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Alfresco’s Dr Ian Howells to Speak at UK Open Source Forum

Session to report on results of the Alfresco Open Source Barometer Survey and Open Source adoption trends in the UK

London, UK. – May 1, 2008 – Alfresco Software today announced that Ian Howells, CMO, will present at Red Hat’s Open Source Forum in London on May 14. His session, entitled “Open Source Barometer” will outline trends in UK open source adoption and report on the results of Alfresco’s Open Source Barometer survey.

Alfresco's unique survey tracks trends in the open source community, examining how enterprises evaluate, test and deploy both open source and proprietary software around Alfresco’s enterprise content management system. The survey provides unprecedented levels of detailed information on their software infrastructure, including operating systems, application servers, databases, browsers and portals.

The 45,000 members of the Alfresco community are surveyed on a biannual basis with the aim of providing a leading indicator on enterprise open source adoption trends.

The Open Source Forum is presented by Red Hat and co-sponsored by Alfresco, blackduck, Zimbra and Sourcesense will take place on the May 14 in London.

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Alfresco is an enterprise open-source software company focused on advancing the flow of digital business. The company provides a better, more effortless way for people to work, making sure they have the information they need, exactly when they need it most. The Alfresco Digital Business Platform is an open, modern, secure platform that intelligently activates process and content to accelerate the flow of business. It provides the fastest path for people to interact with information and for companies to respond to changing business needs. Alfresco helps over 1300 industry-leading organizations build solutions where content finds users, processes dynamically adapt to changing needs enabling global companies to be more responsive and competitive. Alfresco’s customers include Cisco, Bank of NY Mellon, Liberty Mutual, Capital One, US Department of Navy, and NASA. Founded in 2005, Alfresco has U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, California and European headquarters in Maidenhead, UK. For more information on Alfresco, please visit

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