Client Overview

Silicon Valley based High Tech IT Networking Company - Fortune 100 company

Business Need

The client's 10 years old technology news portal was a homegrown legacy application built on a non-modular architecture without much scope for extending features like dynamic content, social media extension, workflow for delegation & approval and virtual asset management capabilities. The client wanted to build an alternative to SAP Enterprise Portal while achieving the capabilities of SAP Netweaver.


After analyzing the business & technical challenges that client needed to overcome, CIGNEX Datamatics recommended the adoption of Liferay 6, the leading Open Source portal & social collaboration solution. Key features of the site include:

  • Scalable portal solution to manage the website assets
  • CIGNEX Datamatics' migration tool, moved 10 years' worth of data (features, press releases, videos, podcasts, contacts, images) to Liferay framework
  • Integration with Marketwire – a full service newswire and communication workflow solution company
  • SEO, Social media and analytics
  • Spotlight feature for content administrators to choose which content to highlight

Key Benefits

Client achieved the expected benefits from Liferay 6 based Portal solution

  • Increased visibility and productivity
  • Web 2.0 ready interactive corporate news portal
  • A portal embedded with best features in Web CMS, social media and administration
  • Speedier remote publishing, better control over content
  • Flexible Open Source architecture offers ease of integration, development and scalability