Autonomy Meridio Partner Kainos Embraces Additional Autonomy Group Technology

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO , May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that Kainos, Ireland's largest indigenous high tech company and a leading provider of IT solutions, has selected Autonomy as preferred partner for high-end information processing and Information Risk Management (IRM). Headquartered in Belfast , Kainos is a long-standing Autonomy Meridio partner committed to delivering innovative solutions that address specific business requirements and provide measurable improvements for clients in the financial services and public sector markets. The two companies boast an extensive list of past collaborations including projects at the UK Audit Commission, Havant Council and Northern Ireland's Eastern Health and Social Services Board (EHSSB).

Prompted by the huge market opportunity presented by the staggering growth in unstructured information, stringent regulations, and highly publicized internal fraud cases, Kainos chose to build on its existing partnership and expand the range of Autonomy technologies it offers. Kainos will create an Autonomy centre of excellence specializing in Autonomy's high-end information processing capabilities and Autonomy ZANTAZ Proactive IRM technology to deliver intelligent information governance solutions to its customer base. The move generates a compelling proposition as Autonomy's unique solutions are complemented by Kainos' client-focused consulting and implementation expertise.

"Kainos is delighted to take its strategic partnership with Autonomy to the next level," said Brian Reid , Sales Director at Kainos. "It's an exciting opportunity for us to work with a global software provider, adding real value in the delivery of enterprise business solutions. Autonomy's unique meaning-based offering and Kainos' customer-focused approach and first-rate technical expertise are certain to result in many future successful engagements, delivering tangible ROI to discerning organizations."

"We are pleased to announce this development in our relationship with Kainos," commented Dr Mike Lynch , CEO of Autonomy. "Partners are a critical component of our strategic vision at Autonomy and we are delighted to see this trend of niche partners embracing the value of high-end information processing to expand their offerings. We very much look forward to future collaborations with Kainos."

About Kainos

Kainos designs and implements IT solutions that make businesses perform better. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Belfast with offices in Dublin , London and Gdansk. Kainos employs over 240 consultants and it prides itself on the quality of its people; client focused, reliable, dedicated, and they understand how technology can be used to its best advantage. Kainos' customers include some of the biggest names in both private and public sector throughout the UK and Ireland , including AIB, Irish Life , Bank of Ireland , Hibernian, Northern Ireland Civil Service, and permanent tsb. For more information, see

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.

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, Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology and Meridio, a leading provider of records management software.

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