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Alfresco Supports Microsoft SharePoint's Protocol: Thanks, EU

We've written about Microsoft's pledges to become more interoperable, and I've agreed with other observers that much of Microsoft's motivation for these new moves comes from the trouble it's gotten into with the EU and the Justice Department. As part of complying with the EU's demands, the company...

Open source ECM Alfresco now emulates SharePoint

I had a long talk the other afternoon with John Newton, CTO and Chairman of Alfresco. John previously co-founded Documentum.If the name Alfresco rings a bell but you can't place it, perhaps it's because former InfoWorld Open Sources blogger Matt Asay is VP of Business Development at Alfresco and...

Alfresco plays Microsoft’s SharePoint game

Last week it was EMC’s Documentum group taking on SharePoint and this week it’s Alfresco, interesting not just because both Documentum and Alfresco were founded by the same person. I had the chance to speak with that person, John Newton, this morning about Alfresco Labs 3.0 (Labs is the new name...

Alfresco creates open source SharePoint clone

Alfresco Software Thursday said it has added support for SharePoint Server 2007 protocols to its Alfresco Labs 3 beta and created an open source clone of Microsoft's content management platform.Alfresco, which is expected to ship the Labs content-management server near the end of September, added...

Alfresco Takes Aim at Microsoft with Open Source Sharepoint Alternative

Alfresco released Alfresco Labs (Beta) 3 today and with it announced a new capability that enables businesses to leverage Microsoft Sharepoint functionality without buying additional Sharepoint licenses. Sound too good to be true? It’s not, and what has allowed Alfresco to do this is the 2004 EU...

With New Alfresco App, Enterprise Content Management Takes the OSS Road

Alfresco Software announced Thursday the availability of Alfresco Labs version 3, an open source alternative to Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) enterprise content management (ECM) software SharePoint.Formerly called "Alfresco Community," Alfresco Labs 3 offers users the first open source fully...

Alfresco wants to stand in for SharePoint server

Open-source content management vendor Alfresco is hoping to lure away some business from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) -- with an assist from Microsoft itself. Its Alfresco Labs v3 product, now in beta, takes advantage of the SharePoint and Office protocol documentation files that...

Alfresco Launches Full Frontal SharePoint (MOSS) Assault

Brava! Alfresco Labs 3 is striving to be a viable open source alternative to Microsoft’s SharePoint MOSS enterprise content management offering.As of today, Alfresco Labs v3 — the application formerly known as Alfresco Community — offers potential SharePoint customers a different option, providing...

How Web 2.0 will change the face of business…

Technology research company Forrester predicts that by 2013, social software, the application of Web 2.0 for the enterprise, will grow at an annual rate of 43 per cent per year. This is quickly becoming the fastest growing sector in the enterprise software industry. However, many people are...

The Back-End of the Web

These days everyone is looking for back-end technology that handles all aspects of the business, from ad insertions to billing, with the look and feel of the most popular social media. If not a one-system-does-all solution, then something pretty close. Enterprise content management has grown to be...

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