CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that its customer, international law firm SJ Berwin, has won the KnowList Award 2011 for its deployment of Autonomy’s iManage Universal Search (IUS) and Phoenix Business Solutions’ Knowledge Assist solutions.
The KnowList Awards, voted for by just under 4,000 lawyers, are dedicated to the strategic implementation of technology within law firms, recognizing the success of key individuals, law firms and suppliers who are constantly striving to add value using IT. Established in 1982, SJ Berwin is a leading international law firm with approximately 150 partners and more than 400 lawyers in Europe, the Middle East and East Asia.
SJ Berwin has implemented Autonomy IUS with Phoenix Knowledge Assist to allow its lawyers quick and easy access to knowledge from a wide range of internal and external data sources. Phoenix Business Solutions, a long-standing partner of Autonomy, managed the implementation and configurations of both systems to provide self-service intuitive enterprise search capability that combines internal and external information resources with the firm’s own knowledge and expertise, helping lawyers deliver the best advice in the shortest possible time.
According to SJ Berwin’s IT Director, Simon Kosminsky, “Our lawyers’ ability to find the information they need quickly and easily improves turnaround times and client service. The combination of Autonomy IUS with Phoenix Knowledge Assist has a direct impact on our bottom line, by saving time, boosting productivity, reducing costs for the firm and improving our client service.”
“We would like to extend our congratulations to SJ Berwin for receiving this well-deserved recognition,” said Neil Araujo, CEO of Autonomy Protect Legal Systems. “This award is a strong validation for how Autonomy’s iManage Universal Search can deliver a powerful search solution tailored to meet the needs of today’s lawyers. We are honored to be a part of this innovative project.”
Phoenix is a leading global provider of software solutions and IT/Business consultancy for professional services firms. Phoenix delivers leading software solutions such as Document and Email Management, Knowledge Management, Enterprise Search, Risk Management, Compliance, Time Management and Practice Support. Phoenix understands the evolving needs of organizations and has tailored solutions that meet critical business objectives. The team at Phoenix pride themselves on delivering projects within the time scale and budget as well as meeting the agreed business objective. Phoenix’s aim is to build strong, lasting customer relationships which are mutually beneficial.
Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), 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, Deutsche Bank, DLA Piper, Ericsson, FedEx, Ford, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds Banking Group, 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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