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Alfresco releases Alfresco Enterprise 3

Alfresco announced today that it was releasing Alfresco Enterprise 3, it's latest enterprise content management offering. The new release builds on earlier Alfresco announcements around the Sharepoint protocol support, draft CMIS support (which John Newton, Alfresco founder and CTO, discussed in...

Startup Of The Week: Alfresco Software

The company's CEO expects open source software companies, because they're more open in product development, to be more appealing in the wake of the financial industry turmoil. John Powell, CEO of open source software company Alfresco, draws parallels between the business practices that have gotten...

Chalk one up for Linux and Health Care

When it comes to health care it always seems as though it and Linux have a strange relationship. Doctors tend to purchase software without any thought to cost or licensing. The generally leads them into a one-size-fits-all solution and they just deal with the shortcomings of the software or go and...

'Do More with Less' and Use Open Source

Bentley: Why are open source companies uniquely poised to grow even when the economy is so tough?Asay: Several reasons. First, many open source companies, including Alfresco, SugarCRM, Red Hat, and others, deliver equal or better functionality than our proprietary competitors at a significantly...

Content-As-A-Service — Coming Soon To An Enterprise Near You

By John Newton, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Alfresco SoftwareSome enterprise executives may be sitting at their desk in their corner office thinking, "Social Software is what my kids are into when they waste time on Facebook and YouTube" - not an enterprise-weight technology."Over the...

CAStor Harnesses Alfresco Enterprise CMS' Interface

Caringo Inc., a vendor of content storage software, has recently announced the release of an interface that will allow Alfresco, a provider of open source content management software, and CAStor, Caringo’s flagship storage product, to operate seamlessly. This interface replaces the existing file-...

Alfresco Brings Enterprise CMS Capability to Quark

Quark Publishing System 8 and Alfresco Enterprise 2 are working together towards bringing web-based storage and collaboration to Quark assets. This brings the world of content management to Quark Publishing System, and they made a smart decision by choosing the open source ECM provider Alfresco....

Five programs you can afford in a financial meltdown

It's the afternoon of September 30th and for reasons beyond my understanding the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) is up more than 3.5% after yesterday's financial fiasco. Hello, Wall Street, what part of "No one has a new bailout deal; the House hated the old deal, and it's the week of Rosh Hashanah...

Can Web 2.0 Stop Brain Drain?

As baby boomers retire, they walk out the door with years of institutional knowledge. Can we catch it?An older blog entry from John Newton, CTO of content management company Alfresco, caught my eye the other day. He was attending an Enterprise 2.0 conference, and one of the speakers made some...

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