OpenText EIM Products to Support SAP HANA®, Cloud and Mobility Offerings
Joint customers benefit from a richer, more powerful suite of mobile- and
cloud-based EIM solutions that can boost efficiencies and improve productivity
WATERLOO, ON, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the
global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced a
significant expansion of the OpenText ECM Suite for SAP® Solutions in support
of SAP's latest technologies, including the SAP HANA platform, and cloud and
The OpenText ECM Suite for SAP Solutions is expected to extend the value of
SAP Business Suite software as an end-to-end solution, addressing strategy to
execution and helping enable business transformation. Leveraging the power of
SAP HANA, the OpenText ECM Suite for SAP Solutions is designed to enable SAP
customers to use common enterprise architecture to organize and control all of
their digital information.
As further evidence of the strategic alignment between the companies, OpenText
is the first SAP software solution and technology partner to offer solutions
that have been fully tested and confirmed by SAP to be integrated with SAP
Business Suite powered by SAP HANA. Using these solutions together with SAP
Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, it is anticipated that customers can now
reap the benefits of a faster, smarter and simpler real-time platform for
their business. Additionally, OpenText solutions resold by SAP as the SAP
Digital Asset Management and the SAP Document Presentment applications by
OpenText are available with the SAP 360 Customer solution.
"The OpenText ECM Suite for SAP Solutions is intended to offer businesses a
holistic, value-based and integrated approach to managing enterprise content,"
said Patrick Barnert, senior vice president, Partners and Alliances at
OpenText. "With OpenText ECM suite now supporting SAP HANA as well as SAP
cloud and mobility solutions we are not only reinforcing our commitment to our
two-decade relationship with SAP, but also our commitment to empowering
customers with comprehensive EIM solutions."
Benefits of OpenText's enriched portfolio of products for SAP solutions
include the following:
-- A new collaborative Invoice-to-Pay solution to facilitate
offering customers a hybrid on-premises and cloud-based
solution that can leverage the Ariba Network, connecting buyers
and suppliers and helping to enable them to further optimize
and capitalize on the benefits of invoice management paradigms
such as dynamic discounting.
-- OpenText's powerful capture and optical character recognition
(OCR) services are now included in the SAP Cloud for Travel
solution (formerly known as SAP Travel OnDemand), a cloud-based
application for travel management. Further strengthening the
OpenText and SAP,
the offering is expected to make it easier for business
travelers to file expense reports using information scanned
from receipts using scanners or mobile devices.
-- OpenText's Employee File Management 4.0 integrates with
solutions from SuccessFactors, an SAP company, via a cloud
connector interface feature. The connector can quickly import
forms from various cloud-based processes, helping to enable
users to easily store cloud-based documents within a central
-- New mobile applications, such as
OpenText Vendor Invoice Management for SAP Solutions,
OpenText Employee File Management for SAP Solutions,
SAP Portal Content Management application by OpenText
are forecasted to support and integrate with the SAP Afaria®
mobile device management solution. This is anticipated to allow
users to easily sync, share and store enterprise information
across all mobile devices while still keeping content secure
and within corporate compliance policies.
"Customer success is at the center of everything we do at SAP," said Eric
Duffaut, corporate officer and president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP.
"As a recent recipient of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award in the category "Solution
Extension Partner of the Year," OpenText has long played a critical part in
delivering on the promise of high-level innovation through its EIM strategy.
Now, with expanded support of SAP HANA and our cloud and mobility solutions,
we believe customers will be further empowered to more effectively manage and
take action upon enterprise content."
OpenText ECM is among the five core product pillars of OpenText Enterprise
Information Management (EIM), which help organizations manage and exploit
their information to drive innovation, create competitive advantage,
accelerate business process, and make better business decisions without
compromising information governance and security needs.
See OpenText solutions integrated with SAP solutions in booth 1025 at SAPPHIRE
OpenText will be showcasing these and other solutions that demonstrate how
Enterprise Information Management unleashes the power of information by
leveraging SAP HANA, SAP cloud solutions, and the SAP Mobile Platform in booth
1025 at the SAPPHIRE(®) NOW conference, being held May 14-16 in Orlando, Fla.
The OpenText ECM Suite for SAP® Solutions is available immediately with full
support of SAP HANA and SAP's cloud and mobility solutions.
For more information and a full list of OpenText's products:
-- Read the eBook
on why organizations using co-innovated solutions from OpenText
and SAP can "Run Better."
-- Visit the
OpenText Resource Center on SAP Solutions
to view the latest customer videos, whitepapers and more
-- Come meet with us in person at our
upcoming OpenText EIM Days
-- Follow OpenText on
Twitter @opentext and
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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