OpenText and SAP to Accelerate B2B Managed Services In the Cloud

WATERLOO, Ontario and SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 29, 2015 /CNW/ -- OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), including managed cloud services for complex B2B integrations that facilitate the efficient and secure exchange of information inside and outside of organizations, and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced they will team up with OpenText to provide B2B managed services capabilities to multi-national businesses.

"OpenText is pleased to expand its partnership with SAP to help companies simplify the increasing complexities of trading partners and B2B management," said Mark J. Barrenechea, president and CEO of OpenText. "We can address the timely and complex integrations that many customers have with their trading partners around the world. SAP, together with Ariba, an SAP company, and OpenText will provide customers a solution that enables them to improve time to revenue, reduce costs and helps to advance the digital transformation that today's leaders are undertaking."

OpenText B2B Managed Services is an outsourced solution for managing the day-to-day B2B operations required when exchanging a wide variety of transactions with trading and business partners. It includes managing the B2B integration platform known as the OpenText Trading Grid, part of the OpenText Cloud. More than 600,000 trading partners currently connect to the OpenText Trading Grid. 

"Complexity is the enemy of business, and Ariba is all about eliminating it by providing an open platform to connect all companies using any system to foster more efficient business-to-business collaboration," said Alex Atzberger, president, Ariba. "OpenText seeks to simplify the complex B2B integrations that often weigh companies down through its world-class managed services capabilities, and we are pleased to be teaming with them to help businesses run with greater speed and simplicity than ever before."

About OpenText
OpenText enables the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, on premises or in the cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) visit 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.

Copyright ©2015 Open Text Corporation. OpenText is a trademark or registered trademark of Open Text SA and/or Open Text ULC. The list of trademarks is not exhaustive of other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text SA or other respective owners. All rights reserved. For more information, visit: http://www.opentext.com/who-we-are/copyright-information

About Ariba, an SAP Company
Ariba is the world's business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. Join them at www.ariba.com           

SAP, Ariba and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP SE (or an SAP affiliate company) in Germany and other countries. See http://www.sap.com/corporate-en/legal/copyright/index.epx for additional trademark information and notices.
All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

SAP Forward-looking Statement
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SOURCE Open Text Corporation

For further information: 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; Karen Master, Ariba, (412) 297-8177, Karen.master@sap.com, http://www.OpenText.com


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