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OpenText Recognized as 2012 Microsoft Alliance ISV Industry Partner of the Year

June 28, 2012

Win Demonstrates Strength of Strategic Collaboration between OpenText
and Microsoft

TORONTO, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) today
announced it has won the 2012 Microsoft Alliance ISV Industry Partner
of the Year Award, and has been named a finalist for the 2012 Business
Intelligence Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a
global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in
innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft

“We are thrilled to have won this year’s Microsoft Alliance ISV Industry
Partner of the Year Award,” said James Latham, Chief Marketing Officer,
OpenText. “This recognition underscores our tight collaboration with
Microsoft in developing highly innovative solutions that help our
global customers leverage their enterprises to unleash the power of

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have
developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during
the past year. Awards were presented in multiple categories, with
winners chosen from a set of nearly 3,000 entrants worldwide. OpenText
was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in
Microsoft Alliance ISV Industry.

The Microsoft Alliance ISV Industry Partner of the Year Award honors the
alliance ISV partner that has added business value to customers by
deploying new and innovative solutions based on Microsoft technologies
in any or all of the following sectors: Manufacturing and Resources
(Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Process Manufacturing, Automotive,
Aerospace and Industrial Equipment, High Tech and Electronics,
Pharmaceutical, Chemicals), Financial Services (Banking, Capital
Markets, Insurance), and Distribution and Services (Retail and
Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Professional Services). The award
acknowledges the partner that has demonstrated excellence in driving
Microsoft-based solutions that solve new or existing business needs for
the industry. This award winner is recognized as the most valuable
alliance ISV partner in developing and delivering Microsoft-based
solutions to our mutual customers in the industry.

“Microsoft is pleased to recognize OpenText as the Alliance ISV Industry
Partner of the Year. OpenText has worked closely with Microsoft to
create industry-specific enterprise content management solutions for
our mutual customers,” said Alberto Arciniega, vice president, WW
Industry and Global Accounts Organization, Microsoft Corporation.
“Through the development of innovative solutions, OpenText continually
extends customers’ investments in the Microsoft platform and
productivity applications in new ways.”

OpenText is a global leader in developing enterprise-class content and
process solutions for the Microsoft SharePoint ecosystem, offering
solutions that span archival, governance, document capture, faxing,
records management, business process management, case management, and
more. Together with Microsoft, OpenText helps enterprise customers
improve security, boost innovation and gain a competitive advantage
while reducing costs through new efficiencies. A Microsoft Gold
Certified partner, OpenText has won numerous Microsoft partner awards,
including 2011 ISV Partner of the Year. To learn more about OpenText
solutions for Microsoft SharePoint go to http://www.bettertogethercentral.com.

For further information on the Microsoft Partner Network, please visit
Microsoft’s News Center at

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About OpenText

OpenText, a global ECM leader, helps organizations manage and gain the
true value of their business content. OpenText brings two decades of
expertise supporting 100 million users in 114 countries.  Working with
our customers and partners, we bring together leading Content Experts(TM)
to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase
brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and
improve competitiveness. For more information, visit www.opentext.com.

Certain statements in this press release may contain words considered
forward-looking statements or information under applicable securities
laws. These statements are based on OpenText’s current expectations,
estimates, forecasts and projections about the operating environment,
economies and markets in which the company operates. These statements
are subject to important assumptions, risks and uncertainties that are
difficult to predict, and the actual outcome may be materially
different. OpenText’s assumptions, although considered reasonable by
the company at the date of this press release, may prove to be
inaccurate and consequently its actual results could differ materially
from the expectations set out herein.  For additional information with
respect to risks and other factors which could occur, see OpenText’s
Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other
securities filings with the SEC and other securities regulators. Unless
otherwise required by applicable securities laws, OpenText disclaims
any intention or obligations to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or

Copyright © 2012 by OpenText Corporation. OPENTEXT is a registered
trademark of OpenText Corporation in the United States of America,
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