Media Coverage

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.

UK failing to exploit open source

The UK's failure to make use of open source is a scandal, according to open-source experts speaking at a key Westminster debate."There is more open-source work being done in Guatemala," said Linux kernel developer and Red Hat fellow Alan Cox. The public sector is scared of open source, he said,...

BBC Radio 4: The Bottom Line

Buying online is no longer a novelty and most companies have a website, no matter how basic, so how come we still come across frustrating and poorly designed web pages? This week the program will discuss what makes good web design. Simplicity is key but it turns out that putting that principle into...

Alfresco Issues Report on Open Source Trends

Alfresco Software, Inc., a specialist in open source enterprise content management, today announced the immediate availability of its first-ever global survey of trends in the use of open source software in the enterprise.

Report: Open Source Adopters Testing on Windows

Alfresco Software's survey found that companies that decided to launch its software -- as opposed to those evaluating and testing the applications -- tended to prefer open source operating systems, application servers, databases and browsers. That is, when companies eventually adopted the open...

Study: Red Hat Benefiting from MS-Novell Deal Fallout

A global survey of open-source enterprise users of Alfresco software has found that deployments of Red Hat Linux have grown twice as fast as those for Novell SUSE Linux since Novell signed its controversial patent and interoperability agreement with Microsoft in November 2006.

Alfresco: Competing in the Enterprise

John Newton, CTO and chairman of open source enterprise content management (ECM) vendor Alfresco, is certainly no stranger to the industry.Newton was one of the founding engineers at Ingres working on one of the first commercial relational databases. In the ECM space, he's best known as the co-...

Managing mashed content

Alfresco aims to bring Web 2.0 and ECM together. For most businesses, large or small, the most common approach to providing content management is to use a shared F: drive across the network. This is despite the fact that there are many content management tools available on the market.

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