Schoenherr Selects Autonomy for Next-Generation Legal Document Management

By Autonomy Corporation Plc, PRNE
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2011 -

- Leading Central European Law Firm to Use Autonomy iManage WorkSite to
Optimize Efficiency Through Automation

Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in
infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that leading
central European law firm Schoenherr has selected Autonomy's flagship legal
document management platform, iManage WorkSite, for the effective management
of its mission-critical electronic information across its twelve offices in
central Europe. The purpose-built technology, powered by Autonomy's core
infrastructure software, IDOL (the Intelligent Data Operating Layer), will
enable Schoenherr to improve employee productivity and responsiveness, boost
internal collaboration, and ultimately reduce costs and increase client

Schoenherr is one of the leading corporate law firms in central Europe,
operating offices in twelve countries in the region. With a combination of
experienced lawyers and young talent, the firm maintains a tradition of
advising clients in all fields of commercial law, providing a seamless
service that transcends national and company borders.

Autonomy iManage WorkSite utilizes the intelligence of IDOL and its full
array of information processing capabilities to provide Schoenherr lawyers a
single environment for storing, accessing, sharing, and reusing
matter-centric content, as well as tracking related updates, milestones, and
communications. Using WorkSite, Schoenherr lawyers will be able to quickly
and seamlessly create electronic matter files containing all documents and
emails related to a case, providing a comprehensive view of each client
portfolio. Furthermore, users will be able to find any matter or document
across the firm in seconds using powerful, meaning-based search capabilities,
including metadata searching, file type analysis, date ranges and keyword

Providing fast and intuitive access to relevant information, WorkSite
will enable Schoenherr users to easily find and leverage firm expertise and
matter knowledge in order to keep ahead of stringent case timelines and
respond to client needs quickly and efficiently. WorkSite's centralized
repository being much easier to manage than shared network drives built
in-house, the solution will also improve IT efficiency, reducing operational

"Schoenherr prides itself in being able to handle all aspects of even the
most complex legal cases. We do this by assembling tailor-made workgroups
across our network of offices and focusing on the sharing of resources, local
knowledge and international expertise," said Georg Tichy, CFO at Schoenherr.
"Adopting Autonomy iManage WorkSite has given us a document management
platform that closely mirrors this vision of knowledge sharing and
collaboration and we look forward to a great increase in productivity and
client satisfaction as a result."

"Our solution is tailored to the way lawyers work, allowing them to
access the information they need across a raft of data types, all on a single
platform and through an intuitive interface," commented Glenn Perachio, VP
Autonomy Protect Solutions EMEA. "For a multinational law firm such as
Schoenherr, boasting a rich diversity of talents, languages and expertise
amongst its lawyers, enabling collaboration among offices and workgroups is
key to boosting productivity. Autonomy is uniquely positioned to assist
Schoenherr in this initiative and make it a reality within a short

Autonomy iManage is the undisputed leader in legal knowledge management,
powering over 1,700 law firms globally, including 75% of the Global 100, 73%
of AmLaw 100 and 75% of the 20 largest law firms in continental Europe. An
increasing number of firms are standardizing on Autonomy iManage WorkSite for
the management of their matter-centric electronic information, due to its
unique conceptual capabilities, performance, security, scalability,
ease-of-use, format and language agnosticism, and the ability to provide a
comprehensive set of document management tools on one common platform.

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About Autonomy

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, 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 to find out more.

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