News Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Intensive Alfresco Training for Development course to be delivered in Singapore at a promotional price of US $1,999

London, UK. - November 5, 2008 - Alfresco Software today announced that its system integration and training partner CIGNEXTechnologies Inc., is hosting an Intensive Alfresco Training for Development course in Singapore from November 24-28 at a promotional price of US$1,999.

The intensive course for developers wishing to deliver projects on Alfresco will run for five consecutive days, supporting real situations and business scenarios. Participants will receive Development API certification for this course.

The course offers developers commencing Alfresco projects an accelerated option to get up to speed as quickly as possible to develop with Alfresco. Written and presented by a Certified Alfresco trainer from CIGNEX, it covers three essential Alfresco areas:

  • System Administration
  • Content Modeling and Web Client Configuration
  • API Development

"Alfresco provides enterprises and government organizations with the opportunity to significantly reduce their total cost of ownership of content management systems while getting access to the latest technology with the highest level of performance in terms of scalability, control, flexibility and speed," commented Paul Anthony, Chief Executive Officer, CIGNEX Technologies, Inc. "This training will give customers in-depth technical knowledge of Alfresco which can then be used to deploy these solutions within their enterprises."

Alfresco was founded in 2005 by John Newton, co-founder of Documentum and John Powell, former COO of Business Objects, and boasts more than 700 paying customers worldwide with a skew towards Global 5000 organizations It couples the innovation of Open Source with the stability of a true enterprise-class platform.

The Open Source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed Open Source technologies and contributions from the Open Source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost. Its goal is to not only provide an Open Source offering but to surpass commercial offerings such as Documentum or Microsoft SharePoint in terms of features, functionality and benefits to the user community.

Alfresco Training for Development course will take place in Singapore from November 24-28.

CIGNEX is the leading provider of Open Source Enterprise Content Management solutions for businesses and government agencies. Using industry-standard platforms, CIGNEX develops applications that are less expensive, more extensible, and easier to support than the alternatives offered by proprietary vendors. By combining a range of consulting, development, training, support and ongoing maintenance services, CIGNEX offers multiple solutions that can be rapidly optimized for each client's requirements. CIGNEX customers include Sesame Street, Activision, Medco, Cross Country Healthcare, Electronic Arts, Comcast, Nortel, Eli Lilly, Epson Electronics America, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and Oklahoma State. CIGNEX was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. For additional information about CIGNEX please visit or call +65-9107-5519

About Alfresco Software, Inc.
Alfresco Software, Inc. is the first and leading Open Source alternative for enterprise content management. It is the first company to bring the power of Open Source to the enterprise content management market, enabling unprecedented scale and a much lower total cost of ownership than proprietary systems. Founded 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, go to