Open Text to Host Major European User Conferences in Munich and London

    Europe's Largest ECM Software Company to Showcase Latest Solutions,
    Product Strategy and Roadmap at LiveLinkUp Europe 2007 Events

    CHICAGO, April 12 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:   OTEX,
TSX: OTC), the largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management
(ECM) software and solutions, said today that it will showcase its integrated
product roadmap, new solutions and major partner initiatives in Europe at its
LiveLinkUp Europe 2007 user conferences next week. Open Text, now Europe's
largest ECM solutions provider, will hold two LiveLinkUp Europe 2007 events:
In Munich, April 18, and in London, April 19.
    Entitled: "ECM: Your Road to Innovation," the LiveLinkUp Europe
conferences will bring together senior executives, corporate technology
managers and executives from leading global organizations, who will converge
and network with their peers, as well as the management, sales and marketing
staff, and technical experts of Open Text. The events will include keynotes
from Open Text senior executives, including Chairman and Chief Strategy
Officer Tom Jenkins, and President and Chief Executive Officer John
    The LiveLinkUp Europe 2007 conferences are the first combined European
customer events of the new Open Text, bringing together both Open Text and
former Hummingbird customers. The executive team will outline Open Text's
strategic vision for ECM and unveil its latest solutions and product
integration plans with Hummingbird products, as the company moves forward with
a product and solution portfolio unmatched in the industry. In addition,
RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group, and Open Text's Hummingbird
Connectivity(TM) division, will update delegates on their latest product
    A key focus for the events will be Livelink ECM 10, the next major
release of Open Text's market leading ECM offering. First unveiled last
November with capabilities being rolled out this year, Livelink ECM 10 lets
customers implement a true enterprise-wide content management strategy to
preserve and protect intellectual capital, leverage business content across
all applications, and effectively address governance and regulatory compliance
requirements. The conferences will allow Open Text to outline for customers
how the broad new capabilities in Livelink ECM 10 will help them achieve
enterprise transparency-moving beyond simply tracking and controlling
information to leveraging it for business advantage.
    Many of Open Text's major European customers will be presenting at the
events to discuss their Livelink ECM solutions and how they use ECM to manage
information and improve processes.
    "Over the past year, we witnessed the coming of age of Enterprise Content
Management as a business necessity throughout the world and, most importantly,
the continued success of our customers. With the addition of Hummingbird to
the Open Text family, we are now the largest independent vendor of enterprise
content management solutions in the world with the broadest range of ECM
solutions and in depth domain expertise to apply to specific business and
industry challenges," said John Shackleton, President and Chief Executive
Officer at Open Text. "We are looking forward to interacting with our European
customers and partners at LiveLinkUp."
    The events will feature even more hands-on workshops and breakout
sessions to choose from - delivered by customers, partners and Open Text
staff. Conference presentations will highlight Open Text solutions for SAP and
Microsoft, Document and Records Management, Contract Lifecycle Management,
Information Lifecycle Management and much more. This year, the agenda also
includes a vertical solution stream.

    Product Roadmaps - A Glance at What the Future Holds

    Alongside introductions to new capabilities in Livelink ECM 10 such as
Enterprise Library Services and Open Text's future product strategy, delegates
will receive an update on the Open Text solutions running on this platform for
the management of contracts, customer information, and email. The conference
will also feature a roadmap presentation on RedDot.
    Open Text's Hummingbird Connectivity(TM) division will also be at the
conferences with a series of presentations on host system connectivity, an
area this Open Text division addresses with a comprehensive set of core
network technologies that enable the enterprise to connect to any type of
legacy system. The Hummingbird Connectivity family of products include
Exceed(R), Exceed onDemand(R), NFS Maestro(TM), HostExplorer(TM) and
Connectivity Secure Shell(TM).

    Open Text Partner Exposition

    Several Open Text partners will be showcasing solutions that complement
Open Text products. The solutions will range from document capture and storage
solutions to add-ons for Livelink ECM and services like consulting and
implementation. Partners exhibiting at the events include AnyDoc, Atos Origin,
Blubaker, Cadre SCM, Cardiff, Causeway, Centrom, Edoras, Hitachi Data
Systems(R), HP, Kofax, LogicaCMG, Microsoft, Oracle, Perfectus, RSH, SAP, SAW,
Steria, Sun Microsystems, T-Systems and WeWebU.

    Venue Information

    LiveLinkUp Europe 2007 will take place in two European venues: on
April 18th at Munich's Kempinski Airport Hotel, and on April 19th at The West
Stand at Chelsea Football Club in London, England. For further information and
to register, please visit:
    Open Text will be holding a third European conference, LiveLinkUp Paris
2007, on June 7th at Coeur Défense. For further information and to register
for this event, please visit:

    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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For further information:

For further information: Michele Stevenson, Senior Manager, Corporate
Communications, Open Text Corporation, (519) 888-7111 ext.2594,; Richard Maganini, Director, Corporate Communications,
Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330 ext.4266,; Brian
Edwards, McKenzie Worldwide, (503) 577-4583,

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