In this paper we describe how the open-source social publishing platform Drupal, together with Acquia, gives you the tools you need to regain control of your web content infrastructure and web applications -- and deliver the service you require.
This paper compares the total cost of ownership of the Open Source Social Publishing Drupal solution to various proprietary Content Management systems, Social Business Software alternatives, and other community building software platforms. Our analysis shows that combined license and support charges come in at 2% to 11% of the costs of proprietary alternatives.
Smoothly Transfer Content, Users, Interface, and Metadata
This paper examines scenarios for migrating from other content-management systems (CMSes) such as Vignette, Jive, FatWire, ColdFusion, and Joomla. It evaluates reasons for migration, describes migration methods and tools, and suggests best practices.
Think it, Plan it, Build it.
This white paper will give you a small planning toolset and a few tips to help get you oriented. I’d like you to get a Drupal 7 website planned and online today, and the fastest way to get there is Drupal Gardens (drupalgardens.com). It saves you from the technical overhead and lets you dive into how Drupal works, exploring the administrative interface and learning how to organize content.
Improve performance, scalability and availability, while reducing business risk and costs with the Drupal Open Source social publishing platform and Acquia Hosting services
In this paper you will understand how website hosting can cost you a lot of money and how Acquia hosting can help eliminate those additional costs while reducing business risk.
A CMO’s guide to achieving breakthrough marketing results with social publishing from Drupal and Acquia
Read this Whitepaper to learn how the Drupal social publishing platform, in combination with Acquia expertise, support, and software as a service offering like Drupal Gardens, is the only combination for marketers to crack to the inbound marketing code, and how companies, government agencies, and other organizations are succeeding as a result.
This white paper provides a brief introduction about why social-style software is important to organizations, and why open source Drupal is the best enterprise social business software solution.
This paper presents the results of performance benchmarks for comparing several common PHP runtime environments and configurations. The application used for benchmarking is Drupal, the open source social publishing platform.
Building Social Businesses on the Web with a Framework for Content and Community
Social publishing combines groomed and authoritative content, produced by an organization and emphasizing its core messages, with user-generated content that customers contribute via blogs, wikis, and social media tools. Drupal is an example of a social publishing platform, developed and maintained as an open source project, and delivered at an affordable cost.
Going Beyond Social Business Software
This paper compares the total cost of ownership of the Open Source Social Publishing Drupal solution to various proprietary Content Management systems, Social Business Software alternatives, and other community building software platforms.
This free 30-page guide offered by Mediacurrent and Acquia provides practical advice on how to approach a Drupal web site project and hands-on planning tools. The document goes into granularity about how an organization can proactively position and scope their Drupal based initiative for long-term success.
Open Source, Drupal and Acquia
Social technologies on the web have changed forever how organizations interact with their communities. Companies, government bodies, schools and universities are rethinking the possibilities and relationships they share with customers, constituents, students and faculty.