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Adobe acquires Business Catalyst

On August 29th, 2009, Adobe acquired Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company Business Catalyst. Business Catalyst's flagship product is a great complement to Adobe's existing tools and services for the web, enabling web professionals to build online businesses for their clients at a fraction of the traditional time and cost, without programming. Read more about the Business Catalyst platform.

Adobe is pleased to have Business Catalyst join the company.

Frequently asked questions

Why is Adobe acquiring Business Catalyst (BC)?

The BC platform enables web professionals to build online businesses for their clients at a fraction of the traditional time and cost, without programming. BC is a great complement to Adobe's existing tools and services for web professionals, who are increasingly looking to hosted services to deliver websites and online businesses.

Will pricing for new sites on Business Catalyst change?

There are currently no plans for any price changes.

Will Business Catalyst's technical support be affected?

We have no current plans to modify the support services and service level agreements Business Catalyst offers.

Will Business Catalyst's management team be changing?

No. The entire BC management team will remain intact and continue to operate BC with the support of the wider Adobe organization. Additionally, the current BC team will remain largely and happily intact within Adobe.

Will the BC system continue to be developed?

Of course. We'll continue to deliver system improvements, new features, and more for the BC platform.

What does Adobe plans to do with BC? Are there any integration plans?

Right now we're focused on making sure everything continues to run smoothly through the initial transition period. As for the future, we're currently in the planning stages. There are a lot of exciting initiatives in the pipeline — more concrete plans will be announced soon.