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About OpenText

Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, OpenText is a world leader in Information Management, helping companies securely capture, govern and exchange information on a global scale. OpenText solves digital business challenges for customers, ranging from small and mid-sized business to the largest and most complex organizations in the world.

Unlock the Information Advantage

  • Reveal new
    insights
  • Deliver process
    efficiencies
  • Support new business
    models
  • Enhance customer
    experiences
  • Ensure information security,
    recovery and privacy

OpenText history

Founded as a University of Waterloo in Canada project, OpenText has grown into the global market leader in Information Management.

1991

The University of Waterloo and Oxford University partner to create the first online Oxford English Dictionary. The resulting University of Waterloo spin-off, OpenText, incorporates in June 1991 and begins shipping product in September.

1995

The first OpenText web-based product ships, allowing Yahoo! to search every word on every Web page.

1996

The company holds its Initial Public Offering and is publicly listed on the NASDAQ as OTEX.

2001

OpenText employs more than 1,000 employees at 31 offices as revenue reaches $147 million.

2006

Gartner recognizes OpenText as a global leader in ECM for the first time. The company will continue to be recognized in each consecutive report for 13 years and counting.

2014

OpenText acquires GXS for $1.06 billion, adding both B2B integration services and cloud-based fax services to its market leadership.

2017

OpenText strengthens its position as the market leader in Content Services with the $1.62 billion acquisition of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division, including Documentum.

2019

OpenText acquires Carbonite for $1.45 billion, ensuring cyber resiliency for customers with an end-point platform that offers data protection, endpoint security and digital forensics.

2020

OpenText passes $3B in revenue and more than 14,000 employees in 60+ offices world-wide.

 

Solutions

OpenText provides the most complete and integrated Information Management platform, allowing companies to organize, integrate and protect data and content as it flows through business processes inside and outside the organization.

  • Content
    Cloud

    Connect content, people and process to increase productivity, collaboration, governance and compliance.

  • Security & Protection
    Cloud

    Provide multiple layers of defense to detect, protect against, forensically investigate and remediate security threats.

  • Business Network
    Cloud

    Build adaptive, sustainable and compliant trading networks by connecting any business, person, system or thing.

  • Developer
    Cloud

    Use service-based cloud capabilities to reduce development costs and improve time-to-market by building applications and solution extensions faster.

  • Experience
    Cloud

    Improve customer interactions by managing the compelling content that powers personalized omnichannel experiences.

OpenText solutions are tailored to address industry-specific trends, business challenges, processes and regulations.

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Our commitment

We are committed to bringing our people, our customers and communities together to turn information into a competitive advantage for the planet and society. In an age of disruption, we see an opportunity to use information for the greater good and aspire to unlocking its potential to advance societal goals and accelerate positive change.

Learn more about OpenText Corporate Citizenship

Our people

Our employees help us define and enable the digital future with market-leading technology.

The diversity and strength of our workforce are fundamental to our success. People are our greatest asset, and we strive to attract and retain the very best talent the industry has to offer.

Learn more about how you can build a career with a leader in Information Management

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