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Industry-Leading Solutions from OpenText Complement RISE with SAP

Cloud subscriptions of OpenText solutions for SAP applications grew 200% over twelve months, with almost two million subscribed users globally

Waterloo, ON – 2021-06-03 –OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX) is a platinum sponsor of the SAPPHIRE NOW® conference where it will showcase how its industry-leading information management solutions, offered as SAP Solution Extensions, complement the RISE with SAP package and empower businesses on their journey to the SAP S/4HANA® Cloud.

“There has never been a greater need for immediately accessible information and processes than during this global pandemic—putting cloud-based solutions front and center,” said Mark J. Barrenechea, CEO & CTO at OpenText. “Building on our twenty-five year strategic partnership, OpenText and SAP are leading the digital transformation of businesses around the world, harnessing the power of the cloud to enable modern work, improve business agility and accelerate customer growth.”

OpenText offers information management solution extensions for SAP software that complement the RISE with SAP offering. These solution extensions are qualified to run with SAP S/4HANA Cloud and help organizations:

  • Prepare for the cloud by streamlining and simplifying data and content migration
  • Improve productivity and collaboration by automating key business processes
  • Respond to new and changing requirements by speeding time to value with an intelligent content management approach aligned with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

“Working with our partners, our goal is to simplify the move to the cloud for customers and to deliver continuous innovation throughout their transformation journey,” said Karl Fahrbach, chief partner officer at SAP. “OpenText’s alignment with RISE with SAP supports that goal.”

Driving growth in the cloud

Cloud subscriptions of solution extensions from OpenText for SAP applications grew 200% over the past twelve months, with almost two million users now subscribed globally. OpenText continues to expand its delivery of information management solutions for SAP offerings in the cloud to more regions. Leveraging its partnership with Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure to extend the OpenText private cloud, OpenText now offers customers in Brazil, Middle East, and South Africa impressive choice and flexibility for in-region deployment of information management solutions for the SAP ecosystem.

OpenText is a proud platinum sponsor of SAPPHIRE NOW, SAP’s flagship business and technology conference taking place from June 7-10, 2021 in EMEA and Americas and June 21-24, 2021 in Asia Pacific. Attendees can join OpenText sessions here and schedule time to meet with OpenText at SAPPHIRE NOW here.

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