Amaze Selects Autonomy as Preferred Partner for Meaning-Based Computing and Enterprise Search

LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, England, October 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that it has been chosen as the preferred supplier of meaning-based technologies by Amaze, a leading web technology solutions company focused on business-driven technology solutions. Amaze delivers effective user-focused solutions including Business Efficiency Applications, Digital Marketing, Enterprise Portals and Knowledge Management, e-Learning and Managed Services.

Under the agreement, Amaze will continue to deliver solutions built on Autonomy's Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) as their standard technology platform. The partnership has also been extended to provide Amaze with specialized training and access to Autonomy's rich media processing analytics, enabling them to integrate audio and video files into their customers' information processing deployments.

"Having worked with Autonomy on many projects over the years, we have developed an excellent working relationship and understanding of each others' unique business offerings." commented Stuart Melhuish, CEO, of Amaze. Autonomy's financial stability, industry-leading technology and commitment to unparalleled service make them the ideal partner for offering our clients superior solutions that meet all of their information processing needs."

Amaze is committed to delivering the leading innovative technologies to its clients. The two companies have already collaborated with great success offering customized solutions developed around Autonomy's unique meaning-based computing capabilities to UK-based organisations in the both the Public and Private sectors, including Ernst and Young, the Economic and Social Research Council, Norwich Union and The Greater London Authority. This continued adoption of all Autonomy's latest Meaning-Based Computing (MBC) functionality further validates the strategic importance and adoption of MBC.

"There is a natural synergy between Amaze and Autonomy's commitment to being best in class," added Dr. Mike Lynch , CEO of Autonomy. "The partnership with Amaze has

brought much combined success to date, and their continued investment in Meaning-Based Computing technologies will continue to benefit a growing list of customers."

About Amaze

Amaze is a web technology solutions company. Their user focused approach combines a client's business objectives with user needs to deliver consultancy and solutions which innovate the way organisations use web technologies and deliver results. They offer a broad range of solutions including Business Efficiency Applications, Digital Marketing, Portals and Knowledge Management and e-Learning.

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.

SOURCE Autonomy Corporation plc