Profile of Alan Pelz-Sharpe
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Articles by Alan Pelz-Sharpe
posted in February 2009
This week Alfresco, together with Ingres, announced the release of an ECM "appliance"... However, this particular announcement left me a bit befuddled. Mainly because it is not really an appliance as such, rather it's a software bundling of sorts.
"Nobody ever got fired for choosing IBM" -- so the saying goes. And in tough times there is, without a shadow of a doubt, a tendency for procurement and IT buyers in general to lean heavily toward very large (or incumbent) vendors, on the assumption that they represent a lower risk. But consider the following examples based on real vendors: