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Acquia out of beta

After months of hard work, Acquia is now open for business! Starting today, everyone can connect their Drupal 6 site to the Acquia Network to take advantage of our services. Oh my!

The Acquia Network (previously code-named Spokes) is a hosted service that helps you with site management (update notifications, spam blocking, cron service, modification detection, etc) and provides real-time visibility into the health and usage of all your Drupal sites that are connected to the Acquia Network.

Second, the Acquia Network gives you access to Acquia's technical support team. Whether it is an installation question, a development question or a configuration question, our Drupal experts are ready to provide you with technical support. The kicker? Acquia Network subscriptions are available for every budget -- including a free community version. Give it a try!

Third, we are also releasing Acquia Drupal today. Acquia Drupal (previously code-named Carbon) is our Drupal distribution that bundles some of the best, most essential Drupal modules for building social publishing sites. Acquia Drupal is available for free, and all our bug fixes and improvements go straight to the module maintainers on drupal.org. Acquia Drupal defines the collection of modules that you can get technical support for.

Starting Acquia wasn't straightforward. To setup Acquia for success, it required hiring world-class people smarter than me, but that often lacked Drupal background, or even Open Source experience. It took a while before we hit our stride, but it is truly amazing to see how everyone got hooked on Drupal, and how much we have come together as a team. Thank goodness I didn't take that job at the bank, because I couldn't be happier. Everyone in the company is determined to contribute to Drupal's growing success, and with Acquia's offering, I think we can get Drupal into a lot of new and interesting places.

Going forward, you can expect us to help port more modules to Drupal 6 and to add more modules to Acquia Drupal to expand our support offering. You can also expect us to extend the existing network services in the Acquia Network and to see us add new network services that extend what we've started with update notifications, spam-blocking, and uptime monitoring. Details are available on our Acquia Drupal roadmap page (registration required) and on our Acquia Network roadmap page (registration required) respectively. And last but not least, you will continue to see Acquia employees be very active in the community. So buckle up, because this is only a glimpse of what is to come, and we're on the fast track now.

Comments

Posted on by Drupal Search (not verified).

Congrats to the whole Team. This is cool. I am going to spend the night trying to figure out the platform..

- Victor

Posted on by kuldip (not verified).

Congrates!! Best of Luck

Posted on by Roshan SHah (not verified).

All the best folks and congrats on the launch!

Roshan

Posted on by drupaltech (not verified).

good lead to the drupal

Posted on by markpeak (not verified).

Dear Acquia team,

This is my initial review on both Acquia Drupal/Network.
http://www.isriya.com/node/2224/my-first-test-drive-on-acquia-dr upal

Posted on by TheMother (not verified).

I wish Acquia and Drupal all the best.

Congratulations!

Latha

Posted on by Legend (not verified).

This is excellent! Good Luck!

Posted on by StvOgdn (not verified).

Congratulations!

This is excellent news. We are all expecting great things from Acquia.

Steve

Posted on by seateddy (not verified).

Congrates to you guys, I have been using drupal six and I got hold of acquia yesternight. I must say it fun and really fast to work with. I am experiencing this error on my page if I want to view a node as an anonymous user or authenticated but if I log in as the admin everything works well. If you are interested this is the message
warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in C:\xampp\htdocs\acquia-drupal\modules\acquia\views\theme\views-view-ta ble.tpl.php on line 22.