Munwar Shariff

Chief Technology Officer
munwar@datamatics-cignex.com

CONFIDENTIAL

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Agenda
• Liferay @ UBMi, A Success Story
• Who are UBMi?

• Why Liferay?
• Liferay Migration & Usage

• Business Benefits ...
Liferay @ UBMi
Success Story

CONFIDENTIAL

3
Who are UBMi?
• United Business Media Information (UBMi)
• Part of United Business Media, £850m Total Revenue
• 6,500 staf...
The CMS problem @ UBMi
• Multiple website platforms
• Webvision, Contribute, Miramedia, Emojo, ASP, etc.
• Difficult to su...
Solution Selection Criteria
• CMS Demos
• Liferay, Episerver, Sitecore, Miramedia, Squizz, Microsoft .NET ASP

• Usability...
Why Liferay?
• Open Source
• No Licence Fee
• Enterprise Quality Support

• Freedom To Develop
• Strong Community with Pro...
UBMi Liferay History

LR 4.3.1 Magazine
Sites:

LR 4.3.6 Exhibition
Sites

LR 5 Expo
Sites

Travel Trade Gazette

UBM IM –...
Liferay 5.2 Dev Schedule
• Developed Custom CMS Tools
• Multiple expo/conference websites live
• Multiple Magazine suites ...
Custom CMS Tools Developed
• Theme Admin Tool
•

Primary/Secondary Navigation, Page width, CSS, Omniture/GA

•

Header Ban...
Fi Europe Conference

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TTG Luxury Conference

CONFIDENTIAL

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CPhI China Exhibition

CONFIDENTIAL

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HBA Global Exhibition

CONFIDENTIAL

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GULF Landscaping Exhibition

CONFIDENTIAL

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Installation Europe Magazine

CONFIDENTIAL

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SHP Online Magazine

CONFIDENTIAL

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Info4file Portal

CONFIDENTIAL

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Callcentre Portal

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Mobile Portals
• Device Recognition
• Mobile Themes & Portlets

• Intuitive Navigation
• High Performance Mobile
sites
• m...
New Mobile Features in Liferay
• Dynamic Theme Modification
• Primary/Secondary Navigation, Page width, CSS

• Leverage Co...
Liferay 6.0 EE Dev Plan
• New Applications on Liferay 6.0

• Upgrade existing application to Liferay 6.0
• Leverage Busine...
Benefits of Liferay
• Templates based websites/
Reusability
• Shared Content

• In-house hosting
• Marketing teams in char...
Road Map
• To consolidate and migrate all existing online
infrastructure using Liferay 6.0
• Explore new markets using “Mo...
Datamatics CIGNEX
Overview
LIFERAY PARTNER OF THE YEAR 2010

CONFIDENTIAL

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Datamatics CIGNEX
• Joint Venture between

Datamatics
(Global SI)

J
V
CIGNEX
(Liferay
Platinum
Partner)

DatamaticsCIGNEX...
Open Source Credentials
• Background
• 11 Years experience in implementing Open Source solutions
• 400+ employees in two p...
Commercial Open Source to reduce TCO drastically
•

Partnerships
•

Platinum Partner of Liferay (only one globally)

•

Pl...
Published Works

CONFIDENTIAL

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Offerings & Focus

Open
Source

Integration

CONFIDENTIAL

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Open Source Labs
Enablement & Migration Services
Open Source Technologies

Template driven -> Efficiency, Community
Offsho...
Liferay Implementations (52 & more)

CONFIDENTIAL

32
If you want to decrease the TCO of your
Portal deployments by up to 90%
Contact

Munwar Shariff
munwar@datamatics-cignex.c...
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United Business Media Information (UBMi) selected CIGNEX Datamatics to migrate their 70+ web brands from various portal/web technologies such as Webvision, Contribute, Miramedia, Emojo, ASP.NET to Liferay. This presentation highlights the rationale behind adopting Liferay technology to address the business needs such as flexibility, vendor reliability, mobile portals, reducing cost of license, maintenance, support etc.

By standardizing web brands portal platform into a single technology, UBMi was able to create flexible, scalable and secured portal platform at a reduced TCO.

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Migration to Liferay @ United Business Media Information

  1. 1. Munwar Shariff Chief Technology Officer munwar@datamatics-cignex.com CONFIDENTIAL 1
  2. 2. Agenda • Liferay @ UBMi, A Success Story • Who are UBMi? • Why Liferay? • Liferay Migration & Usage • Business Benefits & Future Roadmap • Datamatics CIGNEX Overview • Questions & Answers CONFIDENTIAL 2
  3. 3. Liferay @ UBMi Success Story CONFIDENTIAL 3
  4. 4. Who are UBMi? • United Business Media Information (UBMi) • Part of United Business Media, £850m Total Revenue • 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries • UBM Live, UBM Built Environment, UBM Connect, UBM Conferences and UBM International Media • 100 + brands with websites • Products include: • Magazines, exhibitions, conferences, awards, information products and websites CONFIDENTIAL 4
  5. 5. The CMS problem @ UBMi • Multiple website platforms • Webvision, Contribute, Miramedia, Emojo, ASP, etc. • Difficult to support • Expensive • Licence fees • Support • Reliability on external suppliers (several went bust) • Inflexible • Limited control of content/site structure • No sharing of functionality or content CONFIDENTIAL 5
  6. 6. Solution Selection Criteria • CMS Demos • Liferay, Episerver, Sitecore, Miramedia, Squizz, Microsoft .NET ASP • Usability • Security • Performance and Load Testing • Functionality • Lower Total Cost of Ownership CONFIDENTIAL 6
  7. 7. Why Liferay? • Open Source • No Licence Fee • Enterprise Quality Support • Freedom To Develop • Strong Community with Promising Roadmap • OOB Functionality • Highly Scalable, Flexible & Reusable • Ease of Integration with external systems • High Performance, 70+ sites running on 2 servers CONFIDENTIAL 7
  8. 8. UBMi Liferay History LR 4.3.1 Magazine Sites: LR 4.3.6 Exhibition Sites LR 5 Expo Sites Travel Trade Gazette UBM IM – US e.g. HBA, Informex UBM IM – Holland CPhI, ICSE, P-Mec 2 sites www.cphi.com www.ttglive.com www.informex.com Caring Business UBM IM – Holland Fi, Hi, Ni, WPM, IN www.caringbusiness.co.uk Call Centre Focus fieurope.ingredientsnetwork.cm www.callcentre.co.uk Conferences 30+ sites Chemist & Druggist www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk Cabinet Maker www.cabinetmaker.co.uk LR 5.2 CIGNEX Projects 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Conferences CMS 52 Expo Sites – www.cphi.com Info4fire – www.info4fire.com Ignet – www.ingredientsnetwork.com NBA – www.nationalbusinessawards.com SHP – www.shponline.co.uk Ent Tech Magazines – www.installationeurope.com 8. Callcentre Portal – www.callcentre.co.uk 9. SHP Mobile - mobile.shponline.co.uk 10. CPHI Mobile - mobile.cphi.com 11. KBB (On gong) - www.kbb.co.uk LR 6.0 EE CIGNEX Projects Cmpi.biz 1. Pulse Today - www.pulsetoday.co.uk 2. C & D - www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk www.cmpi.biz Mar 07 Oct 07 Feb 08 Oct 08 June 09 July 09 – Ongoing Sep 10 2009 AC 2009 BC CONFIDENTIAL 8
  9. 9. Liferay 5.2 Dev Schedule • Developed Custom CMS Tools • Multiple expo/conference websites live • Multiple Magazine suites of websites live • Multiple Portal websites live • Mobile Devices Support • Total 70+ websites now on Liferay 5.x CONFIDENTIAL 9
  10. 10. Custom CMS Tools Developed • Theme Admin Tool • Primary/Secondary Navigation, Page width, CSS, Omniture/GA • Header Banner • Web Content Migration Tool • SEO friendly page URLs/HTML Title/Article URLs • Product Directory • New filterable search/Google site search • User Registration/Shared registration • Shared/Related/Most-read content/Gated content • Data feeds to and from 3rd party systems • Enhanced Article Display Lists/Commenting CONFIDENTIAL 10
  11. 11. Fi Europe Conference CONFIDENTIAL 11
  12. 12. TTG Luxury Conference CONFIDENTIAL 12
  13. 13. CPhI China Exhibition CONFIDENTIAL 13
  14. 14. HBA Global Exhibition CONFIDENTIAL 14
  15. 15. GULF Landscaping Exhibition CONFIDENTIAL 15
  16. 16. Installation Europe Magazine CONFIDENTIAL 16
  17. 17. SHP Online Magazine CONFIDENTIAL 17
  18. 18. Info4file Portal CONFIDENTIAL 18
  19. 19. Callcentre Portal CONFIDENTIAL 19
  20. 20. Mobile Portals • Device Recognition • Mobile Themes & Portlets • Intuitive Navigation • High Performance Mobile sites • mobile.cphi.com • mobile.shponine.co.uk CONFIDENTIAL 20
  21. 21. New Mobile Features in Liferay • Dynamic Theme Modification • Primary/Secondary Navigation, Page width, CSS • Leverage Content from main site – No need for recreating same content for mobile site • Device Recognition and Automatic redirect • Analytics Implementation - Omniture • SEO friendly page URLs/HTML Title/Article URLs • Shared/Related/Most-read content/Gated content • Enhanced Article Display Lists/Commenting • Enhanced Web Form Portlet CONFIDENTIAL 21
  22. 22. Liferay 6.0 EE Dev Plan • New Applications on Liferay 6.0 • Upgrade existing application to Liferay 6.0 • Leverage Business Rules Engine • Implement Advanced Workflow • Usability Enhancements • Mobile Device Support • Audit Trail CONFIDENTIAL 22
  23. 23. Benefits of Liferay • Templates based websites/ Reusability • Shared Content • In-house hosting • Marketing teams in charge of content “The team has been extremely professional in their approach and has an excellent understanding of Liferay. We have been very happy with our decision and would recommend them strongly” • Massive cost reduction • US 3 websites $180k per annum • Expo/Magazine sites £100k’s per annum • Corporate site ~ £21k per annum CONFIDENTIAL Steve Johnston Head of IT, UBMi 23
  24. 24. Road Map • To consolidate and migrate all existing online infrastructure using Liferay 6.0 • Explore new markets using “Mobile Portals” • Upgrade existing Liferay sites to 6.0 • Ongoing development • Further exhibition/magazine based functionality • Advertising platform CONFIDENTIAL 24
  25. 25. Datamatics CIGNEX Overview LIFERAY PARTNER OF THE YEAR 2010 CONFIDENTIAL 25
  26. 26. Datamatics CIGNEX • Joint Venture between Datamatics (Global SI) J V CIGNEX (Liferay Platinum Partner) DatamaticsCIGNEX • Datamatics Global Services, provider of smart, artificial intelligence-enabled nextgeneration solutions & • CIGNEX, the leader in commercial Open Source solutions • Mission LIFERAY (Liferay Portal) • To drive business efficiency & productivity by providing innovative and cost-effective Enterprise Open Source solutions CONFIDENTIAL 26
  27. 27. Open Source Credentials • Background • 11 Years experience in implementing Open Source solutions • 400+ employees in two primary lines of business • Offices in the US, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and India • Enterprise Open source solutions implemented using Liferay (Portal), Alfresco (ECM), Drupal (WCM), Intalio (BPM), Pentaho (BI), Magento (E-commerce), OpsView (Infra Monitoring), Compiere (ERP), Redhat/Jboss (Middleware) • Expertise • 200+ Solution Implementations with Extensive experience • Master Trainers of Liferay, Alfresco, Drupal and Magento • Delivery Model • Distributed Delivery Model to provide true cost efficiencies • Commercial Open Source with Enterprise Support & Upgrades • Agile Methodology to realize the benefits faster CONFIDENTIAL 27
  28. 28. Commercial Open Source to reduce TCO drastically • Partnerships • Platinum Partner of Liferay (only one globally) • Platinum Partner of Alfresco • Silver Partner of Intalio • Gold Partner of Pentaho • Redhat, JBOSS, Acquia, Compiere & Opsera • Certified SAP Partner • AT&T Hosting Partner • Top 10 Open Source services vendors Worldwide – IDC 2006 • Deep technical expertise with 7 major books written in this domain • Implemented the largest Open source Enterprise Content Management system in the world CONFIDENTIAL 28
  29. 29. Published Works CONFIDENTIAL 29
  30. 30. Offerings & Focus Open Source Integration CONFIDENTIAL 30
  31. 31. Open Source Labs Enablement & Migration Services Open Source Technologies Template driven -> Efficiency, Community Offshore leveraged -> Cost Effective Competence -> High Quality Ongoing R&D Engineering Customer Support Professional Services Scalable R&D capacity -> Flexibility Offshore leveraged -> Cost Effective Metrics and SLA driven delivery -> Deterministic ROI Methodology & Governance Agile Automation Knowledge Enabled CONFIDENTIAL 31
  32. 32. Liferay Implementations (52 & more) CONFIDENTIAL 32
  33. 33. If you want to decrease the TCO of your Portal deployments by up to 90% Contact Munwar Shariff munwar@datamatics-cignex.com CONFIDENTIAL 33

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