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Client Overview

$4.5 billion  US based Consumer Goods Manufacturer  with 12,000 employees worldwide

Business Need

The client's global marketing group had marketing content placed across various portals including but not limited to MS SharePoint, SAP and external portals which made real time & frequent collaboration ineffective across the group and company. In addition to that, the existing portals were lacking user friendliness, Single Sign On (SSO) and were not scalable. Client needed to get away from the multiple portals to a unified feature rich portal solution.


CIGNEX architected and developed the global marketing portal based on Liferay Enterprise Edition 5.2. The portal provided collaborative solution for people to connect and exchange marketing information and documents.. Key features of the site include:

  • Single Sign On with ClearTrust & LDAP authorization
  • Feature-rich collaborative marketing portal with web 2.0 features
  • Ease of content Management
  • Easy customization & management for system admin and community moderator through Theme admin tool, and Shared/Related/Most-read content/Gated content

Key Benefits

The Liferay Portal and CMS deployment helped Global Marketing Group achieve the following benefits

  • Fully functional portal live in a 3 months time frame
  • JSR-170 compliant documents library and display portlet for easier and centralized document management
  • Highly reliable marketing portal with a SSO & cohesive user interface
  • Over 70% Reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

“It was truly a pleasure working with CIGNEX. The team at CIGNEX contributed largely to the success of the planning and execution of the project. We very much appreciated CIGNEX dedication,dependability, and timeliness on the project.”
Senior Project Manager,
Project Office,Information Services