OpenText Corporation (additionally composed OpenText) is a Canadian organization that creates and offers endeavor data administration (EIM) programming.
OpenText, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada,is Canada’s biggest programming organization starting at 2014 and perceived as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2016 by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
OpenText programming applications oversee content or unstructured information for substantial organizations, government offices, and expert administration firms. OpenText points its items at tending to data administration prerequisites, including administration of expansive volumes of substance, consistence with administrative necessities, and versatile and online experience management.
The number of employes in the OpenText at present is about 10,000 across the globe. OpenText is also cataloged on NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
OpenText Corporation laid its foundation back in the year 1991 by the team of professors at the University of Waterloo namely Gaston Gonnet, Frank Tompa and Timothy Bray. The predecessor of OpenText corporation was Opentext System Inc which was founded two years before in the year 1989. The organization was spun off from a University of Waterloo venture that created innovation to record the Oxford English Dictionary.
Key individuals included later incorporate Tom Jenkins, who joined the organization as COO in 1994. Tom Jenkins later moved toward becoming President and Chief Executive Officer,[and has been Executive Chairman since 2013. John Shackleton filled in as President from 1998– 2011, and as CEO from 2005 – 2011. Check Barrenechea has been President and CEO of OpenText since 2012.
In 2015, Mark Barrenechea was titled as the Canadian Business CEO of the year. From January 2016, Steve Murphy filled in as the President, however, the position was made repetitive in 2017
OpenText is a supporter of the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, contributing the two assets and in-kind administrations to the school.
In August 2016, OpenText was perceived by the counseling firm PWC as being number 1 in their “Quickest developing Cloud Companies” report .
On September 12, 2016, OpenText, gained Dell EMC’s ECD division—which included Documentum, an undertaking content administration suite—for $1.6B USD.