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5 eDiscovery Challenges Unique to Cloud-based Email SolutionsPosted November 25, 2015
This post explains five eDiscovery challenges that are specific to cloud-based email applications and discusses best practices for handling that data.Cloud-based email was introduced to the market as an email solution for personal use. Internet search giants like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, as well as, cable and broadband internet providers like Comcast and AT&T, have offered their customers free web-based email accounts for years. Eventually, this technology began to take root in the business world. Email is so...
Microsoft, Predictive Coding and eDiscoveryPosted November 24, 2015
This article was originally published on The Daily Record.This post explains the advantages of Microsoft’s acquisition of Equivio and how it can help O365 users leverage advanced analytics to preserve and collect ESI.Last week I travelled to Seattle to attend a Microsoft conference where the company announced upcoming enhancements to Office 365. Besides the cool factor of getting to visit the headquarters of the largest software company on earth, I was also wowed by the direction that Microsoft is...
Ethical Rules and Responsibilities for All eDiscovery Team MembersPosted November 23, 2015
This post highlights some of the key Rules of Professional Conduct and identifies the top ten responsibilities everyone has when involved in the eDiscovery process.Many important topics have been addressed within the legal industry this year however the ethical responsibilities and competence of counsel when handling eDiscovery continues to be a prevalent discussion. When discussing the ethical responsibilities of lawyers, the conversations tend to focus on a few key ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, as well as individual...
Understanding Cloud Email Discovery and Collection OptionsPosted November 11, 2015
Email data residing in the cloud is not fundamentally different than email data contained in a traditional, on premise server. However, the means of accessing cloud-based email certainly differs and poses unique challenges compared to traditional collections. This white paper will give you sufficient knowledge about cloud email discovery, which will help you make informed decisions during the collection process. Read this white paper to learn: Cloud architecture basics eDiscovery challenges unique to cloud-based email solutions How to manage collections...
D4 Achieves Platinum Partner Status within Ipro Partner ProgramPosted November 09, 2015
Leading eDiscovery Managed Service Provider Meets Rigorous Requirements Tempe, Ariz., November 5, 2015 - Ipro Tech, LLC, a worldwide leader in the design of eDiscovery workflow software, today announced that D4, LLC, an industry leader in providing managed data and discovery services, has earned Ipro’s Platinum Processing and Platinum Review status. The platinum distinctions are the highest partnership status Ipro offers. “By leveraging Ipro’s products, D4 will be able to further streamline their eDiscovery processes while empowering their customers to take c...
Handling Cloud-Based ESI in eDiscovery: Best Practices for Corporate Counsel, Collecting ESI in the Cloud (Part 3)Posted November 05, 2015
This article was originally published on InsideCounsel.com Businesses of all shapes and sizes are flocking to the cloud in droves. For a multitude of economic, technical and business reasons, there is unabated growth of corporate data moving to the cloud. At first adopters dipped their toes into the cloud mostly with email and instant messaging systems. Having realized the benefits of the cloud for business communication, other types of corporate ESI (electronically stored information) are traveling “up there.” This incl...
Managed Services for the MassesPosted November 05, 2015
This article was originally published by Legaltech News.Managed service arrangements provide tailored eDiscovery services to firms of all sizes with a predictable cost model.There is a common misconception in the legal industry that eDiscovery managed services are only a feasible option for larger law firms and corporations. This is likely due to the fact that the most popular managed services models are comprehensive packages with the option to include everything the service provider has to offer. While managed...
Search Terms in eDiscovery: “I’m Not Dead”Posted November 03, 2015
This post assesses the role and application of search terms and alternative methods of data reduction during the discovery process.These lines from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” illustrate the persistent debate about the use of search terms in eDiscovery: Collector: Bring out yer dead! Purveyor: Here's one… Dead Man: I'm not dead. Collector: What? Dead Man: I'm not dead! Collector: 'Ere, he says he's not dead. Purveyor: Yes he is. Dead Man: I'm not. Collector: He isn't. Purveyor: Well,...
D4 Honored Again as One of Rochester's Top 100Posted November 02, 2015
National eDiscovery Managed Services provider lands on prestigious list of fastest growing companies for sixth consecutive year ROCHESTER, NY- November 2nd, 2015- D4, LLC, a national leader in eDiscovery managed services, litigation support, computer forensics and deposition solutions, announced today that the company has been recognized as one of Rochester’s Top 100 for 2015, ranking 35th on the list. The Rochester Top 100 is an annual program by the Rochester Business Alliance and KPMG, LLP, which ranks the fastest-growing privately held companies in...
5 Ways to Reduce Your eDiscovery Data Set (and Costs) + InfographicPosted October 30, 2015
This article, originally published in The Daily Record, was updated on October 30, 2015. There is no question that electronic discovery can be expensive, but is there a way to make it less so? By now most of us are familiar with the results of the Rand Corporation’s study which indicated that over 70 percent of discovery costs can be attributed to review. Review is big business — if you doubt it, just look at the number of electronic discovery service providers (non-law firm...