News Date: Monday, August 8, 2011

Alfresco, Liferay and CIGNEX combine to highlight end-to-end solutions using Enterprise Open Source Technologies

Be part of an exciting event titled The Best of Both Worlds where leading Open Source Technology platforms Alfresco and Liferay will bring to the table a combination of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Portal Solutions for Enterprises. CIGNEX, the trusted Global Platinum partner and the ‘2010 Partner of the Year’ award winner for both Alfresco and Liferay, will host the event.

The Best of Both Worlds will be on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 11:30am – 2:00pm PT at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel in Palo Alto, California.

"When you pair the #1 open source portal platform with the #1 open source content management platform, you get a powerful enterprise combination. Dozens of enterprises are already taking advantage of the cost savings and flexibility that a Liferay and Alfresco integration provides, and CIGNEX is a leader in building integrated, custom solutions that scale," said Martin Musierowicz, Alfresco's Vice President of the Americas.

"Liferay and Alfresco, in partnership with CIGNEX, provide an excellent alignment of technologies and services to customers. Liferay's Open Source technologies have grown to provide enterprise class capabilities that outshine any leading closed source application, along with the added benefit of 46,000 community members. CIGNEX has taken Liferay and other leading applications and developed outstanding concepts and practices for solutions worldwide. The CIGNEX ICMP modular concept should be reviewed by any IT manager concerned with costs or complexities within their environment. I am proud we are able to offer this webinar series which will provide an excellent opportunity for technical and business leaders to learn more about this new solution concept," said Paul Hinz, Liferay's Chief Marketing Officer.

Amit Babaria, President – Americas, CIGNEX, comments, “CIGNEX has successfully implemented end-to-end solutions combining Alfresco and Liferay and would be pleased to share the best practices when integrating the two solutions. We are very positive on these, as due to the combined Open Standards and enterprise scalability, we have a powerful solution that solves organizational problems. There is no longer a need to limit your options to one vendor when the Best of Both Worlds are readily available.”

For further information on the event and for registration, please visit: http://www.cignex.com/events/best-both-worlds . Please register soon as space is limited.

About Alfresco (www.alfresco.com) Alfresco is the open platform for social content management. With nearly 2,000 customers in 55 countries, Alfresco is the world’s most trusted open platform for highly scalable, enterprise-class content management. Boasting over 250 partners, a vibrant open source community, and customers including Home Depot, Michelin and the New York Philharmonic, the Alfresco ecosystem is driving innovation across the globe.

Headquartered in London, with US headquarters in Atlanta, Alfresco was founded in 2005 by a team of content management pioneers including CTO, John Newton, and CEO, John Powell.

About Liferay (www.liferay.com) Liferay is the provider of leading enterprise portal and collaboration software products, and is a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Portals. The company offers professional services, technical support, custom development and professional training to ensure successful deployment in the most demanding IT environments.

About CIGNEX (www.cignex.com) CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation is the global leader in commercial & SAP Connect solutions. For over 10 years, they have provided 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 solutions, focuses on addressing key challenges faced by CIOs today (a) integrating solutions with existing Line of business solutions, (b) managing the contradictory demands of reducing IT spending 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 solutions to over 200 global customers.

For more information, please contact:
Amit Babaria,
President - Americas
CIGNEX
amit@cignex.com