Michael Taylor Sees Big Opportunities for SMA Solutions to Expand Support for Automating The Enterprise

September 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

In my continuing efforts to expand the coverage of eDiscoveryTimes, I have expanded my executive interview series to include executives from the IT Automation market.  My first interview is with Michael Taylor, CEO of SMA Solutions.  Founded in 1980 in Houston, Texas by experts from NASA, SMA Solutions is a pioneer in […]

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is More Secure Than Most Litigation Services Providers and Many Corporation’s Data Centers

March 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

In response to articles that I published this past week on cloud computing titled, “Hybrid Cloud Computing is the Right Architecture for eDiscovery and Information Governance” and “Ten Reasons Why eDiscovery and Information Governance Belongs in the Cloud“, I have received several comments questioning the viability of cloud security.   […]

Virtualization is the Key to Future eDiscovery Software

April 11, 2012 // 1 Comment

Historically, eDiscovery software has run on a physical computer. However, this architecture has a significant number of operational and financial flaws that make it an unattractive option as the world of information management and therefore the eDiscovery industry moves forward and into the arena of Cloud Computing. First of all, even though the cost of computing power […]

Amazon is Overlooking the Fiancial Value of eDiscovery

April 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

On April 4, 2012, Dick Harris posted a really interested article on titled “How the cloud could boost Amazon’s slow-moving margins“.  Mr. Harris quoted an analyst from Morgan Stanley who indicated that Amazon’s cloud computing division could be a shining star (even if not too bright) on the company’s long road […]

Cloud Computing Architecture and eDiscovery

January 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Cloud computing is now the defacto Information Management (IT) architecture that enterprises are either already utilizing or have plans to utilize in the near future. The goal of this Blog post is to provide an overview of cloud computing, it’s effect on the practice of eDiscovery and what eDiscovery in the cloud really means. From a […]