Open Text Expands Solutions for the Global Legal Market

Open Text Adds Social Media Capabilities to its Legal Solution

ILTA 2010, Las Vegas, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the preeminent provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software, today announced that it has expanded its solutions in the global legal market including introducing key integrations between Open Text Document Management, eDOCS Edition (eDOCS DM) and Open Text Social Workplace available this fall.

The announcement was made at the ILTA 2010 conference taking place this week at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Open Text is a platinum sponsor of the event and exhibiting in booths 713 & 715. Follow @OpenText on Twitter for ongoing coverage.

"Open Text Social Workplace was used most recently by members of the G-20 Summit ( to collaborate on major issues and ideas world-wide. Similarly, law firms are recognizing the benefit of collaborating with others on key projects and cases, and require the same type of secure environment that follows existing information governance rules and regulations," said Todd Partridge, General Manager eDOCS and Legal Solutions for Open Text. "By integrating Open Text Social Workplace and eDOCS DM, law firms will have more options for collaborating on ideas, documents and matters with clients and employees that will be secured and stored within their eDOCS repository."

Below is more information on Open Text's upgrades and integrations to the eDOCS product line:

Open Text Social Workplace and Open Text eDOCS Integrations

First released in the summer of 2009, Open Text Social Workplace offers employees an elegant way to network and interact with each other and excels in how it supports a team's ability to form, organize and collaborate on projects as an easy-to-deploy shrink-wrapped solution. Built to be flexibly deployed either standalone or as part of another solution, Open Text Social Workplace will integrate with Open Text eDOCS allowing users from within law firms to collaborate on documents and matters stored and governed within eDOCS. This includes new microblogging and instant messaging features and respects current permissions and governance rules. As a result, law firms will be able to maintain closer more productive attorney client relationships, and provide for more effective knowledge capture and sharing within the practice.

Open Text Document Management, eDOCS Edition 5.3

Open Text Document Management, eDOCS Edition helps eliminate the mounting inefficiencies caused by the inability to manage documents as well as the "islands of information" prevalent in many global organizations. It helps control document-based knowledge assets by enabling users to capture, organize, locate and share business content in a secure, integrated, and intuitive environment. With the release of eDOCS DM 5.3, full Windows 7 and Microsoft(R) Office(R) 2010 support and updated integrations are available helping to increase user productivity and streamline matter management. Also added in this release is new platform support for 32 and 64 Bit versions of Windows Server 2008,SQL Server 2008, and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) support, while deployment costs are lowered through native Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) support.

Open Text Document Management, eDOCS Edition Integration with Open Text Records Management

eDOCS DM customers can now gain greater control of their content using the Open Text flagship records management offering with native integration, search and access from within the native eDOCS DM user interface. Extensive records management of physical items, electronic records and email, as well as structured data from systems such as Microsoft SharePoint(R) 2010 and SAP are all available in this release.

WirelessDMS for eDOCS for Apple iPad

Support for Apple iPad is now available for WirelessDMS for eDOCS allowing users to access content from within eDOCS DM using the iPad device.

The Open Text eDOCS portfolio brings together the broad range of content management capabilities that legal firms need to securely and safely manage all types of enterprise information; documents, vital records, recorded depositions, Web content, video, images, and email. Open Text's eDOCS offers the cross-enterprise ECM solutions firms are looking for as the strategic importance of ECM grows. Currently, 90 percent of the AmLaw 100 firms are using Open Text's content management solutions.

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About Open Text

Open Text, the preeminent enterprise content management software solutions company, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings two decades of expertise supporting 100 million users in 114 countries. Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. For more information, visit

Certain statements in this press release may contain words considered forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities laws. These statements are based on the Open Text's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the operating environment, economies and markets in which the company operates. These statements are subject to important assumptions, risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and the actual outcome may be materially different. Open Text's assumptions, although considered reasonable by the company at the date of this press release, may provide to be inaccurate and consequently its actual results could differ materially from the expectations set out herein. For additional information with respect to risks and other factors which could occur, see the Open Text's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other securities filings with the SEC and other securities regulators. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, Open Text disclaims any intention or obligations to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Copyright (C) 2010 by Open Text Corporation. OPEN TEXT, OPEN TEXT DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT, EDOCS EDITION 5.3, OPEN TEXT RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND OPEN TEXT SOCIAL WORKPLACE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. This list of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text Corporation or other respective owners.

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For further information: For further information: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, 1-847-961-0662,; Stephanie Fazio, Open Text Corporation, 519-888-7111 ext.2429,

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