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Maricopa Integrated Health System Chooses HP Autonomy to Streamline Data Backup and Recovery

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Maricopa Integrated Health System Chooses HP Autonomy to Streamline Data Backup and Recovery04:00 EDT Tuesday, March 19, 2013Arizona hospital system saves $400,000, cuts backup time from 78 to 10 hours with HP AutonomyPALO ALTO, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HP Autonomy today announced that Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) has selected HP Data Protector and HP StoreOnce to meet its data protection and disaster recovery needs.Located in Maricopa County, Ariz., MIHS has nearly 20,000 inpatient admissions and 350,000 outpatient admissions a year. MIHS is inundated with large quantities of data, all of which needs to be protected to ensure operational excellence and meet government regulations that require the hospital to back up its data offsite. With HP Data Protector and HP StoreOnce, MIHS can now streamline its data backup and recovery process while fulfilling its regulatory and compliance obligations.MIHS found that it was much more cost effective to deploy two HP StoreOnce solutions?one at the hospital's primary location and one at its disaster recovery site?as opposed to extending its previous solution to meet MIHS' data recovery requirements. In doing so, MIHS immediately saved $400,000.Additionally, MIHS has seen a dramatic reduction in the time it takes to perform backups due to the robust deduplication capabilities of HP StoreOnce. What used to take 78 hours to complete a full backup of a file system, now only takes 10 hours. The HP StoreOnce solution also requires less rack space than the previous system MIHS was using, which enabled the organization to take advantage of considerable power and cooling reductions. "MIHS needed a solution that would expand our data protection system to cover disaster recovery and improve the speed and efficiency of backups," said Derek McConnell, infrastructure architect, Maricopa Integrated Health System. "HP Autonomy solutions are saving MIHS time and money, and providing me with the confidence that in the event of a data center outage, we still have access to all of our crucial data. That peace of mind is priceless.""Due to the explosion of data in the medical industry combined with increasing regulatory and compliance obligations, hospitals require central and comprehensive systems in place to manage highly demanding data recovery and backup requirements," said David Jones, general manager, Data Protection, HP Autonomy. "With HP Autonomy's data protection solutions, MIHS save precious time and money, while ensuring that all patient data is safe and secure."HP Data Protector leverages HP Autonomy's Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL), enabling organizations to deploy a meaning-based data-protection solution that uses an intelligent data management approach to optimize recovery, search and compliance. The combination of HP Data Protector and HP StoreOnce's deduplication capabilities creates a seamless solution that enables companies to save time, minimize infrastructure costs and reduce the complexity of backup. About HP AutonomyHP Autonomy 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 powerful 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. 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.This news advisory 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; the resolution of pending investigations, claims and disputes; and other risks that are described in HP's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including HP's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012.  HP assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.© 2013 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 contact Winifred Shum, HP Autonomy+ 1 408 771 6668winifred.shum@hp.com  www.hp.com/go/newsroomwww.autonomy.com/newsroom SOURCE HP Autonomy