News Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010

LOS ANGELES & SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liferay, provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class, Open Source portal, announced CIGNEX Technologies has become its first global Platinum Partner following a year of significant implementations of Liferay in 2009. CIGNEX Technologies, Inc. is the biggest Open Source consulting firm specializing in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions offering formalized Liferay services to major enterprises worldwide. 

“Enterprises are looking for Open Source solutions to replace costly proprietary systems. However, these customers want the same caliber of professional services they have received for their existing solutions,” said Bryan Cheung, Chief Executive Officer of Liferay. “CIGNEX has built a leading set of service offerings around Open Source for enterprises with the highest standards for service providers. We are pleased that CIGNEX’s participation in our partner network has yielded impressive results for our customers.”

 

CIGNEX has deployed Liferay Portal for major enterprises including Sesame Street, EA Mobile, Daiichi Sankyo, Unisys, and CSC. As a Platinum Partner, CIGNEX will enjoy a closer relationship with Liferay to coordinate client needs with product management, benefiting both Liferay and CIGNEX customers.

 

“We have a dedicated strategic focus on Liferay Portal because of its ability to speak to our clients’ diverse needs,” said Paul Anthony, CEO of CIGNEX Technologies. “Not only is it fit for ECM use cases, it is also providing key capabilities around corporate social networking, real-time dash-boarding, customer relationship management, business intelligence and other major enterprise applications. Its agility and richness of feature set has been well received.” 

About CIGNEX:

CIGNEX is the world's leading provider of Open Source Enterprise Content Management and SOA & ESB consulting services and software solutions. CIGNEX customers include companies in the Media, Healthcare, Education, Government, Gaming and High Tech industry. Customers include worldwide leaders like Sesame Street, Activision, Electronic Arts, Daiichi Sankyo, Comcast, Medco, Nortel, Nomura Bank, Singapore Telecom, Star TV, Vodacom and University of California. CIGNEX has written 5 books on Open Source ECM and is GSA and OGS certified. CIGNEX has more than 300 employees, is privately held and based in Santa Clara, California, USA with multiple offices in USA and in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, UK and India. One of the strengths of the company is the low cost offshore delivery capability based out of India which provides customers the flexibility to implement their projects based on a onsite-offshore model if needed.   Additional information about CIGNEX can be found at www.cignex.com.

About Liferay, Inc.:

Liferay, Inc. is the provider of leading enterprise Open Source portal and collaboration software products, recognized by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant and used by Fortune 500 companies worldwide, including Allianz, AutoZone, Benetton Group, Cisco Systems, Lufthansa Flight Training, The French Ministry of Defense, and the United Nations. Liferay, Inc. offers professional services, technical support, custom development and professional training to ensure successful deployment in the most demanding IT environments. For more information, please visit www.liferay.com.

Liferay, Liferay Portal, and the Liferay logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Liferay, Inc., in the United States and other countries.

Contact:

Liferay, Inc. Alice Cheng, 1-877-LIFERAY, pr@liferay.com
or
CIGNEX Technologies, Inc. Amit Babaria, 1-408-886-9932, amit@cignex.com