It's more difficult than ever to be an enterprise architect.
Users expect IT solutions to behave like social media sites.
Mobile and Internet enabled device proliferation increases project complexity.
Enterprise platforms still must meet standards and be scalable.
Liferay Portal and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform are an enterprise-ready combination with all the features you need to keep your stakeholders happy and your customers engaged.
Here's why Enterprise IT likes Liferay.
Liferay is designed for scalability, reliability and high performance — both on-premises and in the cloud.
Lightweight and Agile
With Liferay, projects are completed faster and with smaller budgets so you can see immediate results.
A Complete Platform
With content, collaboration and portal features, your solutions require minimal customization.
Built With Open Source
Our open source community fosters innovation, increases security and improves quality of the software.
Compatible With Your IT
Liferay lets you reuse the enterprise software and skills you already have in-house.
Liferay is designed for integrating with both enterprise systems and web-based resources.
LIferay is fully tailorable for the audience of one with identity management and content targeting that ensure the perfect experience for your customers.
Liferay brings innovation from modern websites and apps into our platform's UI so business users can get work done faster.
Get responsive web experiences out of the box, build your own native applications, and create a long-term enterprise mobile platform with Liferay.
Can you describe the Liferay + Red Hat collaboration?
The goal of the collaboration is to complement Red Hat/JBoss technologies with Liferay Portal to deliver mobile engagement and digital experience solutions to customers. To do this, Liferay and Red Hat will work together more effectively on multiple fronts: sales, marketing, and engineering.
I'm interested. What can I expect from this collaboration?
As a start, we want to make it easier for customers to install, run, and support Liferay on JBoss EAP. We also want to certify this combination to give customers additional confidence in what they're buying. Our sales and marketing teams will be working closely together to provide a cohesive and streamlined experience for potential customers.
What does this mean for JBoss Portal?
During the last few years Red Hat launched several important new JBoss Middleware products and initiatives, including the xPaaS initiative, which will bring enterprise middleware services to OpenShift's Platform-as-a-Service environment.
Red Hat also has decided to continue support of JBoss Portal through the entirety of its current release stream, scheduled to end in March 2018. Existing customers may renew until this time. However, Red Hat has stopped offering new subscriptions to JBoss Portal since February 28, 2015. Customers looking to deploy a supported, open source-based enterprise portal can consider Liferay Portal.
Can I purchase JBoss EAP through Liferay? Can Red Hat sell Liferay Portal?
Since this is a strategic collaboration, we are not reselling our counterpart's products. But the collaboration does mean that our sales teams will be tightly integrated. This means that we can quickly bring in Red Hat when needed, and vice versa. Our sales leaders will meet regularly to discuss opportunities and identify ways to improve the cooperative selling process. Our aim is to reduce the customer's need to have two separate conversations and go through a lot of redundancies.
Does the collaboration imply that Liferay favors JBoss EAP over other app servers?
We've always said that Liferay is OS, database and app server agnostic - and that's still very true. But there will be cases where a Liferay + JBoss EAP solution makes sense for the customer. We want to identify these cases, and then make the sales and implementation experience better for the customer.
What else is in the works?
We're also working on features that will add value to the combined solution. Some possibilities include new Marketplace apps to surface JBoss EAP's admin console features or to hook into JBoss BRMS. We also hope to expand collaboration to other JBoss middleware products in the near future.