OpenText enables EIM Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Johannesburg, 27 May 2015

OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced Microsoft Azure is now a fully supported platform for selected OpenText products. OpenText customers will now have alternatives for their virtualised data centre workloads.

"A Digital-First World demands a high level of flexibility and reliability across all digital platforms, and working hand-in-hand with Microsoft we are able to meet that need," said Adam Howatson, chief marketing officer at OpenText. "Our relationship with Microsoft allows us to support our customers with the flexibility to utilise Microsoft's cloud platform while still maintaining the power of EIM solutions for which OpenText is known. As we continue to meet and exceed customer demands, we will support more products over time to ensure that OpenText is the cloud provider of choice."

"Microsoft is excited to work with OpenText and help make OpenText products available on Azure," said Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure. "By enabling their products on Azure, OpenText is creating greater opportunities for our customers to take advantage of some of the best tools in the marketplace."

As part of OpenText's commitment to expanding and growing its cloud leadership position, OpenText will now provide full customer support for customers to run OpenText managed solutions on Azure. Combining its market leading EIM solution portfolio with Azure, the company allows for great customer flexibility and choice. Azure runs on a growing global network of Microsoft-managed datacentres across 19 regions, offering a wide range of options for running applications and ensuring great performance for customers.

OpenText's EIM platform enables organisations to discover and manage information to spur growth and innovation across their organisation, shortening time to competitive advantage. Consisting of five comprehensive and integrated product suites, OpenText EIM provides the foundation for a cohesive information management strategy that leverages existing assets, meets urgent needs and establishes a fast path to the future. Available on-premises and in the cloud, OpenText EIM solutions include managed cloud services, subscription pricing, private, public and hybrid-cloud hosting models in local, secure and discrete data zones.



OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management, helping customers to create a Digital-First World by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating their information needs. Over 100 000 customers already use OpenText solutions, either on premises or in its cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit:

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