CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, California , June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Vogel Business Media, a leading B2B information provider operating over 60 websites, has selected Autonomy's core infrastructure product, the Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL), to power 19 new Business Efficiency Portals. These revolutionary portals enable professionals from a wide range of industries to keep abreast of new developments in their respective industries by providing real-time access to valuable, sector-specific business insight.
Prompted by the challenge of information overload faced by the business community, Vogel Business Media coined the concept "Find Instead of Search" to stress the importance of minimizing time spent locating critical business information and maximizing time adding high-value services. IDOL's unique ability to form a conceptual understanding of information across all data types, languages and repositories will enable Vogel Business Media to provide highly-targeted, vertical-specific and timely content to their users, enhancing their online experience, boosting traffic acquisition and building customer loyalty. Business Efficiency Portal users will not only benefit from the ability to instantly access pertinent business articles, white papers, press releases, Webcasts and information on product launches, but will also be able to receive personalized, automatic alerts to new content in real-time.
Autonomy's unique technology was selected after a competitive procurement due to its unmatched language independence, format agnosticism, advanced search and retrieval, automatic clustering and hyperlinking capabilities.
"The proliferation of digital information presents business communities around the globe with a formidable challenge: how to locate first-rate, mission-critical content quickly enough to produce cutting-edge analysis and take informed decisions while at the same time meeting deadlines," said Mark C. Reinold , CTO Online, Vogel Future Group. "Autonomy's unique technology enables Vogel Business Media users to achieve just that."
"Vogel Business Media is an example of a forward-thinking organization employing next-generation technology to keep its content-hungry audiences satisfied in a world of information overload," said Victor Cohen , General Manager Northern Europe, Autonomy. "Autonomy is delighted to supplement Vogel's unique offering with a first-class user experience for its global customer base."
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.