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Open Text Web Solutions Add Global Website Deployment Capabilities

Web Solutions for Multi-Sites Helps Customers to More Cost-Effectively Localise and Manage Multiple Global Web Sites
  • 04 February, 2009 06:47

<p>Sydney, 4 February 2009 - Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced availability of the latest release of Open Text Web Solutions. Available to customers now, this new release offers a number of additional enhancements to what is already a core strength of Open Text Web Solutions: Helping customers translate, manage and synchronise multiple websites worldwide. Web Solutions is an integral component of the Open Text ECM Suite, the industry’s most comprehensive suite of content services used by tens of thousands of organisations worldwide.</p>
<p>The enhanced functionality is part of a complete solution called Open Text Web Solutions for Multi-Sites that gives customers everything they need to develop a global Web presence. It helps large enterprises to more efficiently share corporate information, leverage existing translation memory tools such as Across Systems® or SDL TRADOS®, and to personalise the user experience. For small and mid-size businesses, it provides a simple and cost-effective tool for expanding globally.</p>
<p>The challenge of managing global websites across many markets is growing as companies work to establish their brands across many diverse markets in an increasingly competitive global arena. Customer communication in a local language is growing in importance in marketing and sales, and is critical for companies trying to expand in key markets. Websites are a critical part of this equation but many organisations are overwhelmed by the processes involved in managing multiple sites across many countries.</p>
<p>"The challenges of building an effective Web presence across diverse markets around the world are greater than ever, as user expectations become increasingly sophisticated," said Daniel Kraft, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy at Open Text. "With the latest release, we've made it easy to share and distribute content on a global basis to ensure consistent branding, and to attract and engage visitors in their native language on a site that is personalised to reflect their culture and needs."</p>
<p>For organisations with a global presence, Web Solutions for Multi-Sites adds new content distribution services that make it easy for Web localisation teams to share and update content via a centralised content pool. Team members are automatically notified when content changes or updates become available. Once localised content is added to this pool all countries that use the same language can use this content for their local websites. A new Content Translation Management module offers translation workflow integration, expanded support for computer-aided translation tools, and export to standardised XLIFF formats. XLIFF, which stands for XML Localisation Interchange File Format, streamlines the exchange of localisation data among companies, vendors and across software tools.</p>
<p>Open Text, with more than a decade of experience in leading Web Content Management (WCM) software, provides Web Solutions to create, manage and deliver the content that drives business. The content management and delivery solutions are recognised throughout the industry for their legendary ease of use and feature leading multilingual support; enterprise Web 2.0 capabilities; content integration; and contextualised delivery. From mid-market to enterprise, more than 2,600 organisations around the world rely on this expertise to create, manage and deliver personalised Web experiences for their intranets, extranets and Web sites.</p>
<p>Availability</p>
<p>The latest release of Open Text Web Solutions including Web Solutions for Multi-Sites is available now. For more information, go to www.opentext.com/web-solutions.</p>
<p>About Open Text</p>
<p>Open Text, an enterprise software company and leader in enterprise content management, helps organisations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings two decades of expertise supporting 50 million users in 114 countries. Working with our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts to help organisations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. For more information, visit www.opentext.com.</p>

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