eDiscovery acquisition – Epiq acquires DeNovo

December 30, 2011

check out.. http://lnkd.in/R76KnJ

What other acquisitions are expected in the eDiscovery industry?

 

 

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eDiscovery – integration with Google Apps

December 16, 2011

We are having more companies use Google Apps

What about eDisovery integration with Google apps, besides the trends listed by Barry Murphy of forbes?

http://goo.gl/XaHVe


gathering eDiscovery Data for social media

December 13, 2011

see demo from X1 Social Discovery

 

http://x1discovery.com/video_demo.html


240 days remaining for records management policy from US Govt

December 13, 2011

US government has average of 475 million pages of paper records annually in the last decade.

This does not include electronic information, which NARA estimates has reached 142 terabytes

Presidential Memorandum recognizes the close tie between records management and e-discovery. It says its mandates strive to “create a Government-wide records management framework that is more efficient and cost effective” and “[support] agency compliance with applicable legal requirements related to the preservation of information relevant to litigation.”

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=968786996&gid=3416543&type=member&item=84249069&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Faceds%2Eorg%2Fe-discovery-vendords-profit-from-obama-records-management-memorandum&urlhash=V1jR&trk=group_most_recent_rich-0-b-shrttl&goback=%2Emyg


Summary of eDiscovery market research from IBISworld

December 9, 2011

E-Discovery industry has grown at an average annual rate of 5.6% to an estimated $786.5 million in 2011. The copious amount of electronically stored information (ESI) has made e-discovery services resilient in the face of tough economic conditions. Fortunately, corporate profit rebounded, with a strong 29.2% surge in 2010, followed by a 4.4% increase through 2011. This growth has allowed businesses to reinvest in new technologies, including e-discovery software. As a result, industry revenue jumped 9.1% in 2010 and is expected to outpace the five-year average growth again in 2011, with an increase of 7.6%


Data Centers in the Arctic to lower energy costs

December 9, 2011

Facebook is building a data center just south of the Arctic Circle in Lulea, Sweden, where the average low in January is 3 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

 


2011 Global 100 Law Firms

December 9, 2011

http://www.law.com/jsp/tal/PubArticleTAL.jsp?id=1202514393371&The__Global__Most_Revenue&slreturn=1

 

Top 5 are:

1. Baker Mckenzie            $2,265,500,000

2. Skadden Arps               $2,100,000,000
3. DLA Piper                     $1,961,000,000

4. Latham & Watkins        $1,929,000,000
5. Clifford Chance             $1,833,500,000