Open Source Enterprise Content ManagementRead More
Alfresco is an open source enterprise content management repository (CMS) built by a team that includes the co-founder of Documentum. Its modular architecture uses the latest open src Java technologies. Includes Document Management, Records Managemen
- Drag-and-drop from Windows Explorer and Mac Finder
- Google Docs and SharePoint Integration
- Embedded workflow engine routes documents through business processes
- Full-text search across document content and metadata
- Granular access control
- Extensible metadata model
- Social features such as 'like', 'comment', and 'follow'
- Standards-based API (CMIS) makes building custom front-ends easier
KEEP ME UPDATEDGet project updates, sponsored content from our select
partners, and more.
This is not anywhere near enterprise class. It takes far to much memory, takes far too long to start, and cannot handle the file volume necessary to meet enterprise level DMS requirements, or even the most modest of legal practice's DMS requirements. The features might be there, in theory, but the implementation leaves this system unusable. In my case it takes about 10 minutes to start up. It started running out of Java heap space after about 5,000 to 10,000 documents had been added. The command line export does not work, and now I am battling Alfresco just to get my documents back out of it. I rate this software unmerchantable. Also, at least two of the 5 star reviews are blatantly from the vendor, so take the positive reviews with more than a grain of salt.
I am the Product Manager for Alfresco Community Edition. SourceForge doesn't give me the ability to respond to reviews, so I will do it this way. Alfresco Community Edition is the open source product that forms the basis for the proprietary Alfresco Enterprise Edition. The two products share over 90% of the source code. Alfresco is not a perfect product, but it meets important document management and collaboration needs for many people. I looked through the reviews, and I don't recognize any of the reviewers. We have never paid for a review, and I have no reason to believe that any of the reviews are fakes. However, some of the negative reviews make useful observations. I think the problems cited share a few root causes: * Many people use Alfresco for the wrong purpose. Alfresco is not a Web Content Management system. It is an Enterprise Content Management system / Document Repository. It used to have a WCM component, but this was removed because it was never as good as true WCM solutions. * Alfresco is a complex piece of enterprise software. Though we try to make it easy to adopt and deploy, there is still a learning curve. Document management projects are inherently complex, and often fail regardless of the quality of the software. (I give us 4 stars on "Ease".) * The stability and polish in Community Edition varies with where we are in the Enterprise Edition release cycle. We were not very good at communicating which releases were for feedback on new features, versus which releases we expected to be broadly adopted. We now differentiate between Early Access and Generally Available releases, so this situation has improved. * Alfresco does not support Community Edition, and so when someone has a problem they often struggle to find solutions. It is hard to build a business model around an open source product, but we are looking at ways to help people be successful while still paying our developers to improve the product. (I give our community support 4 stars, but I think our enterprise support is worthy of 5.) * Alfresco Community Edition is open source, but we need to improve at collaborating with our community contributors and accepting those contributions into the product. We roll out new features at a fast pace, and don't always take the time to review and polish contributions sufficient for them to become part of the core product. Improving this situation is a high priority. I am very proud of our 5.0.d release, and am giving it 5 stars. But I admit that I am biased.
Fake reviews and shitty product make the company even more shitty.
That's really great application, that has a lot of features and abilities. 5 stars from me
Not really open source DMS in addition of poor collaboration with open source community
Armedia, LLC is a technology firm, focusing on information and content management solutions. Armedia has industry-acclaimed expertise, services and products in business process, document, case and record management, as well as eDiscovery, content collaboration, content publishing and content migration. With clients in both the public and private sectors, Armedia has extensive experience in providing end-to-end business solutions based on Alfresco, ranging from full enterprise-scale document management solutions to Alfresco-based websites integrated with Drupal front-ends to accommodate our Client’s strict content management needs. As a full-service Alfresco system integrator, Armedia supports its clients through an extensive range of services, including – consultation, implementation, customization, integration, and adoption support. Armedia enhances these services through guiding our clients in understanding their Alfresco software solution. From being recognized as an Alfresco Authorized Training Partner, to having developed the native iPad application GuidedAlfresco, which guides users through their understanding of the Alfresco platform, Armedia’s staff of professionals ensure they will provide world-class solutions to its clients and assist them in achieving tangible returns on their technology investments.
Abstractive Technology Consulting Inc. is an Alberta based company specializing in knowledge and information management technologies, particularly Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Intelligence. Our focus is on delivering business solutions with high strategic value, but with a lightweight approach. Abstractive provides a full spectrum of information technology services, including strategic planning, architecture, project management, business analysis, infrastructure architecture, and development, with a strong emphasis on implementing Alfresco-based business solutions.
Appnovation Technologies is a leading open source system integrator that develops websites, intranets and mobile applications using the Alfresco, Drupal and SproutCore platforms. Appnovation has worked with clients in North America and Europe covering sectors such as media, publishing, software, education, retail, not for profit, healthcare, and government. Appnovation's clients include Sage Software, NBC Universal, MTV Networks, Amex, and the World Wildlife Fund. Appnovation is full service Alfresco system integrator offering development and consulting services and has unique expertise is in developing mobile optimized Alfresco based websites using Drupal and SproutCore front ends. Appnovation also has extensive experience utilizing Alfresco as a large scale content storage platform. All of Appnovation's development staff are located on site in our Vancouver, BC offices; this allows Appnovation to provide cost effective development services while still ensuring easy client communication and delivery of all our projects.
Blue Fish's specialized expertise and software to transform their business processes, reduce costs, and connect more deeply with customers. Experts in implementing Alfresco's enterprise content management (ECM) platform, Blue Fish leverages a reusable code library and proven methodologies to reduce risk, compress project timelines, and increase user adoption. They stand by the quality of their solutions with the Blue Fish Guarantee. Blue Fish is an Alfresco Platinum Partner and an Alfresco Recognized Partner. Located in Austin, TX, Blue Fish serves clients nationwide.
CIGNEX Datamatics (subsidiary of Datamatics Global Services Ltd.) is the global leader in Commercial Open Source & SAP Connect solutions. For over 10 years, CIGNEX Datamatics has provided Open Source solutions addressing enterprise requirements across Content Management, Portals & Social Collaboration, e-Commerce, Document Management, Records Management, Digital Asset Management, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence & Analytics, ERP, CRM, Enterprise Mobility and SOA. The company has expertise in applications and tools such as Alfresco, Liferay, SAP, Magento, Sybase, Adobe, Pentaho, Compiere, Drupal, Intalio, JBoss, Mulesource, etc.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and is present in Spain since 1991, with revenues of €40.6 million in the last fiscal year. CSC has approximately 600 employees and offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Asturias. In Italy, CSC leverages on the professionalism of about 1,200 people, working in its main offices headquartered in Milan, Padua, Turin and Rome.
We help our customers structure and manage information more effectively and efficiently. This we achieve through the use of Enterprise Content Management, Business Intelligence and Product Lifecycle Management technologies. The industrial focus lies on solutions for life sciences, industrial manufacturing and energy. We design and implement proven best practice solutions leading to better decision making, faster processes, improved quality and compliance. To this effect we provide vendor independent consulting services, including access to our cost-effective near-shore resources where advisable. For more than ten years, renowned corporations like Audi, Boehringer Ingelheim, BMW, E.ON, Medtronic, RWE Dea, Sanofi-Aventis and Volkswagen have relied on our experience and competence. We are a privately held company and have enjoyed uninterrupted and profitable growth over the years resulting in a comfortable shareholder equity rate. With our reputed service competence and state-of-the-art product offering, we are well positioned to further expand our leading role.
Grupo de Servicios Hemisphere S.A. de C.V. is positioned to be the choice consultancy in the areas of Content Management, Security & Risk Management, IT Operational Excellence, and Business Reengineering. They bring to the market a high value-add proposition, a unique, integrated professional services offer leveraging their core capabilities and international experience. They rely on proven methodologies, in-depth knowledge of industry standards and leading best practices, technical capacities and strategic thought leadership.
Ixxus has designed and delivered both enterprise content management and enterprise search solutions to some of the World's largest commercial organisations, and to both Central and Local Government. Ixxus has the expertise and methodology to completely understand your information requirements at a business level, user level, and application level, and can advise you on how Alfresco will best meet your requirements, assisting you in planning out your complete program. Ixxus can then provide you with a complete 'one-stop shop' for all of your implementation needs, from user interface design, complete system integration and be-spoke development, and the provision of on-going operational support if required.
MagmaSoft is an Ecuadorian IT Consulting Company,specializing in delivering Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management (BPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions, based mainly on Open Source software. Our clients range from government to the private sector, belonging to many industries. We have operations in many countries of Latin America.
Founded in 1983, Micro Strategies Inc. has distinguished itself as one of the most innovative technology solution providers on the east coast. As an industry leader, Micro Strategies is at the forefront of architecting and implementing quality technology solutions for commercial organizations with a commitment to responsive, client-first service.
Postecom SpA is a subsidiary of the Italian Post Office operator (Poste Italiane) and its activity is focused on the development, management and integration of Internet, Intranet and digital certification services. Today it is an important player in the Italian market of information technology, skilled to deliver customized IT solutions, innovative services - secure and of easy integration with IT systems - utilizing infrastructure and know-how gained in the development of projects for Gruppo Poste Italiane. Postecom offers a full range of eServices to public administrations and small and medium companies, with strong competences in the field of information security and digital signature based on PKI technology.
Redpill Linpro is the leading provider of Professional Open Source services and products in the Nordic region. We provide consulting, development services, training, support, application management and IT operations for Open Source products ranging from infrastructure, databases, middleware and enterprise applications to customer specific solutions based on Open Source components. As an Alfresco partner we provide all the services our customers require for a successful deployment, delivered by Alfresco certified consultants and trainers. Our offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Karlstad, Gothenburg and Stavanger work together to ensure that our customers are offered the best services irrespective of location.
Rivet Logic provides consulting and training services that help organizations streamline their operations using enterprise-grade open source software. We offer a full suite of Alfresco services – including deployment, customization, integration, and authorized training – enabling you to fully leverage the power of this leading open source enterprise content management platform.
Rothbury Software, headquartered in Boston, is an industry leading consulting company delivering Content Management solutions. Rothbury's consultants are considered subject matter experts in Content Management and have specialized with Alfresco technology since 2006. In addition to being experts in Alfresco, they provide customers great experiences through their years of software development and delivery. Customers gain the confidence they need as Rothbury assigns a dedicated and consistent team inclusive of a highly experienced technical architect. As a Gold Alfresco partner, Rothbury Software's portfolio includes success stories from various industry verticals and high-profile clients.
Sopra Group can deliver a complete service for all major transformation projects. With extensive skills and experience in Consultancy, System Integration, Application Outsourcing, and Applications Solutions, Sopra Group is a natural partner for the smooth rollout of all your strategic projects, be they economic, technological or organizational.
StarXpert provides consulting and integration services for open source enterprise content management, collaboration and office solutions. StarXpert's services for Alfresco include: functional analysis, prototyping, parameter setting, development, installation, training and support. Examples of Alfresco projects conducted by StarXpert include: automation of role-specific processes, quality document management, paperless invoice management, mail management, etc. StarXpert is the number one OpenOffice.org migration consultant in France. Its clients benefit from the company's extensive document analysis expertise. StarXpert is currently developing an OpenOffice.org extension for Alfresco.
Technology Services Group (TSG) has over 12 years’ experience in implementing creative Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions. This deep experience and understanding of ECM technologies is what differentiates us from others. We are able to provide experienced consultants that can help generate content and knowledge management solutions across industries and technologies. After partnering with Alfresco in 2005, we embraced the open source model and began building a suite of open source offerings centered around our core expertise. These offerings include OpenMigrate, our flexible migration utility as well as HPI, our high performance search interface. We have been very successful in leveraging the Alfresco products as well as our open source offerings to implement effective ECM solutions for our customers.
Westernacher is an international consulting company with more than 40 years of experience in providing strategic business and IT solutions for large international companies and public organizations. Westernacher services its customers with IT strategy implementation, ERP and ECM predominantly in the Life Sciences and Consumer Goods industry as well as Utilities, Government and Automotive. In addition to a full range of Alfresco services – consulting, implementation and maintenance – Westernacher focusses on integrating Alfresco collaboration, document, records, business process and web content management capabilities into existing enterprise ecosystems. Over the years of servicing clients with Alfresco-based projects, Westernacher derived value-adding professional Alfresco solutions, among them Information Lifecycle Management and Email- Management. Westernacher is privately held and headquartered in Germany with offices in USA, China, Poland, Australia, Belgium, India, Austria and UK.
Zaizi is an experienced information and technology consulting firm specialising in the Alfresco ECM platform and Liferay portal solution. Our team build and deliver the full range of enterprise content solutions including document and web content management systems, portals and corporate extranets in Alfresco and Liferay. Our technical expertise and innovative approach leverages rich internet applications, social networking platforms and cloud infrastructure to deliver scalable, on-demand solutions.
Zia Consulting is a leading provider of enterprise business solutions for content management from paper to mobile. Zia Consulting’s Fresh Products and Mobile Applications for ECM enables users to create, store, share, and find content across the enterprise and on the go. Zia Consulting has worked with both the public and private sector to provide end to end business solutions for Procurement, Sales Automation, Contract and Records Management, eDiscovery, Knowledge and Business Process Management, Project and Expense Management, to name a few. Partnering with industry leading open source technology providers allows Zia to provide their clients with the benefits of content management solutions that conform to the needs of your business and to your budget.