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InfoWorld - IT snake oil: Six tech cure-alls that went bunk

In the land of IT, the one thing you can count on is a slick vendor presentation and a whole lot of hype. Eras shift, technologies change, but the sales pitch always sounds eerily familiar.In virtually every decade there's at least one transformational technology that promises to revolutionize the...

Official Alfresco EC2 Image Receives Significant Updates

Back in September, Alfresco (news, site) released an Amazon EC2 image for those wanting to use Alfresco Server in the cloud. This image has recently received some significant updates that might interest those who've been following recent developments with Alfresco products.Image BasicsThe ready-to-...

CMSWire - It's Official: Alfresco First FOSS CMS to be DoD 5015.2 Certified

What’s the government’s excuse now? That’s the question that will be on the minds of many at Alfresco, now that it’s official. Alfresco has achieved DoD 5015.2 certification — the first open source Enterprise CMS to do so.The fanfare isn’t so much that Alfresco is the first, (although congrats,...

GCN - Pentagon certifies Alfresco records management app

The Defense Department's Joint Interoperability Test Command has certified a records management module from Alfresco meets the DOD 5015.02 standard for records management systems.The 5015.2 set of standards is a set of baseline functions required for records management applications used by DOD....

ZDNet - Alfresco debuts DoD-certified records management module

That’s because of the open source company’s new records management module and the Department of Defense Certification it has earned.The records management module has received DoD 5015.02 standard certification, which defines the “operational, legislative and regulatory requirements that must be met...

V3 - Alfresco adds records management tool

Open source content management firm Alfresco Software has announced the availability of its Alfresco Records Management Module.The firm said that the module adds records management and retention tools to its current offerings, and is pitched at governments and commercial organisations.Alfresco...

Ostatic - More on Open Core

Many of the responses to my previous blog post "Open Core or Open Snore?" were in agreement, and some were not. As is often the case, the more interesting ones expressed disagreement. Some took issue with my post by pointing out open core companies that might be termed success stories: SugarCRM,...

CMSWire- Alfresco Achieves DoD 5015.12 Records Management Certification

Back in July, we brought you news that Alfresco was prepping for DoD 5015.02 certification — which is necessary if one dreams of juicy U.S. Department of Defense contracts for records management and document management solutions.Rather recently we learned that Alfresco has now become the first open...

The Guardian - UK needs to be more open to open source

When Gordon Brown has more free time in the near future to wonder how Labour could have done more to enrich society then the words "open source" ought to figure prominently. Open source – the movement in which people all over the world collaborate to create software to run on computers, mobile...

eWeek - How to Make Web 2.0 Work Using Open-Source Enterprise Content Management

Enterprise content management has traditionally been very expensive to license, roll out and scale. It often requires expensive hardware and supporting software. The enterprise content management industry has been dependent on complexity, with the vendor controlling the customer through proprietary...

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