News & Blogs

Beyond Tech City: why UK startups should look outside of East London

by ITProPortal on
Keen observers of the UK's thriving startup scene are no doubt familiar with London's Silicon Roundabout cluster, but Britain boasts numerous innovation hubs that are helping to firmly implant the Isles on the global technology map. To find out more about the advantages and disadvantages of basing...

Forrester: File-sync-and-share use heats up for businesses

by PC World on
In another example of the consumerization of IT, people have embraced cloud storage and file sharing services like Dropbox both at home and at work, and CIOs better take notice about this trend, according to a Forrester Research report.

Who are the leaders in the file sync and share market?

by ZDNet on
File sync and share is the hottest technology category since social networking. Dropbox alone now has 175 million registered users, up from 110 million just nine months ago. Dozens of vendors are going after the business version of Dropbox. There are enough disruptive forces in play -- cloud...

UK tech darlings shun London for New York

by Financial Times on
When six entrepreneurs tried to raise money for an online games business in London a decade ago, many investors simply put the phone down. Now it’s the entrepreneurs’ turn to hang up. Their company, known as King and the owner of Candy Crush Saga, the most popular game on Facebook, is planning an ...

Why we chose to IPO in the US and not in the UK

by Tech City News on
Despite attempts by the London Stock Exchange to change their mind, John Newton decided to take his company public in the US rather than the UK. In his first column he explains why Alfresco, his UK-headquartered company will join many other British tech companies in crossing the pond, and why you...

Mobile deployment needs effective content management (CMS) integration

by on
With so many  mobile development platforms available, a big quandary is how to integrate existing content management solutions in with these new mobile development technologies. The first step in successfully bringing content management and mobile delivery together is building upon a foundation...

Open Source: should the UK have been the leaders?

by on
The proliferation of open source technology has always been a contentious issue, and remains so in many corners of the UK's public sector. According to some, the UK has an opportunity to lead the way, but has now resorted to playing catch up with other administrations. But how accurate is this...

What’s the right age for kids to learn to code?

by VentureBeat on
Last week, I received an email from three female designers living in Sweden. They told me about their new website and interactive e-book, “My First Website,” to help toddlers learn to code.Read more at

Acquia + Alfresco Join Forces for Agile, Dynamic, Multichannel Content Delivery

by CMSWire on
In the world of multichannel content delivery and management, partnerships are being formed at an astounding rate. Today, Alfresco and Acquia have announced a new partnership that will see the two open source platforms working together to provide advanced multichannel content management.