Acquia Buys Cyrye

Acquia, the commercial solutions provider, will acquire Cyrye, a migration services company. The Web security firm is backed by investors including Northbridge Venture Partners, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Tenaya Capital. Specifics on the transaction were not publicized.


WOBURN, MA — 08/16/11 –Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal, announced today that it has acquired Cyrve, a provider of Drupal migration services, and Growing Venture Solutions (GVS), a provider of Drupal security services. With these acquisitions, Acquia is also introducing today Acquia Migration Services and Acquia Security Servicesfor Drupal enterprise website owners.
“Acquia continues to expand its product and service offerings to help Global 2000 organizations more easily and cost effectively use Drupal’s open source social publishing platform,” said Tom Erickson, Acquia’s CEO. “Content migration and security are critical decision factors when enterprises select Drupal. These acquisitions enable Acquia to bring best-in-class migration and security expertise to our prospects, partners and customers.”
Acquia’s Migration Services practice includes a suite of software tools, modules, best practices and expertise to help organizations migrate content from legacy web content management and social software systems to Drupal. Acquia’s Migration Services team has experience, including software tools, for migrating content from Vignette, Jive Software, WordPress, and SharePoint to Drupal. The Migration Services practice helps organizations manage large-scale, error-prone migration processes, eliminating risks and reducing time to market for organizations moving to Drupal.
Acquia’s Security Services practice includes tools and services to assess Drupal site security and implement effective security strategies based on Drupal best practices. Acquia’s Security Services team performs security audits and works with customers to develop comprehensive security plans to respond to security vulnerabilities as they arise. Additionally, the team offers implementation guidance to meet specific security requirements.
Acquia Partners will be able to take advantage of both the security and migration tools developed by Acquia. Additionally, they are now able to work with these new practice areas within Acquia Professional Services to jointly meet the needs of their prospects and customers.
Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed.
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