Alfresco is the open source alternative for Enterprise Content Management, providing Document Management, Collaboration, Records Management, Knowledge Management, Web Content Management and Imaging.

Alfresco 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.


Fred a new desktop window to Alfresco developed by XeniT, is boosting Alfresco ECM at your End-users. It provides a smooth integration of Alfresco ECM with the working environment of your end-user. Fred looks like Explorer and acts like Alfresco. Thanks to Fred, the full richness of Alfresco becomes easy to use for all employees in your company, whether they are on-site or traveling across the world.

By reducing the number of clicks for basic operations, supporting intuitive metaphors like drag & drop, right-mouse-click, etc., your users will enjoy interacting with Alfresco in an explorer like manner. Meta-data can be added on the fly, in no time. While searching for folders or documents, Fred supports sophisticated grouping and filtering. All this is done while respecting the security rights set in Alfresco. Fred is fun to work with. Read more about Fred.

If you are interested in a free trial, or want to be kept informed about our Fred product, register here.

CAStor - ALF2CAS Connector

CAStor offers the most massively scalable, cost effective storage software on the market today. CAStor uses HTTP, the same protocol that powers the web to power storage. By leveraging the power of HTTP, CAStor brings new efficiency, affordability and simplicity to web, archive and secondary storage.

XeniT has developped the CAS2ALF interface enabling to configure CAStor as prime or secondary storage to the Alfresco ECM. The ALF2CAS interface is available as open source at Alfresco Forge. XeniT continues to develop the interface in the CAS2ALF Enterprise version. The Enterprise version now supports the full life-cycle in a multi-store environment. 

XeniT, as a Caringo solution partner and reseller, can install, configure and tune your CAStor Cloud Storage. We can do performance testing, set up monitoring, and implement a replicated CAStor solution for Disaster Recovery of your data. In the process, your Alfresco installation will be aligned in terms of content lifecycle policy to the life points of CAStor. Read more about CAStor.

Move2Alf - Migrating Your Content to Alfresco

XeniT has developed a highly efficient and versatile document intake program called Move2Alf. These components allow to load Alfresco with documents at high speed. To improve performance, Move2Alf can operate in a multi-threaded manner, and it bypasses some of the weak spots of Alfresco like Lucene index delayed update, ensuring continuous intake of large amounts of legacy documents.

Some of the highlights of Move2Alf:

  • Runs in continuous mode (new files on specific file-paths are picked up continuously) or in a one-off mode. Continuous mode is great to integrate with other solutions that output files to be put into Alfresco (scanning, mainframe output, …).
  • Either re-creates the original file structure or store documents according to new business rules.
  • While importing documents, a space structure is created, verified, and access rights are set according to the customer’s business rules.
  • Different types of preprocessing are possible. Example: merge a number of TIFF input files in one PDF document.
  • Meta-data are added, either coming from meta-data files in CSV or XML format (part of the input), and creation date and owner of the document are recovered from the filesystem (either linux/unix or windows based).
  • Can run as a separate service out of the memory space of Alfresco, and connects via webservices to the Alfresco repository server.

XeniT has run and improved Move2Alf for 2 years now at different customer sites, and achieved input performance of 200 to 500 documents per minute (including pre- and post-processing). With Move2Alf, there comes the knowledge and best practices on how to tackle document migration projects. It served to load about 10 millions documents into a large insurance archive, and is today running at several customers to load daily new content into Alfresco.

For more information on Move2Alf, contact us.


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