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Alfresco Rings Bell for Red Hat Exchange While Rumors Swirl

rhx-red.pngJoining thirteen other open source stalwarts including MySQL, JBoss, Zimbra and Sugar CRM, Alfresco is now one of the founding members of a new online marketplace for business applications called the Red Hat Exchange (RHX).

ShareMethods Joins Office 2.0 Fray, Enter OpenSAM

sharemethods-logo.jpgJoining Zimbra, Zoho and a web based office suite from a little ole Google; ShareMethods is the latest player in the effort to move the office suite from the desktop to the web.

EMC World Hits Orlando this Month


Over 7,000 EMC experts, technologists and buyers will be gathering in Orlando for EMC World 2007, a veritable gaggle of EMC experts and enthusiasts.

EMC is a leading figure in the enterprise content management webiverse.

Cabinet NG Plugs Document Management into the Desktop

CNGA thriving and yet under served market, small and mid-size businesses will be excited to know that not every solution provider is focused solely on the enterprise. In an attempt to simplify their customers' business processes, Cabinet NG has announced an automated document management product specifically for the Peachtree accounting platform.

Better Search, Outlook Integration for MOSS 2007

Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 LogoTwo new add-ons for Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server (MOSS) 2007 strive to not only make it easier and faster for users to locate their content but also enable them to store content in SharePoint directly from Outlook.

Point, Click and Go SharePoint, from Lotus Notes

Proposion LogoAs we have covered recently , content migration is a hot and serious topic for many IT managers. Migration from Lotus Notes to Microsoft SharePoint, a heretofore unfulfilled niche in the market, appears to have been filled by Proposion Software.

NextPage Grabs CODiE for Document Retention, Compliance

NextPage Document RetentionIn a bid to secure corporate information subject to regulatory compliance, enterprises the world over are questioning the effectiveness of traditional centralized records management solutions. The problem lies not as much with the technical workings as it does with the social aspects of the solution. The simple fact is that users often omit the step of actually shuffling documents off to a centralized server. For most people, this extra task is nothing more than a time consuming chore. Vendors who recognize and address this problem are bubbling to the top, and with good reason.

Upgraded EMC Products Aim to Simplify Governance

EMC LogoIn order to help customers better manage their electronically stored information while also meeting internal and external governance requirements, EMC has delivered new versions of both their email and file system archiving solutions.

IBM Lends a Friendly Hand with Tivoli for SharePoint


To protect a mutually beneficial way of life, arch-enemies occasionally have to help one another. Such mash-ups comprise the plot for many a dramatic action film. Of late, it's the plotline of choice for nemeses IBM and Microsoft.

Nuxeo vs. Alfresco, How Do You Like Your OSS?

The next time you see the phrase “open source” used in association with some software, be advised that you'll need to take that claim with a grain of salt. This was a statement made last November by ZDNet blogger David Berlind.

As the concept of Professional Open Source gains momentum and more vendors jump on this boat, its becoming increasingly important to have some reliable indicators of what a real open source effort looks like.

Oracle Drops Premium Product Post-Stellent

After purchasing Stellent and recently playing the tease about what they'd do with it, Oracle finally releases its first ECM offering since the acquisition.

Nuxeo Plays ECM Ball in Alfresco's Backyard

nuxeo logoJumping channel from FR to UK open source Enterprise CMS vendor Nuxeo has opened its latest foreign office in London.

The company aims to capitalize on the oh so rosy UK ECM market and the large number of energy and financial services companies in the UK, as well as gain some international footing as it pushes further.

Microsoft Calls E-Discovery, Records Management Inseparable Halves

microsoft_lowgow.jpgWhat's the worst that could happen when your records go unmanaged? Ask Microsoft, which spends an average of US$ 20 million for e-discovery per litigation, according to one company exec.

Open Text Swaggers After ECM User Response

Having leveraged the standard enterprise's need to archive material and manage records, Open Text is starting to see a strong response for its Livelink ECM integration for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

This also includes its solution for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, which was just released in early March.

EMC Plays Friendly with SharePoint (MOSS)

EMC / DocumentumFollowing through on an alliance announced in October, EMC has released two new products to facilitate integration of EMC Documentum with Microsoft SharePoint.

Oracle Unfolds Dramatic ECM Aspirations


After its acquisition of Stellent half a year ago, Oracle has been disturbingly mum about how it plans to use its new resources to beef up their existing Content Management offerings.

That silence has just been broken. Today Oracle released its broad intentions for assimilating Stellent offerings.

Day Updates ECM Products, Announces DAM Solution

Day SoftwareInnovation and standards compliance — with a hint of improved usability thrown in — come together as Day unwraps the latest versions of Communiqué CMS and their JCR-compliant Content Repository Extreme (CRX).

And not to be outdone by Microsoft's recent SharePoint-based Interactive Media Manager announcement, this morning the company gave us a peek under the covers of a sporting new digital asset management (DAM) solution enchantingly named Communiqué Digital Asset Management, or “CQ DAM” for those of you with less free time.

MS Builds Media Management Offering on SharePoint

SharePoint 2007Today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas — our dearest little spot in the West — Microsoft will unwrap a new media asset management offering built on their SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 platform.

The new Interactive Media Manager product is (perhaps predictably) hailed by the company as a next-generation content management solution. It combines digital work flows and media application integration in a collaborative environment built on SharePoint's core strengths.

Enterprise CMS Implementations Double in the UK

We are a nation that lives and dies by statistics. Whether it's the latest Who's Hot and Who's Not List, the Fortune 100 or the statistics to show who is using what, when, why or how, we eat it up.

OpenDocument Makes Formatting Compliance Simpler


It is not pleasant to complete a project in your format of choice, only to discover it does not comply with a sanctioned formatting standard.

With this frustration in mind, the OpenDocument Fellowship (ODF) brings us the ODF Validator, a simple tool you can use to verify whether your document complies with its formatting standards. Yes, these days even compliance can be solved with a widget.