"The most valuable feature is the flexibility of the searching elements of the metadata."
"The most valuable features is its design documentation abilities."
"It is easy to use."
"The initial setup is very easy."
"Atlassian Confluence's most valuable features are the ease in which you can use the tool, the flexibility in creating folder structures, receiving notifications in case others put remarks on the documents, and working together on documents."
"The solution is stable."
"There is a good library of templates for a wide range of needs."
"It's easy to search for information."
"With respect to our experiences with Confluence, we haven't had any issues."
"I think the presentation layer could be improved - currently, it's too complex, and there are too many features cluttered all over the screen."
"The user interface could be improved."
"This is kind of by design, however, the lack of control in terms of editing the page to make it look the way you want it to look is an issue. It would be nice if there was more flexibility there."
"The product should have a workflow with approvals out-of-the-box."
"Managing user permissions and credentials could be easier."
"Some aspects of the drawing perspective could be improved. When we upgrade a design and make technical architecture drawings to publish, we still use Visio first and then copy and paste it. If this feature were available on Confluence, it would be a useful tool."
"The UI is good but bland. It could be updated a bit to make it more modern and interesting to look at."
"Atlassian Confluence should improve the interface, it needs to be more user-friendly. It is easy to use, but it could be more intuitive."
"Space maintenance could be made a little more user-friendly."
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:
Project management is easy with Atlassian's Confluence as your single source of truth. It integrates with JIRA so you can easily add context to your projects in one central location. Create and track issues & product requirements, publish release reports, track release progress, and more when you connect Confluence and JIRA. Confluence allows you to create, share, evolve, and capture your team's project documentation so you can collaborate better, smarter, and as a team.
Confluence also organizes your powerful repository of information, opinions, and knowledge to help you answer questions, create how-to docs, and possibly identify the next big thing. Logical and consistent management of knowledge and a powerful search engine ensure that you can always find the right content, when you need it most. Share, organize, and discover content all in one platform.
Confluence has multiple deployment options to provide the flexibility your organization needs.
Cloud is a fully hosted service for customers who want to iterate quickly and have us take care of managing the infrastructure.
For customers who need to run our applications behind their firewall, we have Server and Data Center options. Server delivers greater capacity for a larger user base and gives you more control, allowing you to remain compliant with your enterprise IT, security, IP and privacy policies. For our largest customers, Data Center provides all the capability of our Server option, along with high availability, instant scalability and performance at scale.
Atlassian also offers premium support and strategic services for enterprise customers. Technical Account Managers are cross-functional technical advisors providing proactive planning and strategic guidance across your organization. Premier Support goes above and beyond our standard offerings to give you account-wide support from a team of senior support engineers.
Alfresco is ranked 11th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review while Atlassian Confluence is ranked 2nd in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) with 23 reviews. Alfresco is rated 6.0, while Atlassian Confluence is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Alfresco writes "Flexible and customizable but lacking integration with Microsoft". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Atlassian Confluence writes "Good usability, helpful community support, and facilitates well-structured documentation ". Alfresco is most compared with SharePoint, Hyland OnBase, IBM FileNet, OpenText Content Suite Platform and IBM ECM, whereas Atlassian Confluence is most compared with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Office 365, Zendesk Guide and Microsoft OneDrive.
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