New Open Text Business Solutions Give Customers Using SAP(R) Applications 360-Degree Views of Data, Business Documents



    Employee and Supplier Information Management Offerings Extend Open Text
    Business Suite for Use With SAP Solutions

    LIVELINKUP 2007, ORLANDO, FL, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM) Corp.
(NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in enterprise content management
(ECM), today announced new business solutions that give companies using SAP(R)
applications a 360-degree view of supplier and employee information, including
document and email content, in the context of SAP solutions. The company also
announced a new data access solution that makes information contained in SAP
solutions and other systems easily accessible to customers, partners and
employees. Using these solutions, companies can increase process efficiency,
more easily meet regulatory requirements, and improve employee, customer and
business partner satisfaction.
    The new Livelink ECM - Supplier Information Management and Livelink ECM -
Employee Information Management solutions are part of the Open Text Business
Suite for use with SAP solutions, a growing portfolio of 360-degree solutions
that deliver enterprise content integrated with other business applications
and data, thereby bridging silos of information. Earlier this year, Open Text
released Livelink ECM - Customer Information Management (CIM), which provides
a comprehensive view of all customer content and data. A key aspect of Open
Text solutions is integration with desktop clients in use at most businesses,
including the SAP GUI, SAP NetWeaver(R) Portal, and Microsoft Office. CIM is
also a featured Microsoft Office Business Application (OBA).
    "Our family of 360-degree solutions assembles content from across various
SAP applications as well as other sources and makes it available through the
user interface of choice for a particular user community," said Patrick
Barnert, Vice President for SAP Applications at Open Text. "These applications
dramatically increase productivity by putting accurate and complete
information in the hands of workers when they need it, in the context of their
normal work environment. These enterprise-ready solutions are a direct outcome
of the close relationship we have with both SAP AG and Microsoft, coupled with
our deep expertise in helping companies manage enterprise content."

    Livelink ECM - Supplier Information Management

    Livelink ECM - Supplier Information Management (SIM) provides a
360-degree view of supplier and purchasing data and documents, whether it is
managed in the SAP ERP or SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
application. It enhances the information in SAP applications with external
documents and other content to optimize the order approval process, enabling
workers and managers to make better decisions faster. The solution assembles
content from various sources such as email and document repositories,
consolidates results and displays them in the choice of interface, including 
the SAP GUI or SAP NetWeaver Portal.
    With SIM, the procurement environment is transformed so that all of the
relevant content is a mouse click away. The tedious paper shuffle is
eliminated and the correct people are involved using predetermined business
logic for a specific scenario. Best practice design is used for an optimized
and automated procurement solution based on business processes. It results in
faster processing time and cost savings while adhering to financial audit
traceability requirements. Livelink ECM - Supplier Information Management is
currently available. For more information go to: www.opentext.com/sim

    Livelink ECM - Employee Information Management

    Livelink ECM - Employee Information Management (EIM) from Open Text
provides human resource (HR) departments with a complete solution that
eliminates frustrating paper chases and supports the SAP ERP Human Capital
Management (SAP ERP HCM) solution. Using the EIM solution, all printed
documents from employees and job applicants, master data and internal
personnel documents are stored and immediately available from complete
electronic personnel files. This ensures that personnel activities and
processes are performed quickly and easily. And because EIM functionality can
be used with the SAP GUI or the SAP NetWeaver Portal, HR employees can quickly
begin using the solution with minimal training. In addition, content can be
delivered through SAP Employee Self-Service application-based portals.
    The ECM capabilities of EIM can transform an HR department. Instead of
spending hours on time-consuming, labor-intensive administrative tasks, EIM
optimizes and automates many repetitive tasks, so that HR staff is freed up to
focus on strategic activities, such as recruitment, skills development,
support, compensation and reporting. An HR organization that can focus on
strategy provides more value. Livelink ECM - Employee Information Management
is currently available for use with SAP ERP HCM. For more information go to:
www.opentext.com/eim

    Livelink ECM - Shared Document Access

    Livelink ECM - Shared Document Access provides customers, partners and
employees with a personalized overview of all documents related to a specific
business process in a secure manner. For example, Shared Document Access
enables customers external to the company to see order status, invoices and
other information through a self-service portal, whether the documents are
stored in SAP solutions or in other core applications. This helps increase
customer and partner satisfaction due to improved service, as well as cost
reductions from improvements in process efficiency.
    This solution is also ideal for such industries as high-tech or aerospace
which are subject to special compliance requirements and must guarantee
sustained access to SAP data and documents. Using Livelink ECM - Shared
Document Access, this information can be stored in a tamper-proof repository
and made available at any time regardless of the originating system. Livelink
ECM - Shared Document Access is available now. For more information, go to:
www.opentext.com/sda
    In addition to the new solutions, Open Text also announced that Livelink
ECM - Customer Information Management has added full support for Microsoft
Outlook 2007. For more information, go to: www.opentext.com/cim.

    About Open Text

    Open Text, an enterprise software company and leader in enterprise
content management, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of
their business content. Open Text brings two decades of expertise supporting
46,000 customers and millions of users in 114 countries. Working with our
customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts(TM) 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 (C) 2007 by Open Text Corporation. LIVELINK ECM and OPEN TEXT
    are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the
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For further information:

For further information: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847)
267-9330 ext.4266, rmaganin@opentext.com; Michele Stevenson, Open Text
Corporation, (519) 888-7111 ext.2594, mstevens@opentext.com; Brian Edwards,
McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583, briane@mckenzieworldwide.com


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