News Date: Monday, September 13, 2010

CIGNEX, a global Platinum partner of Liferay and winner of the Liferay Partner of the Year 2010 award, and Liferay, the leading Open Source portal solution provider, are jointly hosting a series of Lunch & Learn workshops across 7 cities in the US. These workshops on Lowering Cost of Ownership of Enterprise Portals will be conducted across New York, Dallas, Palo Alto, Denver, Seattle, Chicago & Irvine.

“With the launch of Liferay 6 EE, customers now have a remarkably light weight, highly scalable, portal, web content management and social collaboration platform in one package. These workshops will allow customers to meet with senior Liferay and CIGNEX employees to learn more about proven methods to drastically simplify their environment while lowering costs and increasing the  productivity of users ,” said Paul Hinz, Liferay, Inc.’s Chief Marketing Officer.

The objective of each Lunch & Learn session is to demonstrate how over 250,000 deployments across the globe have helped companies lower the cost of achieving their business goals by using Liferay, a single solution that includes the best of portal, social collaboration and web content management capabilities.

“Our customers have experienced savings in Total Cost of Ownership of up to 90% by adopting Liferay solutions. With the availability of Liferay Social Office Enterprise Edition and the launch of Liferay 6EE, we are very excited about the enhanced benefits that Liferay will provide to our customers,” said Amit Babaria, President - Americas and Executive VP for Sales & Marketing, CIGNEX.

About CIGNEX (www.cignex.com): 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. 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 (www.liferay.com): 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.
alice.cheng@liferay.com
Amit Babaria
President – Americas & EVP – Sales & Marketing
CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation
amit@cignex.com