ediscovery & Forensics

A new “intelligent” information governance solution has been announced by Symantec, combining its Clearwell ediscovery purchase with Enterprise Vault. Meanwhile the company also announced the $US115 million acquisition of  LiveOffice, a privately-held cloud-based archiving service as well as plans for increased integration between its leading storage and eDiscovery offerings.

Nuix, a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, information governance and electronic investigation, has released its 2012 trends commentary.

The first fruits of HP’s Autonomy acquisition have emerged in a series of new appliances for for archiving, ediscovery, and enterprise search running on HP ProLiant servers and HP Storage.

Nuix is promising a range of new features for identifying key pieces of evidence in ediscovery with its latest software release, Nuix 3.6.

Australian bureau Law In Order is now acting as as a reseller for the kCura Relativity eDiscovery platform, offering on-premise deployment as an alternative to the hosted solution it began delivering in 2009.

US company X1 Discovery has launched an investigative solution specifically designed to address social media content from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, X1 Social Discovery.

What is the first that your opposing party will target in an ediscovery request? If you answered email, that is wrong according respondents to to a new survey from Symantec who selected files and documents (67 percent), and database or application data (61 percent) ahead of email (58 percent).

Nexidia has developed a plug-in designed to help users of the kCura Relativity ediscovery platform review and analyse digital audio files more easily as part of litigation discovery and regulatory compliance matters.

PowerSearch has updtated its free ediscovery search tool launched in May, with the latest release enabling indexing and and searching directly from Microsoft Exchange servers. With no need to export custodian accounts to pst files, there are fewer steps during the identification and collection stages.


Broader support for office document formats is included in a new update to the Semantex semantic analysis platform, used for market research, e-discovery and compliance monitoring.