Liferay, Microsoft Azure to Scale Digital Experiences on Cloud
Digital Experience Platforms (DXP) provider Liferay has recently announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure for Liferay’s DXP Cloud to offer public and private sector organisations in the UAE the enhanced benefits of cloud that enrich digital experience capabilities to their customers together.
As a result of this partnership, Liferay provides an abstract layer that allows customers to run Liferay DXP on multiple cloud providers with added PaaS capabilities along with Microsoft Azure with its powerful presence in the region and its commitment to security and availability. Additionally, DXP Cloud reduces the complexity of managing the infrastructure and empowers customers to create great digital experiences with its robust features. DXP Cloud is available via UAE based Microsoft managed data centres for organisations in the country.
Moussalam Dalati, General Manager, Liferay Middle East, said, “The UAE is a key market for Liferay and there is significant demand for solutions that provide convenience with security and that alleviate data residency concerns. We are witnessing entities rapidly migrating to the cloud to stay competitive, spurred by the rising demand for digital experiences. This association will empower organizations with increased opportunities to create new and elevated digital experiences fully integrated on cloud in addition to benefiting from increased agility, speed, scalability and reliability.”
“Microsoft is a long-term strategic partner and has been integral to Liferay’s presence in the Middle East. With DXP Cloud’ on Microsoft Azure, it solidifies our partnership founded on a symbiotic framework. Two companies offering a robust and dependable combination of tech services is a win-win situation for all our customers.”
“The accelerated migration to the cloud and enhanced experience provided by a scalable digital journey can enable customers to achieve more and strengthen the nation’s digital economy,” said Necip Ozyucel, Cloud and Enterprise Business Group Lead at Microsoft UAE. “Azure is a platform that thrives on these kinds of collaborations, allowing companies like Liferay DXP to excel in their cloud capabilities. Microsoft cloud regions are increasingly becoming a driving force behind innovation, enabling organisations to adapt and survive – and now thrive and reimagine their industries.”
Liferay DXP Cloud provides extended flexibility in data residency, network and storage location and a built-in robust disaster management across multiple locations making companies future – ready with a strong business continuity plan to customers.