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Announcement of service provider for govCMS
Following the recent Request for Proposal process, I am pleased to announce Finance has engaged the services of Acquia Inc. to support the provision of the Government Content Management System.
Acquia will provide Software-as-a-Service on the Public Cloud using Drupal open source software. Acquia will partner with several local businesses so that govCMS can offer a comprehensive service from website design and development through to support and managed operations.
I’m excited that, through govCMS, we’ll be offering a cost effective content management and website hosting solution to Commonwealth entities. govCMS will provide entities with the opportunity to create and manage websites, based on best practice and compliant with Australian Government standards, including security and accessibility. Removing the burden for entities of having to own and manage software or infrastructure should allow them to focus more on their core business.
Work on the migration of australia.gov.au and finance.gov.au to the govCMS platform has commenced. In line with standard procedures for govCMS, these sites will be released following a comprehensive quality assurance process. govCMS will be broadly available to Commonwealth Government entities from February 2015. I will provide further details about the official launch of govCMS through the blog in due course.
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Last updated: 24 August 2016