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Alfresco Named in EContent 100 List of Companies That Matter for Fourth Consecutive Year

Alfresco’s Open Source ECM System Honored for its Impact on the Digital Content Industry

LONDON — November 24, 2009 —Alfresco Software, Inc., the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, has been named to EContent Magazine's 2009 EContent 100 list of “companies that matter most in the digital content industry” for the fourth consecutive year. Selected by a panel of 14 industry experts, companies were evaluated based on performance, market share, thought leadership, technology leadership and willingness to experiment with new technology.

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“With the EContent 100 list, we name the companies that we believe demonstrate continued leadership in the content industry, as well as those whose innovation foreshadows all that digital content has to offer,” said Michelle Manafy, Editor-in-Chief of EContent Magazine. “These 100 companies have displayed their abilities to maximize the use of digital content. Among them, Alfresco is named once again for its leadership and innovation in bringing open source content management to the masses.”

Alfresco, which recently became the first open source software to obtain U.S. Department of Defense 5015.02 records management certification, has seen major adoption of its ECM system throughout the world. The company currently has more than 800 enterprise customers, over 270 SI and OEM partners, and has surpassed the 2.0 million downloads mark. Most recently, Alfresco’s CEO John Powell and VP Business Development Matt Asay were listed among MindTouch’s “Most Influential People in Open Source” for their roles in bringing accessible and affordable open source technology to the content management market.

“We are honored that the industry experts at EContent Magazine have recognized the key role Alfresco continues to play in driving and fulfilling demand for open source content management tools,” said John Powell, CEO and Co-founder, Alfresco Software. “With the upcoming approval of the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification, and a range of new Cloud applications, we look forward to working with new and existing companies to expand their content management capabilities.”

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More information on the 2009 winners of the EContent 100 awards can be found in the December print issue of EContent Magazine and online at

About EContent
EContent is dedicated to one of the most essential commodities any business has to offer--content. While the digital era has provided businesses with unprecedented access to content, it has also created an exponentially increasing need to manage, store, and deliver that content in ways that are efficient, effective, and affordable. Every industry—from publishing to pharmaceutical—needs to maximize its content resources. With this steady rise in digital content challenges, EContent magazine is there to help guide professionals with sound advice and breaking news. EContent is the most respected source for information about the digital content industry. The magazine has a mission to clearly identify and explain emerging digital content trends, strategies, and resources that will help readers navigate the content maze and find a clear path to profits and improved business processes. Essential reading for executives and professionals involved in content management, creation, acquisition, aggregation, and distribution in corporate and B2B environments, EContent provides the go-to resource for digital content business strategies.


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