The Var Guy - Alfresco Continues Open Source Partner Momentum
Alfresco Software, which specializes in open source enterprise content management, says it more than doubled its partner network in 2009. But here’s the really interesting part: Alfresco partners are earning $10 to $15 worth of services for every dollar of Alfresco Enterprise subscriptions sold. Here are the details.
Alfresco spent much of 2009 building a North American network of systems integrators and solutions providers. Roughly 80 companies are now part of that network, generating roughly $250 million worth of Alfresco-related services per year, Alfresco says,
Alfresco’s services revenue mirrors similar statements from Red Hat, which has openly stated that JBoss middleware integrators typically earn more than $10 in services fees for every dollar in JBoss-related sales they generate. No surprise, both Alfresco and Red Hat had prominent positions in The VAR Guy’s 2009 Open Source 50 report — which tracks the open source industry’s most popular partner programs. (The 2010 survey is ongoing now.)Read more