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

Gains recognition as one of the best open source products for enterprise

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 community is 20,000-strong and reflects the maturity of open source software for the enterprise. This recognition reaffirms that the open source model is working for content management users,” said John Powell, CEO of Alfresco. “The new, innovative, features available in Alfresco Enterprise Edition 2.1 are the direct result of customer input and major contributions from our community members.”

With 700,000 downloads, 21,000 installed sites regularly using Alfresco and 300 customers, the company is able to offer new features much faster than was possible under the traditional enterprise software development model.

Alfresco was chosen based on innovation, functionality, ease of use, implementation, and proven track record in serving the needs of today’s business. According to InfoWorld, “The InfoWorld Test Center's central mission has always been to identify the most promising and cost-effective solutions available to IT organizations. Increasingly, those solutions come from the open source camp.”

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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