Autonomy Named to Bloomberg Businessweek Hot Tech 50 Ranking

Autonomy Recognized as One of the Top Performing Tech Companies of 2010

Dec 16, 2010, 04:00 ET from Autonomy Corporation plc

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that it has been named to Bloomberg Businessweek's Hot Tech 50 list, an annual, global ranking of the top performing companies in technology. The Bloomberg Businessweek Hot Tech 50 is based on a weighted measurement of several metrics, including overall sales growth, employee growth, return on investment capital, and stock return.

"The global technology landscape is undergoing a fundamental restructuring – based on the inexorable growth of unstructured information, including email, social media, video, and web content," said Mike Lynch, CEO of Autonomy.  "Autonomy is at the forefront of this monumental shift, by enabling businesses to automatically understand the meaning within all this data and act on it in real-time.  Autonomy's Meaning Based Computing platform is universal, spanning everything from helping a marketer drive improved campaign returns on their website, to enabling a lawyer to pinpoint the exact content needed to win a case, to helping a doctor improve quality of care through more accurate diagnoses."

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About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, spearheads the Meaning Based Computing movement. IDC recently recognized Autonomy as having the largest market share and fastest growth in the worldwide search and discovery market.  Autonomy's technology allows computers to harness the full richness of human information, forming a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data, including unstructured information, such as text, email, web pages, voice, or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including pan-enterprise search, customer interaction solutions, information governance, end-to-end eDiscovery, records management, archiving, business process management, web content management, web optimization, rich media management and video and audio analysis.

Autonomy's customer base is comprised of more than 20,000 global companies, law firms and federal agencies including: AOL, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Deutsche Bank, DLA Piper, Ericsson, FedEx, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds Banking Group, NASA, Nestlé, the New York Stock Exchange, Reuters, Shell, Tesco, T-Mobile, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. More than 400 companies OEM Autonomy technology, including Symantec, Citrix, HP, Novell, Oracle, Sybase and TIBCO. The company has offices worldwide. Please visit to find out more.

Autonomy and the Autonomy logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autonomy Corporation plc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Autonomy (US)

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David Vindel

The Red Consultancy (UK)

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