OpenText Celebrates International Women's Day with Commitment to Workplace Diversity

Leading EIM Provider Honors Women Everywhere in New Video Dedicated to #IWD2015

WATERLOO, Canada, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ -- OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced its continued commitment to increasing workplace diversity across the globe. In support of its pledge, OpenText is raising awareness of the cause by celebrating the achievements of women for International Women's Day. To honor women everywhere, the company has released a new video and encourages all companies to show their commitment using #IWD2015 on Twitter.

While companies around the world continue to advance their workplace diversity efforts, the issue still remains a growing and important topic. OpenText fosters an innovative and inclusive environment that thrives on the diversity of people and inclusion of ideas.

"OpenText is proud to celebrate International Women's Day," said Mark J. Barrenechea, president and chief executive officer of OpenText. "By combining diverse experiences, backgrounds and ideas, companies produce better business results and yield greater innovation.  We are committed to creating the initiatives that will enable us to lead by example and help define a higher standard for workplace diversity."

With 30 percent of the workforce comprised of women, as well as three board seats held by women, OpenText is currently above gender diversity industry averages. To continue, the company has committed to using the same innovation it brings to its products to create innovative diversity initiatives focused on recruiting, retaining, and advancing women within OpenText. Through diversity programs that promote women in technology, companies can make a profound and lasting change for the betterment of the equality and posterity of women, the technology industry and society as a whole.

Barrenechea continued, "There is an imbalance in gender diversity within the technology industry. OpenText is committed to providing leadership on this important issue. OpenText is proud to celebrate International Women's Day."

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About OpenText
OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management, helping customers to create a Digital-First World by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating their information needs. Over 100,000 customers already use OpenText solutions, either on premises or in our cloud.  For more information 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.

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Video - http://youtu.be/Ryc3lBPlCRk?list=PLj5HckTzmnM7b-tKWXw6vAiaovh2uAuLN
Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/CL55531LOGO

SOURCE Open Text Corporation

For further information: Robin Lane, OpenText, 1 301-340-4277, publicrelations@opentext.com; Sonya Mehan, Investor Relations, OpenText, 519-888-7111 x2446, smehan@opentext.com; Katie Carbone, Weber Shandwick, 1 617-520-7135, kcarbone@webershandwick.com, http://www.OpenText.com


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