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The adoption of open source increases as businesses look to tighten their IT budgets.

by IT PRO on
UK businesses and government agencies are increasingly adopting open source technology solutions as the credit crunch takes hold, according to open source firm Alfresco Software.It was claimed to be a reversal of the trend seen during the second half of 2007, with companies looking for better value...

Open Source Adoption Gains Momentum in UK as Crunch Takes Hold

by Alfresco Software on
London, UK. – 13th October, 2008 – Alfresco Software today announced that despite the global economic downturn, it has witnessed record levels of customer adoption in the UK as businesses rethink their proprietary software strategies, turning to more cost effective and scalable open source...

CAStor Harnesses Alfresco Enterprise CMS' Interface

by CMSWire on
Caringo Inc., a vendor of content storage software, has recently announced the release of an interface that will allow Alfresco, a provider of open source content management software, and CAStor, Caringo’s flagship storage product, to operate seamlessly. This interface replaces the existing file-...

Alfresco Brings Enterprise CMS Capability to Quark

by CMSWIRE on
Quark Publishing System 8 and Alfresco Enterprise 2 are working together towards bringing web-based storage and collaboration to Quark assets. This brings the world of content management to Quark Publishing System, and they made a smart decision by choosing the open source ECM provider Alfresco....

Alfresco to Host Community Conference in Washington DC

by Alfresco Software on
London, UK. – October 1, 2008 – Alfresco Software today announced that it will host its North American Community Conference in Washington DC on October 9th, 2008. The Alfresco Community Conference is a one day event designed to promote the exchange of information, ideas, product design and...

Five programs you can afford in a financial meltdown

by Computerworld Blogs on
It's the afternoon of September 30th and for reasons beyond my understanding the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) is up more than 3.5% after yesterday's financial fiasco. Hello, Wall Street, what part of "No one has a new bailout deal; the House hated the old deal, and it's the week of Rosh Hashanah...

Can Web 2.0 Stop Brain Drain?

by Information Week on
As baby boomers retire, they walk out the door with years of institutional knowledge. Can we catch it?An older blog entry from John Newton, CTO of content management company Alfresco, caught my eye the other day. He was attending an Enterprise 2.0 conference, and one of the speakers made some...

Alfresco Provides First Draft CMIS Implementation Via Alfresco Labs

by ECM Connection on
Alfresco Software recently announced the availability of the first Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification draft implementation. As a contributing member of the draft technical specification, Alfresco is able to offer a draft implementation of CMIS for developers who wish...

Alfresco CTO John Newton talks about CMIS

by Fierce Content Management on
John Newton, CTO and Chairman at Alfresco, has been involved in the content management industry since 1990 when he was one of the founders and the lead designer at Documentum. More recently, he helped launch Alfresco, the open source content management vendor. Alfresco was involved with the talks...

Getting A Jump On The New Content Management Standard

by Information Week on
CMIS won't be an official standard for at least a year, but you can start playing with a draft implementation today.The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification was submitted to OASIS yesterday, but if you can't wait for the official standard, Alfresco has a draft...

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