News Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2008

True Open Source Portal Solution, With 1 Million Plus Downloads, Receives Formal Documentation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CIGNEX Technologies Inc., the leading systems integrator for Open Source content management solutions is proud to announce Dr. Jonas Yuan's recent contribution to the community with the release of "Liferay - Portal Enterprise Intranets". The first of its kind, this book covers a complete corporate intranet implementation based on the Liferay Portal Solution.

"This book is a great resource and tool for people interested in learning about Liferay and deploying Enterprise Open Source Portals. With the time and effort on this book, Jonas and CIGNEX have demonstrated their commitment to the Liferay community" comments Brian Kim, COO of Liferay.

Jonas walks you through the process of installing and streamlining your organization's intranet. This book is a complete guide to building an intranet with Liferay. It covers installation, use, and customization of Liferay in great detail. There are many step-by-step examples to provide the readers with a hands-on learning experience. A definitive guide to Liferay it (Liferay - Portal Enterprise Intranets) reflects the experience of over 80 Open Source CMS and Portal solutions that CIGNEX has successfully delivered.

"This book is the third in a series of books on Open Source ECM and Portals that CIGNEX has authored - in an effort to promote the adoption of these Open Source products," says Navin Nagiah, CEO of CIGNEX. "With more than 50,000 downloads a month and the recent success with their 5.0 release, Liferay has clearly emerged as the leading Open Source Portal". A downloadable chapter of the book - An Introduction to Liferay - is available at CIGNEX.

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CIGNEX is the leading provider of Open Source Enterprise Content Management solutions for businesses and government agencies. Using industry-standard platforms, CIGNEX develops applications that are less expensive, more extensible, and easier to support than the alternatives offered by proprietary vendors. By combining a range of consulting, development, training, support and ongoing maintenance services, CIGNEX offers multiple solutions that can be rapidly optimized for each client's requirements. CIGNEX customers include Sesame Street, Activision, Medco, Cross Country Healthcare, Electronic Arts, Advantest America, Eli Lilly, Epson Electronics America, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and Oklahoma State. CIGNEX was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. For additional information about CIGNEX please visit or call 408.327.9900