CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Autonomy IDOL to Help Enhance Information Discovery Capabilities at the Department of National Defence
Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that the Canadian Department of National Defence has selected Autonomy's Meaning Based Computing platform, IDOL, as a key part of its Information Management and Collaboration initiative. With Autonomy, the Department of National Defence will be able to enhance its information discovery capabilities.
Autonomy IDOL performs conceptual and contextual analysis and probability matching on information to find the meaning within and the inter-relationships between disparate pieces of content. This unique approach allows employees at global organizations to find and access the most pertinent content, irrespective of languages, operating systems, and file types. By supporting more than 1,000 different data formats, including structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, across 400 different content repositories, Autonomy can search all categories of information in an organization. IDOL is fault-tolerant using load balancing and mirroring, highly scalable, secure, and has sub-second performance on billions of files.
"Autonomy's Meaning Based Computing platform is used by many government agencies around the world to understand the meaning of their content and identify patterns between distinct pieces of information," said Mike Lynch, CEO of Autonomy. "Our technologies help them to better meet regulatory compliance, while realizing cost savings and improvements in service delivery to their citizens. We are pleased to help the Canadian Department of National Defence to effectively leverage its information assets."
Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, spearheads the Meaning Based Computing movement. Its suite of meaning-based products provide the platform upon which industry leading financial services companies are building and consolidating their most critical systems. Autonomy's technology allows computers to harness the full richness of human information, forming a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data, including unstructured information, such as text, email, web pages, voice, or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including pan-enterprise search, customer interaction solutions, information governance, end-to-end eDiscovery, records management, archiving, business process management, web content management, web optimization, rich media management and video and audio analysis.
Autonomy's customer base is comprised of more than 20,000 global companies, financial institutions and insurance agencies including: AOL, Banco de Espana, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Daimler AG, Deutsche Bank, DLA Piper, Ericsson, FedEx, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds TSB, NASA, Nestle, the New York Stock Exchange, Reuters, Shell, Tesco, T-Mobile, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. More than 400 companies OEM Autonomy technology, including Symantec, Citrix, HP, Novell, Oracle, Sybase and TIBCO. The company has offices worldwide. Please visit www.autonomy.com to find out more.
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