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Alfresco Announces “Shimano Success Story” Webinar

Participants will gain perspective on adoption and implementation of Open Source ECM

London, UK, 6 May, 2008 – Alfresco Software and systems integration partner, Acquity Group, are hosting a free webinar entitled “Open Source ECM: A Shimano Success Story” on May 14, 2008.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear the perspectives of guest speaker Julian Lambert, Global E-Business Director at Shimano, and discover how the choice to adopt open-source based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software enabled building an extensible Content Management System platform in a shorter period of time.

During the webinar, Shimano, an international manufacturer and distributor of cycling and fishing equipment, will provide insight into the selection and implementation of Alfresco. In addition, the presenters will discuss how the Shimano and Acquity Group team implemented Alfresco to build a high-quality, custom Digital Asset Management solution to service Shimano employees, partners, and customers worldwide.

This webinar will provide participants with:
  • Key trends and drivers for choosing open-source ECM
  • Business, technical, and operational perspectives in adopting open-source
  • Lessons learned

“Open Source ECM: A Shimano Success Story” will take place on May 14 at 12pm EST.

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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