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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...

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?...

CMSWire - KM World Announces Finalists for 2009 Promise and Reality Awards

It is getting close to the end of the year and as well as all the happy, good will stuff, it’s also the time for awards and jockeying for best position in the market to kick-off 2010. Yesterday we gave you Gartner’s ECM Magic Quadrant, today it’s the finalists for the KM World 2009 Promise and...

NetworkWorld - Open source software ready for big business

The combination of pumped-up technical features and relatively low prices are giving vendors with open source-based products more inroads to corporate networks than ever before."In the dot-com bust it was Unix to Linux migration because Linux was cheaper than Solaris on SPARC," says Barry Crist,...

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