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The appeal of open source

by Information Age on
Open source is climbing up the corporate priority list as confidence in the commercial viability of its development and support model has grown and associated cost savings have proven irresistible to cash-strapped organisations. A Forrester Research report released at the Open World Forum in...

Alfresco Launches Rapid Web Site Development Tool

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—January 21, 2009 — Alfresco Software, Inc. today announced the availability of Alfresco Web Studio a visual, drag-and-drop designer for building web sites with the Alfresco Surf platform. Using Alfresco Web Studio, business users can quickly create custom web sites while leveraging the...

The shifting sands of ECM

by Information Age on
The expectations for the broad set of technologies that comprise the enterprise content management (ECM) sector have never been higher: ECM needs to render an organisation’s collection of content – its office documents, web content, emails, reports and more - into a searchable, manageable, useable...

Final Version of Alfresco Labs 3.0 Released

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—January 21, 2009 — Alfresco Software Inc., today announced the general availability of Alfresco Labs 3 Final. This is a milestone release for Alfresco Labs and is immediately available for download under the open source GPL license at “In the...

Products to watch

by eWeek on
eWeek editiors recommend new hardware, software and services that enterprise IT decision makers should have on their radars.

Here we go again

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The news may turn out to be no more than rumour, but it is telling nonetheless. To cut costs, several blogs recently reported, Microsoft and IBM would soon both get rid of about 16,000 employees each, 17% and 4% respectively of their workforces. If true, these would be some of the biggest cuts in...

Alfresco and Partner to Deliver Moodle eLearning Integration

by Alfresco Software on
London, UK. – January 14, 2009 – Alfresco Software Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM), today announced an OEM partnership with, the provider of open source solutions for online learning management, record keeping and learning object storage to...

Where the Tech Jobs Are, Part 1

by Ecommerce Times on
High-tech job seekers should take heart. Despite the daily onslaught of grim economic news, the need for skilled information technology staff remains stable, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report, released earlier this month.Twelve percent of chief information...

An Open Secret

by CFO Magazine on
Open-source software is quietly gaining ground well beyond the data center...Indeed, by 2012 more than 90 percent of enterprises worldwide will deploy OSS in one form or another, predicts Gartner, an information technology advisory firm; over the past four years the corporate interest in OSS...

Alfresco And Joomla Launch Industry's First CMIS Implementation

by Information Week on
Alfresco continues to blaze the trail when it comes to real-world implementations of the proposed Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standard. Its latest step forward was the release this week of a module that allows integration between Alfresco and Joomla systems.The module, built...