Content Management Software supports X11R7.2.

Press Release Summary:

Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 is suite of enterprise-class software which provides organizations with secure solutions for integrating heterogeneous systems such as UNIX® or Mainframe with Windows® desktops. It supports 32- and 64-bit Windows operating systems such as Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Server(TM) 2003, Windows Vista, Windows® Terminal Server Edition, and Citrix® Presentation Server(TM). Software also features integrated security such as SSL and Kerberos.

Original Press Release:

Open Text's Hummingbird Connectivity(TM) Division Announces Release of Connectivity 2008

Latest Release of Product Suite Certified for Windows Vista, Offers Integrated Security Features, and Support for the Latest X Window Technology

SAN DIEGO, CA, June 5 - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX)(NASDAQ:TSX:)(NASDAQ:OTC), the largest independent provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software and solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Hummingbird Connectivity 2008, a suite of enterprise-class software focused on providing organizations with secure, high-performing and cost-effective solutions to meet the challenge of integrating heterogeneous systems, such as UNIX® or Mainframe, with Windows® desktops. Hummingbird Connectivity is a division of Open Text.

Hummingbird Connectivity includes Exceed®, NFS Maestro(TM), HostExplorer® and Hummingbird Security(TM) product families and supports 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating systems such as Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Server(TM) 2003 and Windows Vista. Additionally, all products in the suite support Windows® Terminal Server Edition and Citrix® Presentation Server(TM).

The Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 product family includes several key enhancements to meet customer requirements, including:

o Certified for Windows Vista: Open Text recently announced
( that
Hummingbird Connectivity has received the Windows Vista Certification
logo for its suite of products. A selection of Connectivity 2008
products was independently and rigorously tested for compatibility,
functionality and reliability on Windows Vista-based PCs, taking
advantage of platform features to deliver high performance and ease-
of-use. The logo also ensures that Connectivity 2008 products are
compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows Vista.

o Integrated Security: SSL and Kerberos are now available as a standard
feature of the new version and no longer require installation of
additional packages. This simplifies the deployment of the software
solution, and ultimately allows users to closely adhere to the
corporate security standard without the extra administrative

o Support for Latest X11 Standard: The Exceed 2008 product family is
first in the market to offer commercial support for X11R7.2 - the
latest X Window System technology release. It ensures the maximum
compatibility with all major UNIX operating systems and Linux
distributions, and delivers the full experience of the advanced X
environment to Microsoft Windows users.

o Native 64-bit Product Offering: Hummingbird Connectivity is one of
the first adopters of 64-bit computing and has been offering products
that were natively compiled for 64-bit Microsoft Windows platforms
since 2004. The Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 release marks the first
time complete coverage of native 64-bit support is offered for all
product families, which includes Exceed, NFS Maestro, HostExplorer
and Hummingbird Security product families.

"With each release comes a better opportunity to listen to our customers and provide them with the features and functionality they need to perform their jobs successfully," said Eugene Cherny, General Manager of Open Text's Hummingbird Connectivity division. "The release of Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 is no exception. With the Windows Vista certification logo now on our full suite of products, as well as tighter security and maximum compatibility, we are proud to offer unparalleled product functionality and substantive return on investment to our customers."

Availability: Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 will be available June 25th. For more information, please visit:

For more information about Hummingbird Connectivity and its products, please visit

About Hummingbird Connectivity and Open Text Corporation

Open Text(TM) is the world's largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management software and solutions. For more information, go to The Hummingbird Connectivity(TM) division of Open Text provides a comprehensive set of core network technologies that enables the enterprise to connect to any type of legacy system. Hummingbird Connectivity seamlessly delivers enterprise mission critical data to the user desktop. Based on robust and recognized standards, every Hummingbird Connectivity product is designed to bridge the gap between legacy systems and enterprise users by delivering the quickest, easiest, and most secure single point of access to UNIX systems, Mainframes and AS/400s. For more information about Hummingbird Connectivity, visit

Source: Open Text Corporation


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Open Text Corporation,

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