Acquia Cloud Platform - Features

A Strong Foundation

Sites that scale. Sites that perform. Build secure, engaging customer experiences, built on a platform that starts with Acquia hosting and extends far beyond.

[Icon - Blue] Acquia CMS Performance Monitoring
Performance Monitoring

Easy-to-use and flexible tools to build powerful Drupal applications.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Caching
Enterprise Caching

Scale delivery of personalized experiences to billions of views. With a built-in CDN and best-in-class infrastructure from Varnish to Memcache to BigPipe, Acquia reinvents CMS run-time architectures with caching at all layers of the digital stack.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Availability
Enterprise Availability & Disaster Recovery

See how we make good on our 99.95% uptime guarantee using AWS infrastructure to employ server redundancy, disaster recovery solutions and constant support and monitoring.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Access Management
Enterprise Access Management

The right access for the right people. Customize access controls for your Cloud Platform applications to provide maximum security, while making sure everyone who needs access, gets it.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Remote Administration
Enterprise Remote Administration

Our white-glove service for managing Drupal updates so you don't have to. We'll stage an updated version of your site in a dedicated environment. You review it, we deploy it.

[Icon - Blue] CI/CD
CI/CD & Deployment Automation

With Pipelines and Continuous Delivery Environments (CDEs),you can assemble your code, test it, and deploy it. Just submit a pull request.

[Icon - Blue] CLI
CLI Tools

With terminal access to every Cloud Platform API endpoint, you can fully automate your development workflow. That's a lot of power in your terminal.

[Icon - Blue] Cloud Dev Experience
Cloud Developer Experience

Innovation is key. Spend less time on setup and debugging and focus on the code with the only cloud-based development environment that's made for Drupal.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Security
Enterprise Security

From your experience to your customer data, you need a best-in-class platform to protect from data attacks. Our security service is purpose-built to meet your needs.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Compliance
Enterprise Compliance

The only Drupal platform that's FedRAMP authorized. We're here to keep you compliant and avoid fines, even in highly-regulated industries.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Search
Enterprise Search

Our service lets you supercharge Drupal Search, so you can find content up to five times faster. Fully-managed, easy to configure, and equipped with Solr.

[Icon - Blue] Multi-Lingual
Multi-Lingual & Localization

Delivering content in the right language is critical to engaging with your global audience. Thinking about digital transformation at scale requires you to speak the language and understand the culture of your buyer.

[Icon - Blue] RESTful
RESTful Interface via JSON:API

An API-first CMS architecture, pioneered by Drupal and put to work by Acquia. Built on RESTful APIs, with support for Node.js, JSON:API and GraphQL.

[Icon - Blue] Structured Content and Metadata
Structured Content & Metadata

A taxonomy framework designed to make it easier for you to classify and tag content, support search and maximize your SEO potential.

[Icon - Blue] Multi-Site

Whether you're running 10 unique sites or 10,000 similar ones, Site Factory makes it simple to manage your scale, with centralized governance through an easy-to-use dashboard.

[Icon - Blue] Multi-Channel Content
Multi-Channel Content

Rise to meet the needs of an expanding marketplace. Voice commands, wearables and whatever comes next, quickly deploy content that your customers will engage with.

[Icon - Blue] Enterprise Workflows
Enterprise Workflows

Streamline your processes and make it easier for marketers and developers to collaborate and build the core of your customer experience. This is where code and content come together.

[Icon - Blue] Cloud Platform
Cloud Platform API

Your toolbox for an improved workflow built on an Open API Framework and equipped with OAuth authentication. So you can customize the Cloud Platform to work for your needs.

Acquia Cloud Platform Top Features
Performance & Autoscaling
Dynamic Scaling
All the tools and support you need to maximize your applications scalability.
Enterprise Caching
Acquia reinvents CMS run-time architectures with caching at all layers of the digital stack.
Platform CDN
Built-in Global CDN
Advanced Premium CDN
Scale Globally, Accelerate Application Delivery,Decrease Load Times, Uninterrupted User Experience
Node.js Support
Full support for Node.js to empower developers to leverage popular front-end frameworks
Guaranteed Reliability
99.95% Uptime SLA
Disaster recovery solutions and constant support and monitoring
Multi-zone Availability
Support to help your application that needs availability in multiple zones.
Multi-region Failover Clusters
We support organizations that need high availability & disaster recovery across multiple countries.
Disaster Recovery Services
Work with our team of experts to get your application back on track, no matter what happens.
Execute your CMS Migration
Migrate from any CMS to Drupal
Migrate to the CMS that does more and makes it easy. Migrate to Drupal 9.
Migrate to Drupal 9 with Automated Tooling
With Acquia Migrate Accelerate you can speed up your migration to Drupal 9 by up to 50%.
Low-Code Site Building
Business users can build and deploy content
Site Studio makes it easy to assemble a new page or a new site. Even if you're not a developer.
Free up critical development resources
Work with a library of pre-built templates to add critical speed to your development process.
Fast Secure Search
Solr Search Service
Acquia Search is based on the popular Solr open source enterprise search server
Filter and Weigh Results
Filter searches based on specific details or attributes for a more-precise searches in no time flat.
Multi-entity and Attachment Searches
Search multiple types of content—content nodes, taxonomy terms, custom entity types and more.
Content Recommendations
Recommend similar or related content to visitors, which can increase their time on your website.
World Class Support
Expert Drupal Support 24/7/365
Expert support to help you whenever you need it.
Solution Planning & Implementation
Support to help plan and implement solutions for any issues you run into.
Dedicated Technical Account Managers
We offer account managers that are trained to assist with any and all needs.
Training & Certification
Drupal & Acquia Product Training
Training conducted by experts on all things Drupal and Acquia.
Expert advice from Professional Services
Acquia's Professional Services offers expert advice on anything from Drupal to any Acquia product.
Acquia Certification Program
A program where you get certified on any & all Acquia products to build your own expertise.
Support for Architecture
Graph QL Support
Drupal supports RESTful query support for front-end web developers leverage simple Javascript via GraphQL
PwA SPA Support
Support for progressive web applications.
Hybrid CMS
A hybrid CMS keeps front-end editorial capabilities, while the back end serves as an API-based repository.
JSON:API Support
Drupal provides full JSON:API support to enable high-performing, dynamic web applications.
Multi-Site Management
Multi-site Governance
A single dashboard to view all of your sites, set roles and permissions and administer new sites.
Application Development & Compliance
Deploy site updates once, across your portfolio of sites, eliminating IT's backlog and support costs.
Application Components
Build a set of components that they can reuse across sites and teams to ensure a consistent experience.
Enabled Security Features
IPv6 Support
Support for the most recent version of internet protocol.
SSH Shell Access
Login to an environment as a website user with an SSH key.
ClamAV/GeoIP/Apache mod_proxy support
Scan file uploads, stop illegitimate traffic, and improve LAMP security
Custom WAF Support
Ensure that only trusted network traffic is permitted to and from your Acquia environment.
Secure VPC & VPN
Run with Security Features you Expect
Custom Access Management
Multi-factor Authentication
Acquia offers features like 2-factor authentication to help you run a more secure application.
Role-based Access Controls
Use out-of-the-box user roles or create custom roles, restricting the certain actions from users.
SSH IP Access Controls
Login to an environment as a website user with an SSH key.
SSO Integrations
Enterprise SSO as an add-on for customers who manage security policies through an identity provider.
Managed Security Services
Automate Drupal Security Updates
Teams to help schedule automated security updates
Vulnerability Scans
Provides timely identification, triage, and resolution of security vulnerabilities.
Platform Security Audits and Updates
Security event log storage , Monitoring of security alerts, Analysts ensuring integrity of cloud systems.
Compliance Standards
FedRAMP Authorized
Compliance certification and details on authorizing agencies can be viewed in the FedRAMP Marketplace.
Compliant hosting platform to ensure the protection of cardholder data in accordance with PCI-DSS version 3.2.
Meets the requirements for HIPAA Security Rule and HITECH for electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI).
ISO 27001
Globally recognized security standard driven by the implementation of information security management system.
SOC 1 & SOC 2
Provides coverage to support the financial reporting requirements of International organizations.
A regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy in the European Union.
Federal Education Records Privacy Act
Multi-layered cloud security controls, configurable permissions, and built-in backups and disaster recovery.
Advanced CLI Tools
Advanced CLI Tools
It's your IDE, but now it's in the Cloud. IDE provides everything you need to write great Drupal Code.
Multi-site Support
Build and manage your portfolio of sites
Acquia’s Opinionated CMS
An out-of-the box version of Drupal with enhanced capabilities you won't find anywhere else.
Low Code/No Code Interface
With low-code site building UI, Site Studio works for all business users, even non-technical ones.
Automate your Workflow
CI/CD via Pipelines & On-Demand Environments
Pipelines and CDEs simply submitting a pull request can assemble your code, test it, and deploy it.
Cloud Platform API
Cloud Platform API gives you the flexibility and automation you need to extend, enhance, and customize.
Cloud Hooks
Improve your team’s efficiency and ensure quality by automating key actions throughout your workflow.
Seamless Integration with Drupal
Build Drupal Modules
Use Drupal as a central content store on a decoupled front end using JSON:API.
Leverage OSS Drupal Modules
Integrate application services from back-end systems.
Intuitive Development Features
Development, Staging, and Production Environments
Cloud IDE offers a best in class visual code editor and integrated development environments.
Drag and Drop User Interface
A drag and drop interface helps non-technical users add components to a page or build from scratch.
Solutions to Scale your Application
Templatized Sites
Manage multiple themes in an easily-accessible repository.
Site grouping, tagging, & access control
A single dashboard to view all of your sites, set roles and permissions and administer new sites.
One-click Site Creation
Enable your team to drag and drop prebuilt components from Site Studio's library into layouts and new sites.
Scheduled Code Deployment
Integrate automatic updates into your development timeline to ensure you're meeting your deadlines.
Performance Monitoring
New Relic APM Pro
Gives developers and IT administrators the information they need to understand and dig into performance issues.
Download, forward, or stream your logs
Gather information from various logs quickly and easily.
View Platform Utilization Metrics
View metrics to understand your application's performance.
Uptime Alerts
Get a complete view of your application’s performance so you can monitor it yourself.
Easy-to-use Site Building Interface
Low Code/No Code Site Building
A better way to design, build, and enhance your Drupal site.
Interface with no technical knowledge required
A drag and drop interface helps non-technical users add components to a page or build from scratch.
Performance Monitoring and Reporting
Performance Insight Score
Acquia Insight proves a glance at application performance through a score that shows performance levels & risk.
Security Insight Score
Acquia Insight proves a glance at application security through a score that shows performance levels and risk.
Drupal Development Best Practices Score
Provides a score for the Drupal development best practices being utilized on your application.
Multilingual Content Management
Localized Sites on a Global Scale
We offer a world of Multi-lingual capabilities that help you build and run sites internationally.
Automate Marketing Workflows
Content Approval
Use Drupal to create streamlined approval workflows with support for approval states, custom actions, etc.
Acquia provides out of the box support for staging environments for developers.
Timed Updates
You can dramatically increase marketing productivity & speed up cycle times for content updates & approvals.
Elimination of Bottlenecks for Developers
Allow for workflow to not be disrupted and continue to move forward toward the organizations goals.
Extend your Drupal Application
Open APIs
The Cloud Platform API's 200+ endpoints and JSON output enable developers to deploy code, databases and files.
Vast Network of Technology Partnerships
Acquia has a vast network of technological partners to allow us to stay advance with our solutions.
Teams to help with decision and execution
We offer account managers that are trained to assist with any and all needs.
Integrate with a Variety of Tools
Connect to External Code Repositories
Allows user to content to external repositories to have access to content they need.
Use Continuous Integration Tools
Continuously integrates with tools need to provide advanced solutions.
Integrate with a variety of development tools
You can build, test, and launch Drupal applications and enterprise-level sites faster.
Use Pager Duty
Give developers and IT administrators the information they need to understand and dig into performance issues
Native Marketing Cloud Integration Tools
Data-driven insights to: Analyze, Personalize, Engage, Optimize

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