Great news for technology companies throughout the state of Texas. A new magazine is being launched to shine the spotlight on the incredible technology advances being driven by the state''s tech leaders. e.Republic''s Government Technology magazine will launch Texas Technology, a regional news and best practices publication specific to Texas state and local government and education officials. Texas Technology will be published in collaboration with the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR).

Launching later this year, Texas Technology will be published quarterly with an initial circulation of 25,000 senior business and IT executives throughout Texas Public Sector: state, city, county and education jurisdictions.

"Texas Technology''s mission is to foster and share best practices and innovative solutions in the public sector IT arena throughout all levels of government in Texas. Additionally, the magazine will showcase the states new product and service contracting vehicles available to all public sector entities," said Government Technology Associate Publisher Jon Fyffe.

"We are excited about the potential of Texas Technology and our partnership with e.Republic. Throughout Texas we''re building statewide collaboration and learning from each other. Texas Technology will be an effective way to highlight public sector best practices statewide," said Texas Chief Technology Officer, Larry Olson, Executive Director of DIR.

Government Technology (, the market''s leading state and local government IT magazine, is a division of e.Republic, Inc., a national public, event and research company focused on information technology in the public sector. Their website is

The Department of Information Resources (DIR) is a state agency whose mission is to maximize the value of information technology investments in Texas government. Visit DIR at