BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - Acquia, where great digital experiences begin, today announced it is the fastest-growing private company on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. Acquia, which saw five-year sales growth of more than 84,100 percent, ranked second overall on the list.
"We're honored to be included in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500. Our growth has been fueled by massive digital disruption as organizations of all sizes scramble to keep up with the speed of the web," said Tom Erickson, Acquia CEO. "Enterprises are deploying hundreds and thousands of sites to manage business processes that are being transformed online. Partnering with the innovative Drupal ecosystem, Acquia is able to deliver immersive digital experiences that seamlessly blend content, community and commerce to meet this demand."
Acquia is experiencing record growth as organizations increasingly adopt a digital experience platform to increase their speed and agility. Acquia provides an open cloud platform, developer and operations tools, and enterprise-class support for Drupal -- the open source digital experience platform. On a global scale, Drupal adoption has been rapidly rising. The Drupal community has more than 1 million members, including more than 30,000 developers who contribute code to the Drupal project on a regular basis and provide an engine for digital innovation. Acquia is helping more than 4,000 organizations move at the speed of the web by offering developer tools, cloud solutions and global expertise for Drupal to drive success the open source way.
Companies included in the 2013 Technology Fast 500 achieved revenue growth ranging from 137 percent to 208,897 percent from 2008 to 2012, with an average growth of 2,600 percent.
About Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies -- both public and private -- in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
Acquia is where great digital experiences begin. Acquia is helping some of the world's leading brands succeed, including Twitter, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, and Stanford University. Join the more than 4,000 organizations that are moving at the speed of the web with Acquia's solutions for content, community and commerce. Acquia offers developer tools, cloud solutions and global expertise to drive success the open source way.
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