Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2012
Liferay, Inc., provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class open source portal, announced today the general availability of Liferay Portal 6.1 Enterprise Edition (EE) for download. The latest version of Liferay’s portal product is its richest yet, offering key usability enhancements that empower business and non-technical users to easily and effectively publish, organize, and access data and content, and quickly create applications to facilitate business processes online.
The new Liferay Portal 6.1 EE features extensive updates to existing web content and document management systems plus new capabilities that are designed to provide more power to end users. Extensive user interface updates will make document management more productive and intuitive, with desktop and mobile access, live previews, and integration to external enterprise document repositories. Liferay 6.1 EE also simplifies the development and maintenance of rich websites, with sophisticated page templates and multiple site and page version editing.
In addition, power users can easily create custom data lists and workflow-enabled forms, popular features for users to be productive creating online business processes without involving developers. The new release also integrates with Liferay Marketplace, which will allow administrators to find and install applications to extend functionality directly from the portal. For advanced customization, Liferay Developer Studio integration reduces development costs and time to market.
Key themes and features in the new Liferay Portal 6.1 EE include:
Anytime Access to the Enterprise
Better, Easier Content Organization
Flexible Multi-User Publishing
“I am extremely pleased to announce the worldwide release of Liferay Portal 6.1 EE,” said Bryan Cheung, Liferay’s CEO. “More than ever, enterprise users are searching for smart tools that empower them to build practical solutions on their own and on demand. Business users need to access their documents and applications whenever the need arises, whether at home or on the go via mobile, desktop, tablet, or laptop. With Liferay Portal 6.1 EE, Liferay is a platform powerful enough for global enterprises and also flexible, accessible, and easy enough for business users working at a global pace.”
Other notable features of Liferay Portal 6.1 EE include enterprise system administration capabilities such as detailed auditing and reporting of portal usage against the portal database or any other database schema, as well as performance enhancements with testing against 10M users, 10M message boards entries, 1M wiki pages, 1M blogs, 1M documents.
Thus far, Liferay clients already in the process of upgrading to the new Liferay Portal 6.1 EE include Sesame Street, which won an Emmy for its website built on the Liferay platform, and leading auto parts retailer AutoZone.
Liferay, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise open source portal and collaboration software products, servicing Fortune 500 companies worldwide, including Allianz, Barclay’s, BASF, Cisco Systems, Lufthansa Flight Training, Société Générale, 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.