FRANKFURT, GERMANY – (October 31, 2012) – Liferay, Inc., provider of the world's leading enterprise-class open source portal, announced today that Acando AS has become a Liferay Platinum Partner following a year of rapid expansion for Liferay in sales and customer implementations.
"Acando has been a valuable Liferay partner delivering high quality project solutions across multiple industries throughout the Nordic region," said Joseph Shum, Director of Operations in Europe. "Since partnering with Liferay, Acando has doubled the number of projects and team members. We look forward to a successful partnership."
Acando has also received a Community Excellence award for outstanding work in the Liferay community.
As a leading software and services provider, Acando has implemented multiple Liferay-based business solutions in Norway, developing sophisticated portal and web solutions that fully meet clients' goals. Recent deployments include the Oslo City Council and Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
"Since our partnership began in March 2010, our team has worked diligently to meet the Liferay qualifications for partnership," said Svein Ivar Mørch, Acando's CEO. "Our customers who choose Liferay get robust features out-of-the-box, with easy integration into other proprietary technologies and applications. We are honored to be part of the Liferay community and to achieve Platinum Partner status."
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.
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