Gartner Recognizes OpenText in Business Process Management Suites Report

   Gartner Recognizes OpenText in Business Process Management Suites Report

PR Newswire

WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 31, 2013

New research report evaluates the ability of vendors to address all four BPMS
use case scenarios

WATERLOO, ON,  Jan. 31,  2013  /PRNewswire/ -  OpenText™ (TSX:  OTC)  (NASDAQ: 
OTEX),  a  leading  provider   of  Enterprise  Information  Management   (EIM) 
solutions, today  announced that  leading research  analyst firm  Gartner  has 
recognized OpenText in its  recent research report  Market Update: Match  BPMS 
Vendors to Your Usage Scenarios^1. OpenText delivers across the four key  BPMS 
customer  usage   scenarios  which   Gartner  has   identified  as:   specific 
process-based solutions, redesign  for process-based  SOA, continuous  process 
improvement and business transformation.

According to Gartner's report, "BPMSs work  best when matched to the needs  of 
specific usage scenarios…For  business process  improvement leaders,  business 
process directors, application managers, solution architects and CIOs involved
in the selection of  BPMS providers, this research  provides input into  their 
evaluations. This analysis  will help  clients develop a  better shortlist  of 
providers that most closely match their usage scenarios today and in the  next 
few years."

The report provides  a current  snapshot of the  BPMS market  and includes  an 
assessment of 32 vendors, including OpenText, mapping each vendor to the usage
scenarios they support. OpenText was one  of a small handful of BPMS  solution 
providers recognized in  the report  for its ability  to successfully  deliver 
across  all  four  scenarios.  The  flexible  skills  inventory,  designed  to 
facilitate  case  and  task  assignment   was  also  included  in   OpenText's 

"We believe the findings  in Gartner's new BPMS  Market Update underscore  our 
ability to deliver powerful solutions  that help businesses transform the  way 
work gets  done,"  said  Steve  Russell, senior  vice  president  of  OpenText 
Business Process Management. "In  addition to delivering innovative  solutions 
that support the four use case  scenarios Gartner highlights, we have  further 
strengthened our BPM offerings by  integrating them with our powerful  content 
management  (OpenText  Content  Server),  customer  communication   management 
(OpenText StreamServe), and capture (OpenText Capture Center) solutions.  This 
level of integration is unparalleled in the BPM marketplace and enables us  to 
deliver on  OpenText's EIM  strategy as  well as  drive greater  value to  our 
customers across the entire process lifecycle."

For further information on OpenText Business Process Management (BPM)
offerings, please visit: and
the Because Process Matters blog at

Follow OpenText on Twitter @opentext and on Facebook at

Market Update: Match BPMS Vendors to Your Usage Scenarios, Published: 24
December 2012
Analyst(s): Janelle B. Hill, Jim Sinur, W. Roy Schulte, Nicholas Gall, Teresa

About OpenText

OpenText provides  Enterprise  Information Management  software  that  enables 
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:

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.

Copyright ©2013 Open Text Corporation.  OpenText is a trademark or  registered 
trademark of Open Text SA and/or Open Text ULC. The list of trademarks is  not 
exhaustive of other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names,  company 
names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of Open Text  SA 
or other respective owners. All rights reserved. For more information,  visit:

SOURCE Open Text Corporation


Peter Gorman
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Adrian Eyre
Ogilvy Public Relations for OpenText
+1 415-677-2708
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