Alfresco Wins InfoWorld’s “Bossie” Award for Content Management
Gains recognition as one of the best open source products for enterprise
LONDON, September 11, 2007 – Alfresco Software, Inc. today announced it won an InfoWorld “Bossie” Award. The award is part of InfoWorld’s new program to recognize the best and most innovative open source software projects. Other winners this year include Apache, MuleSource and SugarCRM.
“The Alfresco community is 20,000-strong and reflects the maturity of open source software for the enterprise. This recognition reaffirms that the open source model is working for content management users,” said John Powell, CEO of Alfresco. “The new, innovative, features available in Alfresco Enterprise Edition 2.1 are the direct result of customer input and major contributions from our community members.”
With 700,000 downloads, 21,000 installed sites regularly using Alfresco and 300 customers, the company is able to offer new features much faster than was possible under the traditional enterprise software development model.
Alfresco was chosen based on innovation, functionality, ease of use, implementation, and proven track record in serving the needs of today’s business. According to InfoWorld, “The InfoWorld Test Center's central mission has always been to identify the most promising and cost-effective solutions available to IT organizations. Increasingly, those solutions come from the open source camp.”