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Intranet Journal: What's the Buzz About Alfresco?

Oct 20, 2005, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Can the former leader of one of the biggest players in the commercial content management arena make a successful transition into the open source community? That's exactly what we're going to find out with the initial releases of Alfresco scheduled for later this year.

"Founded in June by John Newton, co-founder of Documentum, and John Powell, former COO of Business Objects, Alfresco plans to offer companies a real alternative to the big name players in the content management market--Documentum, Vignette, and Interwoven. Part of Alfresco's mission is to open up robust and scalable content management to everyone, including businesses whose size or wallet makes the existing enterprise content management solutions cost prohibitive. Alfresco is the first open source solution to reach beyond Web content management focus; and, with the help of the open source community, Alfresco hopes to be able to foster innovation for content management tools..."

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