News Date: Friday, September 10, 2010

Liferay, provider of the leading Open Source portal solution, today announced it has awarded CIGNEX, the global Platinum partner of Liferay, the Partner of the Year for 2010. This announcement was made at the Liferay West Coast Symposium held at Anaheim, CA on September 8 & 9.

"CIGNEX has been a valued partner for Liferay for many years.  With tremendous competency, knowledge, drive and over 150 certified Liferay consultants and an extensive number of enterprise deployments of Liferay worldwide, CIGNEX has been a tremendous asset to Liferay, our customers and our community," said Bryan Cheung, Liferay's Chief Executive Officer.

“We are honoured to receive this award from Liferay. It bears testimony to the hard work that has been put in by the CIGNEX team over the past few years to drive the adoption of Liferay. Our customers have been very satisfied with the benefits accrued by adopting Liferay, and with achieving a Total Cost of Ownership savings of up to 90%. We have successfully migrated customers from, and integrated their Liferay implementation to, multiple proprietary technologies. We are looking to further strengthen our relationship with Liferay and have invested in the development of an SAP connector to Liferay to provide a seamless interface for SAP applications,” said Amit Babaria, President - Americas and Executive VP for Sales & Marketing, CIGNEX.

About CIGNEX ( CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation is the global leader in commercial Open Source & SAP Connect solutions for over 10 years providing solutions across Web Content Management, Portals & Social Collaboration, e-commerce, Digital Asset Management, Documents & Records Management, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence, ERP & CRM and SOA. CIGNEX, by deploying commercial Open Source solutions, focuses on addressing key challenges faced by CIOs today (a) integrating Open Source solutions with existing Line of business solutions, (b) managing the contradictory demands of reducing IT spend while rolling out new solutions.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with offices in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Texas, New Jersey, United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand and 400+ employees, CIGNEX has helped in improving client profitability by delivering commercial Open Source solutions to over 200 global customers.

About Liferay ( Liferay is the provider of leading enterprise Open Source portal and collaboration software products, used by companies worldwide, including Allianz, AutoZone, Benetton Group, Cisco Systems, Lufthansa Flight Training, The French Ministry of Defense, and the United Nations. The company offers professional services, technical support, custom development and professional training to ensure successful deployment in the most demanding IT environments.

Liferay, Liferay Portal, and the Liferay logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Liferay, Inc., in the United States and other countries.

For any further information, please contact:

Alice Cheng
Marketing Manager
Liferay, Inc.
Amit Babaria
President – Americas & EVP – Sales & Marketing
CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation