Buytaert Joins Global Leadership Collective Committed to Addressing Global Challenges
BURLINGTON, MA – March 12, 2013 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Acquia co-founder and Drupal project creator Dries Buytaert was named among this year’s class of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.
BURLINGTON, MA – March 1, 2013 – Acquia, the leading open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences, today announced that Acquia CEO Tom Erickson will be among the featured executives of high-growth companies who will present at the 2013 Montgomery Technology Conference.
BURLINGTON, MA – February 26, 2013 – Acquia, the leading open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences, today released Drupal Commons 3.0 to accelerate the creation of digital communities and social applications.
Amsterdam, NL, - 28th January, 2013 – Acquia, the leading open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences, today announced that KPN Corporate Market has selected the company to help support the launch of Grip, a new service from KPN for monitoring and easily managing large enterprises to cloud services. The Grip-platform bundles cloud services and ensures provisioning, single sign-on. It is also the central point for all services and integrates the services in a well-organized total invoice.
BURLINGTON, MA – December 18, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that it has opened a new tech center in Portland, Oregon to extend its leadership in elastic cloud innovation and superior customer service experiences for web applications. Acquia has doubled its staff in Portland over the past few months and following its recent $30MM funding round, expects to double again in 2013, hiring software and cloud engineers, technical account managers, client advisors and cloud operations engineers from Portland and the surrounding region.
BURLINGTON, MA – NOVEMBER 29, 2012 – Acquia®, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced it has completed a $30 million financing round, bringing total investment in the company to $68.5 million. Led by new investor Investor Growth Capital, the round includes Goldman Sachs and Accolade Partners, as well as all of Acquia’s current investors, North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, and Tenaya Capital. Jose Suarez from Investor Growth Capital has also joined Acquia’s Board of Directors.
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.
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%).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
London, UK– July 10, 2012 – Acquia, 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.
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.
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.
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.