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Autonomy Wins KnowList Industry Innovation Award

Friday, January 20, 2012

Autonomy Wins KnowList Industry Innovation Award04:00 EST Friday, January 20, 2012Meaning-Based Technology Recognized by the Legal IndustryCAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy Corporation, an HP Company, today announced that it has been awarded the Industry Innovation Award at the TheKnowList Awards 2012, for its cutting-edge approach to intelligent, meaning-based information management, at an awards ceremony last night. This prestigious award is further evidence of Autonomy's status as market leader in the legal sector.TheKnowList Awards are dedicated to the strategic implementation of technology within law firms, recognizing the success of key individuals, law firms and suppliers who are constantly striving to add value using IT. This is the second time that Autonomy's technology has been honored by TheKnowList, following 2011 when international law firm SJ Berwin's deployment of Autonomy's iManage Universal Search (IUS) won the Best BI/Knowledge Management Solution. Autonomy was recognized for its pioneering approach to governing all information, which has been adopted by over 2000 global law firms, including 75% of the Global 100 firms and 73% of Am Law 100. Thanks to its unique, meaning-based technology, Autonomy provides the only solution that allows law firms to locate and retrieve all forms of data, including human information, such as emails, audio and video. "TheKnowList Awards recognize the value that technology brings to the legal industry and honors those organizations and individuals who have contributed the most to the technological development of the industry," said Daniel Brown, CEO of TheKnowList. "The Industry Innovation Award goes to the most forward-thinking company that has made the greatest advances in providing innovative technology for the legal sector. Autonomy was the clear choice and should be very proud of this achievement.""This award reinforces Autonomy's market-leading position as the most exciting and innovative technology provider for lawyers and legal professionals," said Glenn Perachio, SVP, Autonomy Protect Solutions EMEA. "The sheer volume and complexity of information that law firms and legal departments have to deal with, in order to provide the best service possible, poses a phenomenally difficult challenge. Autonomy's single information management platform rises to this challenge by providing a comprehensive and automated approach to organizing, finding and governing the growing volume of information that law firms and corporate legal teams face and delivering real business value as a result." Please visit and to find out more about Autonomy and TheKnowList.About Autonomy Autonomy Corporation, an HP Company, is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages, etc. Autonomy's technology manages and extracts meaning in real time from all forms of information, both unstructured and structured, enabling companies to leverage their data assets. Autonomy's product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization and rich media management. Autonomy's solutions are used by more than 25,000 customers including 87 of the Fortune 100, 10 of the top 10 financial services firms, 75% of the global 100 law firms, 9 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and many government agencies. Over 400 of the world's leading technology companies embed Autonomy's technology in their products. Autonomy also owns the largest private cloud of diverse data, with 31 Petabytes of information. Please visit to find out more.About HPHP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HP and its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations, including execution of growth strategies, transformation initiatives and restructuring plans; any statements concerning expected development, performance or market share relating to products and services; any statements regarding anticipated operational and financial results; any statements of expectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include macroeconomic and geopolitical trends and events; the competitive pressures faced by HP's businesses; the development and transition of new products and services (and the enhancement of existing products and services) to meet customer needs and respond to emerging technological trends; the execution and performance of contracts by HP and its customers, suppliers and partners; the protection of HP's intellectual property assets, including intellectual property licensed from third parties; integration and other risks associated with business combination and investment transactions; the hiring and retention of key employees; expectations and assumptions relating to the execution and timing of growth strategies, transformation initiatives and restructuring plans; the resolution of pending investigations, claims and disputes; and other risks that are described in HP's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2011 and HP's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to HP's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2010. HP assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.© 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.Autonomy Editorial Contacts:Emily OrtonAutonomy (UK) +44 207 104 5708emily.orton@autonomy.comLucy Davies Edelman (UK)+44 203 047     Randy CairnsAutonomy (US)+1 408 687   Louise KehoeOgilvy PR (US)+1 415 677  SOURCE Autonomy Corporation, an HP Company