Global Partner Award Recognizes OpenText as a Top SAP Partner in Delivering Outstanding Value to Customers with EIM Solutions WATERLOO, ON, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced it has received a 2013 SAP® Pinnacle award as a Solution Extension Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP) and driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery and sustainability. "With a partnership spanning over two decades, OpenText's industry alliance with SAP has been a driving force in creating and delivering innovative and integrated solutions to the global market," said Patrick Barnert, senior vice president, Partners and Alliances at OpenText. "As our sixth consecutive win, this honor represents more than a shared vision for success; it signifies an unwavering dedication to providing our mutual customers with a competitive edge in the business world. We look forward to future achievements with SAP and eagerly await this year's SAPPHIRE(®) NOW conference, where will be showcasing our world-class EIM solutions." The SAP Pinnacle awards showcase SAP's commitment to its partner ecosystem strategy, which delivers unmatched value to customers and enables SAP to reach its business goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at SAPPHIRE NOW, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14-16. "We congratulate OpenText on its well-deserved receipt of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award and for its outstanding partnership with SAP," said Eric Duffaut, corporate officer and president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. "SAP is an innovative and fast-growth company. We put customer success at the center of everything we do. Our vibrant and expanding ecosystem of partners is critical to the company we are now and the company we want to become in the future. Together with our partners - who are co-innovating with us, reselling and implementing our solutions - we offer choice and deliver transformational value to our joint customers of all sizes. Partners like OpenText are our force multipliers, and today, more than ever, they are essential to our customers' success." An SAP partner since 1992, OpenText continues to be a leader in the Enterprise Information Management market across all major functional areas and industries. Thousands of customers of all sizes deploy solutions from OpenText, resold as solution extensions by SAP, to seamlessly connect unstructured information to SAP business processes. Our integrated solutions enable customers to realize the full value of digital data, as information is easily discovered, captured, managed, governed, secured, and leveraged. To learn more about OpenText EIM and OpenText's partnership with SAP: -- Find out why organizations using our joint solutions "Run Better". Watch video interviews with our customers, industry analysts, and executives from SAP and OpenText in a recently released, iPad-friendly eBook. -- Check out our SAP Customer Success Stories -- Visit OpenText at SAPPHIRE NOW, where it will be exhibiting in booth #1025 -- Read the blog of Mark Barrenechea, OpenText's CEO -- Visit the OpenText EIM Resource Center to view the latest customer videos, whitepapers and more -- Follow OpenText on Twitter @opentext and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/opentext 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: www.opentext.com. 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For more information, visit: http://www.opentext.com/2/global/site-copyright.html_SKU. Peter Gorman OpenText +1 617-669-4329 PublicRelations@OpenText.com Adrian Eyre Ogilvy Public Relations for OpenText +1 415-677-2708 OPR_OpenText@ogilvy.com SOURCE: Open Text Corporation To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2013/16/c5402.html CO: Open Text Corporation ST: Ontario NI: SOF ENT -0- Apr/16/2013 13:15 GMT
OpenText Honored as 2013 SAP® Pinnacle Award Recipient
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