Acquia Network Recognized as KMWorld Trend-Setting Product of The Year [Sept 1, 2011]

BURLINGTON, MA – September 1, 2011 - Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, announced today that Acquia Network has been recognized by KMWorld Magazine as a “Trend-Setting Product for 2011.” Acquia Network provides answers, tools, and support for professionals who build and manage websites with Drupal – the open-source social publishing platform that powers thousands of the world’s top websites.

Trend-Setting Product awards began in 2003. This year, more than 800 products were assessed by KMWorld’s judging panel, which consists of editorial colleagues, analysts, system integrators, vendors themselves (sometimes even competitive ones), line-of-business managers, and users. All products selected demonstrate clearly identifiable technology breakthroughs that serve the vendors’ full spectrum of constituencies, especially their customers.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a trendsetter by such a reputable industry publication as KMWorld," said Tom Erickson, CEO of Acquia. "We’re dedicated to setting trends in the rapidly expanding enterprise social software market. We do so by providing the support enterprises need to build and operate flexible, high-performance, Drupal-based websites.”

Acquia Network provides answers, tools, and support for professionals who build and manage Drupal-based websites. Subscription levels escalate from basic site monitoring to front-of-the-line, enterprise-level support. All subscriptions include site-improvement tools such as Acquia Search, SEO Grader, Blitz for load and performance testing, Insight for site monitoring, Mobify for portable devices, Mollom for enhanced security, and New Relic for faster delivery. Acquia Network also includes access to Drupalize.Me, a library of over 140 hours of tutorial videos on Drupal and related topics.

About KMWorld
KMWorld (http://www.kmworld.com) is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market and covers the latest in Content, Document and Knowledge Management, informing more than 45,000 subscribers about the components and processes - and subsequent success stories - that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc. (www.infotoday.com)

About Drupal™
Drupal is free, open-source software that powers millions of websites and online applications. It runs on industry-standard hosting platforms and connects to virtually all legacy systems. With a community of hundreds of thousands of users and developers, Drupal’s success has spawned an enormous business ecosystem. Learn more at www.drupal.org.

About Acquia™, the enterprise guide to Drupal
Acquia empowers enterprises with the open-source social publishing system Drupal. Co-founded by Drupal’s creator in 2007, Acquia helps customers manage their growth and scale their online properties with confidence. Acquia’s products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk, as it’s done for nearly 1,500 enterprise customers including Twitter, Al Jazeera, Turner, Intuit, World Economic Forum, Stanford University, New York Senate and NPR. See who's using Drupal at http://showcase.acquia.com, and for more information please visit www.acquia.com or call 888-9-ACQUIA.