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Alfresco Named “Cool Vendor” in Content Management by Leading Analyst Firm

Alfresco included in the list of “Cool Vendors in Content Management, 2007” report by Gartner

LONDON, June 4th, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc., the first and leading provider of open source enterprise content management solutions, has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors in Content Management, 2007” report by Gartner, Inc., (Karen Shegda and Nikos Drakos, et al., 14 March 2007).

The “Cool Vendors in Content Management, 2007” report represents both enterprise and Web-based products. The emphasis is on helping people relate better to information by making the information itself smarter.

"In less than two years since initial product launch, Alfresco has been adopted and implemented for use in some of the most exacting enterprise content management environments, including client sites such as Electronic Arts and Massachusetts Institute of Technology," said John Powell, CEO and Co-Founder, Alfresco Software Inc. "Alfresco’s experienced team, focus on product leadership and public roadmap has ensured that the combination of enterprise engineers and the open source community has rapidly delivered a high quality, enterprise class open source ECM product. Westrategy." believe Gartner’s evaluation of Alfresco provides both recognition and validation of our open source product

Alfresco has been downloaded in excess of 600,000 times and has more than 250 customers, including the American Stock Exchange, Boise Cascade, Christian Science Monitor, the Federal Aviation Administration, Informa, Nebraska State Legislature, Reed, with a significant concentration of users in financial services and government, establishing Alfresco as the leading open source alternative to proprietary enterprise content management software.

A full list of leading customers can be found at:

About Cool Vendors in Content Management 2007

Gartner Inc.’s ‘Cool Vendors in Content Management 2007’ does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not simply technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months. This research is part of a set of related pieces.

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