Increasing demand for high performance and secure Liferay Portal hosting is met by Firelay as the first hosting partner based in Europe

Today Firelay announces it has officially achieved Liferay Hosting Service Partner status, making it the first Liferay hosting service partner based in Europe. Firelay offers managed hosting services optimized for and dedicated to Liferay Portal, the world’s leading open source enterprise portal and it serves customers all over Europe.

“Firelay is a welcome addition to the Liferay service partners in the Benelux. Our current partners excel at delivering successful Liferay Portal projects. With Firelay we now add a dedicated managed hosting services company to our partner ecosystem. Our customers and Liferay partners now have a choice to run their Liferay installations with a dedicated managed hosting company in the European Union.” says Liferay Benelux General Manager Ruud Kluivers. “Firelay and Proteon, the company behind Firelay, have been dedicated to contributing to the growth of Liferay Portal adoption and the Liferay community in the Benelux and Europe for over 4 years.”

Focused solely on Liferay managed hosting, Firelay provides its services on the full Liferay software stack to ensure its customers benefit from the full potential of this sophisticated platform. The past years, Firelay has automated all processes, server and application configuration management. Next to Private Cloud and On-Premises managed hosting, Firelay has developed a cloud platform to make Liferay Portal available as Platform as a Service. Private Cloud and PaaS services are provided on ISO 27001 certified infrastructure in the Netherlands.

“We are proud to be the first Liferay hosting service partner in Europe.” says Lex van Sonderen, Firelay’s General Manager. “We see an increasing need for Liferay hosting in Europe, particularly to safeguard intellectual property and privacy. With our Liferay Platform as a Service we have solutions for the smallest, agile organizations up to the larger, more conservative organizations with our On-Premise offering.”