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32,516
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27,384
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12
Average Words per Review
451
Rating
7.6
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Also Known As
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

Founded in 2005, Alfresco is a leading enterprise content management and document management platform. Alfresco allows users to easily access, manage, share, and retain content in the same way that they work i.e. in the cloud, on mobile devices, at physical locations, or even through a combination of all of these.

Alfresco is based on open technology, making integration of the platform into the enterprise cost-effective, transparent and secure.

These are the core benefits of using Alfresco:

  • Content control
  • Collaboration across your company
  • Easy information sharing
  • Business process automation
  • Empowerment of IT and business users
  • Compliance throughout the lifecycle of the content

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

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Sample Customers
Over 1,300 companies from 180 different countries. Including EuroStar, Saks Fifth Avenue, NASA Langley Research Center, and KLM.
Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government8%
Insurance Company5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University10%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business79%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise14%
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business2%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise72%
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Alfresco is ranked 10th in Enterprise Content Management while SharePoint is ranked 1st in Enterprise Content Management with 12 reviews. Alfresco is rated 0.0, while SharePoint is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Plan, plan, plan. Over-budget". Alfresco is most compared with OpenText Content Suite Platform, Nuxeo, OpenText Documentum, IBM FileNet and Atlassian Confluence, whereas SharePoint is most compared with WordPress, Citrix ShareFile, Box, OpenText Content Suite Platform and Drupal.

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