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The Var Guy - Alfresco Continues Open Source Partner Momentum

Alfresco Software, which specializes in open source enterprise content management, says it more than doubled its partner network in 2009. But here’s the really interesting part: Alfresco partners are earning $10 to $15 worth of services for every dollar of Alfresco Enterprise subscriptions sold....

KM World - Cloud-based CMS for SMBs

The Alfresco SMB Edition will offer a pre-configured Alfresco Cloud appliance that combines the Alfresco server, Alfresco Explorer and Alfresco Share into an easily consumable, on-demand offering aimed at SMBs with up to a maximum of 100 users and 200 GB of document storage.

Var Guy - SugarCRM Strengthens Channel Partner Program

Open source software companies continue to strengthen their channel partner programs. The latest example involves SugarCRM’s new Open+ Partner Program. But SugarCRM isn’t alone. The VAR Guy has a hunch that several open source partner program announcements will surface this week. Here are the...

KM World - Open source ECM platforms bring mobility to market

By the end of 2011, nearly 75 percent of the U.S. work force will be mobile, according to IDC. Improved network technology such as G4 and an increasing number of public Wi-Fi hot spots will support better access to remote data from Web sites and enterprise content management (ECM) systems. The...

New Statesman - Time to turn open source words into action

Since early 2004, it has been the government's stated policy to use open source software in the public sector wherever possible, as long as it offers the best value for money.To date, the policy has had little impact. So will the latest tweaks to its open source Action Plan make a difference?...

The Register - Canonical scoops Alfresco man for operations

Open-source evangelist and überblogger Matt Asay has been named as chief operating officer of Canonical, Ubuntu's commercial sponsor.Asay will align strategic goals and operational activities, optimize day-to-day operations, and lead Canonical's marketing and back-office functions, Canonical said...

Linux Magazine - Alfresco Grows Distribution via LGPL

Newton writes in his blog that his company could easily develop his software and brand with help of the General Public License. But now the time comes to open up the license to proprietary integration, hence to turn a back on GPL. The advantage of the Lesser General Public License (LGPL) is the...

451 Group - As the GPL fades …

We’re continuing to see signs that the dominant GPL open source license may be fading from favor among commercial open source software players. The latest move away from the GPL comes from content management software vendor Alfresco, which is moving to the LGPL after originally releasing its code...

CMSWire - CIO Magazine Says These are the Companies to Watch in 2010

The Ones That Shouldn't Surprise YouThere are a lot of innovative companies in the social computing, content management and overall IT space. CIO has consulted with analyst first MWD Advisors on which ones they think CIOs should be keeping an eye on. The results are not really surprising. Here are...

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