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Autonomy, an HP Company, Unveils HP Application Information Optimizer 7.0

Monday, September 24, 2012

Autonomy, an HP Company, Unveils HP Application Information Optimizer 7.004:00 EDT Monday, September 24, 2012Solution boosts enterprise application performance while reducing an organization's database footprintPALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy, an HP Company, today announced the availability of HP Application Information Optimizer 7.0, an enterprise solution that helps companies boost application performance, meet critical compliance obligations and reduce data storage by as much as 48 percent.(1)  Organizations are struggling with multiple bloated application databases that contain inactive structured data that has built up over many years. Conventional thinking has been that this data can only be accessed via the application that created it, so the data is never moved or deleted. The result is degraded business applications performance, additional storage costs and never-ending labor costs associated with keeping obsolete applications running past their prime. Further, since this bloated data is often not governed by defensible disposal policies, it creates an unnecessary liability for organizations during the discovery phase of any future litigation.HP Application Information Optimizer directly addresses an organization's systemic bloated data problem by safely removing and preserving inactive structured data from production or legacy systems, while preserving data integrity and access. The data can be moved into economical on-premise or cloud-storage environments, such as HP Cloud Services. The solution's prebuilt archiving modules also support a broad range of enterprise applications, including Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft and Siebel. In addition, HP Application Information Optimizer's integrated data extraction wizard makes it possible to safely and quickly extract data from any industry-standard relational database to enable application retirement or data archiving.   HP Application Information Optimizer is a core solution within HP's meaning-based information governance solution portfolio. It helps organizations to boost mission-critical application performance and retire obsolete applications, while ensuring that important structured data is always accessible and properly managed. This saves organizations millions of dollars in unnecessary storage and operational costs. With data properly governed and defensibly disposed, compliance risk and litigation risk also can be greatly reduced.  "Businesses are increasingly looking to gain a competitive edge, by driving down costs, improving productivity, mitigating risks and maximizing information value," said Sara Radicati, chief executive officer of the Radicati Group, a leading industry analyst firm. "HP Application Information Optimizer takes a unique approach to storing, managing and extracting value from structured data that is based on a robust selection of pre-built integrations to cloud storage, comprehensive information management systems and high performance analytics platform. We believe that the HP solution provides excellent flexibility and quick return-on-investments for enterprises of all sizes."HP Application Information Optimizer 7.0 is designed to provide the following capabilities: Safely convert raw data from application databases into an industry-standard XML-format "business document" that can be easily stored and accessed by a broad spectrum of business applications and analytical solutions Seamlessly integrate with the industry-leading HP Autonomy Consolidated Archive on-premise or cloud-based solution for comprehensive information management of both structured and unstructured information.  Directly integrate with HP TRIM, the company's DoD 5015-compliant records-management solution, to ensure that structured records are appropriately managed to meet regulatory or compliance obligations. Work in tandem with the high-performance HP Vertica columnar in-memory engine for advanced analytics and Autonomy Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) for meaning-based universal search across all production and legacy data repositories.   "Enterprise data is growing at an exponential rate, leading to unsustainable costs for organizations, a drastic decrease in productivity related to finding and leveraging information, and unacceptable risk around compliance and eDiscovery," said Mike Sullivan, general manager, Protect Enterprise, Autonomy, an HP Company. "HP Application Information Optimizer and its seamless integration to solutions within our meaning-based information governance portfolio help businesses take on these challenges with confidence, while at the same time providing an unprecedented opportunity for companies to get more value out of their business information."About AutonomyAutonomy, 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 powerful management and analytic tools for structured information together with its ability to extract meaning in real time from all forms of information, regardless of format, is a unique tool for companies seeking to get the most out of their data. 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. Please visit www.autonomy.com 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 http://www.hp.com.(1)  Results archived and measured by the HP IT organization from real-world application within HP during 2012.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; any statements concerning expected development, performance, market share or competitive performance 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; assumptions related to pension and other post-retirement costs and retirement programs; the execution, timing and results of restructuring plans, including estimates and assumptions related to the cost and the anticipated benefits of implementing those plans; expectations and assumptions relating to the execution and timing of cost reduction programs and restructuring and integration 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, 2012 and HP's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including HP's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2011.  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.Editorial contactsWinifred Shum Autonomy, an HP Company + 1 408 771 6668 winifred.shum@hp.comwww.hp.com/go/newsroomSOURCE Autonomy, an HP Company