Open Text Releases FirstClass Collaboration Suite 9.0



    New Archiving Capabilities Enable Customers to Comply with Regulatory
    Guidelines for the Storage and Retrieval of E-mail Messages

    NATIONAL EDUCATION COMPUTING CONFERENCE, ATLANTA, June 25 /CNW/ - Open
Text(TM) Corp. (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX: OTC), the largest independent provider of
enterprise content management (ECM) software and solutions, today announced at
the National Education Computing Conference (NECC) the release of FirstClass
Collaboration Suite 9.0, the latest version of its integrated communications
and collaboration software for learning organizations and businesses. This new
release provides customers with new and improved features including support
for archiving services to address compliance risks, extended mobility support,
and feature enhancements in key applications including Mail, Contacts and
Calendars.
    FirstClass 9.0 offers a powerful set of integrated applications that
enable customers to create collaborative online communities that securely
connect people and resources via any Internet-accessible device. FirstClass
enhances communication within a secure networked environment with applications
such as e-mail, instant messaging, calendars, contact management, workgroup
collaboration, Web publishing, blogging and now archiving.
    According to John Myers, Vice President and General Manager of the
FirstClass Division of Open Text, the need for archiving solutions is growing
as legal and regulatory mandates require schools and universities to retain
e-mail and other important records. Myers and Nate Dhamers of Glenbard
Township School District 87 in Illinois recently participated in a podcast
(http://www.opentext.com/news/podcasts.html) where they discussed the need for
collaboration technology, archiving and Open Text's newest solution in
FirstClass 9.0.
    "FirstClass 9.0 provides a flexible, highly integrated messaging
archiving option that is extremely easy for administrators to deploy," said
Myers. "Other enterprise-class messaging systems require expensive third-party
add-ons to achieve the same results. By listening closely to our customers
we've delivered a wide range of feature enhancements in FirstClass 9.0 that
meet the needs of the users within those organizations."
    
    Highlights of the new features for FirstClass 9.0 include:

    -  FirstClass Archive Services - Developed to address growing legal and
       compliance issues, FirstClass Archive Services provide policy-driven
       automatic archiving capabilities at the server level. Retention
       policies can be specified on a per-group basis and archived messages
       can be accessed by the Archive administrator to prevent tampering.

    -  Unicode Support - Support for Unicode enables FirstClass applications
       to include all possible national characters. This includes messages,
       document bodies, forms fields and even system data such as names, user
       IDs and passwords. Unicode support is also fully integrated into
       FirstClass Internet Services for seamless inbound and outbound mail
       and Web publishing.

    -  Application Enhancements - Users can now combine multiple calendars
       into one view. Each calendar can be color-coded and easily displayed
       or hidden in the combined view. New sorting options have been provided
       for Contacts, and Contact addresses can be automatically mapped using
       popular Internet-based mapping services.

    -  Navigation Enhancements - The new InstantSearch feature provides a
       powerful tool for quickly filtering all fields displayed in a given
       application window. The Launch Bar can now be customized by
       administrators and end users.
    

    FirstClass will be showcasing its latest software release at NECC, June
25 through 27, in booth 2146 at the Georgia World Congress Center. More
detailed information on this latest release of FirstClass can be found by
visiting www.firstclass.com.

    About FirstClass and Open Text

    Open Text(TM) is the largest independent provider of Enterprise Content
Management software and solutions. For more information, go to
www.opentext.com. The FirstClass Division of Open Text is a leading provider
of cost-effective, highly scalable, and feature-rich messaging and
collaboration solutions that enable education organizations and businesses to
connect people and content within secure online communities. Over 3,000
organizations and 9 million users worldwide are currently using FirstClass.
For more information on FirstClass, go to: http://www.firstclass.com.

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    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
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    Copyright (C) 2007 by Open Text Corporation. FIRSTCLASS 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
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    names mentioned herein are property of Open Text Corporation or other
    respective owners.





For further information:

For further information: Richard Maganini, Director, Corporate
Communications, Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330 ext.4266,
rmaganin@opentext.com; Michele Stevenson, Senior Manager, Corporate
Communications, 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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