Liferay Digital Experience Platform Archived Reviews (More than two years old)

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Consultant
Master Technology Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 21 2017

What is most valuable?

I headed up the Accenture Global Portal Practice from 2011 to 2016. I led the delivery of enterprise portals for our customers. Customers liked this portal software platform because: * No VC funding *… more»

How has it helped my organization?

There are multiple examples of how it improved our business. It allows, from the user perspective, a single look and feel, as well as a consistent user experience.

What needs improvement?

* The documentation can be more detailed and better structured. A lot of the information is very often obtained by posting questions to the community or reaching out to Liferay support. * It lacks… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing and licensing are competitive.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

As a portal practice, we are vendor agnostic.

What other advice do I have?

Do a Proof of Concept (PoC).
Vendor
Liferay Portals Technical Lead at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

All the features that are provided by Liferay are very useful, such as Web Content, Document Library and Media, Roles, Permissioning, Resources, Organizations, Users, Sites, Custom Fields, Plugins… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are using it for projects to provide quick turnaround for our clients' requests. Liferay has a powerful feature for the hot deployment of plugins, and service builders for easily creating tables… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see them arrange more symposiums in India, because most of the resources who work on Liferay are from India, more than any other country. I'd like for them to have more interactive… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is a budget-friendly solution and less expensive than any other portal servers available on the market.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used two other portal servers. I really did not like the way they allowed admins to do administrative actions. Liferay is easy to understand and complete the admin actions through the control… more»

What other advice do I have?

Go with this product, because there is great support from the company, rich forum support and online documentation, and the source code allows you to make changes on your own with an LGPL license from… more»
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Real User
Lead Software Professional at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 16 2016

What is most valuable?

* Support OSGi Framework * Excellent Content management system * Administrative functions through the control panel * Elastic search These features are valuable because they all are basic requirements… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Very important changes are OSGi modularization for existing portlets and new modules. It change the way of development and make life easy for developers

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It should maintain a competitive price in the open source market.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I did not previously use a different solution.

What other advice do I have?

It is just awesome; you should experience DXP. I am blogging many useful solution on www.liferaysolution.com

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this product, I did not evaluate other options.
Consultant
Information Systems Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 04 2016

What is most valuable?

You can create and manage dozens of sites with a single installation of Liferay, without a single line of Java code. Liferay has an excellent website concepts model, with a clear separation between… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use Liferay on our modern-look, mobile-ready website and we also use it on out intranet. We use it on our customers projects, and they love Liferay's flexibility

What needs improvement?

Liferay is a phenomenal product with deficient marketing. More OOTB examples are needed to allow the user to faster realize it's full potential. We also need better translations. Some of the… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

While we're not using the subscription services, we are aware that Liferay has very competitive pricing, when compared to the competition.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Yes, we used several PHP site management products but, when comparing to Liferay, they lack coherence and simplicity in the content management functions. As for integration and scalability, Liferay… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had experience with Drupal, Joomla and other PHP platforms and we evaluated Sharepoint also. We also evaluated Alfresco, but we decided that Alfresco and Liferay are not competitors. Instead, they… more»

What is Liferay Digital Experience Platform ?

Liferay Digital Experience Platform is an enterprise-grade platform that enables companies to create and connect personalized digital experiences across web, mobile, social, in store and other touchpoints. It provides the technical foundation (deep integration, security and modularity) for your digital business to orchestrate unique customer experiences, as well as business value features to support a deeper understanding of your customers.
Also known as
Liferay DXP
Liferay Digital Experience Platform customers
Adidas, Carrefour, Cisco Systems, Danone, Fujitsu, Lufthansa Flight Training, Siemens, Société Générale and the United Nations
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