Architecting Integrated Content Management Portal with Liferay

A decade before, organizations stepped up to revolutionize their processes. It was an era of websites and automation applications. To cater to the clients, organizations went for online building their online presence with e-commerce sites.  While process automation picked up buzz words like SCM, CMS, DMS, WCM, and ECM floating across all industries. IT companies continued the stride further to enhance these applications and website features.

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Liferay Announces Social Office 2.0 for the Enterprise

Social Office 2.0 represents Liferay’s first major product available through Liferay Marketplace, combines with Liferay Sync

Liferay, Inc. announced today the launch of Social Office 2.0 Enterprise Edition (EE), the newest version of Liferay’s social collaboration solution for enterprise teams. Social Office 2.0 EE, the newest app available in Liferay Marketplace, equips users with an efficient means to collaborate with teams in their business units and to build a social network within their enterprise.

Liferay Portal Now Available in VMware Cloud Marketplace

Liferay, Inc., provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class, open source portal, announced yesterday a new collaboration with VMware that makes the deployment of Liferay Portal on the cloud even easier and more accessible to a broad base of enterprise users. Liferay’s web platform is now available on the newly launched VMware Cloud Applications Marketplace™ for download through VMware vFabric™ Application Director™.

One-Click Deployment for Liferay to Amazon Cloud

While information technology experts have finally come to understand the concepts and benefits of the Cloud, the actual process for deploying their systems to the Cloud utilizing PaaS and IaaS can still remains elusive. For organizations and enterprises using LifeRay Portal the ability to deploy LifeRay Portal to Amazon's cloud services just got easier. Liferay Portal Community and Enterprise Editions have been added to the BitNami Cloud Hosting application library, enabling one-click deployment of Liferay to the Amazon Cloud.

First Impression: Liferay Grows Up

For a second year in a row, I along with CMS Report was invited to cover Liferay's North America Symposium which is being held this year in San Francisco. During this morning's keynote speech by Bryan Cheung, Liferay CEO and founder, I couldn't walk away from the presentation without recognizing the difference a year can make for one company. Something has changed for Liferay and the many partners and associated vendors that are represented here at this conference.

Liferay Hits the Road after Liferay Portal 6.1 Surpasses Half a Million Downloads

Life is treating Liferay very well these days. After only a few months since Liferay Portal 6.1 was introduced, this company witnessed half a million downloads of their 6.1 software. So what does Liferay decide to do next? How does this sound? Take Liferay through a multi-city roadshow so even more business users and organizations become aware of what Liferay has to offer.

New Liferay Portal 6.1 EE Empowers Enterprise Business Users

Powerful content and document management combined with new power-user features extend enterprise capabilities

LOS ANGELES — (February 22, 2012) — Liferay, Inc., provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class open source portal, announced today the general availability of Liferay Portal 6.1 Enterprise Edition (EE) for download. The latest version of Liferay’s portal product is its richest yet, offering key usability enhancements that empower business and non-technical users to easily and effectively publish, organize, and access data and content, and quickly create applications to facilitate business processes online.

The new Liferay Portal 6.1 EE features extensive updates to existing web content and document management systems plus new capabilities that are designed to provide more power to end users. Extensive user interface updates will make document management more productive and intuitive, with desktop and mobile access, live previews, and integration to external enterprise document repositories. Liferay 6.1 EE also simplifies the development and maintenance of rich websites, with sophisticated page templates and multiple site and page version editing.

Social Umami and Liferay Portal

I like the concept of Social Umami as it likely would be what you would get if you combined Pinterest, Amazon, and Facebook all into one site.  Social Umami is a product recommendation network for the social consumer (that's you and me). People can share their favorite products with friends, purchase their latest finds, get recommendations or discover and follow other Umami users and their tips.