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Can Hadoop Survive its Weird Beginning?

by Forbes on
Most people think of Hadoop as pioneering technology that is being developed through an open source ecosystem. But if we take a closer look at Hadoop’s origins and the current structure of its community, it quickly becomes clear that Hadoop is not following the footsteps of other projects like...

Alert: What's Coming for Open Source CMS in November 2012

by CMS Wire on
Welcome to the October 2012 installment of our what's coming from the open sourceprojects in the next month. If you feel that your project was left out, we invite you to email us at to have a project representative...

Is the cloud bad for open source? Just the opposite

by ZDNet on
Those who imagine the cloud will stall the growth of open-source software should think again. Open source will even end up challenging in areas that until now have remained proprietary fiefdoms.

Alfresco Named a ‘Visionary’ in Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management

by Alfresco Software on
London, UK October 29, 2012– Alfresco, the cloud-connected platform, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management” (ECM).  Vendors in the Visionaries quadrant are innovators that excel with highly...

Document Mgt Roll-up: Alfresco's Solr Search Integration, Hyland's Mobile Access

by CMS Wire on
More from Alfresco this week after the release of the Community Edition v4.2 last week. Again, Alfresco is not making a big deal about it, with the only reference to it so far in the Alfresco blog. If you use Alfresco, this will definitely be worth a look. The announcement comes in the shape of a...

New Alfresco Faceted Search by Ixxus Delivers Enhanced Enterprise Content Search

by CMS Critic on
  Ixxus has announced that it is contributing a valuable new tool which integrates the powerful faceted search capabilities of Apache Solr into Alfresco 4. The contribution will aid Alfresco in fulfilling the ‘Smart Search’ requirements of its 2012 Product Road Map, enhancing functionality and...

Alfresco ECM Launches Open Cloud API for Mobile App

by Application Development Trends on
  Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud. The new API is designed to provide developers who are building apps for iOS and Android (as well as the cloud) with a "true enterprise alternative to consumer file-sharing...

Box seeks new allies in cloud storage wars with integration framework

by GigaOm on
But Box’s problem long-term is that a lot of very large software companies are building their own Box-like capabilities. Alfresco just added centralized file sharing and syncing to its content management suite. Microsoft has Skydrive which it’s integrating tightly into Windows. Google has Google...