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Open Source Leader, Brian Behlendorf, Launches Alfresco Community Event

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, October 23, 2007 — Alfresco Software, Inc., today announced that open source guru Brian Behlendorf will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Alfresco North American Community Conference in New York, on Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2007. His presentation ''The Threat of Microsoft SharePoint to...

Leading Print Management Company Picks Alfresco For Fortune 1000 Publishing Needs

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON—October 22, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc., today announced that Proforma Global, a leading print management and workflow solution provider to the Fortune 1000, has selected Alfresco document management solution to help the company serve and collaborate with its global customers. Proforma...

Alfresco Continues To Expand Globally And Responds To Growing Spanish Demand

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, 17 October, 2007 – Alfresco Software Inc. today announced that it has launched a brand new website and forum for the Spanish language market. The move comes in response to rapidly growing demand from customers and partners within the region and builds on other recently launched websites...

An Open-Source Project with a Marketing Team. Imagine That.

by CIO on
Many open-source projects begin with a techie who has an itch to scratch. None of the existing tools do exactly what he wants, so he builds his own solution - then makes the source code available to the world at large. Other developers, excited about the new approach (and with an itch in the same...

Open source CMSes prove well worth the price

by Infoworld on
Combining document, Web, records, and image management, Alfresco 2.1 is a full-fledged EMC (enterprise content manager). Although such breadth often signals extra complexity in commercial offerings, Alfresco doesn't succumb to this problem. Using Web 2.0 techniques (such as lightweight scripting),...

Alfresco takes the open road to success

by The Guardian on
The head of a British high-tech start-up went in to the old Department of Trade - one of whose roles was to help business - to make a pitch for his new program and how it could help save taxpayers' money while fostering the local software industry. It turned out that both these factors were...

Ignoring open source is costing us dear

by The Guardian on
The cooperative spirit that infused the open source movement is now taking over the world as people and corporations collaborate on music, videos, products or the Wikipedia. All of which makes it scandalous that the open source movement has not taken off in the UK as it has in other countries.

UK failing to exploit open source

by ZDNet UK on
The UK's failure to make use of open source is a scandal, according to open-source experts speaking at a key Westminster debate."There is more open-source work being done in Guatemala," said Linux kernel developer and Red Hat fellow Alan Cox. The public sector is scared of open source, he said,...