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IBM News on Ulitzer IBM says it’s been hired to build an e-government cloud for Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh City, the one-time capital of South Vietnam. As a first step it’s supposed to consolidate all of the city government’s e-mail systems and web sites. The work will apparently be done in collaboration with something called Quang Trung Software City (QTSC), which let IBM the contract. QTSC will evidently run the new data center. IBM will call on the local resources it started establishing last year when it set up a cloud computing center in Vietnam located in both Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. IBM is also co-operating with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) in setting up a Vietnam Information for Science and Technology Advance Innovation Portal (VIP), an open innovation pilot program that runs on a cloud infrastructure. The new cloud is supposed ... (more)

Chichester School District Prepares for eDiscovery

Santa Clara, Calif. –  Mimosa Systems, the leader in next-generation email, file and SharePoint archiving solutions, today announced that the Mimosa NearPointTM next-generation content archiving solution has been selected by Chichester School District to help them prepare for eDiscovery while supporting their email management, disaster recovery and record retention requirements. With 4,000 K-12 students supported by a staff of 700, the Chichester School District in Boothwyn, Pa. has a mission to educate students by wisely managing finite resources. To support their mission and beliefs, Chichester School District places high important on the efficiency of its IT infrastructure. Designed to support email, financial applications, student management applications, and a parent portal website based on Microsoft SharePoint, Chichester’s IT infrastructure is the core of it... (more)

Mimosa's Next-Generation Archive Solution Enables Government Organizations to Easily Adhere to the Whitehouse Memorandum on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/28/09 -- Mimosa Systems, the leader in next-generation email, file and SharePoint archiving solutions, today announced that federal, state and local governments across the country are using Mimosa NearPoint™ to comply with the principles outlined in President Barack Obama's Whitehouse Memorandum(1) on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Mimosa NearPoint's comprehensive email retention management, eDiscovery, end-user search, and mailbox management delivers the information public sector organizations require to perform unstructured information management for email, files, SharePoint and instant messages, so that they may easily adhere to FOIA mandates. "All agencies should adopt a presumption in favor of disclosure, in order to renew their commitment to the principles embodied in FOIA, and to usher in a new era of open Govern... (more)

Mimosa Systems Expands proactive eDiscovery Capabilities With Industry’s Most Comprehensive Enterprise Archiving Solution

Mimosa Systems, the leader in next-generation email, file and SharePoint archiving solutions, today announced Mimosa NearPoint™ 4.0, the fourth major version of its comprehensive solution for archiving, eDiscovery and business user productivity. Including new capabilities for expedited eDiscovery in very large enterprise deployments and support for multiple data capture methods, NearPoint 4.0 also offers significant new functionality for today’s information worker that unifies information from all content types into a powerful personal productivity and business decision platform powered by an intelligent archive.  “An organization’s information archive is the living, breathing record of its business,” said Laura DuBois, IDC. “If properly implemented and managed with the right solutions and processes, the enterprise archive can become the pivotal business productivi... (more)

Brown Rudnick LLP Improves Efficiency and Consolidates IT Costs with Mimecast

Mimecast, a holistic email management company offering SaaS-based email archiving, continuity and security, today announced that international law firm Brown Rudnick LLP has quickly achieved the benefits of SaaS email management with a 60 percent reduction in IT costs. As an early adopter of SaaS email management, Brown Rudnick implemented Mimecast’s Unified Email Management service across six offices worldwide, enabling a holistic, unified approach to managing data leak prevention (DLP), email archiving and security for legal compliance and eDiscovery. Mimecast replaced Brown Rudnick’s distributed email environment, which ran four different applications for email security, data leak protection, spam filtering and virus protection. As the firm continued to expand, its existing email management approach became too complex and expensive for maintaining servers at of... (more)

How Document Viewing Is Key to Effective eDiscovery in the Legal Market

Document viewing has had significant impact on the legal market. This is especially true when it comes to eDiscovery, which is the electronic exchange of information in the discovery process during litigation. For legal matters it is critical to preserve and organize data as well as easily view the original files. This is why there is a preference for native file formats, despite some resistance in years past. When electronically stored information (ESI) is preserved throughout the discovery process in its native format, all potentially relevant information - including searchable text, annotations, and metadata - is preserved as well. This makes it compatible to the growing array of eDiscovery analysis tools. Of the available analysis tools, one of the most talked-about today is predictive coding. This is  the application of artificial intelligence and workflow p... (more)

Legal IQ's 2nd E Discovery Welcomes a Distinguished Line-Up of Sponsors

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal IQ's 2nd E Discovery Conference is proud to welcome a distinguished line-up of sponsors and exhibitors. This event addresses the huge challenges associated with document retention and production and shows you how to proactively manage data and minimize your risks. The conference will take place Monday, September 18 -- Wednesday, September 20 at Bridgewaters in New York City. "The quality and commitment of our distinguished sponsors solidifies the fact that Legal IQ's E Discovery is the leading show dedicated to providing real solutions to the huge challenges associated with document retention and production," said Lisa Schulman, Producer of the Event. "We are pleased to have the leading technology companies supporting this event. Kroll Ontrack is our title sponsor and KPMG, Daticon and OnSite E-Discovery are our Co- Sponsors. ... (more)

LiveOffice Survey Reveals Organizations are Unprepared for E-Discovery Requests

TORRANCE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/25/07 -- LiveOffice Managed Messaging Services, a leading provider of on-demand messaging security, archiving and compliance solutions, today released survey findings showing companies are not well prepared for the new amendments made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), which require organizations that operate within the United States to manage their electronic data so that it can be produced in a timely and complete manner. As a result, many IT departments are seeking technology solutions to help implement effective e-discovery plans. On the heels of headline-making email debacles such as Intel's anti-competitive lawsuit with AMD that involved missing emails, and the White House situation where the Republican Party was unable to account for five million emails, businesses are recognizing the need to quickly and easily ... (more)

Clearwell Systems Raises the Bar for Legal and Forensic Analysis With Clearwell Intelligence Platform Version 2.0

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearwell Systems, Inc., a pioneer in Email Intelligence, today announced the release of version 2.0 of the Clearwell Intelligence Platform(TM), expanding its industry-leading email analytics capabilities to documents residing on user desktops and on file shares. The Clearwell Intelligence Platform provides legal and forensics professionals with an unprecedented level of early case assessment, cull-down and review capabilities, accelerating early case assessment and reducing analysis costs by more than 60 percent on average. The Clearwell Intelligence Platform 2.0 is a 2U, rack-mountable appliance that is fully operational within 30 minutes. In addition to comprehensive document support, version 2.0 includes more than 40 new features and enhancements, including advanced auto-filters, multiple review modes, automated smart... (more)

RenewData Secures $30 Million in Series C Funding

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- RenewData(R), a leader in the development of the Information Governance vision, providing full-service electronic discovery, email archiving, and compliance solutions, today announced completion of a $30 million dollar round of Series C financing. ABS Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investing in established and profitable growth companies, led the financing, with participation from existing investor, CIBC Capital Partners, a leading private equity group focused on growth-oriented businesses in dynamic industries. The proceeds will be used to fund expansion of electronic discovery service offerings, development of expanded product capabilities for searching and managing multi-terabyte archives, ingestion of new types of email and IM messages and increasing the size of the sales organization. Bobby Go... (more)

Legal Aid Society of New York City Selects Mimosa NearPoint for Strengths in Electronic Discovery and Email Retention

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mimosa Systems, a leader in Live Content Archiving solutions, today announced that the Legal Aid Society of New York City has selected the Mimosa NearPoint(TM) unified content archiving solution for email retention, eDiscovery, and multi-threaded litigation holds. Mimosa NearPoint provides legal search workflow, immediate mailbox and message recovery, disaster recovery, email, instant message and file archiving, and self-service search and access in one solution. Founded in 1876, the Legal Aid Society is the oldest and largest not-for-profit organization in the nation with more than 25 facilities throughout the City's five boroughs and a staff of more than 1,450, including 850 lawyers. The organization provides free legal assistance in more than 295,000 client matters each year through a comprehensive range of legal ser... (more)