ediscovery & Forensics

Speech analytics technology specialist Aurix has announced the launch of hound-it, desktop discovery software is designed specifically for early case assessment, e-discovery and forensic data searches.

e.law Asia has unveiled a new Secure Dataroom software product; designed for collaboration on complex corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions.

Forensic search specialist Nuix has launched what it claims is the world’s only forensically defensible means of collecting all Electronically Stored Information (ESI) from Microsoft SharePoint sites, including dynamic content.

Clearwell Systems has prepared a list of the top five e-discovery landmines to avoid from an IT and storage perspective, meant to help IT personnel prepare for their emerging and vital role in bringing e-discovery in-house.

FTI Consulting has launched a new hosted or on-premise platform for dealing with ediscovery on Microsoft SharePoint data, FTI Harvester.Launched in the US and due to be available in Australia and New Zealand later this year, the software can be deployed behind the firewall with an on-site support team, or managed remotely working with local IT staff. FTI Harvester supports Microsoft SharePoint 2010 as well as earlier Microsoft SharePoint versions.

Guidance Software has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Tableau, LLC, a privately-held developer and manufacturer of computer forensic hardware for the law enforcement, legal and corporate communities, for $US12.3 million in cash

Tim LeeHealey is CEO of pioneering US forensic firm AccessData, which creates solutions that address criminal and internal investigations, ediscovery and information assurance. On a visit to Sydney to attend a seminar for forensic investigators, LeeHealy took some time out to discuss the status of digital investigation and ediscovery with IDM.

Australian forensic search specialist Nuix is teaming up with US company MicroForensics to develop an integrated ediscovery platform.

Micro Systemation has added new tools to recover data from the new breed of smart mobile devices such as iPhones and TomTom GPS units with the release of XRY version 5.0

kCura has announced Relativity Six, the newest version of its e-discovery software, offering changes to the platform core that enhance speed and scalability as well as providing greater insight into case data.