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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,...

Alfresco Wins InfoWorld’s “Bossie” Award for Content Management

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, September 11, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc. today announced it won an InfoWorld “Bossie” Award. The award is part of InfoWorld’s new program to recognize the best and most innovative open source software projects. Other winners this year include Apache, MuleSource and SugarCRM.“The...

Alfresco Becomes Open Innovation Network Licensee

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, July 31, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management, today announced that it has become an Open Innovation Network licensee. Alfresco is one of the first Open Invention Network startup licensees, joining a growing number of leading information...

BBC Radio 4: The Bottom Line

by BBC Radio 4 on
Buying online is no longer a novelty and most companies have a website, no matter how basic, so how come we still come across frustrating and poorly designed web pages? This week the program will discuss what makes good web design. Simplicity is key but it turns out that putting that principle into...

Report: Open Source Adopters Testing on Windows

by Technewsworld on
Alfresco Software's survey found that companies that decided to launch its software -- as opposed to those evaluating and testing the applications -- tended to prefer open source operating systems, application servers, databases and browsers. That is, when companies eventually adopted the open...

Alfresco Issues Report on Open Source Trends

by ebizQ on
Alfresco Software, Inc., a specialist in open source enterprise content management, today announced the immediate availability of its first-ever global survey of trends in the use of open source software in the enterprise.

Study: Red Hat Benefiting from MS-Novell Deal Fallout

by eWeek on
A global survey of open-source enterprise users of Alfresco software has found that deployments of Red Hat Linux have grown twice as fast as those for Novell SUSE Linux since Novell signed its controversial patent and interoperability agreement with Microsoft in November 2006.

New Study Shows Enterprises Evaluate on Windows, Deploy on Linux

by Alfresco Software on
LONDON, July 23, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management, today announced the immediate availability of its first-ever global survey of trends in the use of open source software in the enterprise. The Alfresco open source barometer survey, conducted...

Alfresco: Competing in the Enterprise

by Internet News on
John Newton, CTO and chairman of open source enterprise content management (ECM) vendor Alfresco, is certainly no stranger to the industry.Newton was one of the founding engineers at Ingres working on one of the first commercial relational databases. In the ECM space, he's best known as the co-...

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