Waterloo – Open Text, a global leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), today announced that it has been awarded a 2009 SAP(R) Pinnacle Award as the Regional Software Solutions Partner of the Year, EMEA. SAP Pinnacle Awards were granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience, addressing critical issues such as accelerating co-innovation and improving return on investment. Winners were selected based on over 300 nominations, twice the amount in 2008, received from partners and SAP employees. Open Text received the award at a special awards ceremony held on the eve of SAPPHIRE® 2009, SAP’s international customer conference being held in Orlando, Fla. May 11-14
“The SAP Pinnacle Awards reflect the continued success we are seeing both in EMEA and around the world helping customers connect their enterprise content with SAP solutions,” said Patrick Barnert, Vice President, SAP Solutions at Open Text. “We are especially pleased to have won an SAP Pinnacle Award two years running and look forward to even greater success in the coming year. By working closely with SAP, we are helping our joint customers lower costs, boost productivity and increase compliance.”
Open Text is an industry leader in ECM solutions for use with SAP applications, building on two decades of partnership and co-development, and expertise gained from delivering solutions to more than 3,000 SAP customer sites around the world. SAP also sells Open Text solutions under the names SAP Archiving by Open Text, SAP Document Access by Open Text and SAP Invoice Management by Open Text.
Open Text’s solutions for use with SAP applications are offered as part of the Open Text ECM Suite, which brings together the broad range of content management capabilities organizations need to securely and safely manage all types of enterprise information, documents, vital records, Web content, video, images, email, forms and reports across many different enterprise systems and applications.
“SAP is committed to fostering an ecosystem that is driven by co-innovation and which uniquely provides solutions and services that help customers meet their most pressing challenges,” said Zia Yusuf, Executive Vice President, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP. “SAP Pinnacle Awards recognize those partners that have consistently demonstrated excellence in delivering value-focused and cost-effective solutions and services which help
customers address their industry and business process needs. We thank Open Text for their dedication and passion to teaming with SAP to help extend the value of a customer-focused ecosystem.”