Autonomy Rated 'Strong Positive' in Leading Industry Analyst Firm's E-Discovery MarketScope Report

Jan 11, 2010, 04:00 ET from Autonomy Corporation plc

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Autonomy received a "Strong Positive" rating in Gartner's recent report "MarketScope for E-Discovery Software Product Vendors."(1) Strong Positive is the highest possible rating in the Gartner MarketScope.

The MarketScope evaluated E-Discovery vendors based on their overall viability, customer experience, market understanding, sales execution / pricing, offering (product) strategy, product/service, and sales strategy.

"The world's leading corporations and law firms continue to trust their most demanding E-Discovery and Information Governance requirements to Autonomy - the only company to cover all aspects of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)," said Mike Sullivan, CEO of Autonomy ZANTAZ. "Autonomy's comprehensive platform for E-Discovery and Information Governance is a proven asset for reducing legal costs and arms our customers with a competitive advantage in obtaining favourable outcomes in all manner of cases, litigations, and investigations."

Autonomy is the only vendor to provide an end-to-end platform across the entire information management lifecycle, including eDiscovery and Information Governance, and a seamless experience for its customers. The Autonomy platform provides corporate clients with the ability to view, analyze, and manage data in place while also enabling outside counsel to have secure, targeted access to their client's data. Autonomy's approach dramatically decreases the time and costs associated with managing litigation and investigations while also mitigating the risk involved with protracted manual processes and transfers of data.

Autonomy's eDiscovery platform helps corporations become more agile and effective by creating tighter linkages with their outside counsel, streamlining the exchange of information. This enhanced connectivity, enabled by Autonomy's unique "discover-in-place" capabilities, allows firms to gain a competitive edge while providing the client with greater transparency into risks and costs.

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, Daimler AG, Deutsche Bank, DLA Piper, Ericsson, FedEx, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds Banking Group, NASA, Nestle, 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.

About the MarketScope

The MarketScope is copyrighted 2009, by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

(1) Gartner "MarketScope for E-Discovery Software Product Vendors" by Debra Logan, Whit Andrews, John Bace, December 21, 2009

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