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Everlaw Secures $202 Million Series-D Round of Funding

According to TPG Partner Mike Zappert, “Everlaw is the eDiscovery market leader, but eDiscovery is only the beginning. Everlaw’s best-of-breed cloud product and intuitive design is making the law more accessible and affordable for teams across the legal and regulatory spaces. The eDiscovery market and the legal industry writ large are undergoing a rapid digital transformation that has only been accelerated in the past few years. Everlaw is the vanguard of that transition.”

A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the electronic discovery arena, the following “Top 100+Provider” list provides a short listing that may be useful in the consideration of eDiscovery providers. This listing is taken primarily from eDiscovery provider mentions in selected key formal industry reports and surveys published between August 2011 and today.

An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments

From LexisNexis to Nextpoint and from acquisitions to investments, the abridged listing of eDiscovery merger, acquisition, and investment (M&A+I) events seeks to consolidate and highlight key eDiscovery-related investment events and corresponding event dates, company involvement, and known event investment amounts. The general consideration for inclusion in this running listing is the public announcement of an investment event by an organization that offers an eDiscovery solution as part of their overall offering portfolio regardless of their core business.

Nextpoint Secures Growth Capital from Sterling National Bank and Bigfoot Capital

According to Nextpoint CEO and Founder Rakesh Madhava, “We’ve been profitable and self-funded for 20 years. We plan on staying that way. These facilities demonstrate that our way of doing business, consistently, sustainably and customer-driven were the right way to build a SaaS business. The new facilities will be used to scale our product offering and customer support to stay ahead of our rapid growth curve.“

Nextpoint Acquires WarRoom from LaunchPad Lab

According to Scott Weisman, chief operating officer of LaunchPad Lab and co-founder of WarRoom, “Nextpoint has always been a leader in the eDiscovery and litigation software space, so we’re excited to continue shaping the future of legal technology with their team. We look forward to working with them to bring additional enhancements for lawyers around the world.”

Exterro Plans FTK® Product Portfolio Upgrades

According to Harsh Behl, Director of Product Management at Exterro, “This newest version of the FTK product family highlights our commitment to innovation as well as our deep understanding of the needs of investigation teams worldwide. It allows our clients to perform Mac investigations like never before. We are the first in the market to clearly reconstruct and display the native Apple Mail and Outlook for Mac email formats, as well as associate all of the email attachments – even as our competitors continue to struggle bringing these features to market.”

Consilio Launches Complete Security

According to Jonathan Fowler, Chief Information Security Officer at Consilio, “To deliver a secure client experience and meet our client’s end-to-end security needs, we have developed a worldwide enterprise security framework that meets all the latest guidelines of modern best practices and operates at a global scale for robust protection against the catastrophic risks of data security threats. Our enhanced offering is built into the framework of every Consilio engagement and allows us to provide high-touch, total value to our clients.”

Help Wanted? Issues Impacting eDiscovery Business Performance: A Fall 2021 Overview

In the fall of 2021, 27.4% of respondents viewed lack of personnel as potentially having the greatest business impact on their business in the next six months. This percentage is the highest of all concerns represented in the fall 2021 survey. This percentage is also the highest concern rating in the area of lack of personnel since the inception of the survey in the winter of 2016.

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for October 2021

From artificial intelligence and predictive coding to eDiscovery business confidence and industry operational metrics, the October 2021 edition of the Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery newsletter provides a selection of recent research, reports, and articles to update and inform cybersecurity, information governance, and eDiscovery professionals on cyber, data, and legal discovery.

From Russia (and China) with Love? The UK National Cyber Security Centre Annual Review

According to the NCSC Annual Review, China remained a highly sophisticated...

New Federal Government Cybersecurity Incident and Vulnerability Response Playbooks

According to Matt Hartman, Deputy Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, "The...

A Surge in Cybercriminality? The Annual ENISA Threat Landscape Report – 9th Edition

According to EU Agency for Cybersecurity Executive Director Juhan Lepassaar, “Given...

Considering Zero Trust? November 2021 Cyber Events Report from NATO CCDCOE

Computer security professionals love to say that there is no such...

A Long Runway? KLDiscovery Files for Initial Public Offering

On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, KLDiscovery took a strong step toward...

Modus Secures Working Capital Facility from J.P. Morgan

According to Steven Horan, Chairman, and CEO of Modus, “Having the...

Driven and Innovative Discovery Merge

According to the announcement, Silver Oak Services Partners, a private equity...

Smarsh Acquires Digital Safe Product Line from Micro Focus

According to Smarsh CEO Brian Cramer, “Solving the sophisticated archiving, compliance...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2021-2026 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

From market retraction in 2020 to resurgence in 2021, the worldwide...

A New Era in eDiscovery? Framing Market Growth Through the Lens of Six Eras

There are many excellent resources for considering chronological and historiographical approaches...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2020-2025 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

While the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for worldwide eDiscovery software...

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for November 2021

From worldwide eDiscovery market sizing and discovery intelligence to cybersecurity playbooks...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for October 2021

From artificial intelligence and predictive coding to eDiscovery business confidence and...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for September 2021

From countering ransomware to predictive coding and packaged services, the September...

Five Great Reads on Cyber, Data, and Legal Discovery for August 2021

From the interplay of digital forensics in eDiscovery to collecting online...

Alternative Reality? Winter 2022 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results

Based on the complexity of data and legal discovery, it is...

Calm Before the Storm? Eighteen Observations on eDiscovery Business Confidence in the Fall of 2021

In the fall of 2021, 71.2% of survey respondents felt that...

Help Wanted? Issues Impacting eDiscovery Business Performance: A Fall 2021 Overview

In the fall of 2021, 27.4% of respondents viewed lack of...

Harvest Time? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Fall of 2021

In the fall of 2021, 67 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants...