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Oct. 3, 2011: HP Finalizes Autonomy Deal

HP finalized its $11.1 billion acquisition of Autonomy. Whitman said the deal "significantly increases" HP's capabilities to "manage and extract meaning" from data to "drive insight, foresight and better decision-making." Autonomy's Lynch called it a "historic day" for Autonomy, employees and customers. "We are at the dawn of a new era when it is the 'I' in IT that is changing," he said. "Not just the 'T'."