William Shatner to Keynote at OpenText Enterprise World 2013

Celebrated actor scheduled to attend annual Enterprise Information Management Conference in November

WATERLOO, Ontario, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that William Shatner, iconic actor and philanthropist, will be speaking at its EIM conference, OpenText Enterprise World 2013 in Orlando, Florida, November 17-21. Best known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk in the television series Star Trek ®, Shatner will appear on stage alongside OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea for the opening keynote.

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"I am very excited to have Hollywood legend William Shatner join me at Enterprise World 2013 as we outline the future of OpenText and embark on a journey to build the new information enterprise," said OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea. "With Mr. Shatner in attendance and OpenText pioneering new innovations, we're looking to deliver an outstanding experience for our customers at Enterprise World this November."

OpenText Enterprise World will be returning to the Sunshine State, with attendance expected to double. With the theme of insight, innovation and impact, this year's conference promises to help organizations maximize business value by igniting the power of information. Attendees can expect bigger and better breakouts, informative and engaging industry sessions, as well as a lineup of dynamic speakers that will share industry tech trends and provide valuable advice on how to transform their business from regular to remarkable. Scheduled speakers include OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea, OpenText CMO Kevin Cochrane, OpenText SVP, Engineering Muhi Majzoub, and AIIM President John Mancini. Stay tuned to www.opentext.com/ew2013, as an impressive bill of presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

Customers and partners from around the world can take advantage of this significant networking opportunity while learning about the new relationships between information and innovation, business and IT, and information strategy and business growth. Registration is open and an early bird rate is being offered until September 6th.

"Pushing boundaries and exploring the unknown is how we learn, how we grow and how we ultimately master our craft," said William Shatner. "It's what makes me tick and I am pleased to see that OpenText shares this same mindset. I look forward to seeing you all at OpenText Enterprise World 2013."

To learn more about OpenText Enterprise World:

  • Register to attend OpenText Enterprise World 2013 in Orlando, Florida, November 17-21
  • View the conference agenda
  • Browse the list of training and breakout sessions
  • See why last year's attendees are calling it "one of the best conferences out there"
  • Follow the #OTEW2013 hashtag on Twitter

To learn more about OpenText EIM:

About William Shatner
As one of Hollywood's most recognizable figures, William Shatner has cultivated a career spanning over 50 years as an award-winning actor, director, producer, writer, and recording artist. In 1966, Shatner originated the role of "Captain James T. Kirk" in the television series Star Trek and played the title role in the hit television series T.J. Hooker before hosting television's first reality-based series, Rescue 911. He won Emmys and his first Golden Globe for his portrayal of eccentric lawyer "Denny Crane" on both The Practice and Boston Legal. Shatner continues to act, write, produce and direct while still making time to work with charities.

About OpenText
OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management software that helps companies of all sizes and industries to manage, secure and leverage their unstructured business information, either in their data center or in the cloud. Over 50,000 companies already use OpenText solutions to unleash the power of their information. To learn more about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit: www.opentext.com.

Certain statements in this press release may contain words considered forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities laws. These statements are based on OpenText'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. OpenText's assumptions, although considered reasonable by the company at the date of this press release, may prove 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 OpenText'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, OpenText disclaims any intention or obligations to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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SOURCE: OpenText

For further information:

Jessica Mott, OpenText, +1 289-684-1756, PublicRelations@OpenText.com; or Adrian Eyre, Ogilvy Public Relations for OpenText. +1 415-677-2708, OPR_OpenText@ogilvy.com



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