Head in the Clouds? The New IDC eDiscovery SaaS Review Software Report

Published on August 12, 2019, by the research and analyst firm IDC, the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery SaaS Review Software Assessment report (Doc #US44752919) shares information and insight on the eDiscovery software market through the lens of software delivered via SaaS public cloud implementations. This information may be useful for legal, business, and IT professionals seeking to better understand market demands and buyer needs for eDiscovery review software.

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Overview of a new report from IDC.

The Report: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery SaaS Review Software Assessment

Published on August 12, 2019, by the research and analyst firm IDC, the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery SaaS Review Software Assessment report (Doc #US44752919) shares information and insight on the eDiscovery software market through the lens of software delivered via SaaS public cloud implementations. This information may be useful for legal, business, and IT professionals seeking to better understand market demands and buyer needs for eDiscovery review software.

Authored by industry analyst and eDiscovery expert Ryan O’Leary, the complete report is available for purchase from the IDC website ($15,000).

“The cloud computing revolution has finally reached the legal tech world. eDiscovery vendors must optimize their products to compete in this new cloud world. According to IDC’s 2018 Archiving and eDiscovery Survey, 45.7% of ediscovery software is now deployed via SaaS. IDC expects that percentage to continue to rise for the foreseeable future.” — Ryan O’Leary, Senior Research Analyst, Legal, Risk, and Compliance

Areas Covered in the Report

Based on a review of the publicly available report description, table of contents, and lists of tables and figures from the IDC website, this new report covers areas to include:

  • IDC MarketScape Vendor Inclusion Criteria
  • Advice for Technology Buyers
  • Vendor Summary Profiles
  • Key Strategy Measures for Success
  • Key Capabilities Measures for Success

Vendors Covered in the Report

  • Relativity
  • Logikcull
  • Nuix
  • Exterro
  • Disco
  • OpenText

About the Author

Ryan O’Leary is a Senior Research Analyst in IDC’s Legal, Risk, and Compliance research program.  In this role, Mr. O’Leary leverages his legal experience to provide perspective on changes in laws, shifting regulation, and other market forces that affect technology decision making today.  He also provides thought leadership that technology suppliers and technology buyers may use to develop effective strategy for the future.  Mr. O’Leary’s core research coverage includes the evolution of eDiscovery and legal technology. Mr. O’Leary’s research also includes an emphasis on governance, risk management, and compliance solutions.

IDC Report References

Additional Reading

Source: ComplexDiscovery

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