Open Text Helps to Reduce Infrastructure Costs and Improve Remote User Experience with Release of Exceed onDemand 7

    Adds to Connectivity Solutions with Application Delivery Platform That
    Enables Organizations to Centralize UNIX Servers

    WATERLOO, ON, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - Open Text (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX: OTC), a
global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced the
immediate availability of Exceed onDemand(R) 7, an application delivery
platform that allows organizations to centrally distribute UNIX applications
to local or remote Windows and Linux workstations.
    Open Text's newest connectivity solution, Exceed onDemand 7 is built on
the company's innovative Thin X Protocol(TM) and helps to provide up to 90
percent reduction in network traffic. It enables the deployment of graphically
complex applications to users who reside thousands of miles away from the data
center. The new version of Exceed onDemand features a number of major
improvements that further empower customers to consolidate their IT
infrastructure and reduce the operational cost of their UNIX applications.
    Some of these new features include:

    -   Ability to distribute high-end 3D applications through the support
        for server-side rendering
    -   New compression algorithms help to improve application responsiveness
        and user experience
    -   Helps to reduce administrative overhead through integration with
        Microsoft Active Directory
    -   Agile enterprise license management via dynamic distribution of

    Exceed onDemand is currently being used by more than 100,000 people
around the world for a variety of applications such as CAD/CAM engineering,
Electronic Design Automation (EDA), aeronautical engineering, financial and
statistical applications, geological exploration and scientific research.
    "In these times of economic uncertainty, Exceed onDemand can offer a
quick return on investment to companies that rely on UNIX applications," said
Eugene Cherny, General Manager for Open Text's connectivity solutions. "It
helps customers to reduce the number of application centers and replace
expensive proprietary workstations, while enabling real-time team
    Exceed onDemand 7 is available immediately. For more information go to
    Open Text's leading connectivity solutions connect people, data and
applications in mission-critical environments through a complete line of
remote application access and data integration solutions. With 90 percent of
Global 2000 companies relying on its award-winning solutions for over 20
years, Open Text understands the financial and operational challenges that
most organizations face, whether it is multiple systems, disparate data
sources or geographically dispersed teams. For more information on Open Text's
connectivity solutions, please visit:

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For further information: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847)
267-9330 ext.4266,; Stephanie Dodge Fazio, Open Text
Corporation, (519) 888-7111, x2429,; Brian Edwards,
McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583,

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