Founded in 1996 and utilizing a unique combination of technologies borne out of research at Cambridge University, Autonomy has experienced a meteoric rise. The company is the second largest pure software company in Europe and has offices worldwide. Autonomy is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise that helps organizations to derive meaning and value from their information, as well as mitigate the risks associated with those same assets. Autonomy's position as the market leader is widely recognized by leading industry analysts including Gartner, Forrester Research, IDC and Ovum.
Over 400+ OEM partners and more than 400+ VARs and Integrators, including leading companies such as Adobe, EMC, Citrix, HP, IBM Global Services, Novell, Oracle, Sybase, TIBCO and Dassault Systèmes have acknowledged the power and business potential of Autonomy's technology by embedding it at the core of their products. Autonomy's technology is truly horizontal, applicable across verticals, with products found across multiple sectors. A prestigious customer list includes over 20, 000 of the world's leading organizations, numbering among them renowned manufacturing, finance, legal, telecom and blue chip enterprises, as well as important governmental, defense and intelligence agencies.
Autonomy delivers a complete software infrastructure solution that forms an understanding of content in any file format - text or voice-based, structured or unstructured - regardless of where it is stored, how it was created, or which application is associated with the data. Applications can thereby communicate with each other without any manual effort involved in setting up complicated connectors or using metadata.
Autonomy's technology makes enterprise systems "data-agnostic" and provides automated efficiencies for processes that were once manually intensive.