Acquia Identified as Leader in Forrester Research
- by Radu Cotarcea
Acquia announced on January 24 that it was named a Leader in the Forrester Research, Inc. report: "The Forrester Wave™: Web Content Management Systems, Q1 2017."
Forrester Research, which evaluated 15 vendors on 25 criteria grouped by current offering, strategy, and market presence, reports that "Clients who need modern marketing tools and robust multisite support must invest in Acquia Lift and Acquia Cloud Site Factory.," further stating that "Acquia Cloud provides strong support for core content and component architecture."
Acquia received the highest strategy score among all vendors. On a one-to-five scale, Acquia also scored "5's" in seven of 25 criteria: component-based architecture, content localization, global and multisite management, vision, service partner program, developer program and product customer count.
Tom Erickson, Acquia CEO, commented: "We believe Forrester’s findings validate the surge of demand we see at Acquia for open source cloud-based solutions that give our customers tremendous freedom and agility in digital experience delivery. For Acquia’s customers, open source and cloud form a powerful combination that directly challenges the outdated innovation models of legacy software companies. We believe this report also corroborates our commitment to customer success, enabling developers and fostering a healthy partner ecosystem around the world’s largest open source project."
The full Forrester Wave for Web Content Management Systems is available for download from Acquia (behind a registration wall) here.