Announcing Acquia Cloud for Partners [June 24, 2015]

Agencies and System Integrators Accelerate Delivery of Client Sites with Leading Cloud Platform for Drupal, Now Completely for Free

BOSTON – June 24, 2015 – Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced the release of Acquia Cloud for Partners, a free offering designed to help agencies launch client projects on the industry’s leading open cloud platform. Acquia Cloud for Partners offers complete development, staging, and production environments to take Drupal sites live, and provides powerful tools for agencies to launch higher quality sites, faster. This new offering is available at no cost to Acquia partners.

“Acquia is removing all the barriers for partners to build and deliver extraordinary digital experiences that combine content, community, and commerce," said Joe Wykes, vice president of global channels at Acquia. "We’re committed to our partners, and Acquia Cloud for Partners is a perfect way for them ​to build a foundation for growth and success."

Acquia Cloud for Partners delivers the advantages of the industry-leading developer tools and DevOps best practices of Acquia’s open cloud platform, including:

  • Drag-and-drop deployment, or APIs and Hooks to integrate with your own tools
  • Acquia Insight testing to optimize clients’ sites for security, performance, and reliability
  • Fast site building with Live Dev, Drush aliases, managed Git, and Dev Desktop
  • Real-time troubleshooting and analysis with log streaming and usage analytics

“Our Acquia partnership is core to Manifest's strategy. We rely on Acquia’s open cloud platform and automated development workflow so we can focus on building sites for our clients,” said Ryan Nicholson, director of technology at Manifest. “Acquia Cloud for Partners makes it fast and easy for us to deliver exceptional digital experiences for our clients.”

“The Drupal community is outpacing the market in delivering great innovation,” said David Terry, CEO of Mediacurrent. “Acquia is helping accelerate that innovation by making its proven, leading cloud platform for Drupal sites available at no cost. Acquia is supporting our growth by allowing us to freely offer the benefits of a secure, resilient open cloud platform to our clients.”

WPP, IPG, FFW, Velir, Amazon Web Services, Mediacurrent and Manifest are among more than 1,600 digital agencies, systems integrators, web development companies, and technology partners in the Acquia Partner Program.

To get started with Acquia Cloud for Partners, visit partners.acquia.com.

Acquia Cloud for Partners introduces Acquia’s first freely available production environment for partners. Acquia Cloud Free, a no-cost development and staging environment for Drupal sites, is available to anyone who wants to get started using Acquia Cloud. Visit www.acquia.com/free.

To become an Acquia Partner, visit www.acquia.com/partners.

About Acquia
Acquia is the digital experience company. Intuit, Warner Music Group and Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia’s open cloud platform. Global 2000 enterprises, government agencies and NGOs rely on Acquia 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.

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