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Client Overview

United Kingdom; the largest hotelier in the world 693,072  number of rooms with 4732 hotels across 11 brands

Business Need

Client's existing portal was heavily underperforming due to lack of adequate support as well as numerous bottlenecks in scaling the solution. Client wanted to develop a collaborative intranet portal with document management features to streamline operational activities and meet compliance requirements.


After an extensive evaluation of technologies & system integrators, Client decided to adopt Open Source technologies and selected CIGNEX as the partner to deploy the solution. Key features of the solution include:

  • An integrated intranet portal based on Liferay and Alfresco
  • Integration with business intelligence tool - Endeca
  • Migrated data of 30,000+ employees from existing Oracle and Oracle WebCenter (Plumtree) to Liferay
  • Alfresco based document management & content repository

Key Benefits

  • Modern intranet portal through integration of Liferay Portal and Alfresco ECM with rich set of features
  • Cost reduction with Open Source Platform