Alfresco Software Named a “Red Herring 100 Global” Award Winner
Open Source Enterprise Content Management innovator identified as one of the top tech start-ups in the world
London, UK – December 10, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc. announced today that it has been selected as a winner of the Red Herring 100 Global Award. The awards span all areas of technology including biosciences, communications, computing and software; Alfresco was one of eighteen software winners.
Red Herring 100 winners and finalists from North America, Europe and Asia of the last three years were eligible for this award. The Red Herring editorial team used a very competitive process to whittle down this pool of 1800 eligible promising companies to the 100 winners of this first-time award. Evaluations were made on both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and ecosystem integration.
"The Alfresco team is very proud to be selected as a winner of this prestigious award," said John Powell, CEO of Alfresco Software. "Red Herring's designation is further validation of our success and Alfresco's leading position in Open Source Enterprise Content Management."
Alfresco has seen major adoption of its open source ECM system throughout the world. The company now has more than 300 customers, including the American Stock Exchange, Boise Cascade, Christian Science Monitor, Informa and the Nebraska State Legislature. The community version of Alfresco's open source ECM has been downloaded over 700,000 times. Earlier this month Alfresco announced the launch of its innovate Open Source Social Computing Platform.
The winning companies were announced and celebrated at the Red Herring Global event in Seattle, WA, on December 3-5.
Alfresco is an enterprise open-source software company focused on advancing the flow of digital business. The company provides a better, more effortless way for people to work, making sure they have the information they need, exactly when they need it most. The Alfresco Digital Business Platform is an open, modern, secure platform that intelligently activates process and content to accelerate the flow of business. It provides the fastest path for people to interact with information and for companies to respond to changing business needs. Alfresco helps over 1300 industry-leading organizations build solutions where content finds users, processes dynamically adapt to changing needs enabling global companies to be more responsive and competitive. Alfresco’s customers include Cisco, Bank of NY Mellon, Liberty Mutual, Capital One, US Department of Navy, and NASA. Founded in 2005, Alfresco has U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, California and European headquarters in Maidenhead, UK. For more information on Alfresco, please visit http://www.alfresco.com.