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Santa Clara, London: CIGNEX, the leading provider of Enterprise Open Source Solutions, announced that over 60 of its employees have been awarded Liferay Certified Professional Developer accreditation since the launch of the program by Liferay Inc. in October 2013. This is the largest pool of Liferay Certified Developers in the world.

Liferay certification program not only offers recognition of Liferay expertise to technology professionals, but also provides customers an impartial and credible criterion to evaluate Liferay Partners.  The proficiency of a Liferay certified professional developer extends in several areas including development, architecture and APIs, portlet, hook, and theme plugins, layouts and advanced customization.

Glenn Saler, Senior Alliance Manager - Liferay quoted "We congratulate CIGNEX team for going way beyond the Platinum Partnership requirement for certified Liferay developers. Their commitment towards Liferay will be a tremendous advantage to clients."

“Certification is an integral part of building technical expertise. The certification demonstrates our knowledge, experience and commitment to the Liferay Portal platform. We are the only Liferay Platinum Partner that has over 60 certified professionals. Our goal is to ensure that every member of our Liferay practice achieves the certification” said Munwar Shariff, CTO – CIGNEX.

CIGNEX has over 200 Liferay consultants who have gone through an internal Liferay certification program since 2008.

Liferay provides the Liferay Certified Professional Developer certification for developers beginning with offerings on Liferay Portal 6.1.

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About Liferay ( Liferay, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise Open Source portal and collaboration software products, servicing Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Liferay offers Enterprise Edition subscriptions, which provide access to emergency fixes, software updates, 24/7 support SLAs, and subscription-only features. Liferay also offers professional services and training to ensure successful deployments for its customers.
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About CIGNEX ( CIGNEX (subsidiary of Datamatics Global Services Ltd.) is the global leader in Open Source enterprise solutions - Portals, Content and Big Data Analytics. Since 2000, CIGNEX has focused on Making Open Source Work® for the enterprise using industry-standard open platforms and integrating with existing systems to improve client's profitability.

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