Loblaw Companies Selects Open Text ECM Suite

    WATERLOO, ON, April 30 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM) (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX: OTC), a
global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced that
Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada's largest food distributor, has chosen Open
Text's ECM Suite.
    Through its more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from
coast-to-coast, Loblaw Companies Limited is also a leading provider of general
merchandise products, drugstore and, through President's Choice(R) Financial,
financial products and services. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation
and value of its food offerings, and maintains Canada's strongest control
label brands, including the unique President's Choice(R), no name(R) and Joe
Fresh Style(R) brands.
    The archiving and records management capabilities of the Open Text ECM
Suite will enable Loblaw users to more effectively ensure storage and
accessibility of data and information, according to their value, across the
entire retention period, while helping to reduce data storage costs.
    Open Text is the worldwide leader in records management, offered as part
of the Open Text ECM Suite, providing the industry's most comprehensive set of
solutions to extend records management across the full range of content types
stored in multiple systems, including SAP, SharePoint, email, instant
messaging, file systems, and Open Text content repositories. Open Text's
records management solutions have been certified as compliant with SAP, the
U.S. Department of Defense 5015.2-STD requirements, United Kingdom's TNA
regulations and Australia's VERS regulations, all key standards for records
management software used in corporations and governments.
    The Open Text ECM Suite, the company's flagship offering, brings together
the broad range of content management capabilities organizations need to
securely and safely manage all types of enterprise information - documents,
vital records, Web content, video, images, email, forms and reports - across
many different enterprise systems and applications.

    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
50 million 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.

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For further information: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847)
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