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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the flexibility of the searching elements of the metadata."

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"Most of our customers are very fond of the upgraded smart user interface.""It's a very good solution."

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Cons
"I think the presentation layer could be improved - currently, it's too complex, and there are too many features cluttered all over the screen."

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"Pricing could be improved and the stability or the performance needs improvement, which is very important.""The architecture needs improvement, as it's complex."

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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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  • "Both Open Text ECM and IBM File share are expensive."
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    Questions from the Community
    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:Both OpenText ECM and IBM FileNet share are expensive.
    Top Answer:Pricing could be improved and the stability or the performance needs improvement, which is very important.
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    Also Known As
    Livelink ECM, OpenText ECM, OpenText Content Suite
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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

    OpenText Enterprise Information Management (EIM) technologies and business solutions allow organizations to take full advantage of enterprise information and gain better business insight, create a positive business impact, increase process velocity, reduce risks related to information governance, and protect intellectual property from internal leaks and external threats. OpenText provides solutions in the core EIM categories of ECM, BPM, CEM, Information Exchange, and Discovery.

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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.
    KUKA Roboter GmbH, MAN Diesel & Turbo, FMC Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, KHS GmbH, The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, COMM-UNITY EDV GmbH, BwFuhrparkService GmbH, Swarovski, Hydro One, Viega
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Government7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
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    Small Business80%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise66%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise40%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
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    Alfresco is ranked 10th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review while OpenText Content Suite Platform is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Content Management with 2 reviews. Alfresco is rated 6.0, while OpenText Content Suite Platform is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Alfresco writes "Flexible and customizable but lacking integration with Microsoft". On the other hand, the top reviewer of OpenText Content Suite Platform writes "Scalable, verifies complex solutions, and the support we receive is good". Alfresco is most compared with SharePoint, Hyland OnBase, IBM FileNet, Nuxeo and OpenText Documentum, whereas OpenText Content Suite Platform is most compared with OpenText Documentum, IBM FileNet, SharePoint, Hyland OnBase and Box.

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