News Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010

The book Liferay Portal 6 – Enterprise Intranets has been written by Dr. Jonas Yuan, a senior technical analyst at CIGNEX (

Liferay Portal 6 – Enterprise Intranets, published by Packt publishers, is a complete guide to building an intranet with Liferay – assessing needs, installing the software, starting using it, deploying portlets, customizing it per the requirements, and training users. With this book in hand, one will be able to solve all Intranet development-related queries.

This book is for system administrators or experienced users who want to install and use Liferay in their teams or businesses without dealing with complex code. Liferay Portal 6 is a practical guide that provides you hands-on experience on using the latest version of Liferay Portal.

Message from the Author:

“As the world's leading Open Source enterprise portal solution, Liferay Portal uses the latest in Java, J2EE, and Web 2.0 technologies in order to deliver solutions to enterprises across both public and private sectors. This book introduces Liferay portal 6, CMS and WCM, collaboration, social networking, and Social Office in depth.”

About the author:

Jonas X. Yuan is a senior technical analyst at CIGNEX. Jonas holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Zurich, where he focused on Integrity Control in Federated Database Systems. Previously, he has worked as a Project Manager and a Technical Architect in Web GIS. He developed a Business Process Execution Language Engine called BPELPower from scratch in NASA data center. Furthermore, he’s an expert in Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Alfresco, and Portals such as Liferay. Other books authored by Dr. Jonas are Liferay Portal for Enterprise Intranets, Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development.


CIGNEX Holding Corporation has been the global leader in commercial Open Source 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, 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.

If you would like to contact Jonas for a signed copy of his book, or engage CIGNEX for a Lunch & Learn on Liferay, please contact Amit Babaria / Harish Ramachandran at the CIGNEX office in Santa Clara (+1-408-327-9900) or e-mail