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Acquia Cloud Platform

The most scalable and secure digital experience platform for building, launching, and managing Drupal applications.

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Value of Acquia Cloud Platform

Others label it hosting, but Acquia knows you need much more than that. Acquia Cloud Platform is architected for maximum Drupal performance and is fully managed by our team.

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Acquia Cloud Platform is so good, we're letting it speak for itself. See how easy it is to install, deploy and manage your sites. Your hands-on experience is just a click away. 

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Architected for Maximum Drupal Performance

Application Performance & Dynamic Scaling
  • Automatically scale to ensure performance of the most demanding Drupal applications on our Kubernetes-native platform
  • Deliver 5x the throughput of MySQL server deployments
  • 4 Layers of caching built in for Drupal performance: Varnish, Memcache, PHP, & Drupal
  • Built-in Platform CDN with 65 points of presence for fast content delivery
  • 9 regions for global content reach
  • Managed services in China
Guaranteed Application Availability
  • Back your application with up to 99.99% Uptime SLA*
  • Multi-zone availability for built-in redundancy
  • Optional multi-region failover clusters for enhanced resiliency 
Drupal Performance Monitoring
  • Dig into performance issues with New Relic APM Pro
  • Download, forward, or stream your logs
  • Understand your application's performance and resource utilization with Stack Metrics
  • Receive alerts if your site is not responsive, and monitor uptime trends*

*Exceptions apply to Cloud Next, CDN Use, and must abide by Fair Use practices 

Drupal Developer Experience Tools

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Create & Update Experiences Quickly
  • Get up and coding in minutes with Cloud IDE
  • Development, staging, and production environments with a drag-and-drop user interface
  • Run Drush commands from your Drupal applications, manage IDEs, and more with Acquia CLI
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Automate Your Workflow
  • Manage your application, teams and organizations with Acquia CLI and its 200+ API endpoints
  • Easily create new environments on demand through our UI or API
  • Integrate CDEs with your CI/CD workflow
  • Acquia Cloud Actions (Early Access) manages the build, test and deploy phases to get code into production 
  • Plan, build, review, test and deploy any Drupal application with Acquia Code Studio (Early Access), Acquia's version of GitLab

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Decoupled Architecture & Application Services
  • Full support for Node.js to empower developers to leverage popular front-end frameworks like React or Angular.js
  • Leverage OSS Drupal modules to integrate application services from back-end systems
  • Support for JSON and by community module Graph QL
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Integrate with Drupal Development tools
  • Connect to external code repositories like GitHub or Bitbucket
  • Use Continuous Integration tools like Travis CI and more
  • Integrate with a variety of local development tools with Acquia’s BLT tool
  • Use Pager Duty via included New Relic subscription
  • Communicate updates through Email, Hipchat, or Slack

Security and Compliance

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Enterprise Access Management
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • Role-based access controls
  • Platform UI / API IP access controls
  • SSH IP access controls
  • Federated Authentication
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Comprehensive Platform Security
  • Access servers securely with SSH access
  • Scan all file uploads by leveraging ClamAV module
  • Decrease illegitimate traffic with GeoIP
  • Establish secure connections with custom SSL certificates
  • Improve LAMP security with Apache mod_proxy support
  • ... And MORE
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Managed Security Services & Advanced Security
  • Automated Drupal security updates
  • Platform security audits & vulnerability scans
  • White glove platform security updates
  • Drupal Steward Program founding members for first access to Drupal Application Security patches
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  • FedRAMP Authorized
  • PCI
  • ISO 27001
  • SOC 1 & SOC 2
  • GDPR... and more
Drupal Support

World Class Platform Support

World Class Drupal Support

Expert Drupal support available 24/7/365 backed by an SLA uptime of 99.95%, with custom solution planning and implementation and an option for a Technical Account Manager. Our support team knows Drupal, which is why we are the only Drupal platform to offer application support.

Training & Certification

Comprehensive Drupal and Acquia product training with option for certification and expert training and advice from Professional Services.

The Only Composable Experience Platform

You Need More than a Platform

A single solution that meets the needs of developers, business users and IT operators. Empowering you to compose and deploy great digital experiences, for any phase in the customer journey.

Drive Results in Your Organization With Composable Experiences
  • Leave no person in your organization behind - make experiences a team sport
  • Empower business users to contribute with low-code
  • Expedite development timelines with tools built for quick success
  • Run, Secure, and Scale with ease
Interested in the Early Access program for Acquia Code Studio? Learn more here.

Extend Your Portfolio

Fast Secure Search

Acquia's fully managed Search is an easy to configure Solr 7 search service that lets you improve scalability, relevance, and performance by delivering search results up to 500% faster and optimizing content taxonomy.

Extend to Digital Marketing

Native connections to all of Acquia's Marketing Cloud to help your marketing team enhance their digital strategy.

Integrate Application Services

Easily integrate application services from back-end systems leveraging a Hybrid CMS approach with Acquia CMS.

Unified Employee Experience

Driving exceptional company culture and employee engagement, Acquia’s Drupal Cloud enables all key contributors to play a role in creating content experiences.

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.
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.
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

"It is the ideal choice for hosting and managing our Drupal site."

We have been very happy with the cloud hosting solution and saved time and money by not having this in-house. The Drupal-specific tuning has been critical to the reliability and performance of our site for many years. The release management helps us ensure we are patched and secure.

Executive Director - Trinity Western University

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