OpenText Awarded Two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle Awards; ECM Solutions to Gain Wide Exposure at SAPPHIRE® NOW

Global Partner Awards Presented to Top SAP Partners for Delivering
Unparalleled Technology, Services and Solutions to Mutual Customers

WATERLOO, ON, May 10 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX) (TSX: OTC) today announced it has been awarded two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle awards: Global Software Solution Partner of the Year and Global Enterprise Support Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to leading SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP) and driving customer success. Winners were selected based on over 150 nominations in 18 categories received from partners and SAP employees. OpenText will formally receive the awards on May 16 at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla. May 15-18. The company's solutions will be featured in more than 20 sessions throughout SAPPHIRE NOW and the 2011 ASUG Annual Conference.

"This year's SAP Pinnacle awards and our growing presence at SAPPHIRE NOW truly reflect the strong and productive partnership OpenText and SAP enjoy together," said Patrick Barnert, vice president, SAP Solutions at OpenText. "Not only have we won a Pinnacle award for the fourth straight year, but this year we have the honor of winning two in the same year, which is an impressive achievement. This is a true reflection of our teams' dedication and hard work in delivering world-class ECM solutions, tightly integrated with SAP solutions, to our mutual customers."

OpenText is the industry leader in ECM solutions for use with SAP applications, building on two decades of partnership and co-development, and expertise gained from delivering solutions to more than 4,000 SAP customer sites around the world. SAP has had great success reselling a number of OpenText solutions for document access, presentment, archiving and invoice management, and digital asset management. The companies recently announced an expansion of the agreement that enables SAP to resell OpenText Employee File Management (see "SAP and OpenText Expand Global Reseller Agreement to Include Employee File Management Capabilities"), continuing the strategy of long-term investment protection for customers.

OpenText's solutions for use with SAP applications are offered as part of the OpenText ECM Suite, which brings together the broad range of enterprise content management capabilities organizations need to securely and safely manage all types of enterprise information, documents, vital records, Web content, video, images, email, forms and reports across many different enterprise systems and applications and to make content available on mobile devices. The key benefit to customers is the transparent combination of content, collaboration and integrated business processes, which further ensure users can easily access relevant content.

"SAP is more committed than ever to a sound ecosystem strategy, which is key to delivering unmatched value to our customers and enabling SAP to reach its aggressive business goals," said Eric Duffaut, president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. "We understand the power of our partnerships, through which we continue to drive game-changing co-innovation and expand our market reach and customer touch points - leveraging our partners' local and industry expertise as an extension of our sales and services efforts - to satisfy the needs of customers of all sizes. As a recipient of two 2011 SAP Pinnacle awards, we recognize OpenText's outstanding commitment and efforts in developing and growing its partnership with SAP and driving customer success."

OpenText at SAPPHIRE NOW

In addition to live demonstrations at SAP and OpenText (booth # 1936) exhibits, SAPPHIRE NOW attendees will have multiple opportunities to learn more about ECM solutions for use with SAP applications from their peers, from SAP and OpenText experts and from implementation partners. The more than 20 sessions being held at SAPPHIRE NOW and the 2011 ASUG Annual Conference cover a range of ECM topics touching on such areas as reducing paper in the HR department, managing content in the cloud, and further ensuring brand consistency and efficiency.

The seven customer reference roundtables on tap are likely to be of particular interest since they provide a chance to dive into real-world deployments of OpenText solutions integrated with SAP applications. For the full list of OpenText-related customer roundtables and sessions, go to: http://www.opentext.com/2/global/ex_event.html?id=701D0000000Ulx5.

About OpenText
OpenText, a global ECM leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content.  OpenText brings two decades of expertise supporting 100 million users in 114 countries.  Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts™ to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness.  For more information, visit www.opentext.com.

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Copyright © 2011 by OpenText Corporation. OPENTEXT and OPENTEXT ECM SUITE are trademarks or registered trademarks of OpenText Corporation in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. SAP, SAPPHIRE and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several 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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OpenText
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OpenText
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