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Ingres appliance combines database and content management

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Ingres has strengthened its agreement with Alfresco by using the open-source content management company as a partner for Ingres's new Icebreaker Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Appliance.

Under the covers: Alfresco's SharePoint Services (WSS) Killer

by CMSWire on
SharePoint, dear SharePoint. We talk about this business collaboration tool — sometimes called an enterprise content management system — on almost a daily basis. You either love it, hate it, integrate with it or try to replace it. Alfresco has chosen the last option. The Alfresco Share solution can...

Ingres, Alfresco debut open-source SharePoint rival

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Open-source vendors Ingres and Alfresco are teaming up on a software appliance that bundles the Ingres database with Alfresco's content management platform, hoping the combination will prove to be an enticing alternative to Microsoft SharePoint.The two vendors have already bundled their products...

Free groupware takes on exchange monopoly

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Open source Exchange rival Zarafa has added native support for Blackberry Enterprise Server to a roster of collaboration features that already includes Outlook interoperability, and integration with open source tools such as SugarCRM, OpenERP and Alfresco."It connects to BES just as Exchange does,...

The open-source collaboration gap

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When it comes to open-source communities, individuals are much better citizens than institutions. The enlightened self-interest that causes individuals to send back bug fixes, contribute ideas for new features and write documentation is much harder to find in institutions. This week, the JargonSpy...

Alfresco Takes Top Marks at AQA

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, UK. — February 3rd, 2009 – Alfresco Software, Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM), today announced that AQA, the UK examination board, has selected Alfresco to power its new ‘Examiner Extranet’, enabling up to 30,000 users to have access to exam papers and...

CMIS Update: A Public Review Expected Late Spring

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The OASIS CMIS Technical Committee just wrapped up their first face to face meeting at Redmond yesterday. Was it a good session? Has the scope changed? Did all those ECM guys get along? With some insight from Alfresco CTO John Newton, we got an update and help him share that update with you.The...

Alfresco Announces Credit Crunch Innovation Award Nominations

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON— January 29th 2009 — Alfresco Software, Inc., today announced that it is accepting nominations for the Alfresco Credit Crunch Innovation Awards. The awards honor innovative approaches and best practices organizations are undertaking in these challenging times. All Alfresco enterprise...

Making sure you spend wisely on technology

by BusinessWeek on
Many organizations buy software based on analyst or peer recommendations. While this is a better business practice than simply buying blindly, the problem is that no one can tell you how a particular software product will actually fit into the way your organization works. In other words, a given...