Media Coverage

CMSWiRE#GilbaneBoston: The Rise of Open Source in Content Management

One of the hot topics at the Gilbane Boston conference this year is open source. The event program features several OSS-focused sessions, there were open source breakfasts, socials and pow-wows — all of that signaling wider adoption and growing popularity of the open source CMS industry.In one of...

The Var Guy - Open Source Distribution: Ready to Roll?

Tech Data, as The VAR Guy expected, is the latest distributor to launch an open source channel initiative. Tech Data’s effort (called Open Tech) follows a Synnex-Red Hat initiative called the Open Source Channel Alliance. But are distributors really ready to support open source in the IT channel?...

CMSWire - KM World Announces Finalists for 2009 Promise and Reality Awards

It is getting close to the end of the year and as well as all the happy, good will stuff, it’s also the time for awards and jockeying for best position in the market to kick-off 2010. Yesterday we gave you Gartner’s ECM Magic Quadrant, today it’s the finalists for the KM World 2009 Promise and...

NetworkWorld - Open source software ready for big business

The combination of pumped-up technical features and relatively low prices are giving vendors with open source-based products more inroads to corporate networks than ever before."In the dot-com bust it was Unix to Linux migration because Linux was cheaper than Solaris on SPARC," says Barry Crist,...

Official Alfresco EC2 Image Receives Significant Updates

Back in September, Alfresco (news, site) released an Amazon EC2 image for those wanting to use Alfresco Server in the cloud. This image has recently received some significant updates that might interest those who've been following recent developments with Alfresco products.Image BasicsThe ready-to-...

InfoWorld - IT snake oil: Six tech cure-alls that went bunk

In the land of IT, the one thing you can count on is a slick vendor presentation and a whole lot of hype. Eras shift, technologies change, but the sales pitch always sounds eerily familiar.In virtually every decade there's at least one transformational technology that promises to revolutionize the...

CMSWire - It's Official: Alfresco First FOSS CMS to be DoD 5015.2 Certified

What’s the government’s excuse now? That’s the question that will be on the minds of many at Alfresco, now that it’s official. Alfresco has achieved DoD 5015.2 certification — the first open source Enterprise CMS to do so.The fanfare isn’t so much that Alfresco is the first, (although congrats,...

GCN - Pentagon certifies Alfresco records management app

The Defense Department's Joint Interoperability Test Command has certified a records management module from Alfresco meets the DOD 5015.02 standard for records management systems.The 5015.2 set of standards is a set of baseline functions required for records management applications used by DOD....

Ostatic - More on Open Core

Many of the responses to my previous blog post "Open Core or Open Snore?" were in agreement, and some were not. As is often the case, the more interesting ones expressed disagreement. Some took issue with my post by pointing out open core companies that might be termed success stories: SugarCRM,...

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