Low cost Document Management System recommendation

Hi there.

I need to find an on premise DMS that will work on a windows platform with MS SQL if possible.
There will only be 20 users logging in.
10,000 pages max in total (will be mainly word docs)
I need versioning and audit logging
I need to be able to lock down access to download and to print.
I also need this to be cheap as possible as i work for a small company with almost zero budget.


Can anyone give me any recommendations?

Thanks very much.
jamiegfAsked:
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Use SharePoint Foundation server as it is free and it does a very good job.

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DDJCapCommented:
Check out DocStar: www.docstar.com 
We have been using it for over 10 years, it is much less expensive than other enterprise-grade document management systems we looked at.
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
If you want really low cost, the Alfresco Community Edition is still free:
https://www.alfresco.com/products/enterprise-content-management/community

However, you would be responsible for your own installation, maintenance, and support. It is strictly a self-support product. Also, you cannot use MS SQL in the Community Edition (the most popular databases for the Community Edition are MySQL and PostgreSQL). Here's the doc discussing databases in the Community Edition:
http://docs.alfresco.com/community/concepts/intro-db-setup.html
http://docs.alfresco.com/community/concepts/db-config-properties.html

So you may want to consider Alfresco One instead:
https://www.alfresco.com/products/enterprise-content-management/one

It is not free, but it is reasonably priced. You'll need to get a price quote:
https://www.alfresco.com/products/compare/details

It supports MS SQL — here's the doc section describing how to configure it in Alfresco One:
http://docs.alfresco.com/4.2/tasks/sqlserver-config.html

As a disclaimer, I want to emphasize that I have no affiliation with Alfresco and no financial interest in it whatsoever. Regards, Joe
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Is come from a document management background (PC-Docs, Hummingbird, etc.) and I have used Alfresco in the past and I feel for a small environment without investing time and money, SharePoint is the best option.
jamiegfAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much all.

After researching and talking to vendors we decided to go with Dokmee.

 The reason was because they gave us a deal based on On-Prem for just 2 months. £1000 for 10 concurrent user licenses. They also logged in and installed if for us and have been available for support (ive had a couple of questions for them).  If we need it for longer they quoted £500 for another month.

 Just thought i'd share the prices as nobody ever seems to let you know what they are until you speak to a sales rep. They also told me it would be 1900 euros for a permanent 1 user concurrent licence (any amount of users but only 1 allowed in at a time). I imagine you could possibly haggle that price down.
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're welcome — and thanks to you for taking the time to document your results. It's always good to know what way folks go with products. Good luck on the project! Regards, Joe
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