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Alfred Telemetry: metrics for Alfresco Digital Platform

Posted by Daan Kerkhofs on 11/6/19 2:57 PM

Monitoring is the key to a healthy Alfresco Platform installation. Metrics give insight into how the application is behaving and make it possible to react quickly when something is not right. At this moment an enormous amount of monitoring systems is available, each one with its own concepts and usage. Furthermore, there is not one of these monitoring systems which is 'the best', they all have their perks and cons.

As a result, different companies way too often need to start building their Alfresco monitoring stack from scratch, simply because there is no integration available for their preferred monitoring system.

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Topics: Alfresco, ECM, Monitoring, Telemetry, Micrometer, metrics

Reducing maintenance costs of Alfresco with Care4Alf

Posted by Robrecht Vanhuysse on 9/23/19 2:49 PM

 

Editor's note (2019-10-02): A slight oversight on our part has been brought to our attention: Our companies artefact repositories have not yet been replaced by public repositories yet. We apologise for this inconvenience and will amend this as soon as possible. To view our open source projects, visit our GitHub page.

 

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Care4Alf is a toolkit designed by Xenit, to give system administrators an easy way to reduce the overhead costs related to managing an Alfresco Repository. The toolset provides easy visibility and access to parts of Alfresco that are normally very difficult to access, like system settings and the underlying spring configuration.

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Topics: Alfresco, ECM, Care4Alf, Monitoring, Overhead costs, Maintenance

Alfresco recognized as Leader in the Forrester Wave Evaluation

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 8/21/19 1:50 PM

Cheryl McKinnon, principal analyst serving enterprise architecture professionals, is the author of the report: The Forrester Wave™ - ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019.

In a 26-criterion evaluation of enterprise content management (ECM) content platform providers, Cheryl and the team identified the 14 most significant ones — Alfresco Software, Box, GRM Information Management, Hyland, IBM, iManage, Laserfiche, M-Files, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Newgen Software, Nuxeo, OpenText, and SER Group —and researched, analyzed, and scored them.

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Topics: Alfresco, Cloud, ECM, AI, Forrester

Intelligent Automation Trends: AIIM's survey

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 7/29/19 4:32 PM

The Association of Intelligent Information Management (AIIM) published survey results from 100 Leaders in Document Automation, focusing on how the digital workforce takes advantage of Document Automation Solutions. 

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Topics: Alfresco, Cloud, ECM, AIIM, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

XeniT open sources Alfred Software - part II

Posted by Ronny Timmermans on 7/26/19 3:53 PM

Today, software and service as often merged into one concept. Alfred is our solution to achieve the highest standards in performance and availability when running Alfresco Content Services. It is software, a reference architecture, best practices & managed services. Our arsenal of tools consists of proactive monitoring, systematic failure analysis, downtime avoidance, and continuous performance tuning.

With an Alfred subscription, you get the classical advantages from a commercial subscription-like warranty and support, road-map input, early release, rapid bug correction, and fast security updates. But what you really get, as good as we can deliver, as the results you need in line with your budget:

  • 99.9 % or better availability
  • 95 % of searches return results in 3 seconds
  • users need 3 clicks or less to retrieve the document they need
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Topics: Alfresco, Alfred, Open Source

On-Premise vs Cloud: Which ECM is right for you?

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 7/15/19 4:22 PM

Cloud Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is one of the biggest trends in business software, mostly due to its flexibility and savings the cloud offers. However, these benefits are often contended because the cloud may not be superior to on-premise ECM in all cases, and are both options mutually exclusive?

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Topics: Alfresco, Cloud, ECM, On-premise, Total cost of ownership

XeniT open sources Alfred Software

Posted by Ronny Timmermans on 6/26/19 9:45 AM

Summary TL;DR:

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfred, Open Source

How to quickly develop Alfresco repository extensions

Posted by Daan Kerkhofs on 6/13/19 12:39 PM

The last couple of months, at Xenit we've been working hard to get Dynamic Extensions up and running on Alfresco 6.0 and 6.1. Alfresco's Spring Global Virtual  Hack-a-thon was the perfect opportunity to step up our game and kick off the final sprint towards a Dynamic Extensions 2.0 release.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Project

How to quickly bootstrap an Alfresco project with Xenit Initializr

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 5/27/19 2:09 PM

Alfresco Global Virtual Hack-a-thons are open to everyone in the Alfresco community. While there is typically a large percentage of attendees who are developers, we also like to see end-users, managers and other people interested in Alfresco and its ecosystem of products (Content Services, Process Services, Governance Services, Application Development Framework, Digital Workspace, Activiti Cloud etc.).

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Project

Content Management for dummies: 6 tips to select the right solution

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 5/24/19 2:10 PM

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) has said that ECM (Enterprise Document Management) is no longer an adequate definition for the ways in which organizations interact with these solutions. It has suggested that Intelligent Information Management (IIM) is more appropriate for describing the market space and the strategies associated with content management.

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Topics: Alfresco, ECM, Document Management, IIM

About Xenit 

 

Xenit is a Belgium-based IT company, focusing  on content services solutions, and covering all document-related business processes, from data migration to digital archive to hybrid/cloud hosting solution, to help organizations get control of their information. Premier Partner and System Integrator of Alfresco Digital Business Platform, Xenit has more than 10 years of experience in Alfresco Content and Process Services.

 

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