Open Text's Artesia Digital Media Group Demonstrates Integration with Microsoft Interactive Media Manager at NAB2007

    Microsoft Demonstration at National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
    Conference to Highlight Collaborative Media Production Workflows with
    Artesia DAM Integration

    NAB 2007 CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS, April 17 /CNW/ - Open Text(TM)
Corporation (NASDAQ:   OTEX, TSX: OTC), the largest independent provider of
enterprise content management (ECM) software and solutions, today announced
that its Artesia Digital Media Group digital asset management (DAM) solution
will be showcased in the industry's first demonstration of Microsoft
Interactive Media Manager at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
2007 Conference, in Las Vegas, April 16-19.
    Introduced at the conference yesterday, Interactive Media Manager is a
collaborative solution that extends Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
for media and entertainment companies with a need for enhanced capabilities to
handle rich media. The solution builds on existing technology investments and
partnerships, enabling companies to create a highly accessible, end-to-end
content production system. The demonstration will showcase how content-rich
companies can achieve tailored media management and collaboration solutions,
while maximizing their rich media content through sophisticated digital asset
    "The integration of Microsoft Interactive Media Manager with Artesia DAM
marks yet another key milestone in our relationship," said Scott Bowen,
President Open Text's Artesia Digital Media Group. "Together, Artesia and
Microsoft bring a powerful solution to NAB that will connect such critical
applications as digital asset management with production collaboration and
workflow tools to foster and streamline the creative process."
    Attendees at the conference can receive a demonstration of collaborative
media production workflows in the Microsoft booth, SL3213. As highlighted in
the demonstration, the combination of Microsoft Interactive Media Manager and
Artesia DAM provides media companies with a highly flexible production
workflow environment, along with industry-leading digital media repository
services. Open Text's Artesia Digital Media Group has worked closely with
Microsoft on the development of the Microsoft Interactive Media Manager
solution and will continue to develop the Artesia DAM integration based on
market feedback.
    "Given the strength of Microsoft's relationship with Open Text's Artesia
Digital Media Group and our shared expertise in media and entertainment,
Artesia DAM was a natural choice to provide DAM integration for Interactive
Media Manager at NAB," said Gabriele Di Piazza, managing director of Media and
Entertainment for the Communication Sector at Microsoft. "The Artesia Digital
Media Group brings a depth of experience around rich media workflows and
capabilities that are fundamental to our media customers."
    Artesia and Microsoft will also be presenting a session entitled: Artesia
and Microsoft - A Winning Combination for Rich Media Management in the NAB DAM
Theater today at 1:00 p.m. This session provides a comprehensive overview of
Microsoft Interactive Media Manager's capabilities, value proposition, market
impact, and integration with Artesia DAM. Sponsored by Artesia, the NAB DAM
Theater is located in the South Hall Upper Level, Meeting Room Complex in room
    Open Text and its Artesia Digital Media Group have long enjoyed a strong
strategic relationship with Microsoft. Open Text is a Microsoft Gold Certified
Partner and last year was named the 2006 Microsoft Global ISV Partner of the
    For more information on Microsoft Interactive Media Manager, please

    About The Artesia Digital Media Group and Open Text

    Open Text(tm) is the world's largest independent provider of Enterprise
Content Management software and solutions. For more information, go to The Artesia Digital Media Group is a leader in enterprise
Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions that help information-intensive
companies more efficiently manage and deploy their rich media content. For
more information about The Artesia Digital Media Group, go to:

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