The H-P/Autonomy fiasco could provide an opening for Guidance Software (GUID -1.1%), notes...

|About: Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID)|By:, SA News Editor

The H-P/Autonomy fiasco could provide an opening for Guidance Software (GUID -1.1%), notes Benchmark. Autonomy is Guidance's main competitor in the eDiscovery software space, and Benchmark sees Guidance benefiting from sales force distractions and customer buying freezes at Autonomy while "the dust settles" regarding accounting fraud allegations. Guidance has been growing quickly this year.