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TIBCO and Liferay Announce Strategic Partnership

Jade Carter

By Jade Carter

April 30, 2013

TIBCO and Liferay Announce Strategic Partnership

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Los Angeles, CA — (April 29, 2013) — Liferay, Inc., a recognized leader in the enterprise portal market, today announced a multi-phase partnership with TIBCO Software Inc. that will deliver significant benefits to enterprises at significantly competitive prices. Available Q3 2013 for purchase from Liferay is a series of Liferay enterprise Connectivity Adapters (eC Adapters) that leverage TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ to simplify integration of Liferay Portal with SAP, Microsoft Sharepoint, JD Edwards, Peoplesoft, Lotus Notes, and Siebel, among others.

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"Liferay Portal is a sophisticated, enterprise-ready platform that combines well with our innovative TIBCO solutions,” said Tom Laffey, Executive Vice President of Products at TIBCO.  “We anticipate both ecosystems to benefit from our aligned strategies to solve important issues for our customers, and within the industry."


Following the availability of the Liferay eC Adapters, Liferay’s partner ecosystem will be able to leverage the same cost advantages for developing turnkey business solutions that integrate into backend systems using the TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks adapters and plugins.  Each solution will contain a portal-based application that can connect through BusinessWorks to backend systems, providing a complete solution at a significant price advantage.


"This partnership addresses a specific market need: enterprises are looking to simplify integration, but direct integration, even if between two leading solution providers, does not follow architectural best practices —this partnership brings customers an independent, open architecture, so they can retain flexibility in their long-term IT decisions," said Paul Hinz, Chief Marketing Officer at Liferay, Inc. "Liferay’s customers and community will value the leading capabilities of TIBCO’s solutions and TIBCO’s customers will appreciate Liferay’s portal features and community strength."

The Liferay eC Adapters will be available in Q3 2013.  The two companies also plan to offer additional support packages and sales support for joint efforts in the future.

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About Liferay

Liferay, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise open source portal and collaboration software products, servicing Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Clients include Allianz, BASF, Cisco Systems, Lufthansa Flight Training, Société Générale, Rolex SA, Siemens AG, The French Ministry of Defense, and the United Nations. Liferay offers Enterprise Edition subscriptions, which provide access to emergency fixes, software updates, 24/7 support SLAs, and subscription-only features. Liferay also offers professional services and training to ensure successful deployments for its customers.

Liferay, Liferay Portal, and the Liferay logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Liferay, Inc., in the United States and other countries. TIBCO and TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.


Jade Carter

Jade Carter

Jade is a content writer for CMS-Connected, facilitating the needs of the company blog. Bringing 10 years of Search and Digital Marketing to the table, he strives to build informative, relevant and fun editorial posts for the blog feed. Jade is an ultra distance (26.2 miles+) trail runner and lives to run trails in and around his home town of Victoria, BC.

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