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Alfresco tackles the SharePoint lock-in with a key

by ZDNet on
Readers with long memories may recall how last year Matt Asay, Alfresco executive and C|Net blogger, whom I’ve taken to calling Big Money Matt (pure jealousy) was screaming about how evil Microsoft SharePoint was.It’s a new type of lock-in, an Electronic Content Management (ECM) strategy as...

With New Alfresco App, Enterprise Content Management Takes the OSS Road

by Tech News World on
Alfresco Software announced Thursday the availability of Alfresco Labs version 3, an open source alternative to Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) enterprise content management (ECM) software SharePoint.Formerly called "Alfresco Community," Alfresco Labs 3 offers users the first open source fully...

Alfresco creates open source SharePoint clone

by Network World on
Alfresco Software Thursday said it has added support for SharePoint Server 2007 protocols to its Alfresco Labs 3 beta and created an open source clone of Microsoft's content management platform.Alfresco, which is expected to ship the Labs content-management server near the end of September, added...

Alfresco Supports Microsoft SharePoint's Protocol: Thanks, EU

by OStatic on
We've written about Microsoft's pledges to become more interoperable, and I've agreed with other observers that much of Microsoft's motivation for these new moves comes from the trouble it's gotten into with the EU and the Justice Department. As part of complying with the EU's demands, the company...

Alfresco Launches Full Frontal SharePoint (MOSS) Assault

by CMSWire on
Brava! Alfresco Labs 3 is striving to be a viable open source alternative to Microsoft’s SharePoint MOSS enterprise content management offering.As of today, Alfresco Labs v3 — the application formerly known as Alfresco Community — offers potential SharePoint customers a different option, providing...

Alfresco Takes Aim at Microsoft with Open Source Sharepoint Alternative

by DaniWeb on
Alfresco released Alfresco Labs (Beta) 3 today and with it announced a new capability that enables businesses to leverage Microsoft Sharepoint functionality without buying additional Sharepoint licenses. Sound too good to be true? It’s not, and what has allowed Alfresco to do this is the 2004 EU...

Open source ECM Alfresco now emulates SharePoint

by InfoWorld on
I had a long talk the other afternoon with John Newton, CTO and Chairman of Alfresco. John previously co-founded Documentum.If the name Alfresco rings a bell but you can't place it, perhaps it's because former InfoWorld Open Sources blogger Matt Asay is VP of Business Development at Alfresco and...

How Web 2.0 will change the face of business…

by FT.com on
Technology research company Forrester predicts that by 2013, social software, the application of Web 2.0 for the enterprise, will grow at an annual rate of 43 per cent per year. This is quickly becoming the fastest growing sector in the enterprise software industry. However, many people are...

Alfresco Software Receives 2008 Editor’s Choice Award from Business Computing Magazine

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, July 8, 2008 – Alfresco Software today announced it has been selected as a recipient of Business Computing Magazine’s 2008 Editor’s Choice Awards for the June issue. According to the editor’s review, Alfresco Community Edition 2.2 open source content management system (CMS) stood out as an...

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