On April 27 digital experience organization Acquia declared new solutions and services to support companies choose Drupal 9 right out of the gate. Acquia’s Drupal Deprecation Status tool upcoming Migration Accelerator tool and expert migration services form a powerful base of Acquia’s toolkit to shift to the newest version of Drupal. As the largest Drupal donor, the organization is implemented to support companies’ shift to this powerful, modern, open-source content management system.
A toolkit for migration to Drupal 9
In March 2020 the release of Drupal 9 beta arrived at a crucial period while companies seem to adopt digital transformation, and tap open source technology to do more by less. It is now easier for clients to upgrade Drupal 9. Acquia has revealed a suite of different abilities intended to mitigate the cost and execute this upgrade more effortless to operate than ever before. These solutions and services make it easy to develop, deliver, and optimize their Drupal applications that are exclusively available on the only Open Digital Experience Platform.
Dries Buytaert, Acquia’s co-founder and CTO stated Drupal 8 ships with many exceptional improvements related to Drupal 7, and so will Drupal 9. They wanted to make it simpler for clients to update from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 so they can begin to take benefit from all these changes.
Several of Acquia’s solutions and services are available for clients to execute the move and start utilizing Drupal 9:
- Acquia Cloud: the prominent business Drupal cloud hosting platform, which offers optimized workflows and best-in-class features to support companies quickly build and maintain Drupal 9 applications.
- Acquia Remote IDEs (Integrated Development Environments): a cloud-hosted, browser-based development environment and source code editor for Drupal, which clarifies Drupal development and alliance with Acquia Cloud applications.
- Acquia Cohesion: a low-code, drag, and drop, Drupal add-on accessible for Acquia clients, which stimulates the time it takes to build new sites, decreasing build times by as much as 4x.