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  • "The license for Alfresco is expensive - not the maximum, but close. There are also extra costs once you start building integrations, as implementation seems to be very costly."
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    Top Answer:Hi. I would suggest Ezofis which has a lot of customization and ease of use features compared to Alfresco. Even the pricing is better compared to ECM products in the market.
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is the flexibility of the searching elements of the metadata.
    Top Answer:The license for Alfresco is expensive - not the maximum, but close. There are also extra costs once you start building integrations, as implementation seems to be very costly.
    Top Answer:Using M-Files means anybody on the executive team to go in and immediately look at a dashboard and know the status of a contract.
    Top Answer:They have an Optical Character Scanning module but we didn't buy it because it's ridiculously expensive.
    Top Answer:The integration with other products needs to be improved. Our biggest problem is that it is very difficult to set up for API so that we can authenticate into it and pull data out. We want to be able… more »
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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

    M-Files is a global leader in information management. The M-Files metadata-driven document management platform enables knowledge workers to instantly find the right information in any context, automate business processes, and enforce information control. This provides businesses with a competitive advantage and substantial ROI as they deliver better customer experiences and higher-quality work with lower risk.

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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.
    OMV, Caverion, SAS Institute, TK Elevator, NBC Universal
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Government14%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Construction Company7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business80%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise65%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise53%

    Alfresco is ranked 2nd in Document Management Software with 1 review while M-Files is ranked 6th in Document Management Software. Alfresco is rated 6.0, while M-Files is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Alfresco writes "Flexible and customizable but lacking integration with Microsoft". On the other hand, Alfresco is most compared with SharePoint, Hyland OnBase, IBM FileNet, OpenText Content Suite Platform and Box, whereas M-Files is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft OneDrive, IBM FileNet, Box and Hyland OnBase.

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