Press Releases

Acquia Appoints Christian Hartigan to Lead Higher Education Business [May 16, 2013]

BURLINGTON, MA – May 16, 2013 – Acquia, where great digital experiences begin, today announced the appointment of Christian Hartigan as general manager of Acquia’s higher education business. Hartigan will lead the organization’s sales and go-to-market initiatives within the higher education segment.

Capgemini and Acquia Deliver Digital Services [April 25, 2013]

London, 25 April, 2013 – Acquia, where great digital experiences begin, today announced that is has entered into an agreement with Capgemini Digital Services, Capgemini UK plc’s new technology-delivery business unit, to support the use of Drupal technology in large-scale digital solutions for its clients in the U.K. Acquia will collaborate with Capgemini Digital Services to develop and operate content driven applications that deliver rich, immersive digital experiences for its clients.

Acquia Successfully Completes SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II Examination [April 11, 2013]

Further Demonstrates Acquia’s Commitment to Providing Highly Secure Cloud Services for Drupal

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Acquia Open Sources Mobile App Code for Posting Content to Drupal Sites [April 3, 2013]

GitHub Code Release to Jumpstart Native Mobile App Development for Drupal

Acquia Unveils First Enterprise-Ready Content Moderation Platform in the Cloud [Mar 20, 2013]

Mollom Delivers Content Assurance, Solves Spam Problems that Cripple Digital Experiences

BURLINGTON, MA – March 20, 2013 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced the general availability release of the Mollom Content Moderation Platform. The first cloud content moderation platform built for the enterprise, Mollom reduces the time that’s required to moderate large volumes of user-generated content.

Acquia Founder, Drupal Project Creator Dries Buytaert Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum [Mar 12, 2013]

Buytaert Joins Global Leadership Collective Committed to Addressing Global Challenges

BURLINGTON, MA – March 12, 2013 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Acquia co-founder and Drupal project creator Dries Buytaert was named among this year’s class of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.

Acquia to Present at 2013 Montgomery Technology Conference [Mar 1, 2013]

BURLINGTON, MA – March 1, 2013 – Acquia, the leading open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences, today announced that Acquia CEO Tom Erickson will be among the featured executives of high-growth companies who will present at the 2013 Montgomery Technology Conference.

Acquia Announces General Availability of Drupal Commons 3.0 [Feb 26, 2013]

BURLINGTON, MA – February 26, 2013 – Acquia, the leading open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences, today released Drupal Commons 3.0 to accelerate the creation of digital communities and social applications.

Acquia guarantees quality and performance of KPN Grip [Jan 28, 2013]

Amsterdam, NL, - 28th January, 2013 – Acquia, the leading open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences, today announced that KPN Corporate Market has selected the company to help support the launch of Grip, a new service from KPN for monitoring and easily managing large enterprises to cloud services. The Grip-platform bundles cloud services and ensures provisioning, single sign-on. It is also the central point for all services and integrates the services in a well-organized total invoice.

Acquia Opens New Office in Portland, Oregon [Dec 18, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – December 18, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has opened a new tech center in Portland, Oregon to extend its leadership in elastic cloud innovation and superior customer service experiences for web applications. Acquia has doubled its staff in Portland over the past few months and following its recent $30MM funding round, expects to double again in 2013, hiring software and cloud engineers, technical account managers, client advisors and cloud operations engineers from Portland and the surrounding region.

Acquia Completes $30 Million Financing [Nov 29, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29, 2012 – Acquia®, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced it has completed a $30 million financing round, bringing total investment in the company to $68.5 million. Led by new investor Investor Growth Capital, the round includes Goldman Sachs and Accolade Partners, as well as all of Acquia’s current investors, North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, and Tenaya Capital. Jose Suarez from Investor Growth Capital has also joined Acquia’s Board of Directors.

Acquia Brings Local Presence for Drupal Deployments [Nov 19, 2012]

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – November 15, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced further global expansion, with the opening of its Asia Pacific office in Sydney. Additionally, Acquia announced that it is extending the reach of Acquia Cloud product line by adding two new cloud deployment options in Amazon Web Services’ Singapore and newly announced Australia data centers.

New Independent Survey Indicates Open Source Web Content Management Solutions Have The Highest Satisfaction Rate [October 30, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – October 30, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Acquia, titled “Is It Time To Consider Open Source WCM For Digital Experience?” found that open source Web Content Management (WCM) solutions have the highest satisfaction rate for creating dynamic, multichannel digital experiences. Of those who said they were ‘very satisfied’ with their existing WCM solution, open source had the highest satisfaction rate (37%) over “homegrown” (22%) and proprietary solutions (8%).

Acquia Unveils Comprehensive OpenWEM To Help Digital Marketers Create Amazing Digital Experiences on the Open Web [Oct 25, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – October 25, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today unveiled Open Web Experience Management (OpenWEM™), which empowers organizations to create immersive, digital content and campaigns, socialize them across multiple communities and channels, and deliver the ultimate shopping experience – while leveraging the flexibility of the Open Web.

Acquia Cloud Receives FISMA Moderate ATO

BURLINGTON, MA – OCTOBER 10, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced at the AWS Public Sector Summit that it has received a FISMA Authorization to Operate (ATO) for Acquia Cloud, confirming the company’s ability to deliver secure hosting services for government web sites and online communities. The Certification makes Acquia the first provider to offer an enterprise class Drupal hosting service that is FISMA moderate certified, where both the Drupal application and hosting infrastructure are supported.

Acquia Positioned as “Visionary” in Both the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management and the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace [Oct 3, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – OCTOBER 3, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned it in the “Visionaries” quadrant of both the 2012 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” and the “Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.” Gartner evaluates vendors based on the completeness of their vision and their ability to execute.

Acquia Named 2012 Private Company of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council [Sept 18, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – September 18, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has been named Private Company of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council at the 2012 MassTLC Leadership Awards. The award was presented to Acquia on September 13 before a crowd of more than 600 technology executives, entrepreneurs, investors and students at the Renaissance Hotel ballroom in Boston.

Acquia Appoints Chris Comparato As Vice President Of Customer Solutions [Sept 12, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – September 12, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has hired Chris Comparato to fill the newly created position of Vice President of Customer Solutions. In this capacity, Comparato will be responsible for solutions architecture, professional services, learning services, client advisory and customer advocacy. Comparato joins Acquia’s executive management team and reports to CEO Tom Erickson.

Inc. Magazine Unveils 31st Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500 [August 21, 2012]

Acquia Ranks as the No. 1 Software Vendor on the 2012 Inc. 500; No. 8 Overall With Three-Year Sales Growth of More Than 10,000%

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