Liferay who is best known for its open source portal platform hosted its 7th Annual Liferay North American Symposium and according to the PRWeb article “Partners and Community Members Honored at 7th Annual Liferay North America Symposium” they also recognized several honorees. Liferay honored international partners as well as developers. Liferay chose these special honorees by looking at their overall contributions to Liferay’s product as well as their global footprint.
Xtivia, won “North American Partner of the Year” and they were honored for the quality of their work as well as their performance selling Lifeway enterprise subscription services. Triton Services was awarded the “North America Partner Contribution of the Year” due to their participation in Liferay’s open source community. James Falkner, Liferay’s Community Manager made the following statement concerning the special honors given.
Liferay’s open source roots allow us to hear the valuable input and guidance of users outside our organization, and this has been one of the reasons we’ve been so successful as a product. We want to appropriately honor the groups and individuals who have shown dedication to our platform and who have helped to make it better.
The Liferay ecosystem has an expansive open source community, which includes over 65,000 open source community members in addition to over 120 integration partners throughout the world. Liferay also continues to make valuable partnerships in other countries. It is great that they recognize that their overall success is a group effort. Liferay’s continues to find ways to evolve its products and with the other big names such as LucidWorks steadily growing they can never have too much help.
April Holmes, October 29, 2012