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Henkel Re-launches Global Sites with RedDot

  • 28 August, 2007 09:37

<p><b>Henkel Re-launches Global Sites with RedDot</b><br/>
Worldwide Manufacturer Takes Web Presence International With
The Open Text Web Solutions Group<br/><br/></p>
<p><b>Chicago, IL – August 27, 2007 </b>– Open Text™ Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software and solutions, today announced that Henkel, manufacturer of consumer brands and technologies, is now online at www.henkel.com, www.henkelna.com and www.henkel.de with a new, completely reworked Internet presence, using the RedDot Web content management solution from Open Text.</p>
<p>Henkel chose RedDot because of its ease of use, the ability to distribute content both globally and locally, strong support for multilingual Web sites, and flexible interaction with third-party systems.</p>
<p>Henkel's new Web sites offer visitors a fresh new look and access to the company and its brands. With just a few mouse-clicks, visitors can explore Henkel's impressive range of brands and solutions. With the successful launch of the North American, German and International sites, the first milestones in Henkel's global Internet relaunch project have been accomplished. Over the next few months, Henkel plans to continue the transformation of fifty international Web sites.</p>
<p>As a leading manufacturer, Henkel has many product images stored in the Henkel Media Online Database and Hybris Catalog. With RedDot and the integration support of edoras, Henkel is able to distribute and administer these images efficiently from a centralised location to all the unique Web sites.</p>
<p>"We are thrilled to see another key customer's online success," said Daniel Kraft, President of RedDot, the Open Text Web Solutions Group. “Henkel has a global brand and their Web initiatives heavily support their growth in local markets.”</p>
<p>Henkel’s Web strategy was successfully completed using RedDot’s personalised content management solutions coupled with the strong implementation and design skills of edoras, a RedDot Premium Partner.</p>
<p><b>About Henkel</b><br/>
Henkel, headquartered in Düsseldorf / Germany, has about 52,000 employees worldwide and counts among the most internationally aligned German-based companies in the global marketplace. People in approximately125 countries around the world trust in brands and technologies from Henkel. For more information, visit www.henkel.com</p>
<p><b>About RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group</b><br/>
Open Text Corporation is the largest independent provider of Enterprise Content Management software and solutions. For more information about Open Text, please visit: http://www.opentext.com/.</p>
<p>RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group with more than a decade of experience in Web Content Management (WCM), provides Web-Centric ECM solutions to create, manage and deliver the content that drives business. RedDot 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 midmarket to enterprise, more than 2000 clients around the world rely on RedDot to create, manage and deliver personalised Web experiences for their Intranets, Extranets and Web sites. For more information about RedDot, The Open Text Web Solutions Group, please visit: http://www.reddotsolutions.com.au.</p>
<p>Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995<br/>
This news release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the success of any of the Company’s strategic initiatives, the Company’s growth and profitability prospects, the benefits of the Company’s products to be realised by customers, the Company’s position in the market and future opportunities therein, the deployment of Livelink and our other products by customers, and future performance of Open Text Corporation. Forward-looking statements may also include, without limitation, any statement relating to future events, conditions or circumstances. Forward-looking statements in this release are not promises or guarantees and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. The risks and uncertainties that may affect forward-looking statements include, among others, the failure to develop new products, risks involved in fluctuations in currency exchange rates, delays in purchasing decisions of customers, the completion and integration of acquisitions, the possibility of technical, logistical or planning issues in connection with deployments, the continuous commitment of the Company's customers, demand for the Company's products and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2006. You should not place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which are based on management's beliefs and opinions at the time the statements are made, and the Company does not undertake any obligations to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's beliefs or opinions change.</p>
<p>Copyright © 2007 by Open Text Corporation. LIVELINK ECM and OPEN TEXT 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.</p>
<p><b>For more information, please contact:</b><br/>
Michele Stevenson<br/>
Open Text Corporation<br/>
519-888-7111 ext.2594<br/>
mstevens@opentext.com
<br/><br/>
Richard Maganini<br/>
Open Text Corporation<br/>
847-267-9330 ext.4266<br/>
rmaganin@opentext.com</p>

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