Media Coverage

Special report: Cloud 2.0 begins to take shape

Big data needs the cloud. There is a significant commercial pressure for organisations to store and process more and more data as the demand for analytics grows, and it is becoming increasingly impractical or uneconomic to store or process all of this data in-house.

London Lowers Barriers to IPO

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

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

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...

Interview: Alfresco prepares for IPO, names new CEO

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

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

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?

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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