Nuxeo sees its content management product as the base for organizations to create their own content-centric business applications. The company offers some interesting tools to aid in this process, which I’ll get to in a moment. Nuxeo also offers its own distinct modules for document management, case management, digital asset management, and with the recent version 5.5, for social collaboration.
Initially an offshoot of Zope, Nuxeo started life over a decade ago as an open-source content management project, and it remains open source today. Shortly into its development, the product turned in its own direction—starting from scratch as a completely new, Java-based system. Today, Nuxeo sees itself competing with products from companies such as OpenText, EMC, and Alfresco. Alfresco of course is something of a kindred spirit in the open-source ecosystem. What’s an ideal use case for Nuxeo? Nuxeo