Logica Selects Autonomy as Preferred Partner for Enterprise Search and High-End Information Processing

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO , April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Logica (LSE: LOG. or AEX: LOG), a major...


CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO , April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Logica (LSE: LOG. or AEX: LOG), a major international force in IT and business services, has selected Autonomy as a preferred partner for enterprise search and high-end information processing.

Autonomy technology which helps organisations maximise, monetize and mitigate risks associated with access, retrieval and management of information, will be fast-tracked to key customers within Logica's customer base with requirements in the areas of Knowledge Management, Compliance and Security. The announcement comes after years of successful collaboration on projects across Logica's organisation for a wide range of international customers.

Significant revenue opportunities are expected to be generated for both parties under the terms of the agreement as Logica exploits the advanced capabilities of Autonomy's Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) to deliver world-class business innovation to its clients and Autonomy benefits from Logica's extensive global network.

Andy Green , CEO of Logica, said: "The ethos of Logica's business is around improving and simplifying access, sharing and use of information for our customers. Through our strategic partnership with Autonomy, we can further enhance the innovative business and IT services we currently deliver to our customers in the UK and internationally."

"We are delighted to announce this development in our relationship with Logica," said Mike Lynch , CEO of Autonomy. "Partners are an integral component of our success and we look forward to working with a global player such as Logica for years to come."

Logica selected Autonomy due to its single platform approach, enterprise-class security and ability to handle terabytes of data, both structured and unstructured, including voice, video, documents and email.

About Logica

Logica is a leading IT and business services company, employing 39,000 people across 36 countries. It provides business consulting, systems integration, and IT and business process outsourcing services. Logica works closely with its customers to release their potential - enabling change that increases their efficiency, accelerates growth and manages risk. It applies its deep industry knowledge, technical excellence and global delivery expertise to help its customers build leadership positions in their markets. Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext ( Amsterdam ) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available at http://www.logica.com.

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, 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.

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