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London Lowers Barriers to IPO

by The Wall Street Journal on
The London Stock Exchange is launching a new niche market targeting high-growth companies and allowing them to float. The High Growth Segment will be open to companies that are incorporated in the European Economic Area, that have a historic compound annual growth rate of 20% over three years and...

Office365: Taking Your On-premise Problems into the Cloud

by Fresh Business Thinking on
Users trying Office365 will immediately be struck by how familiar Office365 is to their on-premise counterparts, Exchange and SharePoint. While Microsoft took a tactical move to repurpose their existing products, they failed to understand the three key rules of cloud software, which is why users...

When Open-Source Eats Itself, We Win

by The Register on
Open ... and Shut For years the headlines have been about open source cannibalising proprietary software. But what happens when open source starts to cannibalise itself? In some markets, open source rules the roost. For example, Drupal, Joomla, my old company Alfresco and other open-source content...

Alfresco Snaps-up Open Source WeWebU For Hybrid Cloud Content and Mobile Management

by CMSWire on
Earlier in the month former Alfresco CEO John Powell outlined a change in the business direction of Alfresco that will take it to and IPO in US and a wider global presence. Today, Doug Dennerline announced the acquisition of Germany-based WeWebU that will expand its enterprise portfolio for content...

Alfresco Acquisition Powers Next Generation Business Applications

by Alfresco Software on
London, UK - January 31, 2013 - Today Alfresco, the open platform for business-critical content management and collaboration, announced it has acquired WeWebU Software AG, a leading provider of content-centric business applications based in Germany. WeWebU strengthens Alfresco’s portfolio of...

Interview: Alfresco prepares for IPO, names new CEO

by ITProPortal on
We caught up with John Newton, the CTO and co-founder of Alfresco, one of the world's largest open source companies, to discuss about the appointment of a new CEO and the company's impending IPO.

Alfresco Names SuccessFactors President as New CEO

by SiliconAngle on
Alfresco, a maker of open-source, enterprise grade content management software, appointed Doug Dennerline as its new CEO this week.  He is replacing co-founder John Powell, who revealed that the change in management was driven by his company’s ambitions to go public. “We have come to a unique...

Top Brit Penguins spurn London Stock Exchange for NYSE

by The Register on
Blighty-based open sourcer Alfresco is going public on the New York stock markets under a new, US-based chief executive. The content management software vendor has named former SuccessFactors CEO Doug Denner its new chief with the goal of stewarding the company through a successful IPO and growth...

Open Source: Is it Right for You?

by eContent on
They say the best things in life are free: love, health, happiness-and maybe even software. Indeed, completely gratis open source software (OSS) with no licensing strings attached is all the rage today, as evidenced by the popularity and proliferation of OSS products currently in use, including the...

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