BURLINGTON, Mass. – February 23, 2015 – Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced demand for the Acquia Platform has propelled the company past US$100 million in revenue for 2014, marking Acquia’s biggest year. Acquia’s year-over-year revenue grew by 46 percent in 2014, and the company was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list of fastest growing companies for the second consecutive year.
“As more phases of the customer life cycle pivot to a digital medium, the urgency to manage digital holistically increases. This has resulted in technology teams transitioning from an operational, IT-centric view to a business technology agenda,” stated the December 2014 Forrester Research, Inc. report ‘Market Overview: Digital Customer Experience Delivery Platforms.’ The report continues, “Digital experience delivery architecture should provide a core delivery backbone and maximum flexibility to pull data from multiple sources and publish it across digital touchpoints.”
The Acquia Platform supports the everchanging and increasingly complex requirements for digital experience delivery, providing an open platform to unify content, community and commerce. Global brands that are adopting the Acquia Platform gain the agility to bring together the best applications that will lead to deeper, more personal and relevant connections with customers.
“The imperative to be digital first aligns the priorities for global brands to focus on delivering exceptional digital experiences, and that mindshift is driving demand for the Acquia Platform,” said Tom Erickson, Acquia CEO.
Intuit and Princess Cruise Lines were among the Global 2000 brands to adopt the Acquia Platform in Q4 2014. Agari, the leader in next generation cyber security, is also moving to the Acquia Platform to gain greater agility for delivering digital experiences. The company provides global brands with the experience, tools, and analytics they need to eliminate email threats, protect customers and their personal data, and proactively guard brand reputation, and engaging customers and prospects in security best practices is paramount to its growth.
“Agari’s data-driven security solutions power real-time cyberthreat detection and prevention, so that people are protected from targeted attacks,” said Kevin Cochrane, chief marketing officer at Agari. “Key to our mission to rid the world of cyberattacks is the need to communicate with our customers across every channel in a personal way. Acquia’s open platform gives us the freedom to deliver more relevant and engaging digital experiences, at a faster pace than ever before.”
Additional customers adopting the Acquia Platform in the fourth quarter include the American Institute of Architects, Aruba Tourism Authority, Bush Brothers & Company, Clarion Events, Feld Entertainment, Outside Magazine, Oxfam International, Trinity Broadcasting Network, and Varnish Software.