Acquia Named a Leader in Web Content Management Systems by Forrester
Digital experience company Acquia has been named a Leader in the Forrester Research, Inc. report: “The Forrester Wave™: Web Content Management Systems, Q4 2018.”
According to Forrester, Acquia received the highest score in the strategy category among all vendors. On a one-to-five scale, Acquia also scored “5’s” in eight of 26 criteria: global governance, performance, permissions and compliance, deployment and configuration, vision, cloud, service partner program, developer program, and product customer count.
According to the report, “As traditional web CMS technology becomes outdated and less effective, improved content analytics, APIs, and cross-channel delivery dictate which providers lead the pack. Vendors that can provide flexible content architecture, smarter content management, and flexible cross-channel delivery position themselves to successfully support their organization’s experience-led transformation.” In their vendor profile, the report states that Acquia “streamlines and embraces headless, with better practitioner tools on the way.”
“We believe Forrester’s findings prove the strategic importance of WCM solutions that empower brands to embrace open platforms and APIs, decoupled and headless architectures, advanced analytics, multisite management, and omnichannel delivery,” said Michael Sullivan, Acquia CEO. “We believe this report affirms our commitment to our partners and customers, particularly in how we support their most ambitious initiatives with winning strategies for the web and a vision for how cloud technologies can unlock innovation.”
Forrester evaluated 15 vendors on 26 criteria grouped by current offering, strategy, and market presence.