LOS ANGELES – September 22, 2015 – Liferay, Inc., which makes open source portal software, today announced that Gartner has named the company a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals.* Liferay is a Leader for the sixth consecutive year and positioned second furthest in completeness of vision and ability to execute in the Leaders quadrant.
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Gartner, a leading IT research firm, positioned the evaluated vendors in the portal market based on independent research and analysis. The Magic Quadrant gives enterprises a way to assess how well technology providers are executing their stated visions and how well they are performing against Gartner's market view. The 2015 report is available via Liferay: www.liferay.com/gartner-mq.
According to Gartner, the portal market is experiencing a resurgence: "The past five years has witnessed a massive transformation of the market for horizontal portals. The nexus of mobile, social, cloud and information has at once heightened the demand for this ‘personalized point of access ...' and engendered alternative ways to accomplish it."
"Today's companies have an opportunity to connect with their customers, employees and partners at a highly individual level," said Ed Chung, VP of Global Product Management for Liferay. "We've built the Liferay platform to make it easy to engage users with personalized, consistent experiences on the devices of their choosing. We believe Gartner's continued recognition affirms that Liferay technology helps companies make the most of this opportunity."
Liferay has continued to build out its flagship product, Liferay Portal, to deliver to enterprises a scalable, reliable platform designed for creating modern websites and mobile apps for continuity in customer experiences.
Liferay will be showcasing its award-winning portal technologies at the annual Liferay Symposium North America, held November 16 to 17 in Chicago. Attendees representing businesses in several verticals will find strategies for increasing enterprise productivity, mobility, and audience engagement from over 60 available business sessions, case studies, and technical workshops. Liferay 7 will also be available for hands-on demonstrations in advance of its 2016 public launch.
To download the Gartner MQ for Horizontal Portals, visit www.liferay.com/gartner-mq.
Learn more about Liferay at www.liferay.com.
*Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals" by Jim Murphy, Gene Phifer, Gavin Tay, Magnus Revang, 15 September 2015.
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Liferay makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile, and connected devices. Our platform is open source, which makes it more reliable, innovative and secure. We try to leave a positive mark on the world through business and technology. Companies such as Allianz, Carrefour, Cisco Systems, Danone, Fujitsu, Lufthansa Flight Training, Siemens, Société Générale, Toyota and the United Nations use Liferay. Visit us at www.liferay.com.