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Client Overview

One of the World’s Largest Global Financial Institution

Business Need

The client wanted to develop an open source based portal (adopting Open Source technology as part of corporate strategy) which can create an open, collaborative culture combined with technology to enable a new generation of markets technology implementation in Asia Pacific region and at the same time reduce risks, complexity, and costs.


On understanding the client's business challenges and requirements, CIGNEX recommended the adoption of Liferay portal solution. Key features of the portal include:

  • Feature-rich collaborative portal with powerful CMS functionality
  • Web 2.0 features – blogs, forums, syndication, bookmark, knowledge base, announcements etc.
  • Speedy migration of over 50-60 pages with different CSS / JavaScript, templates and HTML design requirements from disparate systems
  • Easy customization & management for system admin and community moderator

Key Benefits

The Liferay Portal and CMS deployment helped the client achieve the following benefits:

  • Reduced time to roll out new websites by leveraging shared content and functionalities
  • Speedy updates and modifications with marketing teams in charge of content
  • Massive cost reduction across Licenses, maintenance, support & infrastructure
  • Reduced Total cost of Ownership through adoption of Open Source technology