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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....

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...

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,...

CMIS could arrive by early 2010

I was surprised to open J Boye's blog this week and find a post called "Don't Worry about CMIS." The post suggests that you shouldn't be thinking about CMIS for 18-24 months. I think Boye is being conservative here. All indications are that CMIS will be locked and loaded by the beginning of next...

Under the covers: Alfresco's SharePoint Services (WSS) Killer

SharePoint, dear SharePoint. We talk about this business collaboration tool — sometimes called an enterprise content management system — on almost a daily basis. You either love it, hate it, integrate with it or try to replace it. Alfresco has chosen the last option. The Alfresco Share solution can...

Ingres, Alfresco debut open-source SharePoint rival

Open-source vendors Ingres and Alfresco are teaming up on a software appliance that bundles the Ingres database with Alfresco's content management platform, hoping the combination will prove to be an enticing alternative to Microsoft SharePoint.The two vendors have already bundled their products...

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