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OpenText Receives Two 2012 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

Thursday, May 10, 2012

OpenText Receives Two 2012 SAP® Pinnacle Awards09:17 EDT Thursday, May 10, 2012Prestigious Global Partner Awards Presented to OpenText, Leading SAP Partner, for Delivering Outstanding Value WATERLOO, ON, May 10, 2012 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) today announced it is the recipient of 2012 SAP® Pinnacle awards in the "Global Software Solution Partner of the Year" and "SAP Enterprise Support Integrated Award" categories. 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. Winners were selected based on over 150 nominations in 22 categories received from partners and SAP employees."OpenText's long-standing, strategic partnership with SAP is benefiting thousands of businesses around the world," said Patrick Barnert, vice president, SAP Solutions at OpenText. "Not only have we won a Pinnacle Award for the fifth straight year, but we have won again in two categories, which is truly unprecedented. These prestigious awards clearly reflect all the hard work and dedication that our teams have put into providing world-class, tightly integrated solutions to our mutual customers. We look forward to our involvement in this year's SAPPHIRE® NOW conference, as well as our continued value-driven collaboration with SAP in the coming years."The SAP Pinnacle awards recognize the leading SAP partners across a wide variety of categories, including resellers, OEMs, sustainability, technology, support, services and outsourcing. They underscore SAP's commitment to a sound ecosystem strategy, which SAP recognizes as a key driver in delivering unmatched value to customers and enabling SAP to reach its business goals."As a winner of a 2012 SAP Pinnacle award, we recognize and congratulate OpenText for its outstanding achievement in delivering strong value to our mutual customers and for its commitment to partnering with SAP," said Eric Duffaut, president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. "SAP has chosen to be an open innovator, with customers' success as the ultimate goal. Through close collaboration with our expanding partner ecosystem, SAP provides customers with choice and value second to none. Together, we help our customers adopt innovations easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and ultimately run better with SAP solutions."OpenText is the 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 4,000 SAP customer sites around the world. SAP has had great success reselling a number of OpenText solutions for document access, presentment, archiving, invoice management, and digital asset management. OpenText also offers OpenText Extended ECM for SAP® Solutions, which now includes support for the SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) and SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM) applications among numerous other enhancements. SAP resells the solution under the name SAP Extended Enterprise Content Management (SAP Extended ECM) application by OpenText, giving its customers a comprehensive content management solution that integrates seamlessly with SAP business processes.As a recipient of a 2012 SAP Pinnacle Award, OpenText has also been invited to participate in the SAP Leadership Forum at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14-16. During the Forum, winners will receive their 2012 SAP Pinnacle awards.Visit OpenText at SAPPHIRE NOW, where it will be exhibiting in booth 1071.Follow OpenText on Twitter @opentext and on Facebook at For the latest on OpenText's solution portfolio for SAP solutions, follow ECM for SAP on Twitter @ECMforSAP.About OpenTextOpenText, a global ECM leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. OpenText brings two decades of expertise supporting 100 million users in 114 countries.  Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts™ to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. For more information, visit Forward-Looking StatementCertain 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.SAP Forward-looking StatementAny statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "intend," "may," "plan," "project," "predict," "should" and "will" and similar expressions as they relate to SAP are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could affect SAP's future financial results are discussed more fully in SAP's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including SAP's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.Copyright © 2012 by OpenText Corporation. OPENTEXT and OPENTEXT EXTENDED ECM are trademarks or registered trademarks of OpenText 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 OpenText Corporation or other respective owners.For further information: PR Contacts: Richard Maganini  OpenText +1 847-961-0662 Peter Gorman OpenText +1 617-669-4329 Brian Edwards McKenzie Worldwide +1 503-863-2002