Software lets organizations centralize UNIX servers.

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With Exceed onDemand® 7 application delivery platform, organizations can centrally distribute UNIX applications to local or remote Windows and Linux workstations. Program includes compression algorithms to optimize application responsiveness, as well as ability to distribute high-end 3D applications through support for server-side rendering. Software helps minimize administrative overhead through integration with Microsoft Active Directory.



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Open Text Helps to Reduce Infrastructure Costs and Improve Remote User Experience with Release of Exceed onDemand 7



Adds to Connectivity Solutions with Application Delivery Platform That Enables Organizations to Centralize UNIX Servers

WATERLOO, ON, Feb. 24 /- Open Text (NASDAQ:OTEX)(NASDAQ: TSX:)(NASDAQ:OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced the immediate availability of Exceed onDemand(R) 7, an application delivery platform that allows organizations to centrally distribute UNIX applications to local or remote Windows and Linux workstations.

Open Text's newest connectivity solution, Exceed onDemand 7 is built on the company's innovative Thin X Protocol(TM) and helps to provide up to 90 percent reduction in network traffic. It enables the deployment of graphically complex applications to users who reside thousands of miles away from the data center. The new version of Exceed onDemand features a number of major improvements that further empower customers to consolidate their IT infrastructure and reduce the operational cost of their UNIX applications.

Some of these new features include:

- Ability to distribute high-end 3D applications through the support for server-side rendering

- New compression algorithms help to improve application responsiveness and user experience

- Helps to reduce administrative overhead through integration with Microsoft Active Directory

- Agile enterprise license management via dynamic distribution of licenses

Exceed onDemand is currently being used by more than 100,000 people around the world for a variety of applications such as CAD/CAM engineering, Electronic Design Automation (EDA), aeronautical engineering, financial and statistical applications, geological exploration and scientific research.

"In these times of economic uncertainty, Exceed onDemand can offer a quick return on investment to companies that rely on UNIX applications," said Eugene Cherny, General Manager for Open Text's connectivity solutions. "It helps customers to reduce the number of application centers and replace expensive proprietary workstations, while enabling real-time team collaboration."

Exceed onDemand 7 is available immediately. For more information go to http://www.opentext.com/connectivity

Open Text's leading connectivity solutions connect people, data and applications in mission-critical environments through a complete line of remote application access and data integration solutions. With 90 percent of Global 2000 companies relying on its award-winning solutions for over 20 years, Open Text understands the financial and operational challenges that most organizations face, whether it is multiple systems, disparate data sources or geographically dispersed teams. For more information on Open Text's connectivity solutions, please visit: http://www.opentext.com/connectivity

Copyright (C) 2009 by Open Text Corporation. OPEN TEXT and Exceed onDemand(R) 7 are trademarks or registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United States of America, Canada, the European Union and/or 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 Open Text Corporation or other respective owners.

CONTACT: Richard Maganini, Open Text Corporation, (847) 267-9330 ext.4266, rmaganin@opentext.com; Stephanie Dodge Fazio, Open Text Corporation,
(519) 888-7111, x2429, sdodge@opentext.com

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