CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc , a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that it has been awarded the highly coveted Queen's Awards for Enterprise, in the International Trade category. The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious UK business awards, celebrating the country's most successful organizations. The Awards are made each year by The Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister, who is assisted by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives from Government, industry and commerce, and trade unions.

Autonomy was chosen after a rigorous selection process, designed to identify and reward businesses that demonstrate substantial growth in overseas earnings and commercial success, to levels that are outstanding for the goods or services concerned and for the size of their operations. This highly-esteemed accolade further solidifies Autonomy's reputation as the UK's leading software company.

I am delighted that Autonomy has been awarded the Queen's Awards for Enterprise: International Trade, said Dr Mike Lynch, Founder and CEO of Autonomy. This coveted accolade further validates Autonomy's market-leading position and unique technological offering. I would like to thank the Autonomy team for making our achievements at home and abroad possible. We pride ourselves on our international operations and we are thrilled to see our success recognized by such a prestigious entity.

Autonomy, Europe's second largest software firm, was founded by Dr Mike Lynch OBE FREng in 1996 on a vision to dramatically change the way in which people interact with information and computers, allowing computers to map to the world of humans rather than the other way round. Autonomy's core infrastructure software, the Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL), forms an understanding of all data in the enterprise, including human-friendly formats such as Web pages, emails, voice and video. By processing over 1,000 data formats automatically, IDOL enables organizations to unlock the hidden value of these traditionally untapped data assets.

Autonomy's IDOL technology is used by over 20,000 customers worldwide to generate real business value, enabling organizations to maximize their data assets whilst mitigating risks, ensuring compliance with the latest regulations and avoiding hefty fines. In addition, Autonomy's diverse range of solutions includes Pan-Enterprise Search, Regulatory and Legal Content Management, End-to-End eDiscovery, Archiving and Records Management, Web Solutions, Customer Interaction Solutions, eBusiness, Digital Asset Management, Business Process Management and Video and Audio Analysis.

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About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation plc , a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, spearheads the Meaning Based Computing movement. IDC recently recognized Autonomy as having the largest market share and fastest growth in the worldwide search and discovery market. 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, law firms and federal agencies including: AOL, BAE Systems, BBC, Bloomberg, Boeing, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Daimler AG, Deutsche Bank, DLA Piper, Ericsson, FedEx, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds TSB, NASA, Nestlé, 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.

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CONTACT: Assia Svinarova of Autonomy (UK), +44-1223-448000,; or Edward Bridges of Financial Dynamics (UK),+44-207-831-3113,; or David Vindel of The RedConsultancy (UK), + 44-207-025-6529,, orIan Bain of The Red Consultancy (US), +1-415-618-8806,, all for Autonomy