|By PR Newswire
|November 14, 2012 09:15 AM EST
New Information Access Software Allows Customers to Integrate EIM Data
from Multiple Systems
ENTERPRISE WORLD, ORLANDO, FL, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ:
OTEX, TSX: OTC) today unveiled OpenText InfoFusion™, Information Access software specifically designed for Enterprise Information Management (EIM) that offers businesses a new and dramatically improved approach to
discovering, analyzing and managing unstructured information across
According to recent industry estimates, unstructured information
accounts for more than 80 percent of an enterprise's total information
and represents the largest and fastest growing source of knowledge,
innovation and efficiency available to organizations. Businesses are
increasingly looking at EIM to unlock the strategic value of this often
siloed, largely untapped information to help them cut costs, ensure
compliance, increase competitive advantage and make better decisions
about their business.
OpenText InfoFusion is designed to break down corporate information
silos and aggregate that information to capitalize on the benefits of
EIM. InfoFusion provides powerful data integration, content migration,
data archiving and legacy decommissioning tools that allow
organizations to discover, analyze and act on information throughout
their enterprise while also helping them identify and address critical
Karen Shegda, Gartner research vice president, recently stated,
"Enterprises seek to capitalize on a growing number of
information-fueled opportunities that require a combination of
analytical capabilities and diverse data types. Those that blend
analytics and content, supported by a well-organized information
infrastructure, will reap the benefits."1
Solving today's EIM problems requires a highly scalable solution that
can help organizations easily access the information they need from
across their enterprise, analyze it and take action based on it.
Through the use of OpenText InfoFusion's powerful search and analysis
capabilities and a wide array of connectors, users can now better
assess huge volumes of enterprise content, extract its full value and
make important decisions that can positively impact their business.
OpenText InfoFusion uniquely enables organizations to move, copy, delete
and change permissions on content to support Information Governance
practices. And, since InfoFusion is connected to OpenText's
industry-leading EIM applications, it can extend the reach of OpenText
Enterprise Content Management and OpenText Records Management to
provide a single source of policy for the organization.
"CIOs are increasingly faced with large data sets that are too
disparate, too complex and too poorly organized for analysis with
conventional tools. As companies adapt their businesses to the
imperatives of cloud, social, mobile and ever-present compliance, new
methods are needed to access and aggregate this information," said
Marten den Haring, Vice President, Information Discovery and Analytics
at OpenText. "OpenText InfoFusion is modular, standards-based
Information Access software that integrates seamlessly with OpenText's
leading EIM solutions to solve these problems, enabling better
information governance and a smarter enterprise."
OpenText InfoFusion also includes Integration Center with connectors
that help orchestrate data and provide authorized access to enterprise
repositories, including IBM® FileNet, EMC® Documentum® and Microsoft® SharePoint®. Because many different EIM solutions share common requirements, a rich
set of APIs and reusable widgets are offered, enabling customers and
partners to develop applications for specific use cases and user roles.
OpenText InfoFusion will be available starting December 2012 directly
from OpenText, as well as through OpenText's global partners. For
further information on OpenText InfoFusion, please visit www.opentext.com/infofusion.
OpenText InfoFusion will be demonstrated at Enterprise World 2012, OpenText's annual user conference this week in Orlando, Florida. View
the slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/opentextcorp/announcing-opentext-infofusion. For updates on all the news and happenings from Enterprise World,
please follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OpenTextEnterpriseWorld and on Twitter using the hashtag #OTEW2012.
Follow OpenText on Twitter @opentext and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/opentext.
OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management software that
enables companies of all sizes and industries to manage, secure and
leverage their unstructured business information, either in their data
center or in the cloud. Over 50,000 companies already use OpenText
solutions to unleash the power of their information. To learn more
about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please 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 Open Text Corporation. OpenText, OpenText EIM,
OpenText InfoFusion, OpenText Enterprise Content Management, OpenText
Records Management and OpenText Integration Center are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Open Text Corporation in the United States of
America, Canada, the European Union and/or other countries. This list
of trademarks is not exhaustive. Other trademarks, registered
trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names
mentioned herein are property of Open Text Corporation or other
1 New Information Use Cases Combine Analytics, Content Management and a
Modern Approach to Information Infrastructure, by Analysts Ted Friedman, Kurt Schlegel, Karen M. Shegda. Gartner,
September 27, 2012.
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