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Info World - The fight over open source 'leeches'

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"Leeches" -- that's how Dave Rosenberg, co-founder and former CEO of MuleSource, and now part of the founding team of RiverMuse, refers to companies that use open source technology but don't give back to the open source community. Companies like Cisco's Linksys subsidiary, whose routers rely on...

Alfresco and EnterpriseDB Forge Technology and Business Alliance

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LONDON, UK and Westford, Mass., USA, June 1, 2009 —Alfresco Software, Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, and EnterpriseDB Corporation, the leading enterprise open source database company, today announced a partnership under which Alfresco will support... - Open-source software in the recession

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MANY technology firms are floundering amid the recession. But many of the ones that offer services tied to open-source software—free programs written by volunteers who collaborate online—are boasting double-digit growth. Sales at Red Hat, the world’s biggest independent open-source firm with annual...

Armedia Teams with Alfresco to Deliver Open Source Enterprise Content Management Seminar

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London, UK & Atlanta, Ga. – May 27, 2009 – Alfresco Software Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM), and ECM consulting and software company Armedia today announced that Alfresco CTO John Newton will be delivering the keynote address to kick off Armedia’s one-day...

CMS Watch - When will ECM open up?

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We're often asked why there are so few ECM open source options, when at the same time the Web CMS marketplace supports so many open source alternatives? In the Web CMS world, there are easily 20+ open source CMS options. We cover 10 of the most significant in our Web Content Management research....

Alfresco Continues to Expand Global Partnership Reach with AEGIF in Japan

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London, UK. – May 14, 2009 – Alfresco Software Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM), today announced a partnership with AEGIF, a leading Japanese enterprise content management services company. By partnering with AEGIF, Japanese customers and partners will now be able...

Tech World - Allianz removes walls of paper with open source ECM

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The paperless office may still be a pipe dream, but insurance giant Allianz has freed up prime CBD office space by replacing paper-based processes with the Alfresco open source enterprise content management system.Tim Rynne, office automation manager at Allianz Australia Insurance, said although it...

CMSWire - SharePoint vs Alfresco: a platform perspective

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In our February article entitled Under the Covers: Alfresco's SharePoint Services (WSS) Killer we looked at Alfresco's (news, site) take on providing basic document and collaboration services for free. Alfresco's project is called Alfresco Share.When we posited that Alfresco Share was after...

ZDNet - Open source enterprise software shakeout

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While poring over reaction to Vignette’s acquisition by Open Text, there was one dog that did not bark.There was no gloating from the enterprise open source folks.Why? Probably because the enterprise open source business, especially the content management end, has problems of its own:Vendors are...

Ostatic - OpenText Buying Vignette and the Impact of Open Source Content Management

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My first thought when I saw that OpenText is buying Vignette, one of the oldest providers of content and portal management software, for $310 million, was what a huge player Vignette was as the commercial web ramped up. It was founded in 1995, when all businesses were suddenly forced to build...