Software as a Service
Platform as a Service
|Agency development capability||Low to high||Medium to high|
|Website complexity||Low to high||Low to high|
|Drupal code||govCMS distribution only||Any|
|Start with the govCMS distribution||Yes||Yes|
|Customise the govCMS distribution||Functionality request to the govCMS team for review||Yes|
(Agency ICT review)
|Customise design/look and feel||Yes with Drupal theme and CSS||Yes with Drupal theme and CSS|
|CDN DDOS Protection||Included||Not included. (Agency can procure DDOS Protection via a Service Provider if required)|
|IRAP Assessment||Platform and Application completed||Platform completed|
(Agency to procure IRAP Assessment up to the Application Layer)
|Multi-tier server architecture||Yes||Yes|
|Security updates||Platform, Drupal Core and Drupal Modules||Platform, Drupal Core and Drupal Modules|
|Commitment to make development effort available to the Open Source community||Yes||Yes|
|Penetration testing||Included||Not included|
|Benefit from new govCMS functionality as it is developed||Yes, distribution is tested||Yes, but requires regression testing against customisations|
|Release Management||2 x Production environments in a Green/Blue configuration (one live, one for deployment readiness)||Dev, Staging and Production environments with web interface|
GovCMS Software as a Service (SaaS) offering removes the burden of managing your own software, licensing and infrastructure.
Built on Drupal Open Source Software, SaaS is hosted in public cloud infrastructure in Australia. The infrastructure and content management system are security accredited, tested and maintained for agencies as part of the GovCMS service.
The offering also includes procurement and contract management, DDoS prevention and WCAG AA compliant templates and themes.
Visit the Features page for more information.
GovCMS caters to agencies that need higher levels of control, customisation and flexibility for their websites. The GovCMS Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering, available through Acquia Cloud Enterprise (ACE), is ideal for bespoke Drupal websites.
PaaS allows agencies to develop multiple sites with varying code bases.
PaaS is a self-managed platform. Your agency is responsible for the application layer, which includes security of your site/s.
Contact the GovCMS team for further information.