Adds to Connectivity Solutions with Application Delivery Platform That Enables Organizations to Centralize UNIX Servers
Waterloo, ON - February 24, 2009 - Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced the immediate availability of Exceed onDemand® 7, an application delivery platform that allows organizations to centrally distribute UNIX applications to local or remote Windows and Linux workstations.
Open Text's newest connectivity solution, Exceed onDemand 7 is built on the company's innovative Thin X ProtocolTM and helps to provide up to 90 percent reduction in network traffic. It enables the deployment of graphically complex applications to users who reside thousands of miles away from the data center. The new version of Exceed onDemand features a number of major improvements that further empower customers to consolidate their IT infrastructure and reduce the operational cost of their UNIX applications.
Some of these new features include:
- Ability to distribute high-end 3D applications through the support for server-side rendering
- New compression algorithms help to improve application responsiveness and user experience
- Helps to reduce administrative overhead through integration with Microsoft Active Directory
- Agile enterprise license management via dynamic distribution of licenses
Exceed onDemand is currently being used by more than 100,000 people around the world for a variety of applications such as CAD/CAM engineering, Electronic Design Automation (EDA), aeronautical engineering, financial and statistical applications, geological exploration and scientific research.
"In these times of economic uncertainty, Exceed onDemand can offer a quick return on investment to companies that rely on UNIX applications," said Eugene Cherny, General Manager for Open Text's connectivity solutions., "It helps customers to reduce the number of application centers and replace expensive proprietary workstations, while enabling real-time team collaboration."
Exceed onDemand 7 is available immediately. For more information go to www.opentext.com/connectivity
Open Text's leading connectivity solutions connect people, data and applications in mission-critical environments through a complete line of remote application access and data integration solutions. With 90 percent of Global 2000 companies relying on its award-winning solutions for over 20 years, Open Text understands the financial and operational challenges that most organizations face, whether it is multiple systems, disparate data sources or geographically dispersed teams. For more information on Open Text's connectivity solutions, please visit: http://www.opentext.com/connectivity