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Open source industry worth £30bn claims Alfresco CEO

How can something given away for free end up being the world's largest industry of its type?According to John Powell, CEO of open source content management vendor Alfresco the value of open source is not what it generates, but what it saves, and that's worth billions."Open source is now the world's...

Alfresco's Latest ECM: Prying Open a Sector?

John Newton, the chairman and CTO at open source document management firm Alfresco, is no stranger to Enterprise Content Management (ECM). You might even say he helped put the term on the IT map when he co-founded Documentum, the document management company that EMC later bought.But that was then....

Alfresco Updates its OSS Enterprise Content Manager

Alfresco Software, maker of popular open source content management software, has announced the release of Alfresco Enterprise 2.2. The new release is designed to let web site managers delve into web 2.0 features and online community building. According to the company, "Enhancements support the...

Alfresco's Social Computing Slant Shows ECM's Evolution

I had an interesting discussion with John Newton, the co-founder of Alfresco, recently. I'm a little star-struck by this guy. It's hard to get much higher on the food chain when you look at Newton's credentials. Not only did he co-found Documentum, he's also less than five years into the launch of...

Alfresco Flying High - The Power of Open Source

At the same as Enterprise Content Management Provider Vignette is reporting lower expected earnings partially from a decrease in spending in the North American market, open source enterprise content management provider Alfresco is announcing a financial rock solid end to 2007. And 2008 is looking...

Microsoft's Promise for Interoperability Provokes Doubt and Hope

Matt Asay, VP of business development for Alfresco Software, an open source alternative for enterprise content management, also thinks Microsoft's move to open up its APIs and protocols means great things for end-users, IT folks, and third-party vendors. "I don't know any enterprises that...

Rivals Skeptical of Microsoft's Move to Greater 'Openness'

Open-source enterprise content management provider Alfresco Software believes in offering customers a choice of the underlying stack on which it runs as well as the third-party software with which those users choose to integrate Alfresco, said Matt Asay, its vice president of business development....

Survey: LAMPs Like Hybrids

The idea that Open Source users use only open source tools to evaluate and deploy open source solutions may not be entirely accurate -- if a recent study is any indicator.In its second annual Open Source Barometer study, open source content management vendor Alfresco found that hybrid uses of LAMP...

Alfresco Survey Provides Data On Enterprise Open Source Usage

Open source ECM provider Alfresco is publicizing the release of its second global survey of open source use in the enterprise.The Alfresco Open Source Barometer Survey was conducted throughout 2007 using opt-in data provided by Alfresco's 35,000 community members in what the company calls "the...

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