Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, Calif. - December 11, 2007 - Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that it has received the "Best Government Solution" and the "Best Government Technology Provider" Awards at the Gartner Government IT Channel Vision: Government Edition, the only event of its kind focused on building partnerships in the federal IT channel and delivering the insights of the world-renowned Gartner analyst team. This marks the second consecutive year that Autonomy has been acknowledged at this event, which offers a uniquely interactive forum designed to facilitate dialogues between Federal System Integrators and the world's leading Technology Providers.
The awards recognize vendor excellence, innovation and leadership for technology products and services used by federal government agencies. Award winners are determined by attending Federal System Integrators.
"The more than 70 System Integrators in attendance review many products and services. We congratulate Autonomy on winning both the "Best Government Solution" and the "Best Government Technology Provider" Awards, which signify that the attendees viewed Autonomy as delivering a high level of excellence, innovation and leadership in its category," said Kimberly Becker, director for IT ChannelVision: Government Edition event.
"Now more than ever, the U.S. federal government agencies are challenged with their ability to manage and exploit unstructured information. Digital information such as emails, Web pages, telephone conversations and videos now represent 80% of the information within government," said Stouffer Egan, chief executive officer of Autonomy, Inc. "Autonomy technologies are used by more than 40 government agencies across Intelligence, Defense, Civilian, Regulatory, and other branches, to automatically process unstructured information, regardless of format, language, or location. We are honored to receive these awards."
About Gartner IT Channel Vision: Government Edition
The Gartner Government IT Channel Vision: Government Edition is the only event of its kind focused on building partnerships in the federal IT channel and delivering the insights of the world-renowned Gartner analyst team. The Summit offers a uniquely interactive forum designed to facilitate dialogues between Federal System Integrators and the world's leading Technology Providers. More information is available on the website: http://www.itchannelvision.com/gov/eventoverview/awards.php
About Vision Events
Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging technology providers in case study presentations to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at www.visionevents.com.
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 and Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology.
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