Global Partner Awards Recognize SAP Partners that Made Exemplary Contributions to SAP's Ecosystem
WATERLOO, ON, May 19 /CNW/ - Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the preeminent provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software, today announced that it has been awarded a 2010 SAP(R) Pinnacle Award in the category Global Software Solutions Partner of the Year. Pinnacle Awards are granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience, addressing critical issues such as accelerating co-innovation and improving return on investment. Winners were selected based on over 230 nominations in 27 categories received from partners and SAP employees. Open Text received the award at a special awards ceremony held on the eve of SAPPHIRE(R) NOW, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla. May 16 - 19.
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"The SAP Pinnacle Awards reflect the strong success we are seeing globally in helping customers in a wide range of sectors from energy to financial services to government agencies connect their content with SAP solutions," said Patrick Barnert, Vice President, SAP Solutions at Open Text. "The fact that we've now won an SAP Pinnacle Award three years running underscores that this is a highly effective partnership and that Open Text is committed to bringing real business results to customers. We look forward to even greater success in the coming year."
Open Text is an 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 3,000 SAP customer sites around the world. SAP has had great success reselling a number of Open Text solutions for document access, archiving and invoice management, among others, and the companies announced in February of this year an expansion of the agreement that enables SAP to resell Open Text Digital Asset Management as the SAP Digital Asset Management application by SAP (http://www.sap.com/about/newsroom/press.epx?PressID=12738).
Open Text's solutions for use with SAP applications are offered as part of the Open Text ECM Suite, which brings together the broad range of 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.
"The SAP ecosystem, through our partners and communities, continuously drives growth and success for our joint customers," said S. Singh Mecker, Senior Vice President and head, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP. "Our partners play a vital role in SAP's innovation efforts and in helping customers meet their most essential business challenges. We applaud Open Text on its commitment and dedication to the SAP partnership. They have excelled in co-innovating with SAP to deliver unparalleled value and mutual business success to our joint customers."
To learn more about how ECM solutions deliver results, listen to World Kitchen's Vice President of Information Technology Randy Peterson discuss the integration of solutions from SAP and Open Text in a new Open Text News Podcast: http://podcast.opentext.com/public/channel/html/ot-ecm-news.htm. Headquartered in Chicago, World Kitchen manufactures consumer products in the housewares market, including the manufacture and sale of pots and pans, dinnerware, kitchen gadgets and cutlery. Major brands from World Kitchen include CorningWare, Pyrex, Corelle, EKCO and Chicago Cutlery.
To learn more about the Open Text ECM Suite for use with SAP solutions, go to: http://www.opentext.com/2/global/sol-products/sol-pro-extensions-sap.htm.
About Open Text
Open Text, the preeminent enterprise content management software solutions company, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings two decades of expertise supporting 100 million 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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