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Acquia Cloud Free is now generally available!

Today we are excited to launch our freely available version of Acquia Cloud to the general public -- no credit card or beta codes required!

Acquia Cloud Free provides Drupal developers a free sandbox on the most secure and reliable development platform. Use it to experiment with new features, test your code quality and create extraordinary digital experiences!

Acquia Cloud Free also provides an easy way to trial the features that makes our offering so special:

  • easy drag & drop workflow
  • integration with Git and Drush and controllable by API and Cloud Hooks
  • code analysis and tuning with Insight
  • Acquia Search for content discovery
  • Mollom for content moderation
  • deep knowledge and training assets in the Library

Acquia Cloud Free replaces our current free trial offering with a permanent subscription that developers can use throughout the development lifecycle and across multiple projects. Key features and entitlements of the subscription include:

  • Dev and Stage environments (upgrade in minutes to deploy your site live)
  • Ž2 PHP processes
  • Ž500 MB of disk storage
  • ŽSupport via Acquia Forums
  • ŽAcquia Insight – limited to 1/3rd of all Insight alerts
  • ŽAcquia Search – limited to 2,000 queries/month, 5,000 docs indexed
  • ŽMollom Free – unlimited sites and spam blocking, with up to 50 legitimate posts and 50 correct CAPTCHAs per day
  • Complete access to Acquia Library
  • Access to seven free BuildAModule training videos

For more information on the offering, check out some of the resources we’ve compiled below:

Sign up today! We are excited for the Drupal community to start using Acquia Cloud Free and welcome your feedback along the way. Please don’t hesitate to provide us your thoughts in Acquia Forums on how to make this product even better!


Posted on by Kevin Coyle.

Having used the full enterprise stack in the past for a major client I have to say that it was the best and most seamless experience with Drupal that I have encountered. Excellent news

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