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Autonomy Data Protection Solution Passes 10,000 Customer Milestone

Autonomy LiveVault's Unique Meaning-Based Technology Allows Customers to Store and Retrieve Data Based on Contextual Understanding

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CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy, an HP Company, today announced that over 10,000 businesses are using its LiveVault product for fully managed cloud-based, server data protection, storage, and management. These organizations rely on LiveVault for a turnkey and secure data protection service with offsite backup, long term retention, and disaster recovery in the cloud.

LiveVault backs up more than 37,000 servers and millions of files daily and manages more than nine petabytes of data globally. The product protects data from Windows® and Linux operating systems, Microsoft® Exchange, SQL, and Oracle, as well as recently added support for Network Attached Storage platforms. It also eliminates the complexity and cost of plug-ins or third-party tools.

Some of the world's largest financial service institutions, government organizations, and several thousand small and medium enterprises rely on LiveVault to protect their data. Organizations such as Robbins & Myers, Inc., Stream Realty Partners, L.P. and Verifone use LiveVault's cloud-based services to store, back up, protect and recover massive repositories of data. LiveVault enables customers to take full advantage of a highly scalable, globally distributed, secure, and fault tolerant storage grid.

Additionally, LiveVault now supports data protection for Network Attached Storage platforms, so customers can back up their CIFS (Common Internet File System) file shares. Enterprise backup customers who currently use HP Data Protector 7, HP's on-premises data protection solution for physical and virtual servers, can now also take full advantage of integrated cloud backup and recovery through its integration with LiveVault. 

"Jamestown Properties has been using the Live Vault solution for nearly five years and we would definitely recommend it for companies seeking a flexible and scalable solution to protect their critical business data," said Chuck Niswonger, IT Director at Jamestown Properties, a leading real estate and investment management company.  "During that time, our interaction with the Sales and Technical Support staff has been top notch.  From the technical side, having appropriately-sized Turbo Restore Appliances on site allows us to recover files within a few minutes of receiving a Help Desk call from a frantic user.  We have also successfully used the Live Vault solution to restore entire servers – a more lengthy process, but doable as a result of our reliable backup solution."

"Since the start of our partnership with Autonomy nearly 10 years ago, we have received top-quality support, a wealth of new opportunities, and have experienced a significant increase in incremental client revenue," said Ryan Overtoom, Partner of Infrastructure Services at Sikich. "We have hundreds of clients using the Autonomy LiveVault solution, who cite the simplicity, reliability and extensive capabilities as key benefits. We look forward to where this partnership takes us in the future."

LiveVault is a key component of Autonomy's fast, flexible, and cost-effective Data Protection suite, which also includes HP Data Protector solution for physical or virtual server's data backup and HP Connected Backup, a data backup solution for laptops, and desktops, with access to protected data via mobile devices. HP Data Protector, LiveVault and Connected Backup are also part of Autonomy's Protect suite of solutions for archiving, compliance, eDiscovery, enterprise content management, and information governance.

Autonomy's Protect solutions apply meaning-based computing for advanced analytics, categorization, and clustering to all types of data, including rich and social media, to allow organizations to intelligently secure and act on data. Autonomy's Data Protection solutions allow enterprises to back up and restore data based upon an understanding of concepts and ideas in information, and more effectively fulfill regulatory compliance, archiving, and litigation requirements.

"Data backup and recovery isn't simply about storing and encrypting data, it's about protecting what's most important to the enterprise – information – and putting that data to work for you," said David Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Data Protection and Emerging Technologies, Autonomy, an HP Company. "With LiveVault, our 10,000-plus customers have moved beyond simple backup and recovery and are now utilizing a fully automated and meaning-based solution that helps them solve problems and create business advantages."

Autonomy will host a one-hour TweetChat tomorrow, Wednesday, August 15, at 10 a.m. pacific time to engage with data protection professionals across numerous industries on Twitter about hot topics in the profession. Follow or participate in the TweetChat by using the hashtag #dpchat.

About Autonomy

Autonomy, an HP Company, is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages, etc. Autonomy's powerful management and analytic tools for structured information together with its ability to extract meaning in real time from all forms of information, regardless of format, is a unique tool for companies seeking to get the most out of their data. Autonomy's product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization and rich media management. Please visit www.autonomy.com to find out more.

About HP

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.

Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP and its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations; any statements concerning expected development, performance, market share or competitive performance relating to products and services; any statements regarding anticipated operational and financial results; any statements of expectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include macroeconomic and geopolitical trends and events; the competitive pressures faced by HP's businesses; the development and transition of new products and services (and the enhancement of existing products and services) to meet customer needs and respond to emerging technological trends; the execution and performance of contracts by HP and its customers, suppliers and partners; the protection of HP's intellectual property assets, including intellectual property licensed from third parties; integration and other risks associated with business combination and investment transactions; the hiring and retention of key employees; assumptions related to pension and other post-retirement costs and retirement programs; the execution, timing and results of restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost and the anticipated benefits of implementing those plans; expectations and assumptions relating to the execution and timing of cost reduction programs and restructuring and integration plans; the resolution of pending investigations, claims and disputes; and other risks that are described in HP's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2012 and HP's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including HP's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2011.  HP assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

© 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

Autonomy Editorial Contacts:


Randy Cairns                  

Paul Lesinski 

Autonomy (US)               

Edelman (US)

+1 650 687 8042

+1 503 293 8949

randy.cairns@hp.com     

Paul.lesinski@edelman.com



James Drake


Edelman (UK)


+44 203 3047 2387


james.drake@edelman.com 


 

SOURCE Autonomy, an HP Company



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