Acquia Cloud and Acquia Cloud Site Factory Earn Prestigious Software Industry Recognition
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2014) -- Acquia Cloud and Acquia Cloud Site Factory were both named finalists for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Cloud Management Solution and Best Cloud Platform as a Service respectively. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. The awards have more than 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education, and Software.
This year’s program features 28 Software categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends. Winners will be announced during a special Awards dinner on May 21 in San Francisco during the industry's premier ISV gathering of SaaS, BI, and Cloud providers, Maximize.
Acquia Cloud, a Drupal-tuned application lifecycle management suite, was recognized as a finalist for Best Cloud Management Solution for its comprehensive infrastructure and ability to support Drupal deployment workflow processes from development and staging through to production. Acquia’s open cloud platform delivers scalability, security, and high performance with elegant developer tools, a Drupal-tuned stack, elastic resources, and 24x7 support team monitoring to ensure the site’s performance, security, and code are functioning properly.
Additionally, Acquia Cloud Site Factory was nominated as a finalist for Best Cloud Platform as a Service for its ability to enable website builders to create and manage multi-site deployments quickly with easily configured templates that include repeatable content, design, features and structure. It provides an intuitive authoring experience so even non-technical users can create great digital experiences without the extensive training or coding that proprietary web platforms require. As a fully managed service, Acquia Cloud Site Factory enables organizations to simplify the operation and management of digital experiences.
“This year’s CODiE Awards finalists showcase the innovation and creativity in today’s market. We are happy to recognize them for their products that are breaking ground in the software industry,” said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. “I look forward to honoring all the finalists in May at our awards program at Maximize.”
Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2014/finalists.asp
To determine the CODiE Award winners, SIIA members are tasked with reviewing the products and voting on what they believe is the best in each category. Only active SIIA Members may vote. Member companies are provided one vote per company in each category within their designated interest area.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property.
The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software.