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Drupal provides the modern WCM capabilities to build, operate and optimize sites and experiences across any channel, device, personalization strategy and more. Drupal allows you to tap into the global power of an open source community, yet build exactly what your organization and brand requires to engage and convert customers and prospects.

Acquia and Drupal

Dries Buytaert created the first Drupal content management framework while finishing his master’s degree in 2000. As he was working toward his doctorate while also leading the open source Drupal project, he began to envision a company devoted to the success of Drupal and to supporting its growing community. 

To “take Drupal full-time,” Buytaert and Jay Batson founded Acquia in 2007 to provide infrastructure, support and services to enterprise organizations using Drupal, to help Drupal scale, to promote open source software, to make Drupal easier, to spur greater adoption, and to empower a thriving network of Drupalists around the world. 

Acquia initially offered managed cloud hosting and fine-tuned services for Drupal, and has now grown to provide a fully loaded digital experience platform with Drupal at its core.

Acquia brings the same pioneering spirit of Drupal to providing the world’s most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter.

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03.04.2017
Posted by Drew Webber
People tend to choose bad passwords if they are allowed to. By default Drupal provides some guidance about how to "make your password stronger," but there's no enforcement of any particular password policy out of the box. As usual, there's a module for that. More than one in fact. Thinking on password policies has evolved over the years. The United States National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) has been working for some time on a new set of guidelines…
29.03.2017
Posted by Joshua Smith
Many newcomers to agile software development methods are impressed, if not terrified, at the frequency of changes made to an emerging product's requirements and codebase. Digital leaders understand that agile processes can improve adaptability and time-to-market. But, with so many changes happening so fast, how can a team possibly maintain high quality? In this blog post, I'll describe 10 practices used in the Acquia Professional Services Delivery Methodology to…
08.03.2017
Posted by DC Denison
Not even three months into 2017, and already two industry articles have appeared that claim that this is "the Year of Decoupled." If so, this is propitious development for Drupal, and the Acquia Developer Center. Because we've been publishing "decoupled"-related (AKA "headless," AKA "API-First") thinking for a while now. Wouldn't it make sense to start organizing it into one stream? That's what we thought. So here's our first installment of a blog series that will…
07.03.2017
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
This week: The Webform Module // Drupal 8 has more and more features available practically every day. Alongside module migrations and new projects, the Drupal community’s latest major release also offers new ways of solving common problems. Some functionality has moved to Drupal core and new modules have taken up the torch along the way. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling useful solutions--modules, themes, distros, and more--available for Drupal 8…