Open Text Acquires Government Solutions Specialist Momentum Systems

    Acquisition Adds to Open Text's Government Domain Expertise, Further
    Enhances Open Text's Ability to Deliver High-Value, Repeatable Government

    CHICAGO, March 2 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX:
OTC), the largest independent provider of enterprise content management (ECM)
software and solutions, today announced the acquisition of Momentum Systems,
Inc., a privately held company that specializes in providing complex ECM
solutions to U.S. government agencies. With the acquisition, Open Text expands
its solutions expertise in the U.S. government market.
    Open Text purchased Momentum Systems for $4 million, net of cash and
liquid assets. The agreement was completed with an effective date of March 1,
2007. It is currently anticipated that the financial terms and future impact
of this agreement will not have a material effect on future financial results
of Open Text.
    Established in 1993 and based in Arlington, Virginia, Momentum Systems
has been a leading Open Text Global Alliance Partner in the U.S. government
sector for more than 12 years. With an experienced staff of about 50 people
located primarily in the Washington D.C. area, Momentum has had a successful
track record of implementing and supporting Livelink ECM solutions across all
levels of government, including at some of the U.S.'s largest federal
agencies. The acquisition will not result in any material change to staff
levels at either Momentum or at Open Text.

    For more information on Momentum Systems, go to:

    About Open Text
    Open Text(TM) is the world's largest independent provider of Enterprise
Content Management software. The Company's solutions manage information for
all types of business, compliance and industry requirements in the world's
largest companies, government agencies and professional service firms. Open
Text supports approximately 46,000 customers and millions of users in
114 countries and 12 languages. For more information about Open Text, visit

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acquisition of Momentum, the success of any of the Company's strategic
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    Copyright (C) 2007 by Open Text Corporation. LIVELINK ECM and OPEN TEXT
are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United
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For further information:

For further information: Richard Maganini, Director, Corporate
Communications, Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330 ext.4266,; Greg Secord, Director, Investor Relations, Open Text
Corporation, (519) 888-7111 ext. 2408,

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