Definitions

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  • n. discovery in civil litigation which deals with the exchange of information in electronic format

Etymologies

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e- +‎ discovery

Examples

  • Mr. Oot and EDI President Anne Kershaw founded the institute partly in response to concerns that lawyers were being marketed "e-discovery" technologies without enough independent information on their effectiveness or whether certain new processes would hold up under court scrutiny, according to Ms. Kershaw.

    SEC Lawyer Tied to Fund-Raise Effort

  • Data and information management company Iron Mountain said today it has agreed to sell its online backup and recovery, digital archiving and e-discovery solutions to Autonomy Corporation for $380 million in cash.

    Iron Mountain Unloads Backup Biz For $380

  • ESA is focused on archiving for disaster recovery and fault tolerance rather than compliance or e-discovery.

    RedGate targets disaster recovery

  • The Web portal makes accessing the archive for auditing or e-discovery a simple process.

    MetaLogix: Full-featured, enterprise-scale alternative to Symantec

  • Between disaster recovery, compliance with legislative requirements and the need to meet e-discovery demands, enterprises should have some level of e-mail archiving in place.

    Sorting through email archiving tools

  • The features included in the PnC are similar to what you'll find in the other products tested, including easy retention policy setups, policies for e-mail content, legal holds on messages found during e-discovery searches, reporting tools, single-instance storage (deduplication), user, administrator and auditor roles, audit trails and read-only archives, expandable storage and instant message archiving.

    Jatheon: Easy to install and manage; relatively pricey

  • Legal holds are easy to set up once an e-discovery search is started.

    GFI: Good fit for mid-sized companies

  • The tricky part is that disaster recovery, compliance and e-discovery all have different requirements and functions.

    Sorting through email archiving tools

  • Autonomy--which makes software that helps companies keep track of their mass of e-mails, phone calls and documents--said the acquisition consists of the digital archiving, e-discovery and online backup and recovery solutions of Iron Mountain Digital.

    Autonomy Buys Secure 'Cloud' Assets

  • Taking these steps to accurately understand the e-discovery icebergs lurking below the water line, organizations can safely navigate their way and avoid becoming that next litigation headline -- and financial nightmare.

    Why Managing E-mail Matters

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