Autonomy Continues Record-Breaking Growth and Profitability

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO , August 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU; LSE: AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that the first half of 2007 has been the most...


"The search and discovery market is one of the fastest growing software markets today," said Susan Feldman , Research Vice President, Content Technologies at IDC. "That's because search is the only simple to use gateway to enterprise information. The technology has become pervasive and IDC expects the search and discovery market to continue its growth trajectory in 2007. Autonomy provides both a broad information management and access platform and a set of solutions to address problems like compliance, information-based workflow, and contact center response and reporting. This breadth of vision positioning Autonomy as both an infrastructure player and provider of focused solutions is a wise approach in a chaotic fast-changing market."

Meaning-Based Computing Also Drives Partner Momentum

Autonomy also has experienced an ever-increasing number of SIs and VARs announcing their commitment to build their business around Autonomy's Meaning-Based Computing, awarding Autonomy preferred partner status. Unisys and WM-Data, a division of LogicaCMG, are just two such examples from 2007. This trend looks set to continue. During an informal poll of 250 attendees at the Autonomy Partner Summit held in May of this year, 52% identified Meaning-Based Computing as the technology that will have the greatest impact in the way that we interact with information and computers in the next ten years.

"Autonomy is leading the industry on both complete product offerings and innovation and its success in larger deals will act as a catalyst for more standardization deals and its emergence as the dominant corporate standard" (Citigroup, July 2007).

About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L) is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology forms a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data including unstructured information, be it text, email, voice or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including information access technology, BI, CRM, KM, call center solutions, rich media management, information risk management solutions and security applications, and is recognized by industry analysts as the clear leader in enterprise search.

Autonomy's customer base comprises of more than 17,000 global companies and organizations including: 3, ABN AMRO, AOL, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Daimler Chrysler, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft Foods, Lloyd TSB, NASA, Nestle, the New York Stock Exchange, Reuters, Shell, T-Mobile, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Autonomy also has over 300 OEM partners and more than 400 VARs and Integrators, numbering among them leading companies such as BEA, Business Objects, Citrix, EDS, IBM Global Services, Novell, Satyam, Sybase, Symantec, TIBCO, Vignette and Wipro. The company has offices worldwide.

The Autonomy Group includes: ZANTAZ, the leader in the archiving, e-Discovery and Proactive Information Risk Management (IRM) markets; Cardiff , a leading provider of Intelligent Document solutions; etalk, award-winning provider of enterprise-class contact center products and Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology.

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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