RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group Receives Positive Rating in Leading Analyst Firm's Web Content Management MarketScope Report



    CHICAGO, March 1 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX:
OTC), the largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
software and solutions, today announced that RedDot, The Open Text Web
Solutions Group, has received a "Positive Rating" in Gartner's MarketScope(*)
for Web Content Management, 2007, for its RedDot Web Content Management and
Content Delivery Solutions.
    The Gartner MarketScope for Web Content Management serves as a guide for
potential content management purchasers and as a non-partisan status report
for existing clients.
    "We believe this recognition is incredibly rewarding and confirms our
13 year commitment to developing and delivering the best Web content
management solutions, featuring legendary ease of use," said Daniel Kraft, CEO
of RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group. "We feel Gartner's recognition
of RedDot underscores our strong market momentum; global product adoption and
focus on usability that helps organizations manage, control and deliver
content."
    Open Text received a "Strong Positive" rating in Gartner's "MarketScope
for Records Management, 2007" report authored by research vice president,
Kenneth Chin. Dated January 30, 2007, Open Text's Strong Positive rating is
the highest possible rating in this report. In addition, Gartner positioned
Open Text in the Leaders Quadrant in the Magic Quadrant(xx) for Enterprise
Content Management, 2006. The report, co-authored by Karen Shegda, et al. is
dated October 11, 2006.
    Please visit www.reddot.com for further information.

    About RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group
    Open Text Corporation is the largest independent provider of Enterprise
Content Management software and solutions. For more information about Open
Text, please visit: http://www.opentext.com/.
    RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group with more than a decade of
experience in Web Content Management (WCM), provides Web-Centric ECM solutions
to create, manage and deliver the content that drives business. RedDot content
management and delivery solutions are recognized throughout the industry for
their legendary ease of use and feature leading multilingual support;
enterprise Web 2.0 capabilities; content integration; and contextualized
delivery. From midmarket to enterprise, more than 2000 clients around the
world rely on RedDot to create, manage and deliver personalized Web
experiences for their Intranets, Extranets and Web sites. For more information
about RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group, please visit:
http://www.reddot.com/.

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    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
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    Copyright (C) 2007 by Open Text Corporation. LIVELINK 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. This
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    (*) Marketscope Disclaimer
    --------------------------
    The MarketScope is copyrighted January 2007 by Gartner, Inc. and is
reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at
and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain
vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner.
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the
MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors
with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied,
with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose.
    Gartner Inc. "MarketScope for Web Content Management, 2007" by Lou
Latham, Principal Research Analyst, dated January 30, 2007.

    (xx)The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted October 11, 2006 by Gartner, Inc.
and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical
representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts
Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that
marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor,
product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise
technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders"
quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not
meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties,
express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.




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; Beth Torrie Zwaryczuk, Director of Communications,
RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group, (212) 425-3988 ext. 215,
elizabeth.torrie@reddot.com


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