WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText, the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that it has signed a definitive reseller agreement with Dell EMC establishing OpenText as a reseller partner within Dell EMC's Select Partner Program. The agreement initially includes OpenText InfoArchive® to help enhance Dell EMC offerings focused on IT transformation. This combination paves the way to help enterprise customers modernize and transform IT infrastructures. InfoArchive will be immediately available through Dell EMC's sales channels.
OpenText InfoArchive and Dell EMC's services and storage solutions enable enterprises to securely manage legacy information from multiple applications and sources, without the requirement to maintain expensive legacy applications.
"A modern digital strategy enables enterprise customers to simplify IT, reduce operational costs, streamline compliance and deliver business insight," saidAdam Howatson, CMO, OpenText. "A major roadblock to realizing complete digital transformation of an organization is the enormous volume of data and content contained in legacy systems."
"The agreement between OpenText and Dell EMC is the first stage of a dynamic and growing relationship between the two companies. The combination of OpenText's leading EIM platform, and Dell EMC's leading storage services and solutions, will enable our customers to meet and exceed their digital transformation goals," said Howatson.
"We are excited to partner with OpenText to deliver an archiving platform to support our customers' application transformation requirements," said Mike Arterbury, Vice President, Technology Alliances, Dell EMC. "We look forward to working closely with OpenText to engage in opportunities where we can maximize our collective resources to solve customer problems."
OpenText InfoArchive enables enterprises to target applications suitable for archiving and retirement, and manage all associated structured and unstructured information. InfoArchive can assist enterprises in the requirement to retain legacy and past-era applications, while providing continuous access to valuable data and information, and ensure compliance with governance and retention policies. InfoArchive works with Dell EMC's storage platforms such as Isilon and ECS, and Dell EMC's Application Archiving and Retirement Service, to enhance customer compliance, accessibility and information analytics capabilities.
OpenText, The Information Company™, enables organizations to gain insight through market leading information management solutions, on-premises or in the cloud. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX) visit opentext.com.