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Acquia's Angela Byron Among "Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry 2013" [Mar 8, 2013]

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Colocation America

Los Angeles, Calif. – International Women's Day, Colocation America announced their Second Annual "Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry 2013." After researching numerous candidates, Colocation America named Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer for Hewlett-Packard, Joanne Olsen, Senior Vice president of NAS Applications and Cloud Services for Oracle Corporation, Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and Founder for HotLink Corporation, Kathy Warden, Corporate Vice President and President Information Systems sector for Northrop Grumman, and Angela Byron, Director of Community Development for Acquia Inc as the most influential women in the data center industry of 2013.

"We've received numerous amounts of gratitude on last year's list and we knew that we had another opportunity to show our appreciation this year", says Shawn Ahdoot, marketing director of Colocation America. "These women have paved the way in our industry and will not be forgotten, but to be remembered by the young and inspired minds of today. We only hope that their stories of success can be duplicated by the next generation of the inspired," Ahdoot adds.

These women join last year's 2012 list of powerful women that are making a difference in the industry. In order to expand and promote more women, Colocation America added the "honorable mentions" list in which readers can comment and suggest the women in technology that have and continued to inspire them.

Acquia Releases Drupal Commons 3.0, Customer Community Building at the Center [February 27, 2013]

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CMS Wire

Open source digital services provider Acquia has released Drupal Commons 3.0 to help with the creation and management of customer communities and social-driven applications.

Acquia's most recent focus has been on expanding their global presence with US $30 million in funding that was used to further sales and marketing in Europe and Asia Pacific and by bringing its Drupal hosting provider to Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

With Drupal Commons 3.0 the company aims to build on a previous release, the Open WEM initiative for digital marketers by offering clients a Drupal powered, open sourced, social business tool that brings together content, community and commerce platforms.

Cloudwords and Acquia Partner to Deliver New Integration for Multilingual Drupal Websites [February 27, 2013]

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Sys-Con

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 -- Cloudwords, the first cloud-based translation management application, today announced the launch of Cloudwords for Drupal, a first of its kind integration with a translation management platform for the world's largest open source content management system (CMS). Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, is a key partner in bringing this module to organizations using Drupal with an integration and automation capability that has not previously been available. Today's announcement marks a first for the translation management industry, as Cloudwords will be the first translation management platform to offer pre-packaged integration with Drupal 7.

Software firm Acquia has code for fast growth [Dec 21, 2012]

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Friday, December 21, 2012
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Biz Journals

As more companies grow dissatisfied with older options for managing web content, a number are turning to open source software Drupal for digital publishing.

That trend in turn has provided a big boost for Acquia Inc., making the Burlington-based provider of support for Drupal applications one of the fastest growing tech companies in the country.

Acquia officials say the company’s revenue is going to roughly double this year, compared to the nearly $22 million the firm took in last year. The company is on a hiring spree to keep up with all the new clients, with expectations to add another ...

Acquia to open Portland tech center, add 20 jobs [Dec 18, 2012]

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Biz Journals

A Boston company with a fresh round of venture capital is tapping into Portland’s open source software expertise to make the city home to a new technical center.

Burlington, Mass.-based Acquia on Tuesday is announcing plans to expand its 10-person Portland office by as many as 20 people as it moves to a new 3,500-square-foot office in Old Town/Chinatown.

Acquia, which makes tools used by enterprise-level developers using the open-source Drupal Web publishing platform, ranked No. 8 this year on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 500 fastest-growing companies, with 2011 revenue of $21.8 million.

Why Drupal Appeals to Both Left Brained and Right Brained Organizations [Dec 17, 2012]

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Monday, December 17, 2012
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Genuine Interative

Do you consider yourself left-brained or right-brained? We asked a neuroscientist what he thought of the left and right brain concept. We also asked executives from Acquia, Drupal, Imprivata, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston what drives them to choose Drupal over another open-sourced CMS.

Watch as Genuine Interactive, in partnership with Acquia, explores the nearly endless applications of Drupal and the wide range of business needs it suits.

HubSpot, Eliassen, Acquia make Inc.'s fastest-hiring list [Dec 13, 2012]

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Biz Journals

Inc. has released its inaugural list of "Hire Power" honorees — companies which added jobs at a brisk pace from 2008 to 2011 — and the top 10 on the Massachusetts list are largely tech or tech-related firms.
Coming in at No. 1 in Massachusetts was Cambridge marketing software firm HubSpot, which created 262 jobs during those years, and ranked at No. 87 for the U.S. as a whole on the Inc. list.

Acquia flies flag for Drupal downunder [Dec 10, 2012]

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Monday, December 10, 2012
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Tech World

Acquia has set its sights on accelerating adoption of the open source Drupal content management system by large organisations. The company, which was founded by the CMS's creator, Dries Buytaert, opened a Sydney office last month and plans on expanding its sales and business development operations in Australia.

Australia is already home to elements of Acquia's tri-continental 24/7 support setup, and the company's Asia Pacific regional director, Chris Harrop, said he plans to boost the company's local headcount to about 15 over the next 12 months, bringing on board field sales and business development staff in Sydney.

Meet Boston business' Movember mustache men (slide show) [Nov 30, 2012]

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Biz Journals

There's the hulihee, the chin curtain, the Zappa and the French fork. These are not names you're likely to hear at work – unless you work in a barber shop, or it's Movember in Boston.

Restaurants downtown were packed last night with men in mustaches, as the Movember Foundation celebrated its Boston gala. I was at Jacob Wirth's and it looked like it must have back in 1982. Or 1892.

Read more: Meet Boston businesses' Movember men (slide show)

Open Source Startup Acquia Raises $30 Million in New Funding [Nov 30, 2012]

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Friday, November 30, 2012
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Internet News

Acquia, the lead commercial sponsor behind Drupal, this week announced its latest round of venture financing. The new E round, worth $30 million, will help the company grow its suite of services and its global footprint for delivering a full-featured CMS.

Acquia has raised $68.5 million in funding since the company was created in 2008. Acquia's first round of financing brought in $7 million and included North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. The new round adds Investor Growth Capital, Goldman Sachs and Accolade Partners as investors in the open source startup.

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