GSD&M ‘learns how to fish’ with Nuxeo Platform

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Full-service advertising agency GSD&M has migrated its heavy digital assets from Documentum to Nuxeo Platform. Along the way, the company’s IT team has acquired the skills to develop further applications on the platform itself, and has its sights set on deploying Nuxeo in other areas of the business beyond Digital Asset Management. Case study key […]

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Where Next for Google Cloud Platform?

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Until now, Google’s cloud business strategy has tended to eschew mainstream enterprise appeal, seemingly opting instead to wait for organisations to decide they needed to ‘be more like Google’. However, last week’s Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco marked a major step in the company’s evolving message of increasing enterprise-friendliness (and indicated a willingness and intention to go […]

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Alfresco’s platform aims to bring flow to digital logjams

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Alfresco’s changed a lot since CEO Doug Dennerline took the helm in 2013. The company’s evolved from being a pure open source vendor, to one still with an ‘open core’ but with a much more pro-enterprise outlook. Now a new chapter has opened with the launch of the Alfresco Digital Business Platform. Alfresco has already worked […]

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Dropbox’s billions – what’s in a run-rate?

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The news that Dropbox revenue has reached the $1Bn annual run-rate marker on Monday has tended to rather over-shadow the company’s other announcements this week (general availability of notetaking tool Dropbox Paper, early access to Smart Sync which unifies access to online and offline folders, new web UI, new price plans for Dropbox Business, etc.). But […]

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AWS brings on ‘bots for the masses’ with new AI services

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If you like your hullabaloo to come in compute, storage, database/analytics, and devops-related flavours, then AWS’ annual re:Invent ‘educational conference’ event in Las Vegas last week didn’t disappoint. And that’s before the company revealed its new AI services and IoT on-device capabilities. This year’s highlights included seven new Amazon EC2 instances; a ‘simple VPS’ called […]

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On the Radar: AeroFS

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

AeroFS provides an on-premise peer-to-peer file sync-and-share platform, upon which it’s now developed a content collaboration and team messaging tool called Amium. Who? AeroFS is a specialist provider of file sharing and collaboration tools, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. What does it do? Having spent its first few years focusing solely on the on-premise enterprise […]

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On the Radar: Nuxeo

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Nuxeo provides an open source platform for content management, document collaboration, and digital asset management (deployable on-premise or in the cloud) that combines a binary filestore with either a NoSQL or SQL database to effect a ‘big data’ approach to ECM. Who? Nuxeo is a specialist content management technology provider, headquartered in New York – […]

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Dell EMC keeps up the Momentum with Documentum and LEAP

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Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division, home to the Documentum family, has been newly extended with lightweight cloud based content apps and platform under the LEAP brand. The division’s Momentum Europe conference in Barcelona brought positive, forward-looking messages of “better togetherness” aimed at customers and partners… But the cloud-savvy imagery wouldn’t have been lost on prospective […]

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IBM maps out Watson’s road to cognitive ECM

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The Watson brand has exerted a heavy gravitational pull on IBM’s promotion across a wide range of its products and services for some time now. At this week’s World of Watson event in Las Vegas IBM showed the most compelling presentation of the story I’ve seen so far of how the company’s machine learning services are being woven into the fabric […]

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