KMWorld 2024 Is Nov. 18-21 in Washington, DC. Register now for Super Early Bird Savings!

Acquia completes acquisition of Monsido, optimizing website accessibility

Article Featured Image

Acquia, the digital experience leader, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of the Monsido platform, a website accessibility and optimization solution, further expanding the capabilities of the Acquia digital experience platform, Acquia DXP. Now, DXP offers a full solution for supporting the creation of digital experiences that are accessible to all website users.

Acquia acquired the Monsido platform from CivicPlus, a leader in public sector integrated technology solutions. CivicPlus retains and continues to serve its U.S. local government customers as a reseller of the Monsido platform. Monsido team members in the U.S., U.K., Australia, and Denmark, including two co-founders of Monsido, have joined Acquia.

The SaaS-based Monsido platform helps customers of all sizes, across industries, to monitor and perfect website accessibility, content quality and governance, search engine optimization (SEO), data privacy, and performance.

“Making accessibility and compliance core to Acquia DXP supports our mission of building an inclusive digital future, and enables our customers to provide web experiences that serve all of their users,” said Steve Reny, president and CEO of Acquia. “We are delighted to welcome the Monsido team to Acquia and look forward to bringing the Monsido platform and its capabilities to more organizations globally.”

Acquia now offers a complete solution for building, managing, and delivering websites that are fully optimized to meet modern standards and digital content guidelines and that comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and web accessibility legislation.

Monsido works with any content management system (CMS), including Drupal, the open source CMS that is the foundation of Acquia DXP. It is available as part of Acquia DXP or as a standalone offering. 

For more information about this news, visit https://acquia.com.

KMWorld Covers
for qualified subscribers
Subscribe Now Current Issue Past Issues