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About OpenText

Helping you tackle the most complex digital transformation programs with confidence

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Transform the way you work

  • Manage information end-to-end
  • Connect what matters
  • Accelerate business in the cloud


Learn how to accelerate business growth with OpenText Information Management

OpenText can help you tackle the most complex digital transformation programs with confidence. With the world’s most complete and integrated Information Management platform, we empower our customers to organize, integrate and protect data and content as it flows through business processes inside and outside their organization.


Industry leaders trust OpenText

Discover how OpenText solutions help leading organizations grow faster, more efficient, embrace creativity and thrive in a world of accelerating change.

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OpenText at a glance

  • 98
    of Fortune 100 companies are OpenText customers
  • 40 of the 50
    largest supply chains run OpenText
  • 120K+
    customers in 180 countries
  • $9 Trillion+
    in annual commerce on our network
  • 1 Million+
    connected Trading Partners
  • 6K+
    certified Information Management services professionals

The OpenText story

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


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.



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



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



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



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 18 years and counting.



Mark J. Barrenechea joins OpenText as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board.



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



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



OpenText acquires Carbonite for $1.45 billion, ensuring cyber resiliency for customers with an endpoint platform that offers data protection, endpoint security and threat intelligence.



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



OpenText acquires Micro Focus to bring new categories of AI & Analytics, Application Development & Delivery, Application Modernization, and Digital Operations Management to support our customers' growth.

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Our people

Our values are born from the OpenText Way

The diversity and strength of our workforce are fundamental to our success defining and enabling the digital future.

People and culture

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How can you unlock the information advantage?

Learn how to unleash the power of information from this guide to the information advantage.

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Events and media


Industry analyst round up

OpenText wins Leader designations
in key reports

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Overcome the overload

Learn how modern information management helps drive digital success.

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Apply information management at scale

Support modern workforces, engage customers and connect with suppliers.

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OpenText World 2023

Announcing keynote speakers.

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Analyst report

Sixth year running as a market leader

OpenText named a leader in the Infosource Global Capture & IDP Vendor Matrix.

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The information advantage at work

Learn the benefits of bringing information and intelligent automation together in the cloud.

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