Acquia Named a Leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management [Oct. 13, 2014]

Evaluation Based on Ability to Execute, Completeness of Vision

BURLINGTON, MA -- October 13, 2014 -- Acquia, the digital business company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the Leaders quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management(1). According to Gartner, Leaders drive market transformation, offering a clear vision and a thorough appreciation of the broader context of digital business. They have strong channel partners, a presence in multiple regions, consistent financial performance, broad platform support and good customer support.

“Acquia has been the disruptive force in the Web Content Management market, as we continue to free enterprises from the constraints imposed by legacy proprietary vendors,” said Tom Erickson, CEO of Acquia. “Acquia is leading the digital transformation for Global 2000 brands, helping them unify content, community and commerce to deliver exceptional digital experiences. We feel being identified as a Leader by Gartner is a strong validation of our mission and our customers’ success.”

More than 4,000 organizations, including Global 2000 enterprises, higher education institutions, government agencies and NGOs, rely on Acquia’s open cloud platform to deliver digital experiences at scale.

A complimentary copy of the Gartner, Inc. 2014 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” research report is available for download here.

About The Gartner Magic Quadrant
Magic Quadrants provide a graphical competitive positioning and offer visual snapshots of a market's direction, maturity and participants. The Magic Quadrants depict markets by using a two-dimensional matrix that evaluates vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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About Acquia
Acquia is the digital business company. Pinterest, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, and Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia. Global 2000 enterprises, government agencies and NGOs rely on Acquia’s open cloud platform to create new revenue streams, lower costs, and engage audiences more deeply through content, community, commerce, and context.

For more information visit www.acquia.com or call +1 781 238 8600.

1 - “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management,” by Mick MacComascaigh, Mark R. Gilbert, Jim Murphy, and Gavin Tay, October 9, 2014.

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