• Client: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Date: May 2015
Launch Project

In 2013, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) standardized on Drupal. As issues with the new platform popped up, the resources of the Office of Information Technology became split between support tickets and their project to develop a private cloud service. MIT quickly realized they didn’t have the appropriate capacity to meet their strict timelines. With deadlines looming, they contracted DrupalSquad to relieve the support and maintenance burden, and allow the OIT to focus on the cloud service development.

Related Work

AIR

As one of the world’s largest behavioral research organizations, we at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) provide data to hundreds of organizations including think-tanks, school districts, federal agencies, and state governments. In 2014 we reorganized to better develop and maintain the hundreds of websites we provide our clients. With Drupal as our preferred platform, we sought a trusted developer with good standing in the community, who could handle the volume of development work we had to offer. Enter DrupalSquad. Currently, we work with a dedicated team of talented Drupal engineers to provide support, maintenance, and consulting to dozens of our client sites. And when a project needs more muscle? The capacity for development is a click away.

SLM

Sustainable Life Media signed with DrupalSquad in 2014. And every month we perform a comprehensive maintenance checklist that keeps their digital publishing empire running on smooth rails. The peace of mind provided by a stable and secure web presence enables SLM to concentrate on what matters, their work to facilitate the shift to a flourishing and sustainable economy.

OCA

When the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) relaunched their website in 2014, they trusted DrupalSquad with the construction of a clearinghouse to service several thousand businesses across the natural and organic foods market. Built entirely from scratch on Drupal 7, the site was populated with over 25,000 articles migrated from a proprietary ColdFusion based content management system and integrates various third-party systems including Salsa CRM. The OCA site now serves as a hub to hundreds of thousands of activists who are looking to inform communities and activate consumers to change how we interact with food.

BMWCCA

The bad news arrived in May of 2013. The BMW Car Club of America had lost its hosting provider. The Club would need a new host and Drupal support provider. Not a small task. BMWCCA boasted 70,000 members and their complex Drupal 6 site had been built with substantial amounts of custom code and third-party integrations. After an in-depth audit of their site, DrupalSquad helped migrate all 67 nationwide chapters to Acquia for hosting. Then established an enterprise maintenance plan for full time support and development. A year later, BMWCCA trusted DrupalSquad to upgrade their website to Drupal 7 and optimize their tools for the new hosting environment.