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™.
The availability of Liferay Portal 6.1 EE in the VMware Cloud Applications Marketplace means the platform is deployable on any private, public or hybrid cloud . This endeavor can greatly simplify lifecycle management for enterprise customers implementing Liferay Portal on their networks.
“Our customers already choose Liferay Portal for its rich out-of-the-box tools and quick, easy deployment for building incredibly modular and scalable business solutions,” said Brian Kim, Liferay’s Chief Operating Officer. “The availability of Liferay Portal in the VMware Cloud Applications Marketplace™ will further accelerate the Liferay platform’s readiness for use in cloud-hosted environments.”
Introduced earlier this year, Liferay Portal 6.1 EE is the latest release of Liferay’s portal technology with an estimated 500,000 deployments worldwide. Enterprise customers use Liferay Portal’s flexible, scalable platform for content management, collaboration and social networking web solutions.