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CMSWire - Set your content free, CMSExpo keynote by Matt Asay

Matt Asay, VP of Business Development for Alfresco (news, site) opened the CMSExpo with the message that open source is now mainstream and being embraced by the enterprise.It is the right message at the right time. Open source companies like Alfresco are thriving in an otherwise difficult time....

Computerworld - Has the GPL out-lived its usefulness?

There have always been two schools of intellectual property thought in free software/open-source circles, and boy have they had their flame wars over the years. Things have been calm lately, but recently, Eric S. Raymond, co-founder of the OSI (Open Source Initiative), has thrown a match on the...

Ostatic - Interview: 9 Questions For Alfresco Software's Chairman, John Newton

Launched in 2005, Alfresco Software provides a leading open source enterprise content management (ECM) system, known for its modularity and scalability. The company was founded by John Newton, co-founder of document management company Documentum, and John Powell, who was the former COO of Business...

FT.com - Giving users a say can help generate sales opportunities

Online shoppers are a loquacious crowd. Increasingly, they want to comment on products, share experiences and discuss what the brand means to them.If they cannot have those conversations on the retailer’s website, they will have them elsewhere on the internet.Ashley Friedlein, chief executive and...

ZDNet - Alfresco 3.1 offers parity with enterprise rivals

Alfresco’s open source enterprise content management system is now fully enterprise ready, and the timing couldn’t be better, exes say.Alfresco 3.1, which was released today, has reached parity with and in some ways exceeds leading document management platforms such as Documentum and Filenet and...

CMSWire - Alfresco 3.1 Solidifies Enterprise CMS Readiness

Alfresco (news,site) has released version 3.1 of its enterprise content management system. Exclusively available to enterprise customers, this version has a number of stability improvements designed to support the most complex enterprises.Improvements to the InfrastructureAlfresco Enterprise 3.0...

Why recession is causing enterprises to rethink open-source strategy

SAN FRANCISCO—Open-source software and middleware, which is now populating every part of modern data centers, has always had to fight a reputation—deserved or undeserved—of being simply too "Wild West" for many enterprises. Not so anymore, Alfresco's general manager for the Americas, Matt Asay,...

Defense Department makes more open source moves

Your Department of Defense made some major moves on open source this week. It announced it will work with the Open Source Software Institute to bring over 50 administration applications under open source licenses, starting with its Corporate Management Information System. DoD signed a...

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