Phase2 Technology Migrating the Georgia Technology Authority to OpenPublic

IT Infrastructure Services Platform to Move from Vignette to Drupal-Based Platform

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“This new platform will give us the flexibility to offer more online services to Georgians while making government more efficient and saving taxpayers money," said Calvin Rhodes, Georgia State CIO and GTA Director.

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011

Phase2 Technology, based in Alexandria, VA, was awarded the contract to replace, migrate and support the State of Georgia’s enterprise content management system on OpenPublic a Drupal-based CMS for government. The Georgia Technology Authority administers the system, which manages content for and 65 state agency websites. the delivery of IT infrastructure services to 85 Executive Branch agencies and managed network services to 1,400 state and local government entities in the state of Georgia.

OpenPublic was developed by Phase2 Technology through their work with federal clients in building open source multi-site platforms.

"The award of this contract signals a significant move at the state level from proprietary software solutions to open source enterprise platforms,” said Jeff Walpole, CEO of Phase2. “We’re very pleased with the award and the opportunity to build on the strength and flexibility of OpenPublic in enterprise security for the state of Georgia.”

"We are excited about the possibilities that Drupal brings to the state of Georgia,” said Calvin Rhodes, Georgia State CIO and GTA Director. “This new platform will give us the flexibility to offer more online services to Georgians while making government more efficient and saving taxpayers money."

Phase2 Technology will be teaming with Acquia and Mediacurrent to provide development and hosting support in the transition from Vignette, the state’s current enterprise content management system.

About Phase2 Technology

Phase2 Technology designs and develops enterprise Drupal platforms for government, publishing and media companies, and non-profit organizations. Phase2’s team of creative designers, business analysts, software developers, and project managers also are passionate contributors to the open-source community building several widely used Drupal distributions including OpenPublic, OpenPublish and Open Atrium. Find out more at

About Mediacurrent

Mediacurrent is a metro-Atlanta headquartered web agency that has become a renowned leader in the powerful, open-source based content management system called Drupal. We are home to an elite team of Drupal experts, who have a proven track record of building amazing websites. We strongly believe in open-source principles, collaboration, and sharing knowledge to strengthen the Drupal community. For more information regarding Mediacurrent's services and portfolio please visit

About Acquia™, the enterprise guide to Drupal

Acquia empowers enterprises with the open-source social publishing system Drupal. Co-founded by Drupal’s creator in 2007, Acquia helps customers manage their growth and scale their online properties with confidence. Acquia’s products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk, as it’s done for nearly 1,500 enterprise customers including Twitter, Al Jazeera, Turner, Intuit, World Economic Forum, Stanford University, New York Senate and NPR. See who's using Drupal at, and for more information please visit or call 888-9-ACQUIA.



  • Betsy Ensley
    Phase2 Technology