Copenhagen-based Acquia a Acquires Monsido. a website accessibility and optimization solution. 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.
The acquisition expands the capabilities of the Acquia digital experience platform, Acquia DXP, making it the only leading DXP that 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.
Steve Reny, President and CEO of Acquia said, “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, 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.”
In a recent report, IDC found that fewer than 10% of websites are fully accessible across visual, auditory, and cognitive disabilities.(1) Legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the upcoming European Accessibility Act mandates that vendors address digital accessibility.
Acquia empowers ambitious digital innovators to craft the most productive, frictionless digital experiences that make a difference to their customers, employees, and communities. They provide the world’s leading open digital experience platform (DXP), built on open source Drupal, as part of their commitment to shaping a digital future that is safe, accessible, and available to all.
Monsido is a cutting-edge web governance platform that helps businesses provide an exceptional, inclusive user experience throughout their digital presence and assist them in making sure communications are transparent, efficient, and compliant.