May 13, 2009 at 09:25 AM EDT
Open Text Awarded 2009 SAP(R) Pinnacle Award
    Global Partner Awards Recognize SAP Partners that Made Exemplary
    Contributions to SAP's Ecosystem

WATERLOO, ON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced that it has been awarded a 2009 SAP(R) Pinnacle Award as the Regional Software Solutions Partner of the Year, EMEA. SAP Pinnacle Awards were granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience, addressing critical issues such as accelerating co-innovation and improving return on investment. Winners were selected based on over 300 nominations, twice the amount in 2008, received from partners and SAP employees. Open Text received the award at a special awards ceremony held on the eve of SAPPHIRE(R) 2009, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla. May 11-14

"The SAP Pinnacle Awards reflect the continued success we are seeing both in EMEA and around the world helping customers connect their enterprise content with SAP solutions," said Patrick Barnert, Vice President, SAP Solutions at Open Text. "We are especially pleased to have won an SAP Pinnacle Award two years running and look forward to even greater success in the coming year. By working closely with SAP, we are helping our joint customers lower costs, boost productivity and increase compliance."

Open Text is an industry leader in ECM solutions for use with SAP applications, building on two decades of partnership and co-development, and expertise gained from delivering solutions to more than 3,000 SAP customer sites around the world. SAP also sells Open Text solutions under the names SAP Archiving by Open Text, SAP Document Access by Open Text and SAP Invoice Management by Open Text. For more information on these offerings, go to: http://www.sap.com/solutions/solutionextensions/docaccessarchiving/index.epx and http://www.sap.com/solutions/solutionextensions/invoice-management/index.epx

Open Text's solutions for use with SAP applications are offered as part of the Open Text ECM Suite, which brings together the broad range of content management capabilities organizations need to securely and safely manage all types of enterprise information, documents, vital records, Web content, video, images, email, forms and reports across many different enterprise systems and applications.

"SAP is committed to fostering an ecosystem that is driven by co-innovation and which uniquely provides solutions and services that help customers meet their most pressing challenges," said Zia Yusuf, Executive Vice President, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP. "SAP Pinnacle Awards recognize those partners that have consistently demonstrated excellence in delivering value-focused and cost-effective solutions and services which help customers address their industry and business process needs. We thank Open Text for their dedication and passion to teaming with SAP to help extend the value of a customer-focused ecosystem."

About Open Text

Open Text, an enterprise software company and leader in enterprise content management, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings two decades of expertise supporting 50 million users in 114 countries. Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts(TM) to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. For more information, visit www.opentext.com.

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This news release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the success of any of the Company's strategic initiatives, the Company's growth and profitability prospects, the benefits of the Company's products to be realized by customers, the Company's position in the market and future opportunities therein, the deployment of Open Text ECM Suite and our other products by customers, and future performance of Open Text Corporation. Forward-looking statements may also include, without limitation, any statement relating to future events, conditions or circumstances. Forward-looking statements in this release are not promises or guarantees and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. The risks and uncertainties that may affect forward-looking statements include, among others, the failure to develop new products, risks involved in fluctuations in currency exchange rates, delays in purchasing decisions of customers, the completion and integration of acquisitions, the possibility of technical, logistical or planning issues in connection with deployments, the continuous commitment of the Company's customers, demand for the Company's products and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2008. You should not place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which are based on management's beliefs and opinions at the time the statements are made, and the Company does not undertake any obligations to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's beliefs or opinions change.

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Copyright (C) 2009 by Open Text Corporation. OPEN TEXT and Open Text Enterprise Library are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. SAP, SAPPHIRE and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. This list of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text Corporation or other respective owners.

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