Alfresco is the leading open source alternative for
enterprise content management. It couples the innovation of
open source with the stability of a true enterprise-class
platform. The open source model allows Alfresco to use
best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from
the open source community to get higher quality software
produced more quickly at much lower cost.
Why Frontware proposes Alfresco?
- Alfresco was designed to solve the most pervasive and
difficult problems in content management. Alfresco is perfect
for developing enterprise and departmental portals,
compliance applications or replacing uncontrolled shared file
drives. Alfresco's architecture is modular and
standards-based allowing you to use only the functionality
you want or add new functionality as requirements grow with
standard tools. Alfresco's modularity and execution paths
offer greater performance and scalability.
- Easy to use
Alfresco has employed a user-centered design that has
packaged easy-to-use portal components for managing and
organizing content. Alfresco's integrations with file and
content management standards makes authoring content as easy
as "Save As...".
- Built by the people who invented
Alfresco's team led by
John Newton has unrivaled experience in building enterprise
scaleable content management systems. Alfresco's team of
computer scientists and engineers having built the leading
Java Content Management systems of the 1990's saw how the
open source movement could help them deliver on their dream
of letting content management become a tool for all.
- Open source, open
Alfresco is open source and
open standards which means that you don't have to buy it to
try it. Open standards means that you are not locked into any
- Faster than existing content
Alfresco's team has created
a new architecture based on their experience of first client
server and then the first generation of web content
management applications. Using ASPECT programming techniques
they literally shorten the distance (in programming terms)
making response time at least 10 times faster and more
predictable as you add new users.
- All the content capabilities and
applications you will ever need
the open standards content repository open source and free to
developers they transform the economics of building content
management applications. The Alfresco developer network will
rapidly become the most popular platform for content
management applications for software vendors and enterprise
- Much lower cost of deployment
Open source minimizes Alfresco's sales and
marketing costs. This re-focuses Alfresco's funds and
management effort on product development, engineering and
quality which delivers a lower cost, better designed solution
than that which closed source companies provide.
- Adapts to your changing
aspect-oriented architecture allows you to plug and play new
security modules, storage options, workflow engines and more,
it is completely customizable in every aspect possible.
Alfresco will offer different deployment options based on
your company timing, IT support, and business needs.
- Quality and experience
Alfresco offers a fast implementation out of the
box content portal that enables you to start receiving the
benefits within minutes of downloading the application. It is
so intuitive it's as easy as 'SAVE AS' to have your users
collaborating on content contributions in seconds.