wTcv9JtKRSDYZJ3I JFSEmrLFpWvltm06xp9OFM3d7kToday we are proud and excited to announce that we have been selected by the Department of Internal Affairs to build the Common Web Platform for the New Zealand public sector.

To do this, we are building a Platform as a Service version of SilverStripe CMS targeted specifically at the needs of the New Zealand public sector. We are working with Revera, making use of their Government Infrastructure as a Service, alongside the set of open source tools that provide the best environment for creating and hosting SilverStripe websites. Development of the platform is already underway.

As well as being a great validation of our product, we see this as an opportunity to help push the envelope in the way that the public sector can make use of the web.

For more information about the Common Web Platform, please visit the ICT website. If you are from an eligible agency and are interested in making use of the Common Web Platform, please contact DIA directly.

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Fantastic news and awesome to see the govt supporting a local company. I know how hard it is in this industry so I'm really inspired by what you have achieved. Co gears and take the time to celebrate :-)

Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by Jodie @ cucumber

So, proud!

Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by Shoaib Ali

this is amazing news, im really proud not only for you guys. your country is amazing. its great to see how your country supports their own internal products. Silverstripe its amazing, so i hope this can be an excellent fit and you can show this to the world and other countries benefit from similar systems in the future

Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by francisco arenas

This is amazing news, they made the right choice. I'm very happy for everyone at SilverStripe! Congratulations!

Posted on 7 Feb 2013 by Colin