Henkel Re-launches Global Sites with RedDot



    Worldwide Manufacturer Takes Web Presence International with The Open
    Text Web Solutions Group

    CHICAGO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX:
OTC), the largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
software and solutions, today announced that Henkel, manufacturer of consumer
brands and technologies, is now online at www.henkel.com, www.henkelna.com and
www.henkel.de with a new, completely reworked Internet presence, using the
RedDot Web content management solution from Open Text.
    Henkel chose RedDot because of its ease of use, the ability to distribute
content both globally and locally, strong support for multilingual Web sites,
and flexible interaction with third-party systems.
    Henkel's new Web sites offer visitors a fresh new look and access to the
company and its brands. With just a few mouse-clicks, visitors can explore
Henkel's impressive range of brands and solutions. With the successful launch
of the North American, German and International sites, the first milestones in
Henkel's global Internet relaunch project have been accomplished. Over the
next few months, Henkel plans to continue the transformation of fifty
international Web sites.
    As a leading manufacturer, Henkel has many product images stored in the
Henkel Media Online Database and Hybris Catalog. With RedDot and the
integration support of edoras, Henkel is able to distribute and administer
these images efficiently from a centralized location to all the unique Web
sites.
    "We are thrilled to see another key customer's online success," said
Daniel Kraft, President of RedDot, the Open Text Web Solutions Group. "Henkel
has a global brand and their Web initiatives heavily support their growth in
local markets."
    Henkel's Web strategy was successfully completed using RedDot's
personalized content management solutions coupled with the strong
implementation and design skills of edoras, a RedDot Premium Partner.

    About Henkel

    Henkel, headquartered in Dusseldorf/Germany, has about 52,000 employees
worldwide and counts among the most internationally aligned German-based
companies in the global marketplace. People in approximately 125 countries
around the world trust in brands and technologies from Henkel. For more
information, visit www.henkel.com

    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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For further information:

For further information: Michele Stevenson, Open Text Corporation, (519)
888-7111 ext.2594, Cell: (416) 602-3347, mstevens@opentext.com; Richard
Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330 ext.4266,
rmaganin@opentext.com


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