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Comparing Alfresco and SharePoint 2007

Filed under: Alfresco, General, Sharepoint — Tags: , , — Anthony Fast @ 7:48 pm
Category Alfresco SharePoint 2007
Cost Estimate $15000.00 $40000.00
Available Languages
Learning Curve
License GNU General Public License (GPL) Commercial / One-time Cost
One-Click Updates
Standards Compliance Level
Site Setup Wizard Limited No
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Content Categorization Yes
Content Construction Kit
Content Staging and Merging Yes Yes
Content Tagging Yes
Content Templates Yes Yes
Custom Content Types
Import-Export Yes
Printer, Email and PDF Versions
Revisions and History Yes
Scheduling Yes Yes
Subscriptions No Yes
Tag Cloud Yes
Voting and Rating Limited
Advertising Management No Yes
Affiliate Tracking No Yes (Add-on)
Calendar Yes Yes
Chat No Yes
Commenting System
Contact Form No Yes
Contacts Management No Yes (Add-on)
Events Management No Yes
FAQ Management Yes Yes (Add-on)
File Repository and Distribution Yes Yes
Forms and Surveys No Yes
Full-Text Document Search
Graphs and Charts No Yes
Guestbook No Yes
Helpdesk / Ticketing System No Yes
HTTP Proxy No Yes
Internal Search Engine Yes Yes
Lightbox (or variants)
Link Management Yes Yes
Live Chat
Media Gallery Yes Yes
Newsletter Management No Yes
Polls No Yes
Sitemap Limited Yes
Streaming Audio Management
Streaming Video Management
Tests, Quizzes and Raffles No Yes
XML Sitemap for Search Engines
Interface Localization (l10n) Yes Yes
Internationalization (i18n) Yes Yes
Language Negotiation
Multi-Site from 1 Codebase Yes Yes
Multi-Site from 1 Database
Multiple Domains Management Yes
Right to Left Language Support
CGI Mode Support No No
Content Syndication (RSS) Yes Yes
Database Query Editor
Database-to-Web External Databases
FTP Support Yes Yes
iCal No No
Section 508
Text Browser Support
UTF-8 Support Yes Yes
W3C XHTML Compliant Yes Yes
WAI Compliant Yes Yes
Web Services API Yes Yes
WebDAV Support Yes Yes
Content Type Theming
Drag and Drop Layouts
Granular CSS Classes
Scheduled Theming
Style Wizard No Yes
Sub Theming
Template Language Yes Yes
Theming / Skinning Yes Yes
URL Path Theming
Web-based Template Management Yes Yes

Device Capabilities Caching
Device Capabilities Detection
Device Groups
Site Wizard for Mobile Site
SMS Support
Templates per Device Group
Unique Mobile Content
Clipboard Yes Yes
Copy / Paste from Office Yes
Email Content to Site Yes Yes
External Editor Limited
Image Auto Thumbnails Yes
Image Editing Limited (Add-on)
Image Resizing Yes Yes (Paid)
Macro Language Yes Yes
Server Page Language Yes Yes
Spelling Checker Yes (Add-on) Yes
Trash Bin Yes Yes
Undo History Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes Yes

Advanced Caching Yes Yes
Automatic Meta Tags Yes
Bandwidth Optimization Limited Yes
Database Optimization No Yes
Database Query Caching
Database Replication Yes Yes
Friendly URLs Yes Yes
Load Balancing Yes Yes
Minify Javascipt
Search Engine Optimization Yes Yes
Static Content Export Yes No
Audit Trail Yes Yes
Captcha Anti-Spam No No
Content Approval Yes Yes
Database Backup/Restore Yes
Email Verification No Yes (Add-on)
Error Reporting Yes Yes
Kerberos Authentication Yes Yes
LDAP Authentication Yes Yes
Login History Yes Yes
NIS Authentication No Yes
NTLM Authentication Yes Yes
Password Encryption
Pluggable Authentication Yes Yes
Sandbox Yes Yes
Scheduled Backups
Session Management Limited Yes
SMB Authentication Yes Yes
SSL Support Yes Yes
Versioning Yes Yes
Administration Dashboard Yes Yes
Drag and Drop Interface Limited Yes
File and Document Manager Yes Yes
Google Analytics
Inline Content Administration No Yes
Internal Search for Admin
Link Checker Limited
Mass Upload Yes Yes
Media Library Yes Yes
Metadata Yes Yes
Offline Maintenance Page
Online Administration Yes Yes
Personal Dashboard
Site Navigation Management Yes
Statistics No Yes
Translation Strings Management Yes Yes
Workflow Engine Yes Yes
Zip Archive Support Yes Yes
Certification Programme Yes Yes
Code Skeletons Yes Yes
Commercial Manuals Yes Yes
Commercial Support Yes Yes
Community Forums Yes Yes
Developer Community Yes Yes
Issue Tracking Yes
Mailing Lists No Yes
Online Help Yes Yes
Support Network Subscription
Trainings and Seminars Yes Yes
User Conferences Yes
Buddy List
Memberlist Search
OpenID Login Support Limited
Paid Content Subscriptions No
Private Messaging System No
Public User Page
Registration Form Yes
Registration Form Custom Fields Limited
User Access Control Yes Yes
User Contributions Limited Yes
User Groups Yes Yes
User Points / Karma Rating
User Preferences
User Profile Custom Fields
User Profiles Yes Yes
User Signatures
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