Open Text Content World Conference to Feature Leading ECM Experts and Technology



    Renamed Global Conference Reflects Company and Industry Focus on ECM as a
    Strategic Imperative

    CHICAGO, June 25 /CNW/ - Open Text (TM) (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX: OTC), a
global leader in enterprise content management (ECM), today announced plans
for its fall conference Open Text Content World. Formerly known as LiveLinkUp,
this year's expanded conference program will reflect the company's singular
focus on ECM as the largest independent provider of ECM solutions in the
world. Open Text Content World will take place November 18-20, 2008 at the
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida.
    This event will bring together leading content experts from across the
industry, including customers, partners, consultants, analysts and Open Text
executives and staff, to network with peers, and discuss the latest
developments and trends in ECM including Enterprise and Web 2.0, eDiscovery,
and compliance. Attendees will gain a first-hand account of Open Text's
long-term strategy and product roadmap.
    "With Open Text Content World, we're creating a program to harness the
collective experience of our employees, customers, and partners and the power
of ECM to transform their organizations," said John Shackleton, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Open Text. "We want to help customers gain maximum
value from content, wherever it resides, to make their organizations more
efficient, reduce costs and improve competitiveness during these uncertain
economic times. This is not just an Open Text event, but an industry event
where we will collaborate, exchange ideas and shape the future of ECM."

    Conference-Within-a-Conference

    In addition to a general session keynotes by Open Text executives and
other industry leaders, Open Text Content World will feature a
conference-within-a-conference program that will cater to the specific
interests of each customer or partner. Attendees will be able to tailor their
conference experience: product-specific tracks are available in the morning,
with broader ECM business solution views offered in the afternoon. Attendees
can follow an entire track, or pick and choose specific technical, product,
and business sessions.

    2008 GlobalStar Awards Finalists

    Open Text will also recognize its 2008 GlobalStar Enterprise and Champion
Award finalists and winners. The GlobalStar Enterprise Awards recognize
customer organizations for their outstanding efforts in deriving business
value from innovative and successful ECM solution deployments. The GlobalStar
ECM Champion Awards recognize individuals from customer companies who have
championed ECM solutions over the years both within and outside of their
organizations.
    For more information about the GlobalStar Enterprise and Champion Awards,
please visit: http://www.opentext.com/customers/globalstar/awards/index.html.
The deadline for completed award submissions is August 15, 2008.
    For more information on Open Text Content World and to register, go to:
www.opentext.com/contentworld. The Deadline for the Early Bird Rate is July 8,
2008.

    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.

    Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
    of 1995

    This news release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the
success of any of the Company's strategic initiatives, the Company's growth
and profitability prospects, the benefits of the Company's products to be
realized by customers, the Company's position in the market and future
opportunities therein, the deployment of Livelink and our other products by
customers, and future performance of Open Text Corporation. Forward-looking
statements may also include, without limitation, any statement relating to
future events, conditions or circumstances. Forward-looking statements in this
release are not promises or guarantees and are subject to certain risks and
uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. The risks and
uncertainties that may affect forward-looking statements include, among
others, the failure to develop new products, risks involved in fluctuations in
currency exchange rates, delays in purchasing decisions of customers, the
completion and integration of acquisitions, the possibility of technical,
logistical or planning issues in connection with deployments, the continuous
commitment of the Company's customers, demand for the Company's products and
other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the Form 10-K for the year
ended June 30, 2007. You should not place undue reliance upon any such
forward-looking statements, which are based on management's beliefs and
opinions at the time the statements are made, and the Company does not
undertake any obligations to update forward-looking statements should
circumstances or management's beliefs or opinions change.

    Copyright (C) 2008 by Open Text Corporation. LIVELINK ECM and OPEN TEXT
are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United
States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. SAP,
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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.





For further information:

For further information: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847)
267-9330 ext.4266, rmaganin@opentext.com; Stephanie Dodge Fazio, Open Text
Corporation, (519) 888-7111, x2429, sdodge@opentext.com; Brian Edwards,
McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583, briane@mckenzieworldwide.com


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