You know how some products have such a cool name that you can’t help but pay attention? This year, I discovered just such a product. Liferay Portal! Sounds like something from an outer space movie with lots of special effects, right? What I discovered is that Liferay Portal is a web portal framework with over sixty tools and innovative technologies to create web sites, Content Management Systems (CMS) and intranet applications. It has features like Out–of–the–Box tools, Single–Click Configuration, SOA Framework, Dynamic Drag and Drop, Secure Single Sign On (SSO), Work from Desktop Tools, Granular Role–Based Authorization, Search and Tagging, Communities and Organizations, Personal User Pages, and Multi–Language Support.