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The Register - Alfresco ECM gilds IBM's Lotus suite

Open source vendor Alfresco Software is rolling its enterprise content management (ECM) system into IBM's Lotus collaboration products to serve as a stronger counterpoint to Microsoft Sharepoint and reach smaller-sized business customers.The company is also teaming with RightScale's software-as-a-...

The Var Guy - Alfresco, RightScale: Open Source’s Next Cloud Move

Alfresco Chief Marketing Officer Ian Howells is talking up a new cloud relationship with RightScale. But that’s not all. More than 1,000 customers now pay for Alfresco’s open source content management system. Next, Howells expects a winner-take-all scenario in the open source market. Should VARs...

The Var Guy - Alfresco: Calling All Federal VARs

Alfresco Software, which positions itself as an open source alternative to Microsoft SharePoint, may have found a new door into U.S. federal agencies. Here’s the scoop, along with the implications for solutions providers serving the government vertical.First, the news: Alfresco has built a software...

InfoWorld - Forrester report names four leading vendors in ECM space

Independent Forrester Research recently identified four leading vendors in the enterprise content management (ECM) space which are responsive to the requirements of today's enterprises."Traditional players EMC, IBM, Oracle and Open Text continue to take the lead in the ECM space based on the latest...

CMSWiRE#GilbaneBoston: The Rise of Open Source in Content Management

One of the hot topics at the Gilbane Boston conference this year is open source. The event program features several OSS-focused sessions, there were open source breakfasts, socials and pow-wows — all of that signaling wider adoption and growing popularity of the open source CMS industry.In one of...

The Var Guy - Open Source Distribution: Ready to Roll?

Tech Data, as The VAR Guy expected, is the latest distributor to launch an open source channel initiative. Tech Data’s effort (called Open Tech) follows a Synnex-Red Hat initiative called the Open Source Channel Alliance. But are distributors really ready to support open source in the IT channel?...

Summit: Is the ECM industry up to the information overload challenge? Part 2

We continue our investigation into what enterprise content management (ECM) companies are doing to improve the technology, and whether they can actually come good on their bold claims to help customers get to grips with the data overload.Mike Lynch, chief executive, Autonomy"The problem with legacy...

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