Open Text eDiscovery Chosen by Marathon

    Open Text eDiscovery Early Case Assessment to Reduce Costs of eDiscovery,
    Adds to Broader Enterprise Content and Records Management Solution from
    Open Text

    WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX:
OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced
that Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:   MRO) has selected Open Text eDiscovery
Early Case Assessment, powered by Recommind, to provide the latest in
eDiscovery capabilities.
    The eDiscovery solution adds to a company's broader enterprise content
and records management strategy. eDiscovery, with ECM initiatives, is designed
to improve business processes, proactively manage important records in
accordance with compliance, legal and policy requirements, and gives employees
new ways to share business content.
    Part of the Open Text ECM Suite, Open Text eDiscovery Early Case
Assessment helps organizations identify relevant information in cases, and
defensibly manage preservation and collection processes for discovery,
regulatory and compliance requests. The XML export capabilities and other
functions of Early Case Assessment enables companies like Marathon to minimize
the dependence on third-party processing, while culling irrelevant information
before expensive legal review processes begin.
    "We are very happy to be working with Marathon," said Stephen Ludlow,
Program Manager for Open Text eDiscovery Solutions. "Marathon is a
forward-looking organization that is combining process and technology to
address some of the key cost and risk factors in eDiscovery and records
    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. Open Text's ECM Suite
offers the cross-enterprise ECM solutions customers need as the strategic
importance of ECM grows in large organizations, driven by compliance and the
need to cut costs.
    For more information on Open Text eDiscovery Early Case Assessment,
please visit:

    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,

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For further information: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847)
267-9330 ext.4266,; Stephanie Fazio, Open Text
Corporation, (519) 888-7111, ext.2429,; Brian Edwards,
McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583,

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