirements while reducing statewide raised floor space and reduces greenhouse emissions.
Unified Global Address ListGALProvides the infrastructure required for all CCES subscribers to utilize a consolidated address listing.
Computer Associates Project and Portfolio ManagementCA PPMVHSSAllows customers to dynamically manage their entire portfolio of products, respond to changes in priorities, budget, schedule, unfunded mandates, with real-time information, and simulate scenarios based on anticipated changes.
Customer Relationship ManagementCRMVHSSEnables your organization to nurture relationships with customers and prospects to drive sales or sustain long-term profitability. It also aggregates streams of customer data to surface insights that help you make better business decisions.
eSignatureeSigVHSS, Digital SignatureProvides State and Local governments a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) solution that implements the use of an electronic and/or digital signature in any transaction between two or more persons, including a government agency.
Project and Portfolio ManagementPPMVHSSEnables the centralized management of the processes, methods, and technologies used by project managers and project management offices (PMOs) to analyze and collectively manage current or proposed projects based on numerous key characteristics.
Remedy on DemandRoDVHSSOffers a secure enterprise Service Management solution with a variety of tools that can be accessed anytime, anywhere
Website HostingProvides website hosting services on both dedicated and shared web servers for state and other government agencies.
California Online DirectoryCOLDImproves access to government information and services for state employees, local government and the general public. COLD includes White Pages, Yellow Pages, and State Government Organization Charts, as well as a keyword search.