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Alfresco CTO John Newton talks about CMIS

John Newton, CTO and Chairman at Alfresco, has been involved in the content management industry since 1990 when he was one of the founders and the lead designer at Documentum. More recently, he helped launch Alfresco, the open source content management vendor. Alfresco was involved with the talks...

Special 'SQL' mooted for unstructured data

Companies dealing with unstructured data could be soon offered their own version of SQL following the efforts of seven leading software companies.The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification, which has just been submitted to the Oasis standards body, is aimed at doing for...

Getting A Jump On The New Content Management Standard

CMIS won't be an official standard for at least a year, but you can start playing with a draft implementation today.The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification was submitted to OASIS yesterday, but if you can't wait for the official standard, Alfresco has a draft...

Alfresco and Adobe continue relationship on Acrobat.com

Alfresco announced this week that its ECM product will power Adobe's new Acrobat.com website. The announcement comes on the heels of an earlier agreement to include Alfresco content management components as part of Adobe's LiveCycle product. Acrobat.com is Adobe's entry into the online application...

Alfresco and Adobe continue relationship on Acrobat.com

Alfresco announced this week that its ECM product will power Adobe's new Acrobat.com website. The announcement comes on the heels of an earlier agreement to include Alfresco content management components as part of Adobe's LiveCycle product. Acrobat.com is Adobe's entry into the online application...

Alfresco Weaves Its ECM into Acrobat.com

Alfresco Software, creator of the open source Alfresco ECM system, has announced that Adobe Systems has implemented Alfresco’s ECM capabilities into the Acrobat.com website. The system will now maintain hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of documents that can be uploaded, shared, converted...

Alfresco plays Microsoft’s SharePoint game

Last week it was EMC’s Documentum group taking on SharePoint and this week it’s Alfresco, interesting not just because both Documentum and Alfresco were founded by the same person. I had the chance to speak with that person, John Newton, this morning about Alfresco Labs 3.0 (Labs is the new name...

With New Alfresco App, Enterprise Content Management Takes the OSS Road

Alfresco Software announced Thursday the availability of Alfresco Labs version 3, an open source alternative to Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) enterprise content management (ECM) software SharePoint.Formerly called "Alfresco Community," Alfresco Labs 3 offers users the first open source fully...

Alfresco Takes Aim at Microsoft with Open Source Sharepoint Alternative

Alfresco released Alfresco Labs (Beta) 3 today and with it announced a new capability that enables businesses to leverage Microsoft Sharepoint functionality without buying additional Sharepoint licenses. Sound too good to be true? It’s not, and what has allowed Alfresco to do this is the 2004 EU...

Alfresco Launches Full Frontal SharePoint (MOSS) Assault

Brava! Alfresco Labs 3 is striving to be a viable open source alternative to Microsoft’s SharePoint MOSS enterprise content management offering.As of today, Alfresco Labs v3 — the application formerly known as Alfresco Community — offers potential SharePoint customers a different option, providing...

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