Federation for Alfresco

Alfresco is one of the, if not the most functional Open Source Content Services Platform on the market today. Alfresco’s Digital Business Platform provides significant connectivity and capability across the enterprise. With this enterprise-class connectivity come significant findability challenges. Secure Search allows the knowledge worker to access information stored within Alfresco securely and seamlessly.


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About Simflofy Federation for Alfresco

While Alfresco’s software can assist the Knowledge worker quickly find the exact document they are looking for, regardless of if there are thousands of files or hundreds of millions of files in your document management system, findability is still a challenge in allowing the Knowledge worker to reach beyond the Alfresco system into the broader ecosystem, where other information assets might reside.

This is where secure search powered by Simflofy comes in. Secure Search allows the Knowledge worker to not only access the Alfresco repository but reach beyond into the broader ecosystem and securely find, access, and retrieve other vital information assets. Secure Search has powerful features like smart filters that let the Knowledge worker retrieve relevant content faster, and do it in a secure context that is traceable and auditable.


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Frequently asked questions about Federation for Alfresco.  

1- How does Secure Search for Alfresco work?

Secure search indexes Alfresco content and makes it findable across the entire enterprise. Once Alfresco content is identified, its corresponding metadata and other relevant attributes are stored in the Secure Search index, where is it discoverable by other systems and services.


2- How can I find Alfresco content and content across the enterprise?

Secure Search allows the Knowledge worker to find and evaluate content within seconds with keyword mapping across multiple enterprise repositories, which can be both Alfresco and others.


3- How can I evaluate Alfresco content and content across the enterprise?

The knowledge worker has one powerful interface (Secure Search) to retrieve and aggregate data from any number of content locations across the enterprise. This results in ease of finding the right information at the right time in the right business process/function all the while being secure and traceable.


4- How can Secure Search help the business?

Secure Search provides the ability to unlock trapped content, expedites decision-making, improves knowledge worker engagement, and ultimately reduces the cost of wasted or duplicated efforts. Fundamentally, Secure Search helps organizations and knowledge workers categorize and visualize relevant enterprise content and enables users to quickly find answers to questions and optimize the business impact of their decisions.


5- What is a single source of truth?

Content resides in multiple repositories and business systems. That is a reality of today’s IT enterprise. Finding and storing that vital content securely is a challenge many organizations face today. Secure Search for Alfresco is an enterprise-class search service that provides integrations into other business applications so that you avoid creating content silos, and providing the enterprise with a single source of truth.




Breaking Through Silos with Federation

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