Alfresco Delivers Open Source Governance, Retention and Compliance Solution
First Open Source Software to Obtain U.S. Department of Defense 5015.02 Records Management Certification
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alfresco Software, the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM), today announced the immediate availability of the Alfresco Records Management Module, which also recently became the first open source software to pass the rigorous U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 5015.02 standard certification. This module and certification enables Alfresco to extend its cost-effective open source records management and retention tools to support the governance, retention and compliance strategies of federal agencies, government bodies and commercial organizations.
“The DoD standard has become a benchmark for electronic records management systems and this certification demonstrates our commitment to delivering cost-effective technology to help organizations preserve official records in accordance with the strict legal requirements needed to manage vital company information.”
The 5015.02 standard defines the mandatory operational, legislative and regulatory requirements that must be met by any records management application products acquired by the DoD. With this certification, federal agencies can now take advantage of Alfresco as a cost-effective alternative to traditional records management solutions, which are typically priced on a per user basis. As a result, the Alfresco Records Management Module enables simple and active compliance across the entire enterprise.
Alfresco Records Management Module offers the following features and capabilities:
In addition, the module’s functionality also includes:
“Alfresco Records Management Module has the ability to transform the way in which government and commercial organizations approach their governance, retention and compliance strategies, as the open source pricing model will significantly reduce the barrier to regulatory compliance,” said John Newton, CTO of Alfresco Software. “The DoD standard has become a benchmark for electronic records management systems and this certification demonstrates our commitment to delivering cost-effective technology to help organizations preserve official records in accordance with the strict legal requirements needed to manage vital company information.”
Alfresco Records Management Module will be available for the Alfresco Enterprise Edition 3.2 before the end of the year.
Alfresco Records Management Module will be demonstrated at the Alfresco Meetup in Washington D.C. on October 20 – http://www.alfresco.com/about/events/2009/10/meetups/.
Alfresco Records Management Module v3.2 can be downloaded from: http://wiki.alfresco.com/wiki/Download_Community_Edition
About Alfresco Software, Inc.
Alfresco Software, Inc. is the leader in the open source enterprise content management market. The company couples the innovation of open source with the stability of a true enterprise-class platform at a tenth of the cost. The Alfresco content platform uses a flexible architecture to provide document management, web content management and collaboration software to enterprise customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 by a team of content management veterans that includes the co-founder of Documentum, John Newton, and former COO of Business Objects, John Powell, Alfresco is based in London. For more information, please visit www.alfresco.com.