OpenText Exceed

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OpenText™ Exceed™ is a high-performance Windows remote access solution for graphically demanding Linux® and UNIX X11 software solutions, such as CAD and CAM. Exceed integrates Windows® desktops with UNIX, Linux, VMS, X-Window System and IBM® iSeries and z/OS system environments. With Exceed, organizations have secure and reliable access to X-Window applications from Microsoft® Windows and Citrix® virtual desktops over the LAN.

Why choose OpenText Exceed?

  • Shared Linux and UNIX workstations

    Reduce IT costs by sharing expensive Linux and UNIX hosts among multiple users, with LAN access to Linux and UNIX X11 applications through low-cost Windows computers.

  • Comprehensive LAN-based remote access solution

    Access business critical solutions on Linux, UNIX and mainframes from Microsoft Windows computers in an organization's local area network (LAN).

How Exceed can benefit business

Discover the advantages of using Exceed.

  • Improve display accuracy

    Provide detailed and accurate graphical 2D and 3D X11 application content displays to CAD, CAM, CAAD and other high-precision graphics users.

  • Enhance security

    Enable highly secure user authentication and full encryption of all data flows to prevent eavesdropping and compromised user access.

  • Easily access IBM mainframes

    Leverage an included terminal emulation for easy, centrally managed access to IBM mainframes.

  • Automate deployment

    Leverage the tools IT administrators require for easy mass deployment inside an organization without the need to configure every user installation.


  • Access for graphical Linux and UNIX applications

    Enables LAN-based remote access to Linux and UNIX graphical software, such as CAD/CAM/CAE applications and medical imaging suites.
  • Multiple remote connections

    Establishes simultaneous connections to different computers running X applications and displays a familiar interface to an X environment.

  • File upload and printing

    Offers an FTP and SFTP client for easy file upload and download with remote systems as well as local printing capabilities.
  • Latest operating systems support

    Fully supports the latest Windows operating systems as well as the latest Citrix virtual desktops.

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