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OpenText Announces International Tour Schedule for #DevDay 2023

Tour showcases digital transformation for COBOL and mainframe applications

Waterloo, ON – 2023-03-13 –

Today, OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX) announced the schedule for its #DevDay 2023 tour to promote the value of COBOL and mainframe modernization. The events will go in-depth about how OpenText will enhance its products and services as the need for digital transformation increases for core business systems. The 2023 schedule includes 10 cities in North America and Europe, with the first stop in Manchester, U.K., on March 23 and the last event slated for Toronto in September.

In today’s ever-changing business world, digital transformation now demands a flexible and adaptive strategy aimed at improving results and responsiveness while accelerating time to value. The #DevDay events are designed to educate and empower today’s developers and IT practitioners to modernize core COBOL and mainframe applications, processes and infrastructure using the latest technologies and software delivery practices.

#DevDay will also provide details and examples of how the OpenText Modernization Maturity Model enables IT leaders to quickly map their current IT environment to their future business strategy—while striking the right balance between cost, risk and speed. OpenText’s comprehensive portfolio includes solutions for COBOL development and mainframe modernization, as well as mainframe access and security.

“Organizations throughout the world have successfully relied on COBOL and mainframe applications to support their core business systems for many years. As the technology landscape and the workforce change alongside the pressure to innovate quickly, today’s IT leaders are faced with tough decisions on how to proceed and plan for the future,” said Neil Fowler, General Manager for AMC at OpenText. “The DevDay series provides high value information for IT leaders and practitioners including new modernization strategies, technology demonstrations, and first-hand accounts of successful digital transformation projects.”

#DevDay 2023 Schedule 
March 23 - Manchester, U.K. 
April 6 - Paris, France 
April 20 - Oslo, Norway 
April 25 - Stockholm, Sweden 
May 9-10 - Düsseldorf, Germany (Link TBD) 
May 18 - Amsterdam, Netherlands 
June 1 - Copenhagen, Denmark 
June 8 – London, U.K.  
June 21 – New York, N.Y., U.S.A.  
Sept. 19-20 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Link TBD) 

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Note: *OpenText acquired Micro Focus and its portfolio of products on Jan. 31, 2023.This includes the COBOL and mainframe modernization solutions. 


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