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Bristol Council opts for open source electronic document management

Bristol City Council has opted for an open source electronic document and records management (EDRM) system as part of moves to slash its operational budget by £70m. The council signed a deal with Alfresco for document and digital asset management, which will work alongside its other open source...

Keep Calm and Carry On

At Alfresco we have been advocating greater use of open source as the best way to lower costs and improve the efficiency of large UK Government IT projects for the best part of a decade.

Alfresco Records Management 2.0 Provides Granular Controls, Mobile Access

Alfresco announced its next generation Records Management 2.0 platform, and the updated system now fully integrates with Alfresco Enterprise 4 including more granular controls, mobile access and email features. As more and more enterprise and even government level IT move to the cloud, tracking...

Liferay Officially Launches Apps Marketplace

Last week we wrote about open source enterprise portal provider Liferay quietly launching a new app store, Liferay Marketplace. It seems the company has decided to make things official. Liferay has formally announced Liferay Marketplaceto the world.

iPad, iPhone support for Alfresco Mobile

Alfresco has launched Version 1.3 of its mobile app, which highlights support for the iPhone and iPad. Alfresco Mobile 1.3 includes additional security measures through full-time data encryption for subscribers, allowing them to make their content permanently encrypted on the device, only becoming...

Dropbox Security Breach: Expert Reaction

CBR rounds up the reaction to the news of Dropbox's security blunder, where the reuse of a password by an employee resulted in attackers gaining access to customer email addresses.

Businesses And IT Embrace iPads But Not As PC Or Smartphone Replacements

One common assumption about iPads in business is that employees and executives are insisting on using their personal iPads at work or are demanding that the company provide them while CIOs and IT departments are fighting tooth and nail against the iPad. While that assumption certainly makes for...

Tablets Trump Laptops for Meetings, Conferences: Survey

Tablet devices aren't replacing smartphones or laptops, but instead making smartphones more mobile and laptops less mobile, according to a new survey from content platform provider Alfresco. More than half (57 per cent) of respondents indicated they still use smartphones in casual mobile contexts...

The V3 Hot Seat: Alfresco chief executive John Powell

John Powell is president and chief executive ofopen source firm Alfresco and has 25 years' enterprise of software sales and operations, with much of it in proprietary software companies. Powell began his career in the software industry as a sales manager at Oracle where he worked until 1991. He was...

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