Digital Experience Platforms
Overall Rank: 37
Category: Data Management & Analytics
Category Rank: 6
- Top Software Company of 2021
Acquia is the open digital experience company that empowers the world’s most ambitious brands to create customer moments that matter. The company’s co-founder and CTO Dries Buytaert is also the creator of Drupal, the open source content management framework. Acquia was founded in 2007 to provide infrastructure, support, and services to enterprise organizations using Drupal. The company has since grown to provide a fully loaded digital experience platform (DXP) with Drupal at its core. In 2019, Acquia announced a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, which valued the company at $1 billion. The investment supports Acquia’s work advancing its global network and continuing to build the industry’s only open DXP.
Today the CIOs and CMOs of thousands of global organizations use Acquia’s solutions to gain insights that power superior digital customer experiences in order to boost conversion, revenue, and customer lifetime value. Customers include leading brands such as Godiva, J.Crew, Johnson & Johnson, Lids, and lululemon as well as government agencies, colleges, and universities looking to leverage open technology.
On March 24, 2021 Acquia announced major updates to the Acquia Open Digital Experience Platform (DXP) tailored to marketers and developers. These updates include the launch of Acquia Experience Platform, including Acquia CMS, the industry’s first agile enterprise content management system (CMS) built on Drupal. In addition, major enhancements to Acquia Drupal Cloud and Acquia Marketing Cloud promise to make digital experiences faster, more data-driven, and easier to build.