About Objects, Inc., announced that it has signed an agreement to be a Certified Training Partner of Alfresco Software, Inc. Alfresco is a leading provider of open source enterprise content management software. Reston, VA—February 11, 2008—About Objects, Inc., a premier provider of Java EE and MacOS X developer training today announced that it has signed an agreement to be a Certified Training Partner of Alfresco Software, Inc. Alfresco is a leading provider of open source enterprise content management software.
About Objects will offer public, open enrollment training classes at its headquarters in Reston, and at satellite locations in New York, Denver, and Santa Clara covering a range of Alfresco topics, including System Administration, Content Modeling, Web Content Management, Application Development, and API Development. Under the agreement, About Objects will also provide assistance to Alfresco in maintaining their courseware and developing new curriculum
Announcing the partnership, Jonathan Lehr, President of About Objects said, “We’re excited about teaming with Alfresco to deliver a quality training experience to their customers and partners. Alfresco has a truly exciting product line that is rapidly emerging as the gold standard in enterprise content management. Alfresco’s open source model is a win for their customers and also great for us, because the technology stack Alfresco relies upon constitutes the core of our training curriculum. So this is technology we know and understand really well—it’s in our primary area of focus."
“About Objects exemplifies the qualities we look for in a training partner,” said John Powell, CEO and Co-founder, Alfresco Software, Inc. “They are in the top echelon among trainers in terms of quality, and they always put the interests of our customers first. We consistently receive enthusiastic feedback from clients who have attended About Objects courses, and this agreement will provide customers nationwide with greater access to their services."
About About Objects
About Objects is a premier IT training and consulting company whose elite instructors are noted authors, open source committers, and enterprise development leads with outstanding track records. The company’s course offerings are strongly focused on building measurable skills through a carefully planned mix of lecture periods and hands-on lab exercises. Founded in 1999 by experienced IT training professionals, About Objects has provided training and consulting services to numerous clients, from Small and Medium Businesses to Global 500 companies and the U. S. Government. For more information, visit http://www.aboutobjects.com
Alfresco is the 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, visit www.alfresco.com.