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Linux Magazine’s Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008

We have to admit, Microsoft's SharePoint isn't a bad solution, but we want a collaboration platform that doesn't lock us into Windows. Lucky us, we have Alfresco to look to for a collaboration platform that's open source and just as slick. Alfresco's Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is being...

Alfresco Benches 100 Million Objects

Okay, so Alfresco did not “bench” as in “bench-press” 100 million objects (that feat is coming soon), but they did reach and exceed the 100 million document mark in an independently certified benchmark test of Alfresco Enterprise 2.1, conducted by Unisys Corporation. This is pretty darn impressive...

Document Management: H&R Block Finds The Perfect Open Source Software

H&R Block wanted a flexible, easy- to-use document management system to capture clients' tax documents and move them digitally to its tax preparers' offices. It considered commercial products, such as FileNet and Documentum. But H&R Block CIO Marc West eventually directed the team to focus...

Analysts admire Alfresco, admonish SharePoint

Thinking about delving into enterprise content management? The analysts of the world have had a few heady opinions to share of late. London-based Ovum, for instance, has taken a shine to Alfresco. We've covered Alfresco before, but the company has been moving rapidly in some pretty novel...

Panelists: Content management, meet social networking

Enterprise content management and social networking form a natural nexus that is already taking tangible form, a software executive said during a panel discussion Wednesday at the Gilbane Group's annual conference in Boston."People have real requirements to secure information, but also have a...

Facebook gets open-source enterprise app

The open-source enterprise content management firm Alfresco has announced what it claims is the first enterprise application to use the Facebook platform.The London-based enterprise content management (ECM) company has integrated its system with the popular social-networking site, using open...

First enterprise application for Facebook launched

Enterprises are being offered the chance to use Facebook. Open source enterprise content management company Alfresco has integrated its application with the social networking site to enable its users to communicate more effectively with customers and partners. Alfresco claimed that it was the first...

Open source CMSes prove well worth the price

Combining document, Web, records, and image management, Alfresco 2.1 is a full-fledged EMC (enterprise content manager). Although such breadth often signals extra complexity in commercial offerings, Alfresco doesn't succumb to this problem. Using Web 2.0 techniques (such as lightweight scripting),...

Alfresco takes the open road to success

The head of a British high-tech start-up went in to the old Department of Trade - one of whose roles was to help business - to make a pitch for his new program and how it could help save taxpayers' money while fostering the local software industry. It turned out that both these factors were...

Ignoring open source is costing us dear

The cooperative spirit that infused the open source movement is now taking over the world as people and corporations collaborate on music, videos, products or the Wikipedia. All of which makes it scandalous that the open source movement has not taken off in the UK as it has in other countries.

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