Liferay 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.

Offered under the MIT license, Liferay's portal framework and over 60 prebundled tools, including a built-in content management system and suite of collaboration tools, can be downloaded at no cost and reworked or re-packaged with no legal repercussions. Liferay Portal allows organizations with limited resources to avoid overhauls of existing IT investments as it is the only open source portal that is compatible with all major application servers, databases and operating systems.

Liferay Portal is used to deploy a wide variety of innovative enterprise solutions, including social networks, customer care portals, shared workspaces for teams, enterprise intranets, and public websites, at a tenth of the cost of proprietary solutions. Liferay also uniquely allows enterprises to integrate back end applications like financial, CRM, and ERP software with its built in social, collaboration, and web 2.0 technologies.

Liferay Social Office, a new open source solution that allows enterprise teams to dynamically share documents and collaborate using Web 2.0 and social computing tools in a secure enterprise environment. Social Office provides integration with Microsoft Office([R]) as an alternative to SharePoint([R]) at a fraction of the cost and rounds out the package with blogs, message boards, wikis, shared calendars, webmail and social networking functionality. Now available for download under an open source license.

Advantages Liferay

Liferay has become the leading independent, open source platform for building web applications to solve business problems in many industries, what makes it a Leader.

  • Ease Of Use
  • Support for Wide Variety of Apps
  • MIT License Open Source
  • Extensibility,Scalability & Internationalization Support
  • Integration with Other Tools
  • Secure Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Granular,Role-Based Authorizations
  • Communities and Organizations
  • Search and Tagging
  • Stageing

Technologies Supported

  • Apache ServiceMix
  • Mule, Ehcache, Hibernate
  • ICEfaces, jBPM, Intalio/BPP
  • jQuery, Apache Lucene, PHP
  • Ruby, JBoss Seam, Spring and Aspect-Oriented Programming(AOP)
  • Apache Tapestry, FreeMarker

Hexad provides below trainings on Liferay

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