Press Releases

Acquia Brings Local Presence for Drupal Deployments [Nov 19, 2012]

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – November 15, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced further global expansion, with the opening of its Asia Pacific office in Sydney. Additionally, Acquia announced that it is extending the reach of Acquia Cloud product line by adding two new cloud deployment options in Amazon Web Services’ Singapore and newly announced Australia data centers.

New Independent Survey Indicates Open Source Web Content Management Solutions Have The Highest Satisfaction Rate [October 30, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – October 30, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Acquia, titled “Is It Time To Consider Open Source WCM For Digital Experience?” found that open source Web Content Management (WCM) solutions have the highest satisfaction rate for creating dynamic, multichannel digital experiences. Of those who said they were ‘very satisfied’ with their existing WCM solution, open source had the highest satisfaction rate (37%) over “homegrown” (22%) and proprietary solutions (8%).

Acquia Unveils Comprehensive OpenWEM To Help Digital Marketers Create Amazing Digital Experiences on the Open Web [Oct 25, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – October 25, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today unveiled Open Web Experience Management (OpenWEM™), which empowers organizations to create immersive, digital content and campaigns, socialize them across multiple communities and channels, and deliver the ultimate shopping experience – while leveraging the flexibility of the Open Web.

Acquia Cloud Receives FISMA Moderate ATO

BURLINGTON, MA – OCTOBER 10, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced at the AWS Public Sector Summit that it has received a FISMA Authorization to Operate (ATO) for Acquia Cloud, confirming the company’s ability to deliver secure hosting services for government web sites and online communities. The Certification makes Acquia the first provider to offer an enterprise class Drupal hosting service that is FISMA moderate certified, where both the Drupal application and hosting infrastructure are supported.

Acquia Positioned as “Visionary” in Both the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management and the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace [Oct 3, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – OCTOBER 3, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned it in the “Visionaries” quadrant of both the 2012 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” and the “Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.” Gartner evaluates vendors based on the completeness of their vision and their ability to execute.

Acquia Named 2012 Private Company of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council [Sept 18, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – September 18, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has been named Private Company of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council at the 2012 MassTLC Leadership Awards. The award was presented to Acquia on September 13 before a crowd of more than 600 technology executives, entrepreneurs, investors and students at the Renaissance Hotel ballroom in Boston.

Acquia Appoints Chris Comparato As Vice President Of Customer Solutions [Sept 12, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – September 12, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has hired Chris Comparato to fill the newly created position of Vice President of Customer Solutions. In this capacity, Comparato will be responsible for solutions architecture, professional services, learning services, client advisory and customer advocacy. Comparato joins Acquia’s executive management team and reports to CEO Tom Erickson.

Inc. Magazine Unveils 31st Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500 [August 21, 2012]

Acquia Ranks as the No. 1 Software Vendor on the 2012 Inc. 500; No. 8 Overall With Three-Year Sales Growth of More Than 10,000%

Acquia Acquires Mollom To Launch First Content Moderation Platform for the Enterprise [Aug 14, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – August 14, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced it has acquired Mollom, a leading provider of content monitoring solutions for user-generated content. Mollom was co-founded by Benjamin Schrauwen and Dries Buytaert, who is the co-founder and CTO of Acquia, and the original creator and project lead for Drupal. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Munich to Host DrupalCon 2012, One of the World’s Largest Web Developer Conferences [July 10, 2012]

London, UK– July 10, 2012Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, is pleased to announce it will be a Diamond sponsor at DrupalCon, the official and largest European gathering of Drupal developers and users, which will be held in Munich, August 20-24, 2012.

Acquia Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner [July 10, 2012]

Recognized for creating technology innovations for the Global Silicon Valley

Ernst & Young Announces Acquia Co-founder and CTO Dries Buytaert is the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award winner in New England [June 26, 2012]]

BURLINGTON, MA, JUNE 26 – Ernst & Young LLP announced that Dries Buytaert, co-founder and CTO of Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the emerging technology category in New England. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Acquia Successfully Completes SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Examination [June 25, 2012]]

BURLINGTON, MA – JUNE 25, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that as a part of its commitment to security and quality, it has recently completed and obtained a service auditor’s review for the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, commonly known as the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 1 examination. This certification, covering Acquia Managed Cloud and corporate controls, demonstrates Acquia’s ability to handle data in a secure cloud-based environment.

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 Co-Founder Dries Buytaert Recognized as a 2012 CIO of the Year [May 3, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – May 3, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Dries Buytaert has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech as a 2012 CIO of the Year in the Emerging Technology category. Winners of the prestigious award will be honored during an awards presentation on Tuesday, June 12, from 7:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. EST at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

Boston Business Journal Honors Acquia as a 2012 “Best Places to Work” Winner [April 26, 2012]

Boston, MA – April 26, 2012 --- The Boston Business Journal has named Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, as one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its tenth annual regional awards program. The honor recognizes Acquia's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.

Acquia CEO Tom Erickson to Mentor Startups at We Media PitchIt! Conference and Challenge [April 16, 2012]]

BURLINGTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that CEO Tom Erickson has been selected to serve as mentor to participating startups at the We Media PitchIt! Conference and Challenge on April 18 at USA Today / Gannett in McLean, VA.

Acquia Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand Top 100 Winner Recognized for creating new opportunities in on-demand software, cloud computing and SaaS [March 20, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – March 20, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.

Acquia Names Content Management Veteran Joseph Wykes Vice President of Global Channels [March 20, 2012]

DRUPALCON, DENVER, CO – March 20, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced the appointment of recognized web content management industry leader Joseph Wykes as Vice President of Global Channels.

Acquia Launches the Acquia Cloud API [March 20, 2012]

DRUPALCON, DENVER, CO – March 20, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced the release of the Acquia Cloud API. The Cloud API allows developers to extend, enhance and customize Acquia Cloud’s capabilities including developer workflow, site management, and provisioning.

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