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Autonomy Strengthens Position as the De Facto Standard for Global Law Firms

August 26, 2009

ILTA 2009, WASHINGTON, August 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Autonomy
Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure
software for the enterprise, today announced that it has recently won a
series of competitive conversions and new deals with some of the most
prestigious law firms in the world, including Akin Gump, CMS Cameron McKenna,
DLA, Freshfields, Linklaters, Manatt, Phelps & Philips, Ropes & Gray, White &
Case, among many others. Autonomy has become the de facto standard for global
law firms, powering the world’s largest law firms including 75 of the Global
100 law firms and 10 of 10 top US law firms.

    Since the completion of Autonomy's acquisition of Interwoven in March
2009, the company has seamlessly integrated IDOL into the entire iManage
product suite, including: iManage WorkSite, (
http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0402.en.html) iManage
Universal Search (
http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0324.en.html) and iManage
RecordsManager. These applications enable law firms to automatically
understand the meaning, analyze, and act on all forms of information,
enhancing their ability to serve their clients. In addition, Autonomy has
also unveiled many advanced functionalities and milestones that further
optimize all of its iManage products for global law firms. For example:

    - New intelligent connectors (
      http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0416.en.html) for
      iManage Universal Search that provide out-of-the-box connectivity to
      three widely used legal applications, including the LexisNexis
      InterAction CRM System, as well as more than 10 legal-specific research
      sites, such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
    - Advanced Expertise Location function (
      http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0505.en.html) for
      iManage Universal Search
    - Mobile document management capabilities (an iPhone application)
      (http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0608.en.html) for
      iManage WorkSite
    - The world's most advanced audio processing solution
      (http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0428.en.html) for
      iManage WorkSite and Universal Search that provides lawyers with
      unprecedented access to all audio assets on a single platform,
      including voicemails to and from clients, depositions, and podcasts or
      audio recordings for continuing legal education (CLE).
    - Integration with Autonomy's award-winning workflow solution with
      iManage WorkSite (
      http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0624.en.html )
      (iManage Workflow Manager) that enables customers to leverage a single
      unified approach for document and process management and provides
      customers with the ability to automate and streamline their
      document-centric business processes, such as new matter intake, conflict
      check, document review and approval, correspondence tracking, new
      employee or lateral hire workflow, contract management, or new client
      intake.
    - Reached a major milestone for the world's largest managed data
      Archive
      (http://www.autonomy.com/content/News/Releases/2009/0427.en.html)
      with 10 petabytes under management.

“Having a single unified approach for managing ESI in litigation or
eDiscovery – early case assessment, work in process, knowledge management -
has been the Holy Grail that the legal industry has been seeking for a long
time,” said Laura Bandrowsky, Practice Support Director for Duane Morris LLP.
“We view Autonomy as a strategic partner that provides a comprehensive set of
information management and eDiscovery solutions – all based on a common
platform. This makes it simpler for our lawyers to manage their clients’ ESI,
while reducing IT complexity. We are pleased to see Autonomy’s track record
of innovation and execution, as well as their continued commitment to helping
legal professionals help their clients.”

“Today our company has several thousand users worldwide accessing tens of
millions of documents using Autonomy iManage WorkSite powered by IDOL,” said

Don Jaycox, Chief Information Officer, US at DLA Piper. “The speed with which
Autonomy has integrated the IDOL technology into WorkSite is impressive, and
as a result we can now leverage WorkSite on a much larger scale than ever
before for applications beyond document management, including email and
records management.”

“Managing unstructured data efficiently is critical to the operations of
a law firm. Having a powerful information processing engine at the foundation
of WorkSite not only increases the benefits from our existing technology
investments but also opens up many new possibilities to use technology and
automation to improve efficiency, productivity and client service,” commented

Daniel Pollick, Chief Information Officer, EMEA and APAC at DLA Piper.

Autonomy provides both law firms and corporate legal departments with the
most comprehensive set of information management and eDiscovery solutions,
allowing them to collaborate and understand the information in their
organizations. With Autonomy, law firms can quickly and easily assist their
clients and identify the potentially relevant information, perform litigation
holds and notification, and preserve the content in-place for later
collection. In addition, with Autonomy IDOL as a common platform, law firms
and their corporate clients can gain a distinct advantage by leveraging
powerful, familiar tools. This highly secure platform allows the firm and
clients to link together, seamlessly share data between their organizations
and keep ahead of aggressive case timelines for achieving a strategic edge.

“Autonomy is redefining how law firms and legal departments manage
content, as law firms continue to standardize on our advanced platform for
multiple applications,” said Anthony Bettencourt, CEO of Autonomy iManage.
“Autonomy has clearly become the biggest and most strategic technology
provider to the legal industry. In addition to leveraging our solutions to
improve productivity and profitability, law firms are now working with
Autonomy to create new lines of revenue via practice areas that help their
clients to reduce litigation and eDiscovery risk and cost.”

Autonomy is showcasing its industry-leading solutions for the legal
market at the ILTA 2009 Conference in the Washington, DC area. Conference
attendees can find Autonomy and Autonomy iManage at booths 517, 519, 521,
523, 525.

About Autonomy iManage

Autonomy iManage is the leader in information management applications for
the legal and professional services market. Building on Autonomy s advanced
Meaning Based Computing platform, Autonomy iManage offers the most
comprehensive suites of information management applications all on a common
platform. Autonomy iManage has over a decade of experience working with law
and accounting firms to understand how these professionals interact with
information and their need to find, manage and process large volumes of
content quickly and intuitively. Organizations from all over the world,
including 75 of the top 100 global law firms, are standardizing on Autonomy
iManage which uniquely spans the complete EDRM on a single technology
platform, including document and email management, information governance,
archiving and records management, knowledge management, policy management and
eDiscovery, legal hold and review. Autonomy iManage can now link over 1,400
law firms with the data inside over 20,000 corporate clients using powerful,
familiar tools, and is the only vendor to offer the ability to access and
analyze corporate information in-place for a case, eliminating point
solutions and the risky and costly hand-offs of data used for investigations
and litigation.

Customers include corporations and law firms such as Allen & Overy, BAE
Systems, Bloomberg, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, DLA Piper, Grupo Santander,
HSBC, LexisNexis, Linklaters, Lloyds TSB, Merrill Lynch, Slaughter and May,
UK Law Society, and White & Case. More than 400 companies OEM Autonomy
technology, including Symantec, Citrix, HP, Novell, Oracle, Sybase and TIBCO.
The company has offices worldwide.

Autonomy and the Autonomy logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of
Autonomy Corporation plc. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.

    Autonomy Editorial Contacts:

    Winifred Shum
    Autonomy (US)
    +1-408-771-6668
    wshum@autonomy.com

    Edward Bridges
    Financial Dynamics (UK)
    +44-207-831-3113
    edward.bridges@fd.com

    Ian Bain
    The Red Consultancy (US)
    +1-415-618-8806
    ian.bain@redconsultancy.com

    David Vindel
    The Red Consultancy (UK)
    +44-207-025-6529
    david.vindel@redconsultancy.com

SOURCE Autonomy Corporation plc


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