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BASIS document management solution to be highlighted at electronic government conference & exposition

Press Release: Information Dimensions, Inc. [July 1, 1998]

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 1, 1998 -The BASIS Division of Open Text will exhibit BASIS Techlib, a fully web-enabled integrated library system, at the 1998 Electronic Government Exposition (E-Gov '98).

Scheduled for July 8-9 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., E-Gov '98 is expected to attract more than 10,000 technology professionals.

"BASIS is a tool already widely used among various government agencies," says Scott Scharadin, vice president of marketing, BASIS Division. "Dozens of the most secure installations rely on BASIS and BASIS Techlib for managing large-scale document and multimedia collections."

BASIS manages the mission critical document and information collections of government agencies worldwide in 10 native languages. Current U.S. agencies using BASIS include: Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Health and Human Services, Department of Labor, Department of Treasury and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Now shipping, BASIS Techlib serves the automation needs of special libraries, and is geared to meet the market requirements of today and tomorrow. Innovations built into the new interface were derived from the comments and suggestions of more than 250 clients, as well as from a customer advisory group.

BASIS Techlib demonstrations will be given at E-Gov booth #110.


BASIS is the original document management product that defined the industry segment. BASIS has an installed base that includes leading Global 2000 companies and government organizations. More than 500 corporations have deployed BASIS on intranets. The BASIS customer base spans virtually every industry that requires rigorous management of documents for business-critical purposes. On June 3, 1998, Open Text Corp., of Waterloo, Ont., acquired Information Dimensions and the BASIS product suite. The acquisition extends Open Text's worldwide installed base to 2.5 million users in 3,400 corporations.

About Open Text Corporation

Open Text Corporation's software and services enable Global 2000 companies to leverage the global reach and openness of intranets, truly "Putting the Web to Work" Open Text's dramatic growth has been fueled by the rapid market acceptance of its innovative collaborative knowledge management system, Livelink. The company has been named the growth leader by the Delphi Group and the market share leader by International Data Corporation. Further information about the company, its products and services, partner and customers can be found at

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Publication Year:1998
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:July 1, 1998
Publisher:Information Dimensions, Inc.
Place of Publication:Dublin, OH
Company: Information Dimensions, Inc.
Open Text Corporation
Products: BASIS Technical Library Systems
Subject: Product announcements
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Record Number:6812
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Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00