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CALNET Next Generation Contracts Update, March 2021

The California Department of Technology announces the availability of the new CALNET Next Generation Data Networks and Communications Services (DNCS) categories.

Categories 20-30

Notification 21-01

Published March 9, 2021

CALNET Next Generation Contracts Update

The California Department of Technology is pleased to announce the award of CALNET Next Generation Data Networks and Communications Services (DNCS) – Group 2 contracts for Categories 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, and 30. The term of the contracts is 5 years, with three one-year optional extensions.

Published 12/29/2020

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CALNET vendors are preparing their Service Catalogs and links will be provided on the CALNET Website in the coming weeks.

Category 21 Standalone VoIP: AT&T, Verizon, Granite, NTT & NWN

Category 22 Cloud-Hosted VoIP Service: AT&T, CenturyLink, ENA, NTT, NWN, Red River Tech, Ring Central

Category 27 Standard Contact Center Services: AT&T, NWN, Verizon, Aspen Technology Group, Carousel Industries, CenturyLink, InterVision Systems LLC, Ring Central

Category 28 Custom Contact Center Services: AT&T, NWN, Verizon, Aspen Technology Group, Carousel Industries, CenturyLink, InterVision Systems LLC, Ring Central

Category 29 Converged VoIP: AT&T, NWN, Verizon, CenturyLink, Granite

Category 30 Broadband with Internet Service: AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, Granite, NWN, Wave.

TA 20-04 Update to TA 19-04 Cellular Voice and Data Services Contracts

TA 20-04 Update to TA 19-04 Cellular Voice and Data Services Contracts

Tech Alert (TA) 20-04 (PDF)

On September 23, 2019, CDT issued TA 19-04 announcing the CALNET Cellular Voice and Data Services Contract, which replaced the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint California Participating Addendum (CA-PA) as the contract vehicle for cellular services.

Published 5/20/2020

Archived News

The California Department of Technology (CDT) California Network and Telecommunications Program (CALNET) in conjunction with Statewide Technology Procurement (STP) is pleased to announce the release of the CALNET Data and Networks and Communications Services IFB documents, located at the Cal eProcure site.

Published 11/12/2019

Tech Alert (TA) 19-04 (PDF)

The California Department of Technology (CDT) is pleased to announce the successful award of Category 19 – CALNET Cellular Voice and Data Services contract. This new contract replaces the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint California Participating Addendum (CA-PA) Wireless Telecom contract, which is scheduled to expire December 31, 2019.

Published 9/24/2019

Notification19-06 (PDF)

Office 365 bundled services contain telecommunications services that conflict with CALNET Required services for Executive Branch state entities. In order to enable Office 365 service and take advantage of bundled pricing, the following Office 365 G5/E5 bundles are available for use by Executive Branch state entities.

Published 5/8/2019

Notification 19-05 (PDF)

The California Department of Technology (CDT) California Network and Telecommunications Program (CALNET) service offerings are primarily intended to meet State entity requirements. However, CALNET services may be purchased by qualified non-State entities, including federal and local government.

Published 5/8/2019

Notification 19-04 (PDF) 

The California Department of Technology is pleased to announce that CALNET Next Gen Legacy 4 Invitation for Bid (IFB) has concluded and categories 15, 16, 17 & 18 have been fully executed.

Posted 4/15/2019

Notification 19-03 (PDF)

AT&T’s Frame Relay/ATM services are expiring and will no longer be available under the CALNET
3 contract as of June 30, 2020.

Published 4/10/2019

Notification 19-02 (PDF)

The California Department of Technology (CDT) has exercised its final one (1) year option to extend all CALNET 3 contracts identified below. The new expiration date for all CALNET 3 contracts will be June 30, 2020.

Published 3/15/2019

Notification 19-01 (PDF)

The California Department of Technology (CDT) California Network and Telecommunications (CALNET) Program has made updates to the State Telecommunications Management Manual (STMM), CALNET Service Delegation Chapter 3-502.

Published 1/30/2019

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