OpenText Offers Solution for Small and Mid-Size Firms with Release of Legal Content Management for Microsoft SharePoint 2010


Solution Includes OpenText s Deep Legal Market Expertise with the Usability of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Office Applications

Waterloo, ON. - 2011-08-24 - Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC) announced today that it has released Legal Content Management (LCM) for Microsoft SharePoint designed for small to mid-size law firms and corporate legal departments currently using or planning to use Microsoft SharePoint 2010. LCM combines OpenText s specialized legal industry expertise in matter lifecycle management and proactive compliance with the usability, collaboration and document management capabilities of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010.

OpenText will be delivering a presentation on LCM at 2:35 p.m. on Wednesday August 24 at the ILTA 2011 Conference, in Ryman Studio O, one of the 10 sessions OpenText and its customers and partners will be delivering throughout the conference. OpenText is also exhibiting at the conference in booth #517/519.

With OpenText s Legal Content Management, attorneys and staff can work in the SharePoint 2010 environment, while managing their matters according to strict business processes, said Todd Partridge, General Manager, OpenText eDOCS and Legal Solutions. The OpenText solution for SharePoint 2010 provides firms with matter and practice-centric views of content, virtual file cabinets and seamless integration with a firm s core business processes.

The new LCM offering captures OpenText s expertise in providing solutions for the legal industry 90 percent of the Am Law 200 currently uses OpenText Legal Solutions and makes it available to firms with less than 300 lawyers looking for fast, easy deployments with Microsoft SharePoint 2010. Using LCM, attorneys can access documents and email in different repositories, perform federated searches across matters, and automatically assign metadata to allow correct classification of documents all from their familiar user interface.

OpenText Legal Content Management for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is available now. Both on premise and cloud-based deployment options are available. Go to for more information.

As a Microsoft Gold Competent Partner, OpenText has a well-established and productive relationship with Microsoft. As detailed in the online resource center at, Microsoft and OpenText help companies implement an effective ECM-driven compliance framework, aggregate content within business context, and easily deploy SharePoint-based business applications with built-in compliance. Last month, OpenText was named a Microsoft Global Launch Partner for SQL Server Code Name Denali. OpenText has won or been named a finalist for numerous Microsoft partner awards over the past several years including finalist for the 2011 Microsoft ISV/Software Line of Business Partner of the Year Award.

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 to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, increase brand equity, automate processes, mitigate risk, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. For more information, visit

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