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Compare Alfresco Content Services and Microsoft SharePoint

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side-by-side comparison of Alfresco Content Services vs. Microsoft SharePoint
based on preference data from user reviews. Alfresco Content Services rates 3.4/5 stars with 32 reviews. By contrast, Microsoft SharePoint rates 4.0/5 stars with 7,283 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
(32)
3.4 out of 5
Alfresco Content Services
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Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
(7,283)
4.0 out of 5
Microsoft SharePoint
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Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
Market Segments
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
Mid-Market (40.7% of reviews)
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
Enterprise (51.6% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
No pricing information available
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
$10 user/month

Alfresco Content Services vs Microsoft SharePoint

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Microsoft SharePoint easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Microsoft SharePoint overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Microsoft SharePoint meets the needs of their business better than Alfresco Content Services.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Microsoft SharePoint is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Microsoft SharePoint over Alfresco Content Services.
Categories
Shared Categories
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
Alfresco Content Services and Microsoft SharePoint share no categories
Unique Categories
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services is categorized as Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint is categorized as Employee Intranet
Pricing
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services Pricing
Free Trial
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint Pricing
Plan 2
$10user/month
Office 365 Enterprise E3
$20user/month
Plan 1
$5user/month
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
7.0
Responses: 29
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
8.4
Responses: 6331
Ease of Use
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
6.6
Responses: 29
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
7.6
Responses: 6354
Ease of Setup
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
5.9
Responses: 21
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
7.0
Responses: 1390
Ease of Admin
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
6.0
Responses: 21
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
7.4
Responses: 1413
Quality of Support
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
5.7
Responses: 24
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
7.9
Responses: 4781
Ease of Doing Business With
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
5.6
Responses: 17
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
8.1
Responses: 1260
Product Direction (% positive)
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
4.0
Responses: 29
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
6.9
Responses: 6249
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Alfresco Content Services were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment, while reviewers for Microsoft SharePoint were more commonly in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
29.6%
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
16.6%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
40.7%
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
31.7%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services
29.6%
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint
51.6%
Reviewers' Industry
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services Industry
Information Technology and Services
20.0%
Computer Software
13.3%
Higher Education
10.0%
Government Administration
10.0%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Other
40.0%
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint Industry
Information Technology and Services
9.6%
Financial Services
6.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.9%
Education Management
4.5%
Computer Software
4.1%
Other
69.7%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alfresco Content Services
Doug B.
Consultant in Financial Services

My comments are restricted to the commercially supported version of this java based open source enterprise content management ECM platform. Alfresco stands alone as the most versatile and powerful ECM solution available, running circles around dinosaurs...

Microsoft SharePoint
GC
Administrator in Computer Software
Administrator in Computer Software

SharePoint Server offers a plethora of functionality that allows both admins and users the opportunity to stick with an out of box yet fully functional product, or customize the software to function in very specific ways to meet your business requirements.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Alfresco Content Services
Ezra B.
Executive Sponsor in Research

The APIs are incoherent. There's the RESTful API, the Surf API, and probably some others. You can't do everything with any of them, and it feels like some parts of the API were built by different people at different times, so when you have to try to cobble...

Microsoft SharePoint
Steve R.
User in Marketing and Advertising

The tool itself seems like it would be great, but by and large, the implementations of it tend to be awful. The success of this within an organization really depends on having a dedicated team of developers and change management practitioners who can...

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Discussions
Alfresco Content Services
Alfresco Content Services Discussions
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Alfresco Content Services has no discussions with answers
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint Discussions
What is the purpose of this software
6 comments
TM
Enterprise document management solution for organizationsRead more
How to save multiple files without checking in each file
3 comments
Srigowri K.
SK
Its is very simple, use ' Drag and Drop' function, SharePoint allows thisRead more
can we modify one file in the same time without lossing data
2 comments
ABHINESH K.
AK
Yes, possible, each changes is recorded, can retrived, when neededRead more
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