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CIGNEX, the global Platinum partner and the official training partner of Liferay, and Liferay, provider of the leading Open Source enterprise portal & collaboration solutions are hosting the first Liferay 6 training in Riyadh, KSA.

Be the first to attend a detailed 5-days training program on Liferay Portal administration and Liferay portal development to be conducted by a Liferay certified trainer in the region. This provides an excellent opportunity to IT professionals and enthusiasts to learn about the latest version of Liferay for implementations and new project developments.

Sang Baek, Director, Business Development – Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets, Liferay says, “Saudi Arabia has been driving adoption of Open Source technologies in the past few months. The main focus of the training program is to empower local IT professionals to make optimum use of the technological advancements and derive huge savings on Total Cost of Ownership.”

“Liferay provides Arabic language support and also is compatible with the left to right scriptures of the language. The Middle East has been very receptive towards Liferay and we would like to take this opportunity to educate the IT personnel in the region for enabling them to adopt Liferay 6 in a more efficient manner.” said Munwar Shariff, CTO & EVP – EMEA, CIGNEX.

The training program in Riyadh is scheduled between 19th & 23rd February, 2011. Participants can get more details about the training program on or by sending an email to

About Liferay ( ): 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.

About CIGNEX ( ): 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. 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.

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.

For any further information, please contact:

Alice ChengMunwar Shariff
Marketing Manager
Liferay, Inc.
CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation.