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Liferay Portal

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Liferay Introduction

Liferay Portal is the world's leading open source enterprise portal solution using the
latest in Java and Web 2.0 technologies.

It provides a web-based hub where an


enterprise can centralize and share
resources and collaborate.

In its 9th year of development, Liferay


Portal provides best-of-breed
collaboration tools, content management,
and social networking for enterprises
worldwide.

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Liferay Today

Liferay Portal
Project founded January 2000; ninth year in development
Liferay, Inc.
70+ employees in U.S., Europe, and Asia providing commercial support,
training and professional services

Active Community
7000+ Registered community participants
50-70k+ Downloads per month; 1M+ total downloads.

Thought Leadership
Member of JSR 286 Portlet Specification
Member of JSR 314 JSF Specification
Key contributors to JQuery UI

1000+ of known deployments and customers across industries

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Global Clients and Deployments

Media/Publishing Manufacturing / Not-for-Profit


CMP Medica Automotive Case Foundation
CMP Information SEAT Goodwill Industries International
CMP Media DEKRA UN International Fund for
DirecTV Robert Bosch Agriculture Development
Large German Newspaper (55m IFM Electronic World Vision
hits/yr)
Kanal 5 (TV, Sweden) Retail / Services Government
Universal Music Group AutoZone US Department of State
Mitsubishi-Fuso US Air Force
Software/Technology Oakwood Worldwide US Army
Actuate United Colors of Benetton European Union
French Armament Procurement
Borland Software
FireScope Telecom Agency
Novell Covad Communications NASA
Symantec Deutsch Telecom Colorado State Department of
(T-Mobile) Human Services
Sun Microsystems
LG, Inc.
Financial Services O2 (UK) Limited Education
Employers Direct Insurance Pantech USA Penn State
Company Cisco Discovery Education
Large Wireless Equipment Madrid School System
HanseMerkur
Manufacturer Harvard Business School
Noridian Mutual Insurance
Company Washington University in St. Louis
Sparkasse KlnBonn Travel
Allianz North America Lufthansa
Allianz Australia British Airways
Global Investment Bank in
Germany
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Pioneering Online Brokerage
Liferay OEM and distributed usage

The following software providers redistribute


Liferay as part of their proprietary product
offerings:

Sun Microsystems
Symantec
Novell
Teradata
Other Undisclosed Software Providers

These software providers represent over 12 billion in


annual revenue.

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Liferay Community

Liferay is the most widely


downloaded Enterprise Portal in
the world, recognized for our
mature and active community.

More than 50,000


downloads/month
5000+ registered community
members
50+ active volunteer contributors
Key hires from community:
Jorge Ferrer
Neil Griffin
Ray Auge
Rich Sezov
David Rison
Paul Bakaus
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How do Enterprises use Liferay?

Liferay Portal is the world's leading open source enterprise portal solution using the
latest in Java and Web 2.0 technologies.

Popular use cases include:


Web publishing & content management
Intranet / Extranet
Collaboration platform
Social network
EAI framework

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Product Detail: Liferay Portal

Enterprise portals
encompass search, CMS,
collaboration, social
networking, enterprise web
2.0.

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Product Detail: Collaboration Suite

Liferay Collaboration is Liferay Portals built-in collaboration suite


that rivals industry-leading products in its feature set. It provides all
the benefits of a community-centric portal environment such as a
granular, role-based permissioning system.

Message Boards Blogs Wikis


RSS and email-based Easy text editor Built-in user
subscriptions management
RSS support and email
Threads management notifications of blog Versioning and reversion
replies capabilities
Support for sticky posts
Threaded user and Multiple
Wikis per
Statistics and recent guest comments deployment
posts
Tags and labels
An entry rating system

Social bookmarking

Mail Shared Calendarslinks
Enterprise Chat RSS feeds Dynamic Tagging

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Product Detail: Liferay Journal

Liferay Journal is Liferay Portal's built-in content management system,


ready to deliver portal-based web publishing and document
management.
Granular security and roles-based authorizations
Document library with multiple file uploads, versioning
and workflow
Instantaneous, one-click changes to layout and look
and feel
Live page editing
Scheduled Staging and Remote Staging publishes
subsets data to a live site.
Tagging
Dynamic Searching with Search Engine Optimization
(SEO). OpenSearch returns search results from
multiple content sources including Liferay portlets and
external integrated applications.

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Product Detail: Social Networking

Social Networking for the Enterprise leverages seamless integration with Liferay CMS and
Liferay Collaboration to create functional social networks suited to meet business needs.

Build a social network for your


enterprise with a single plugin.
Configure features to reflect
activity for a sales team or
departmental workflow.
Familiar social features: Friend
List, Facebook-style Wall, and
Activity Tracker.
The Activity Tracker API makes
it easy to integrate third party
portlets and applications.
Integrated Chat persists across
all pages
Publish Liferay portlets to
Facebook, Myspace, iGoogle or
any website
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Case Studies

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Client Stories

Liferay Portal was by far the most cost effective and


efficient portal technology we considered.
Steve Bergman, CIO
Goodwill Industries International

Client
Goodwill Industries International, one of the worlds largest nonprofit organizations. Last year, local Goodwills collectively
provided employment and training services to more than 720,000 individuals and generated revenues of $2.65 billion.

Deliverables
Public web site and intranet

Public website Goodwill.org published and managed using Liferay Journal CMS

MyGoodwill intranet enables worldwide collaboration and real-time learning

Low acquistion and maintenance costs

Key Features:
Collaborative chat and message board
Blogs for knowledge sharing
Visitor-updateable Wikis
Interface to Computer-Based Training modules
Document repository

Expert Professional Services:


Customizations estimated at six to eight weeks were done over one weekend

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Client Stories

Client
Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the
Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to
information anywhere, at any time.

Deliverables
Developer.cisco.com, an online developer network

Project Scope
2 resources, 2 months

Facilitates communication between developers via


integration with message boards, blogs, wikis
User contributed product documentation, best
practices, tips, etc.
Provides value-added content and solutions for Tier
1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 partners.

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Client Stories

Client
OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research
organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the
worlds information and reducing information costs.

Deliverables
WebJunction.org, an online community for library staff.

Project Scope
6 resources, 8 months

WebJunction ties content aggregation and publishing


with social networking
Allows admins and users to contribute content via
Message Boards, Articles, Wikis, and more
Tracks the activity of users to foster a sense of
community within the site
Multi-tenancy: multiple copies of their site for each
client hosted on one instance of Liferay

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Client Stories

Tracks not only the


users activity, but also
the activity of his or
her friends to foster a
sense of community
within the site
Ability to add friends
and view their profiles
Enables users to take
and track courses
through integration
with a Learning
Management System

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Industry Attention

InfoWorlds 2007 Technology of the Year Awards


Liferay 4.0 won for Best Open Source Portal
Liferay Portal 4.0 rivals many commercial portal platforms in both functionality and
technology

EContent 100 Award


Liferay 4.0 was named to EContent magazine's 2006 list of the 100 most influential and
innovative companies in the digital content industry in the Intranets & Portals category

CIO 100 Award (Goodwill Industries)


Goodwill Industries won a 2006 CIO 100 award for the Web-based knowledge portal built
using Liferay 3.6.1.
Participation in the online community has increased steadily, and user registration is
higher than any system Goodwill has ever had...

Using Liferay Portal 4.0 was totally enjoyable. A J2EE stack using Liferay was measured among
I was impressed with the solid administration, eight different portal solutions as delivering :
flexible deployment options, and how much The highest average hits per second
functionality comes out of the box. The 2nd highest average throughput per second
Mike Heck, InfoWorld The 3rd highest average document download time

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Open Source Advantages

Why Open Source?


Complete control over code

Sponsored development opportunities

Rapid innovation and development cycles

Lower cost of ownership

Commercial open-source: best of both


worlds

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Service Offerings

Professional Support
Production: 24/7, phone and email SLA options
Indemnification
Developer Assistance
Consulting Services
On-site / off-site
Development, performance tuning, best practices
Public and Private (on-site) Training
Developer and Administrator

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