OpenText Innovation Tour 2016 Enabling the Digital World Global Tour Gathers Thousands of Industry Leaders from Sydney to London

WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ -- OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced its Innovation Tour 2016 conference series. The global series of events will be held in five cities around the world from February 23rd to March 10th, 2016. Thousands of attendees will have the opportunity to take advantage of keynotes, CIO presentations, breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, executive tracks, and networking opportunities to explore the latest trends in digital business and prepare attendees for success in the digital world.

Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText CEO and CTO, will deliver OpenText's vision for a digital world at Innovation Tours 2016: Sydney, Tokyo, Paris, Munich and London. Steve Murphy, President, OpenText and Muhi Majzoub, EVP Engineering, OpenText, will also be providing keynotes.

"Every company is an information company in the digital age," said OpenText CEO and CTO Mark J. Barrenechea. "Every company must fully digitize.  It is the key enabling platform for competitiveness and efficiency over the next decade. The Innovation Tour 2016 events are an opportunity for OpenText to share our vision of a digital world, and the solutions that will enable it, with thousands of customers around the world."

Attendees at all Innovation Tour events will experience first-hand OpenText's next generation of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions – OpenText Suite 16 and OpenText Cloud 16 - developed to address the key business goals that drive digital transformation.

Barrenechea continued, "OpenText Release 16 is the world's first digital platform. It is designed to run in the OpenText Cloud, third-party clouds, or on-premises, completing customer needs on where they need to place their work-loads. Release 16 is one platform to manage and secure your enterprise information, to exchange that information Cloud-to-Cloud and to provide information analytics and predictions. Release 16 will increase customer competitiveness, operational efficiency, increase security, help transition to millennial workforces and ultimately create a better way to work."

In addition to executive and customer keynotes, each event will showcase leading OpenText technology and solutions in dedicated breakout sessions.

For more information, and to register for any of the OpenText Innovation Tour events, please visit:

About Release 16:  OpenText Suite 16 and OpenText Cloud 16

OpenText Suite 16 will consist of four on-premises suites representing the next generation of innovation in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management (BPM), Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Analytics. Each suite represents a set of integrated products that together offer customers a complete solution for their EIM needs.

The new OpenText Cloud 16 offering presents OpenText's next generation of innovation in ECM, BPM, CEM, Business Network, and Analytics solutions as cloud-based offerings, deployable on both the OpenText Cloud and third-party cloud platforms.

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