CIGNEX helps Grupo Posadas reduce Website TCO by over 50%

Top Quote CIGNEX adopted Alfresco ECM & Liferay Portal to roll out Integrated Content Management Portal (ICMP). Grupo Posadas, today announced that they have rolled out Phase 1 of their new ICMP architecture. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 10, 2011 - Grupo Posadas, the largest Latin American hotel chain operator, today announced that they have rolled out Phase 1 of their new Integrated Content Management Portal (ICMP) architecture.

    "We were facing many challenges with our previous J2EE & Documentum based solution. We carried out a detailed evaluation process before selecting CIGNEX as our partner. CIGNEX rolled out an integrated solution using Alfresco and Liferay to help meet our three-pronged objectives of: (a) improving revenue per available room, (b) providing a fantastic web experience to our patrons, and (c) reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of our web presence. The CIGNEX solution helps us deploy a collaborative, centralized ICMP across all 8 brands, while reducing TCO by over 50% in comparison to our previous solution", shared Mr. Leopoldo Toro, Strategy & Innovation Director, Posadas.

    "The new ICMP solution is aimed at helping Posadas maintain their leadership position across their brands. Alfresco & Liferay met their critical needs of transferring control to the business users to manage content, disseminating real time information to distribution channels, multi-lingual support, advanced workflow, flexible and scalable architecture", commented Amit Babaria, President - Americas (Open Source), CIGNEX.

    "CIGNEX, a Platinum Partner to Alfresco and Liferay, with over 100 implementations globally on both, was the ideal partner to deploy the integrated solution for Grupo Posadas", said Brian Kim, COO, Liferay Inc.

    "We are very excited with the success of the ICMP solution rolled out by CIGNEX at Grupo Posadas. This provides Enterprises a fantastic testimony on the robustness and flexibility provided by Alfresco & Liferay", highlighted Todd Barr, CMO, Alfresco Software.

    About Grupo Posadas (www.posadas.com): Grupo Posadas, with over 37 years in the hotel marketplace, is the leading Mexican hotel operator in Latin America. They manage 112 hotels and more than 19,850 rooms in 50 beach and city destinations across Mexico, US, Brazil, Argentina and Chile. In Mexico, they operate eight hotels including Aqua, Fiesta Americana Grand, Fiesta Americana, Lat 19, Fiesta Inn and One Hotels. In South America, they operate Caesar Park and Caesar Business. Grupo Posadas has been listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange since 1992, with the ticker symbol POSADAS.

    About CIGNEX (www.cignex.com): CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation is the global leader in commercial Open Source & SAP Connect solutions for over 10 years providing solutions across web content management, portals & social collaboration, e-commerce, digital asset management, documents & records management, business process management, business intelligence, ERP & CRM and SOA. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with offices in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Texas, New Jersey, United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand and 400+ employees, CIGNEX has helped in improving client profitability by delivering commercial Open Source solutions to over 200 global customers.

    For more information, please contact:

    Jeronimo Legorreta
    Head - Corporate Communications
    Grupo Posadas
    jeronimo.legorreta ( @ ) posadas dot com

    Amit Babaria
    President - Americas (Open Source)
    CIGNEX
    amit ( @ ) cignex dot com

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