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Alfresco Selected as One of Linux Magazine’s Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008

Alfresco’s Open Source ECM Solution and Social Networking Capabilities Expected To Gain More Visibility in the Coming Year

LONDON—January 16, 2008 — Alfresco Software today announced it has been named one of Linux Magazine’s Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2008. The Linux Magazine list is comprised of the top 20 companies and technologies that the Linux Magazine editors feel will have the biggest impact on the technology industry in the coming year.

To be chosen as one of the Top 20, all companies had to not only be members of the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community, but they also had to have had a major impact or made a major contribution to the community in 2007. The editors of Linux Magazine Alfresco was recognized for its new enterprise social computing platform release, which includes integration with Facebook. compiled the list after conferring with industry experts, conducting a reader poll, as well as using their own industry observations.

“Alfresco is a very nice collaboration platform alternative to being locking into Microsoft SharePoint,” said Joe Brockmeier, Editor of Linux Magazine, “and with the added Facebook integration, Alfresco is sure to gain more visibility in 2008.”

Alfresco recently announced the integration of Alfresco with Facebook to deliver a platform for developing content-centric applications. This integration makes publishing content to Facebook as controlled and effective as publishing to a corporate Web site. The Alfresco Enterprise Content Network application, which is built on this framework, enables collaboration and makes secure, audited, sharing of content in Facebook as simple as sharing a photo. Alfresco is the first of its kind to launch an enterprise application for Facebook.

About Alfresco

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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