Cloud Service Providers

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.   […]

Product Review of The Global Discovery Network from Global 7 Technologies

February 1, 2014 // 4 Comments

As promised in my article titled, “eDiscovery in the Cloud,” posted on January 23, 2015, following is a product review of the Global Discovery Network (GDN), a new generation cloud based Information Governance and eDiscovery platform from Global 7 Technologies (G7T).  G7T positions GDN as a multi-language Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based […]

Cloud Computing Services in Russia Offer Huge Growth Potential, Finds Frost & Sullivan

January 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

The continuing adoption of cloud services will have a significant impact on both the public and private sectors LONDON, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –Cloud computing has the potential to improve many aspects of business process. The availability of affordable IT infrastructure will have a positive impact on both small and large enterprises, […]

eDiscovery Christmas Wish List

December 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

Anyone that has been involved in eDiscovery this past year has witnessed and has had to endure overwhelming increases in the volume of  Electronically Stored Information (ESI), the emergence of Social Media from everywhere, distributive new technologies, judicial confusion, changes in best practices, rising costs, reduced budgets,  increased enterprise expectations and […]

Catalyst Repository Systems Continues Its Successful Journey as a Leading Provider of Cloud-Based eDiscovery Technology

October 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

Catalyst has traveled a long and interesting road since John Tredennick, their founder and CEO, spun the company out of Holland & Hart in 2000 after supporting several complex eDiscovery projects within the law firm. Over the past 12 years, Catalyst has continuously improved its eDiscovery technology throughout the eDiscovery lifecycle, processed terabytes of […]

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 […]

Results of the 2012 eDSG Investigation of Cloud Service Providers and eDiscovery

March 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Over the past 90 days I have been investigating how Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and their clients are managing eDiscovery and Information Governance in the CSP clouds.  I interviewed  and studied the public policies of over 60 CSPs and also talked to the general counsel, IT executives and business line managers […]

The Perfect Storm: eDiscovery and Cloud Service Providers

January 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

The market for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) is very sunny.  Forrester Research predicted in a research report published earlier this year titled, “Sizing the Cloud” that the global cloud computing market would reach $241 billion in 2020 compared to $40.7 in 2010.  And, Gartner Predicts that the eDiscovery market will reach $1.5 Billion by 2013.  […]

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 […]

Navigating eDiscovery in the Cloud Shouldn’t Be That Difficult

November 29, 2011 // 1 Comment

In a follow up to my Blog post titled, “eDiscovery in the Cloud: The Sky Is Not Falling“, this Blog post is dedicated to the premise that successfully navigating eDiscovery in the cloud is not as complicated as many are indicating it should be or as complicated as many are making it. Successfully navigating the […]