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Alfresco Selected as Top Software Innovator by Sand Hill Group

John Powell, CEO, to Present at Software 2007 Among 25 Innovation Software Showcase Winners

SAN FRANCISCO – May 2nd, 2007 – Alfresco Software Inc., the first and leading provider of an open source enterprise content management solution, today announced it was selected by Sand Hill Group for Innovation Showcase, which spotlights innovators in the enterprise software industry. John Powell CEO, Alfresco Inc., will present in the Innovation Showcase Theater at Software 2007.

CMP Technology’s Software 2007 theme is “Powered by Innovation” and will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 8-9, 2007. In its fourth year, Software 2007 is expected to attract more than 2,000 software CEOs, VPs, CIOs, venture capitalists, private equity partners, investment bankers, press and analysts, and industry professionals.

“This year’s Showcase winners illustrate that innovation is alive and well in the software space,” said M.R. Rangaswami, Sand Hill Group co-founder and Software 2007 executive conference director. “Alfresco represents one of 25 novel companies that we believe will play a notable role in the software ecosystem.”

Alfresco was selected in the International Innovation Showcase category.

Companies in the International Innovation Showcase category spotlight innovation in every corner of the world. Alfresco is one of seven pioneers who are building substantial businesses addressing real needs from the United Kingdom and Finland to Israel and India.

Alfresco now has more than 200 customers including the European Commission, H&R Block, Harvard University, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the American Stock Exchange. The free version of Alfresco's open source ECM has been downloaded more than half a million times. Alfresco products include Alfresco Community Network, Alfresco Enterprise Network and Alfresco Small Business Network.

“The selection of Alfresco for the prestigious Innovation Showcase at Software 2007 is a reflection of the growing demand from leading enterprises and OEM partners looking to both use and embed Alfresco's groundbreaking open source ECM,” said John Powell, CEO Alfresco Inc. “The open source model is enabling the creation of a wealth of new business applications that were not economically and technologically viable with other proprietary systems.”

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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