"The open source Drupal content management system is going
commercial thanks to a new company, called Acquia, that's led by
Dries Buytaert, the founder of the Drupal project. The new effort
is aiming to bring a commercially supported version of Drupal to
business users and could well end up shaking up the entire content
"Jay Batson, who was the founding CEO of open source VOIP
software company Pingtel, is also part of Acquia's executive team.
Acquia is getting $7 million in funding to start from a number of
backers including: North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners,
and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures..."