Press Release

Amazon Web Services, Akamai, and WPP Headline Sponsors for Acquia Engage Conference

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- October 24, 2014 -- Acquia, the digital business company, today announced the sponsoring partners for its inaugural customer conference Acquia Engage, taking place November 3-5, 2014 in Boston. Acquia Engage sponsors exemplify the innovative technology companies and digital agencies that play a critical role in creating the amazing experiences for the world’s top brands.

Acquia Engage will feature customers who share how they’re driving innovation for their organizations through content-rich, socially immersive, commerce-ready and personalized digital experiences. The conference program features three tracks -- digital business, technical innovation, and digital marketing -- which will explore how businesses gain agility and competitive advantage through their engagement strategies.

Amazon Web Services’ Terry Wise will be featured among mainstage presenters on Wednesday, November 5, highlighting the resiliency and deployment advantages of Acquia Cloud. AWS will also co-present with Kevin Colligan of The Recording Academy, the member organization behind the GRAMMY Awards, reviewing resiliency best practices when preparing for entertainment’s biggest nights. Acquia leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS) for highly available, enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure to innovate faster in expanding its digital engagement vision.

Akamai will be among featured technical innovation presenters on Tuesday, November 4, highlighting best practices for delivering experiences when failure isn’t an option. Akamai and Acquia have teamed together on some of the most challenging projects and delivered success for the world’s most watched events. The company is also the presenting sponsor for Wednesday’s luncheon and networking session. Akamai provides a leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences. Akamai integrates with Acquia Cloud to provide enterprise-class resiliency for the world’s largest sites.

Marketing, data & technology teams from WPP will also be featured speakers at this year’s event. VML & Burson Marsteller will showcase the cutting-edge creative work they’ve delivered together with Acquia on Tuesday, November 4.

“There’s a great opportunity at Acquia Engage to network and learn from the digital strategists, technologists, marketers, commerce and customer experience experts who are driving innovation across their organizations,” said Jon Cook, VML CEO. “Attendees will gain actionable insight from these leaders during the conference, and we’re proud to take part in this inaugural Acquia customer event.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with top technology companies and digital agencies within the Sponsor Pavilion. In addition to Akamai, Amazon, and WPP, sponsor companies include Appnovation, Blink Reaction, Bynder, C&IT, Duo Consulting, Dyn, Fastly, Genuine Interactive, ImageX, Janrain, Lingotek, Livefyre, Mediacurrent, NorthPoint Solutions, and Propeople.

“Acquia Engage is the can’t-miss event that brings together the best and brightest business and technology leaders who are powering the content, community, commerce and context strategies for the world’s biggest brands,” said Vincent Rerolle, senior vice president of corporate development at Acquia. “We’re thrilled to have a stellar collection of sponsors in attendance, helping guide attendees on the innovative ways that top brands are driving digital transformation in their organizations.”

The conference will take place at the Westin Copley Place in Boston. For more information about the conference and to register, please visit

About Acquia
Acquia is the digital business company. Pinterest, Mercedes Benz, 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’s open cloud platform to create new revenue streams, lower costs, and engage audiences more deeply through content, community, commerce, and context.

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