Customer Conference to Focus on Turning Enterprise Information into Strategic Advantage

Cisco, U.S. Department of Interior, AFLAC, Bumble Bee Foods, and Volkswagen Finance to present on their use of OpenText's Enterprise Information Management Solutions

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) today announced the agenda for its Enterprise World 2012 customer conference, which will be held November 11-16, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. The conference, themed "Unleashing the Power of Information," will offer an interactive forum where attendees can engage with OpenText executives, partners, industry experts and peers and share insights on the latest trends and best practices for managing enterprise information -- from collaboration and the cloud to unstructured information and big data.

"This year's annual conference has a new name and a broader focus to reflect OpenText's enterprise information management (EIM) strategy designed to help customers address information challenges," stated Mark J. Barrenechea, President and CEO of OpenText. "This expanded focus will allow customers and partners to learn how our EIM offerings can help them extend the value of their information assets and drive better business outcomes for their organizations."

In the opening keynote, OpenText President and CEO, Mark J. Barrenechea will share OpenText's vision and strategy for EIM, highlighting the advantages OpenText Cloud provides in helping customers keep pace with the growing volumes of information - anytime, anywhere. Tom Jenkins, Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of OpenText, will discuss top tech trends shaping the future of information management, including mobile, social, Big Data and the Cloud. Muhi Majzoub, OpenText's Senior Vice President of Engineering, will present OpenText's strategy for delivering a comprehensive enterprise information management suite which leverages the combined power of OpenText's Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management (BPM), Customer Experience Management (CEM), Information Exchange and Discovery solutions to help customers extract maximum value from their information.

Additional Conference Highlights:

  • Customer Stories: More than 20 leading organizations and government agencies will present on how they are using OpenText's EIM solutions to solve their information challenges and transform enterprise information into competitive advantage and business value.
  • Industry Experts: Connie Moore, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Barclay T. Blair, President and Founder, ViaLumina, Laurence Hart, CIO of AIIM, and Rodney Nelsestuen, Senior Research Director at CEB TowerGroup will offer their insights on how organizations can manage and optimize information for the knowledge economy.
  • Multiple Tracks spanning ECM, BPM, CEM, Information Exchange and Discovery: Over 125 technical, business and industry breakouts, training sessions and workshops where attendees can learn how to leverage all the components of OpenText's EIM suite to drive value across their entire enterprise. In response to customer demand for product-specific sessions, this year's conference will also feature mini-tracks designed specifically for attendees interested in OpenText's eDocs, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Microsoft and SAP solutions.
  • Enterprise Expo: Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with more than two dozen technology, services, and solution provider partners, including the event's Platinum sponsors Locus Systems, SAP and Microsoft, to learn how they are extending the value of OpenText's EIM solutions. The Enterprise Expo will also feature live demos of OpenText's latest product innovations and solutions, including Content Server, Web Experience Management, Media Management, MBPM, Case360 as well as several other OpenText products.

The conference will be a celebration of customer innovation, featuring the annual GlobalStar and Enterprise Champion Awards. The GlobalStar Enterprise Awards recognize organizations that have demonstrated innovation and success in deploying OpenText's solutions to solve their enterprise information management challenges. The Enterprise Champion Awards honor individuals who have promoted the adoption and advancement of EIM solutions within and beyond their organizations. The 2012 GlobalStar Award winners will be formally recognized on November 13 during the GlobalStar Reception and Awards Ceremony.

Attendees will also enjoy an exclusive New York City Street party off-site event at Universal Studios Florida® offering an eclectic mix of theme park thrills and charming city streets where attendees can enjoy dinner.

To register for the event, please visit: Enterprise World 2012 registration.

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About OpenText
OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management software that enables companies of all sizes and industries to manage, secure and leverage their unstructured business information, either in their data center or in the cloud. Over 50,000 companies already use OpenText solutions to unleash the power of their information. To learn more about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit: www.opentext.com.

Certain statements in this press release may contain words considered forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities laws. These statements are based on OpenText's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the operating environment, economies and markets in which the company operates. These statements are subject to important assumptions, risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and the actual outcome may be materially different. OpenText's assumptions, although considered reasonable by the company at the date of this press release, may prove to be inaccurate and consequently its actual results could differ materially from the expectations set out herein. For additional information with respect to risks and other factors which could occur, see OpenText's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other securities filings with the SEC and other securities regulators. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, OpenText disclaims any intention or obligations to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Copyright © 2012 by Open Text Corporation. OPENTEXT, OpenText EIM, OpenText Enterprise Content Management (ECM), OpenText Business Process Management (BPM), OpenText Customer Experience Management (CEM), OpenText Information Exchange and Discovery, OpenText Cloud. OpenText eDOCS, OpenText Enterprise World and GlobalStar are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. This list of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text Corporation or other respective owners.

SOURCE: Open Text Corporation

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