Alfresco Alliances with Active Navigation to Strengthen Usability of RM
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Alfresco Alliances with Active Navigation to Strengthen Usability of RM

By CIOReview | Monday, September 8, 2014

SAN MATEO, CA: Alfresco, free/libre enterprise content management system and Active Navigator, Information Governance Solution provider, announces to take hold of specific content challenges related to record organization and retention. This union brings the integrated capability of record management (RM) with the power of Alfresco’s RM application supported by Active Navigation.

This leads records management scenario to cost savings and ease of use for customers. Active Navigation and Alfresco now can integrate their products and upload clean data and their attributes in the Alfresco One Platform by using the OASIS open standard Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS).

With this partnership, Alfresco is able to de-duplicate and cleanse data and document before entrusting them to Alfresco’s robust content repository and Records Management framework whereas, Active Navigation can reduce the storage space for archiving information. Alfresco can able to manage the content and the resulting records. Users will get a simple, in lesser cost to capture, organize and retain operational information and emails.

“It ensures complete integrity around the data that is to be kept, stored, or deleted. The software also enables the identification of sensitive data and development of classification structures, including metadata augmentation that can be used as part of a migration to Alfresco One.” says Peter Baumann, CEO and Founder, Active Navigation.

“With looming mandates for electronic records retention going unmet, our partnership delivers the most cost-effective way of complying with these requirements,” says John Newton, founder and CTO of Alfresco Software. “It was critical for our two companies to find an open standards approach to address the needs of federal and other governmental organizations and we believe we have the simplest, smartest way to meet these needs.”

The simple and smart ECM what Alfonso provides, approaches to open standards and Open source licensing. Active Navigator’s light touch and pragmatic approach to analyze the file enables the actionable content clean-up to be reality. These two companies can work on the challenges and requirements of a new breed of technologies and capabilities that will brighten the future of ECM.