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Open Text to Acquire Vignette

Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSX:OTC) and Vignette Corporation (NASDAQ:VIGN) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Vignette will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Open Text. Vignette shareholders will receive US $8.00 in cash plus 0.1447 of an Open Text common share for every Vignette common share which equates to approximately US $12.70 at close of market on May 5, 2009. This represents a premium of approximately 74% above the 30 trading day average closing price of Vignette’s shares and approximately 41% above the most recent closing price. This values the transaction at approximately US $310 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of calendar 2009 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Vignette’s shareholders, Hart-Scott-Rodino anti-trust clearance, Securities and Exchange Commission clearance and stock exchange approvals. http://www.vignette.com, http://www.opentext.com/

Vignette Announces Vignette Content Management 7.6

Vignette Corporation (NASDAQ: VIGN) announced two additions to its Web content management solution, a core component of the Vignette Web Experience Platform. Vignette Content Management 7.6 gives companies the ability to manage and deliver dynamic content enterprise-wide while offering simplified deployment, configuration and administration. Vignette Content Management 7.6 includes: enhanced business agility with additional flexibility to help companies quickly adjust content templates without relying on IT, and an environment that is easier and less costly to maintain due to reduced administration complexity for static content and simplifications to the publishing process. The Vignette Transfer Tool focuses on ease of administration for technical teams. Vignette will release additional components of its Web Content Management solutions in the coming months, including greater SharePoint interaction, the ability to publish content on third party portals and enhancements to the company’s Social Media Solutions. http://www.vignette.com

 

Vignette Launches QuickSite to Speed Web Site Development

Vignette announced the worldwide availability of QuickSite, a new service offering that simplifies the Vignette Content Management implementation process and enables organizations to launch new Web sites faster. QuickSite delivers a consistent infrastructure, helping marketing departments to launch multiple microsites and branded sites without having to recreate Web pages from scratch. The service deployment includes content management processes, templates and business adoption workshops before the customer is asked to determine additional site requirements. QuickSite also includes support for multilingual Web sites, displays of content information through tag libraries and CSS templates to manage the look and feel of a site with limited help from IT. Site Cloning allows organizations to replicate a site within minutes rather than days by reusing the templates. http://www.vignette.com

Vignette Enhances Web Experience Platform

Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN) announced significant enhancements to its Web Experience Platform foundation. Vignette’s integrated Web Experience Platform foundation is meant to help organizations quickly manage and deliver targeted content and facilitate user interaction and collaboration with the high performance and scalability required to support large-scale deployments. Vignette Content Management lets users streamline the creation and management of Web content and reduce bottlenecks associated with the delivery and publishing of that information. Enhanced features include friendly URLs to increase search engine site rankings, skip level upgrades to reduce the steps necessary to upgrade from older environments and integration with Vignette High-Performance Delivery (HPD). Vignette Portal allows business users to elevate their brand identity and engage in more personalized Web interactions with key audiences. New capabilities include integration with HPD and Vignette’s recently announced Community product line. Vignette Collaboration helps organizations drive productivity, improve knowledge management and more efficiently direct business processes that require interaction across disparate geographic and organizational boundaries. The latest release features new social computing capabilities including ratings, reviews, tagging and usage analysis. Additional enhancements include improved usability and performance and enhanced support for blogs, wikis and discussion forums. Collaboration also supports auditing and retention policies which enable organizations to more actively manage knowledge relative to compliance.

Vignette Launches Digital Services Hub

Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN) announced the immediate availability of the Vignette Digital Services Hub, which enables organizations to manage and deliver rich multimedia content to any Web-enabled device through a single unified framework. Vignette Digital Services Hub also provides tracking and analysis to ensure content reaches the intended audience with the desired effect. The initial offering targets telecommunications, media and entertainment companies that depend on differentiated and interactive content such as ring tones, video downloads and mobile TV to attract and service customers. However, the technology has broad application across all markets, such as financial services, healthcare, distribution and retail, which require anytime, anyplace connections with their customers. Vignette Digital Services Hub combines Vignette’s Web solution with technologies from partners to provide a single, flexible application for collecting, managing, approving and delivering electronic assets and rich media to customers based on preferences, demographics and demonstrated interests. Vignette Digital Services Hub go-to-market partners include: SafeNet-Digital rights management for content protection and rights enforcement; Sun- Identity management and integration hardware; Valista-Merchandizing, payments and settlement solutions; and, Volantis-Optimized and personalized mobile content push, device detection and recognition and asset resolution software. To bring the solution to market, Vignette is working with global and local systems integrators including DPCI, Future Technologies, Inc., Hyperlink, iFactory, Informatica El Corte Ingles, ioko, Morse Group, Sapient, Stefanini, Tata Consultancy Services, Tallence and Virtusa. http://www.vignette.com/

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