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Alfresco’s John Newton and Jean Barmash to Speak at Enterprise 2.0

Sessions to examine the impact of Open Source and the Programmable Web on delivering an Enterprise 2.0 experience

London, UK. June 2, 2008 – Alfresco today announced that John Newton, Alfresco CTO and Jean Barmash, Alfresco Director of Services will present at Enterprise 2.0 in Boston on June 12.

John Newton will participate in the panel session entitled “Open Source Options for Delivering an Enterprise 2.0 Experience” at 08:30am on June 12. The session will examine how community and collaboration enable open source platforms to deliver Enterprise 2.0 with innovation, flexibility, and agility.

Jean Barmash’s will present a session entitled “Programmable Web – Consequences for the Enterprise” at 09:30am on June 12. The session will discuss the internet as an application development platform in general and how these concepts can be applied in the enterprise to enable better information sharing and collaboration.

Alfresco was founded in 2005 by John Newton, co-founder of Documentum and John Powell, former COO of Business Objects, and boasts more than 400 paying customers worldwide with a skew towards Global 5000 organisations including Boise Cascade, Electronic Arts, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland, Kaplan, NASA and several of the world’s largest financial services companies. It couples the innovation of open source with the stability of a true enterprise-class platform.

The Alfresco ECM platform delivers people-centric tools to let users develop next-generation rich Internet applications (RIAs), mashup and present internal and external content, and bring social computing capabilities into the workplace, while retaining choice over the selection of best of breed open source tools and ensuring enterprise-level security and control.

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About Alfresco

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

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