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TMCNet:  UK's Largest Online Electrical Retailer Maximizes Website Conversions with HP Autonomy

[April 17, 2014]

UK's Largest Online Electrical Retailer Maximizes Website Conversions with HP Autonomy

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 17 April 2014 Release date- 16042014 - PALO ALTO, Calif.- HP Autonomy today announced that independent online electrical retailer Ebuyer is using HP Optimost, HP Autonomy's multivariate testing (MVT) technology, to rapidly adapt to changing customer behavior and increase online sales growth.

Founded in 1999 and based in Yorkshire, United Kingdom (UK) with over 250 employees and 4 million customers, Ebuyer has become the UK's largest independent online retailer of computer and electrical goods. Ebuyer recently embarked on work to improve its website in terms of the online customer experience and to maximize online conversion rates.

As part of the initiative to deliver a superior web experience, Ebuyer understood the importance of basing changes to features, design and content layout of its website on real and accurate data. After evaluating competitive solutions, Ebuyer chose HP Optimost due to its ease-of-use, scalability, and unique managed service approach. HP Autonomy's managed service enables organizations like Ebuyer to scale and deploy optimal test programs rapidly without requiring additional investment in organizational resources.

HP Optimost tests multiple combinations of web elements including layout, graphics, text and calls to action on real customers to find the optimal configurations. Ebuyer and HP Autonomy collaborated to design, build and test experiments that delivered optimized content for the customer as behavior changed, with the aim of maximizing online conversion rates.

'Our customers are our number one priority, and we aim to ensure that they have the most seamless shopping experience when visiting our website,' said Stuart Carlisle, Managing Director, Ebuyer. 'HP Optimost has also given Ebuyer the capability to react quickly to changing customer behavior and increase conversion on our site exponentially.' 'The HP Optimost solution enables businesses to uncover customer needs and turn that into a package that drives increased revenue,' said Lesley Dunn, Head of Digital Marketing, EMEA, HP Autonomy. 'We are delighted to see the great results that Ebuyer has achieved as a result of their investment in HP Optimost and we look forward to continuing our relationship with one of the fastest growing online retailers in the UK.' Additional information about HP Optimost is available at: www.autonomy.com/products/optimost.

About HP Autonomy HP Autonomy is a global leader in software that processes unstructured human information, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages. Using HP Autonomy's information management and analytics technologies, organizations can extract meaning in real time from data in virtually any format or language, including structured data. A range of purpose-built market offerings help organizations drive greater value through information analytics, unified information access, archiving, eDiscovery, enterprise content management, data protection and marketing optimization. Additional information is available at www.autonomy.com.

About HP HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com/.

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Editorial Contacts Mark Gyles, HP Autonomy +44 7788 312269 mark.gyles@hp.com www.autonomy.com/newsroom www.hp.com/go/newsroom (c) 2014 Electronic News Publishing -

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