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Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference to Feature Acquia CEO in Application Development Panel [May 7, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – May 7, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that CEO Tom Erickson will participate in a panel discussion on application development in cloud computing during the invitation-only Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference on May 8 at Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, CA.

Acquia Launches New Cloud API for Drupal Content Management [March 27, 2012]

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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eWeek

The Acquia Cloud is a Drupal-tuned platform as a service (PaaS) that currently hosts hundreds of Drupal sites, serving more than 5 billion http requests and about 1 billion page views per month.

Acquia Cloud By the (Big) Numbers

The Acquia Cloud continues to flourish! We set new records in the last month, thanks to our customers' exceptional Drupal sites, delivering 1 billion page views from Managed Cloud and Dev Cloud alone. When you add in Drupal Gardens, it amounts to over 100 terabytes of content! We’ve set performance records for individual sites as well. A customer’s recently-launched Acquia Cloud site delivered over 25,000 requests/second during realistic load testing — the equivalent of over 1 million unique visitors in a single day.

Move to the cloud? The two decisions that matter [March 11, 2012]

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Sunday, March 11, 2012
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GigaOm

Moving to the cloud and SaaS is easier and simpler than many executives believe and can deliver significant business gains in a relatively short amount of time. But clearly, internal politics and personal agendas sometimes get in the way of what should be a fairly straightforward decision. Otherwise, wouldn’t more small and midsize companies have made the switch to 100 percent cloud environments by now?

Acquia, Tom Erickson CEO: View From the Top [Feb 29, 2012]

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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KM World

Tom Erickson's "View From the Top" is featured as part of Acquia's place in KM World's "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management."

BRIT Awards Website Enjoys Traffic Frenzy [Jan 25, 2012]

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Entertainment-focus.com

Following last week’s much anticipated and talked about nominations launch, the BRIT Awards with MasterCard website has seen record numbers of visitors as music fans log on to http://www.brits.co.uk to find out the latest news and information about next month’s ceremony.

The BRITs website is hosted and supported by Acquia, whose cloud infrastructure enables clients to rapidly scale their web sites in response to surges in site traffic. Jim Shaw, VP of Europe at Acquia, weighs in.

Video: Veteran Central, Acquia Hosting Customer [Jan 18, 2012]

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012
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Watch below to learn all about Veteran Central, the first online community for veterans and their advocates to share experiences, employment opportunities, and more... Powered by Drupal and hosted by Acquia.

OpenSaaS Brings New Freedom to the Cloud

The rise of SaaS, software delivered as a service, is having an enormously disruptive impact on the software industry. Forrester Research estimates that spending on SaaS technology will double by 2013, representing 16% of all software spend. Gartner Research estimates that SaaS software spend is growing at 18%, compounded annually, and will reach $23B by 2015.

OpenSaaS brings new freedom to the cloud [Jan 17, 2012]

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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OpenSource Delivers

What is driving the rapid ascent of SaaS? Bryan House, VP Marketing at Acquia, weighs in.

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