OpenText acquires Operitel for e-learning capabilities

OpenText Corporation, the pre-eminent provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software, acquired Operitel Corporation, a company specialising in Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Enterprise Learning Portals. With the acquisition adds powerful e-learning capabilities to OpenText’s solutions. Operitel’s solutions include social and mobile learning management and capabilities that integrate with Microsoft SharePoint.

John Shackleton, President and Chief Executive Officer of OpenText, says “This acquisition will complement and extend OpenText’s solutions, providing award-winning LMS functionality to our global customer base. Operitel customers benefit from access to the resources and stability of Canada’s largest software company.”

With Operitel s flagship product, LearnFlex Learning Management System, customers can offer efficient learning services to their employees and customers. With additional strong mobile and social offerings, Operitel’s LMS technology further enhances and broadens functionality available to customers of OpenText s ECM Suite.

Operitel builds solutions that support and extend Microsoft SharePoint. OpenText is a leader in providing solutions that integrate with SharePoint and Microsoft Office. For SharePoint, OpenText offers BPM, application governance and archiving solutions. With Operitel, OpenText continues to add to its position as a leading Microsoft partner and a key provider of solutions that support and extend SharePoint.