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Appnovation Achieves Alfresco Platinum Partner Status

Canadian System Integrator Reaches Key Milestone Leveraging Alfresco Document and Web Content Management Solutions

LONDON—November 2, 2010 — Alfresco, the open platform for social content management, today announced that systems integrator Vancouver-based Appnovation has achieved Platinum Partner status in recognition of its success in implementing Alfresco’s web content management (WCM) and document management solutions. Appnovation becomes the ninth of Alfresco’s 270 channel partners to earn platinum status.

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A 30-person Alfresco-certified system integrator, Appnovation services a range of clients including World Wildlife Fund, NBC Universal, MTV Networks and Sage Software, developing web sites and software applications using the Alfresco, Drupal and iPhone platforms. With extensive Alfresco experience in both document management and WCM solutions, Appnovation specializes in the creation of content rich web sites with complex publishing controls and also has broad experience with mobile web development.

"Appnovation has clearly demonstrated its ability to offer expertise and drive innovation around Alfresco-based projects,” said Bill Robinson, vice president of the Americas, Alfresco Software. “One of our strongest channel partners, Appnovation offers a range of content management experience, wide breadth of technology expertise and a commitment to customer service – which have all been critical to the company’s success since joining our partner program just over a year ago."

Appnovation is currently working on an Alfresco implementation for Satcom, a global satellite communications company, creating custom content models, APIs and a user hierarchy. By using Alfresco to create workflow controls for content publication approval and an automated deployment schedule, Appnovation will deliver a Global Authentication process that will work in tandem with Drupal and customize the overall Alfresco UI when it comes to workflow, user roles and document views. Appnovation relies on Alfresco for its ability to offer a user-friendly web content management tool for constant content updates.

"Working with Alfresco and nurturing this relationship has been paramount to our success at Appnovation over the last few years,” said Arnold Leung, CEO, Appnovation. “To be awarded the Platinum status represents not only a worthy accolade in respect to our work, it denotes yet another augmentation in our mutually beneficial professional goals. Alfresco has enabled us to showcase our own technical acumen whilst highlighting the true attributes of their product, a truly collaborative success story.”

Alfresco’s system integrator partner program offers new partner benefits that enable system integrators across the Americas to build new practice areas and generate consistent revenue streams around Alfresco ECM and WCM technologies, including:

  • Turnkey enablement including both sales and technical training
  • Lead sharing for services and resell opportunities
  • Partner Solution Showcase to promote applications developed on the Alfresco platform
  • Joint business planning and dedicated resources for business development activities
  • Joint marketing opportunities and assistance
  • Speaking opportunities at Alfresco and industry events
  • Access to an Alfresco Enterprise subscription and technical support
  • Access to Alfresco portal for knowledge-base sales and marketing materials.

For more information on Appnovation’s services for Alfresco, please visit

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About Appnovation
Appnovation is a Vancouver based interactive agency specializing in developing web sites and software applications using the Drupal, Alfresco and iPhone platforms. Our Drupal development experience focuses on the development of corporate, community and E-Commerce web sites. Our Alfresco expertise focuses on the creation of content rich web sites with complex publishing controls. Our iPhone development experience focuses on the creation of consumer applications.

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