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Best of open source enterprise applications

by InfoWorld on
InfoWorld Test Center picks the best free BPM, CRM, ERP, e-commerce, business intelligence, project management, application management, and portal software.

Open source ECM Alfresco now emulates SharePoint

by InfoWorld on
I had a long talk the other afternoon with John Newton, CTO and Chairman of Alfresco. John previously co-founded Documentum.If the name Alfresco rings a bell but you can't place it, perhaps it's because former InfoWorld Open Sources blogger Matt Asay is VP of Business Development at Alfresco and...

Alfresco plays Microsoft’s SharePoint game

by The 451 Group on
Last week it was EMC’s Documentum group taking on SharePoint and this week it’s Alfresco, interesting not just because both Documentum and Alfresco were founded by the same person. I had the chance to speak with that person, John Newton, this morning about Alfresco Labs 3.0 (Labs is the new name...

Alfresco Gives Microsoft Office Users a SharePoint Alternative

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—July 31, 2008 — Alfresco Software today announced the availability of Alfresco Labs (Beta) 3, the open source alternative to Microsoft® SharePoint®. Alfresco Labs 3, formerly called Alfresco Community, offers Microsoft users greater choice by providing them with the first open source fully-...

Alfresco Supports Microsoft SharePoint's Protocol: Thanks, EU

by OStatic on
We've written about Microsoft's pledges to become more interoperable, and I've agreed with other observers that much of Microsoft's motivation for these new moves comes from the trouble it's gotten into with the EU and the Justice Department. As part of complying with the EU's demands, the company...

Alfresco Takes Aim at Microsoft with Open Source Sharepoint Alternative

by DaniWeb on
Alfresco released Alfresco Labs (Beta) 3 today and with it announced a new capability that enables businesses to leverage Microsoft Sharepoint functionality without buying additional Sharepoint licenses. Sound too good to be true? It’s not, and what has allowed Alfresco to do this is the 2004 EU...

Alfresco wants to stand in for SharePoint server

by InfoWorld on
Open-source content management vendor Alfresco is hoping to lure away some business from Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) -- with an assist from Microsoft itself. Its Alfresco Labs v3 product, now in beta, takes advantage of the SharePoint and Office protocol documentation files that...

Alfresco tackles the SharePoint lock-in with a key

by ZDNet on
Readers with long memories may recall how last year Matt Asay, Alfresco executive and C|Net blogger, whom I’ve taken to calling Big Money Matt (pure jealousy) was screaming about how evil Microsoft SharePoint was.It’s a new type of lock-in, an Electronic Content Management (ECM) strategy as...

Alfresco creates open source SharePoint clone

by Network World on
Alfresco Software Thursday said it has added support for SharePoint Server 2007 protocols to its Alfresco Labs 3 beta and created an open source clone of Microsoft's content management platform.Alfresco, which is expected to ship the Labs content-management server near the end of September, added...

With New Alfresco App, Enterprise Content Management Takes the OSS Road

by Tech News World on
Alfresco Software announced Thursday the availability of Alfresco Labs version 3, an open source alternative to Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) enterprise content management (ECM) software SharePoint.Formerly called "Alfresco Community," Alfresco Labs 3 offers users the first open source fully...