Meet the 2014 Sponsors

If your company or firm would like to be a sponsor or exhibitor at the ACEDS 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition April 27-29, 2014 in Miami, FL call Matt Dodge at 786-517-2721 or email mdodge@ACEDS.org.

Click here to download the ACEDS 2014 E-Discovery Conference Prospectus
 

Presenting Sponsor:
Driven
Founded in 2001, Driven Inc. has over ten years’ experience providing custom e-discovery solutions to law firms and corporate clients. From advanced forensic services (including collection, investigation, and tape solutions), to peerless data processing (including the handling of uncommon or complex data types), to superior support (including full litigation support and project management departments), to sage consulting throughout the discovery lifecycle, to our industry-leading document review platform ONE, Driven’s mission is to provide world-class service through cutting-edge technology.
http://www.driven-inc.com/


Platinum & Luggage Tag Sponsor:

HoganLovells Logo_382As the globalization of businesses and advances in information technology continue to break down barriers to commerce and communication, information risks are more complex than ever before. Electronic discovery and disclosure are critical in litigation and disputes, and information management risks affect your enterprise’s routine business operations, commercial and corporate transactions, and regulatory and administrative matters. Our industry-specific knowledge enables us to provide practical and targeted advice about all facets of your enterprise’s electronic information management, from the development of sound information-risk and records-management policies and procedures to strategic and cost-effective electronic discovery plans.
http://www.hoganlovells.com/


Platinum Sponsors:

thomsonThomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. They deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

New RHLRobert Half Legal offers cost effective and scalable solutions for your e-Discovery needs. We strategically work with clients to provide an integrated solution that includes legal staffing services, a team of highly skilled project professionals, dedicated project space and an experienced project management team. We can implement an electronic data discovery and review process you can depend on to deliver consistent results every time you are faced with a request for discovery.


Gold Sponsor:

Novitex Logo 170x85NOVITEX ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS is a leading provider of document management, eDiscovery and litigation support services designed to help law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies operate more efficiently and effectively. Novitex has provided e-Discovery and litigation support services for over 30 years. We are trusted, experienced, proven and secure, covering client’s discovery needs across the EDRM. Today we are at the forefront of the industry thanks to the tremendous talent, flexibility and knowledge of our people; our scalable processes and reliably networked infrastructure and our leverage of advanced technologies. Our dedication to delivering excellence and innovation is exemplified by the requirement of the ACEDS certification for all of our business consultants and project management staff.


Silver Sponsors:

BDO_logo_300dpiThe Forensic Technology Services practice of BDO Consulting combines experience and knowledge in both legal evidentiary procedures and expert testimony to guide clients through all phases of the e-discovery process. Using leading edge technology and a dedicated forensics lab, we help clients navigate the complex challenges of electronically stored information (ESI). Skilled in handling structured and unstructured data from multiple sources, we advise clients on complex matters involving government investigations, securities litigation or multinational, multilingual e-discovery review. Our professionals include certified e-discovery specialists, certified computer forensics specialists, former members of law enforcement, certified fraud examiners, licensed private investigators, and certified public accountants. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through 49 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multinational clients through a global network of 1,264 offices in 144 countries. http://bdoconsulting.com/

verizonVerizon Electronic Discovery Services, Verizon is a global leader in driving optimized business outcomes for midsized and large enterprises. In addition to being the global leader in data management, we are the world’s leading authority on data security. By combining our strengths with unparalleled expertise, we provide organizations with unequaled security and processing power for Litigation Readiness, Information Governance and Electronic Discovery services. Verizon is rapidly transforming to a cloud-based delivery model that will put the power of enterprise-grade solutions within the reach of every business.

 


Bronze Sponsor:

new zylabZyLAB’s industry-leading, modular eDiscovery and enterprise information management technology puts clients in command of boundless enterprise data in order to mitigate risk, reduce costs, investigate matters and elicit business productivity and intelligence. For nearly three decades, ZyLAB’s award-winning, XML-based Information Management Platform has helped commercial and government organizations across the globe to gain greater control of their information.  ZyLAB is a dominant player in compliance and eDiscovery-related solutions, due in part to our advanced capabilities for multi-language support, searching, content analytics, document review, and e-mail and records management. Additionally, our eDiscovery & Production system is directly aligned with the EDRM and features modules for forensic sound collection, culling, advanced e-mail conversion and legal review. The company’s products and services are used on an enterprise level by corporations, government agencies, courts, and law firms, as well as on specific projects for legal services, auditing, and accounting providers.


EDiscovery Knowledge Breakfast Sponsors:

hp-autonomyHP Autonomy, is a global leader in software that processes human information, or unstructured data, including social media, email, video, audio, text and web pages, etc. Autonomy’s powerful management and analytic tools for structured information together with its ability to extract meaning in real time from all forms of information, regardless of format, is a unique tool for companies seeking to get the most out of their data. Autonomy’s product portfolio helps power companies through enterprise search analytics, business process management and OEM operations. Autonomy also offers information governance solutions in areas such as eDiscovery, content management and compliance, as well as marketing solutions that help companies grow revenue, such as web content management, online marketing optimization and rich media management.

XLSSince the invention of Xerography more than 75 years ago, the people of Xerox have helped businesses simplify the way work gets done. Today, we are the global leader in business process and document management, helping organizations of any size be more efficient so they can focus on their real business. Xerox Litigation Services, the e-discovery division of Xerox Corporation, delivers flexible services and software to help corporations and law firms worldwide manage end-to-end e-discovery. We invite you to learn more about our flexible range of solutions to help make your business processes more efficient, including hosted review, on-site e-discovery software, technology-assisted review, managed review, professional services, and consulting expertise.


Name Badge/Lanyard Sponsor:

aquiptWith 20 years of experience providing innovative and responsive technology solutions, Aquipt leverages unparalleled industry expertise to create dedicated offerings that help law firms and litigation support organizations overcome the challenges related to the specific IT realities of the Legal sector. Our solutions deliver significant reductions in costs and capital expenses, while driving high levels of flexibility and responsiveness. And rather than providing a finite, one-size- fits-all service, Aquipt acts as a customizable, single point of contact for your end-to-end technology requirements.


Power Charging Station Sponsor:

new asperaA proven standard for high-speed data transport in many industries such as media and entertainment, life sciences and government, Aspera, an IBM® Company, enables predictable, secure, location-independent, and automated movement of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) of any size and file format for law firms, eDiscovery service providers and corporate legal teams — over any distance and network, at maximum speed. With a complete portfolio of software products built on its patented fasp™ transport protocol, Aspera provides high-speed file transfer solutions that deliver the fastest, most predictable, secure and reliable file-transfer experience, and are ideally suited for a wide range of legal and eDiscovery applications. More than 2,200 organizations worldwide rely on Aspera software for the business-critical transport of their digital assets.


Conference Bag Sponsor:

iproIPRO creates high-speed, scalable, and efficient eDiscovery software tools for early case assessment, database management, review, processing, and production. The IPRO Enterprise Litigation Content Management System is currently one of the only eDiscovery software platforms that allow users to cull, process, review, and produce terabytes of data without the need to import and export between applications. IPRO software is used by thousands in law firms, corporate and government legal departments, and litigation service organizations. Currently, 80 of the Am Law 100 rely on IPRO Software in their firms. IPRO clients are found on six continents of the world.


USB Flash Drive Sponsor:

falconSince 2007 Falcon Discovery has been transforming the way corporate legal departments manage discovery and compliance in the digital age. InsideOut™, Falcon’s visionary legal and technology managed services program helps corporations unbundle legal services to gain transparency, reduce costs, and take control of the discovery process. Falcon’s lawyers, process managers and technologists become an extension of the in-house legal team and create a unique framework that aligns people, processes and technology to optimize the discovery process and significantly reduce outside legal spend across matters. Visit www.falcondiscovery.com for more information.


Exhibitors:

AccessData_WEBAccessData Group makes the world’s most advanced and intuitive incident resolution solutions. AccessData technology delivers real-time insight, analysis, response and resolution of data incidents, including cyber threats, insider threats, mobile and BYOD risk, GRC (Governance Risk & Compliance) and eDiscovery events. Over 130,000 users in corporations, law enforcement, government agencies, and law firms around the world rely on AccessData software to protect them against the risks present in today’s environment of continuous compromise. http://accessdata.com

UarmaARMA International (www.arma.org) is a not-for-profit professional assocation and the authority on managing records and information. Formed in 1955, ARMA International is the oldest and largest association for the records and information management profession with a current international membership of more than 10,000. It provides education, publications, and information on the efficient maintenance, retrieval, and preservation of vital information created in public and private organizations in all sectors of the economy. It also publishes the award-winning Information Management Journal

 

Avantstar_logo_webAvantstar is home to the world’s most recognized desktop file viewing program – Quick View Plus. Since 2001, Avantstar has been focused on solving digital content viewing and content management challenges. Businesses, government agencies and legal organizations worldwide rely on Avantstar’s products to reduce licensing costs on unnecessary software programs to view files or publish business information to websites. Quick View Plus Professional Edition is an indispensable software application for legal professionals. It allows you to review Electronically Stored Information in virtually any format without the need to buy native applications to view files. Quick View Plus can be utilized in conjunction with popular eDiscovery and legal review solutions.
www.avantstar.com

barbriBARBRI, Inc., has helped more lawyers prepare for the bar than any other company and is now positioned to meet the legal education needs of both law students and attorneys throughout their academic and professional careers. BARBRI’s leading legal and education experts cultivate better prepared, engaged students who are more likely to succeed, which translates to lower attrition rates at law schools and higher bar passage and job placement rates. Founded in 1967, BARBRI is headquartered in Dallas with offices throughout the United States. To learn more, visit http://www.barbri.com/home.html

BIAFor over a decade, BIA has been developing and implementing defensible, technology driven solutions that reduce the costs and risks related to litigation, regulatory compliance and internal audits. BIA offers enterprise software complemented by mature professional services in the areas of litigation, digital investigations and electronic policy consulting. BIA launched its TotalDiscovery solution in early 2011 as the first cloudbased eDiscovery legal hold, data gathering and Early Case Assessment tool. In addition to TotalDiscovery, which includes Legal Hold and Data Profiler, BIA’s products include the DiscoveryBOT™ ESI Collection Engine, and Discovery CQ Webbased Custodian Questionnaire. BIA provides software and services to small, medium and large companies and law firms in the U.S. and abroad. Headquartered in New York City, BIA also has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Rochester, Washington DC and in Southwest Michigan. BIA maintains digital evidence response units throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
www.biaprotect.com

bsBrainspace (Formerly PureDiscovery) builds software that creates meaningful connections between people and ideas, accelerating the flow of knowledge, discovery, and innovation. Today’s corporations, law firms, and LSPs increasingly look to eDiscovery solutions to help them respond quickly and efficiently to a legal matter or investigation. Brainspace Discovery™ 4 is the connective intelligence at the center of the eDiscovery workflow. It learns concepts, makes connections and visualizes data. It’s lifecycle eDiscovery like you’ve never seen it before. Gain access to all required or potentially responsive data, Understand unstructured information that may reside in silos, Rapidly organize and cull data to enable informed strategic decisions, Control the total cost of analyzing large volumes of data, and Manage risk with a highly secure and defensible workflow. Brainspace Discovery™ 4. See it all just fall into place.
http://brainspace.com/

clustifyClustify is the first technology-assisted review (TAR) software to offer real-time predictive coding, showing the impact reviewing a training document has on relevance scores immediately.  Its progress pie reports the extent of the algorithm’s understanding.  Clustify highlights documents where the human reviewer is believed to have made a mistake. Random, judgmental, or smart sampling (active learning) may be used for training, and diversity control avoids wasteful review of highly similar training documents.  Clustify can identify and ignore email headers and footers to remove noise and clutter from the analysis.  Clustify also offers conceptual clustering, near-duplicate detection, and content-based email threading.
http://www.cluster-text.com/

Controle1R-Gray (2)Controle was formed with the sole goal of helping organization’s Take Controle of their Electronically Stored Information.  We accomplish this goal by helping customer’s build a governance framework that includes eDiscovery, Archiving, Data Classification and Defensible Deletion of data.  Our approach to data retention is simple if it is worth keeping; protect it and be able to access it.  If it is not worth keeping; get rid of it.  Controle is made up of Information Governance Specialists and Attorneys who advise clients on how to better control ESI and the associated eDiscovery process, as well as engineers who implement technology to automate these processes. Controle brings technology, people and expertise together to help you tackle your challenges, reduce your risk and save money.

inovitechInovitech is a solutions company specializing in building cloud-computing business applications to support legal services. Inovitech also provides consultancy services to technology companies, corporations, government agencies, law firms, and service providers to improve business process, enhance workflow strategies, or integrate technology solutions across an organization. Inovitech worked in close collaboration with eDiscovery case professionals to build its first cutting edge cloud-computing software, called IS-A-TASK, an eDiscovery project management application that allows for true transparency and flexible workflow modeling across all phases of the EDRM model and beyond.  http://www.inovitech.com

jamsJAMS is the largest private Alternative Dispute Resolution provider in the world. With its prestigious panel of neutrals, JAMS specializes in mediating and arbitrating complex, multi-party, business/commercial cases – those in which the choice of neutral is crucial. The mission of JAMS is to be The Resolution Experts, providing the highest quality dispute resolution services to our clients and to our local, national and global communities. We respect the parties and their representatives and are committed to achieving the best possible resolution of their dispute. The most respected attorneys and other professionals in the world choose JAMS for the resolution of disputes, particularly when the stakes are high, the matter is complex and the parties appear unyielding. With the Optional Expedited Arbitration Procedures, parties can choose a process that limits depositions, document requests and e-discovery. JAMS offers a choice that allows attorneys to customize the process to fit the needs of their cases and clients, enabling them to conduct their arbitrations in a quicker, more efficient manner.

lexisLexisNexis is a leader of litigation technology and services, offering industry-leading solutions in eDiscovery, depositions, case analysis and hosting to help you and your clients gain the control and confidence you need to reduce costs, mitigate risk and make smarter decisions. With solutions like Concordance, you can effectively and cost-efficiently manage and review the high volume of documents generated during litigation. Concordance FYITM expands the reach and simplicity of Concordance, with Web-based access so litigation teams in any location, at any time can collaborate with team members, access data quickly and increase productivity. Included in these solutions are: Fraud Detection & Prevention, Credit Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Pre-Discovery, Early Data Analyzer, Concordance, Document Profiling, TextMap & TimeMap, and File & Serve.

logikcull-logoLogik is the creator of www.logikcull.com – the leading cloud-based eDiscovery platform for the legal industry. Logikcull is ideal for law firms and corporations that want an easy-to-use, affordable, and accessible eDiscovery platform without needing to invest in significant hardware and software costs. Logikcull can be accessed using PCs and Macs as well as mobile devices including the iPhone and iPad. To keep customer data secure, Logikcull.com resides behind a enterprise SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II certified data center. For added security and customer comfort, Logikcull is not hosted in a public cloud like Amazon Web Services (AWS). Some use cases for Logikcull are: eDiscovery, information governance, document archiving, document collaboration, deal rooms, attorney transfers, and internal investigations.
http://logikcull.com

megaputerMegaputer Intelligence provides cutting edge analytic tools for discovering custom patterns of interest in huge piles of textual and structured data in different formats. We help investigators quickly zero in on key elements of important evidence through advanced text mining. If your current e-Discovery approach is based on just keyword searching, your investigators are forced to waste thousands of hours of manual work trudging through scores of irrelevant documents. Megaputer invites you to check out a new generation of analytic tools that provide dramatic savings of time and resources by quickly delivering concise and accurate results. Megaputer’s flagship system PolyAnalyst™ is being used by leading government agencies and private firms with forensic and e-Discovery practices. Whether you are an investigator, consultant or compliance specialist, you can reap benefits from adopting PolyAnalyst.
http://www.megaputer.com/site/index.php

nuance-logoNuance designs and delivers technologies that help people work smarter. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications. From imaging technologies that empower users to maximize paper-to-digital conversion opportunities, to print management solutions that take the costs and inefficiencies out of document output processes, Nuance delivers the industry’s most complete product portfolio to support document workflows that span the MFP, the desktop, mobile devices and the cloud.
http://www.nuance.com/

primecPrime Compliance created the original records and information managements ‘industry specific’ employee HIPAA training program in 2010. Tom has performed this training at more than 50 companies. In spending more  12 years in the RIM industry, Tom has ‘first hand’ experience in the compliance struggles that are faced by those companies within that industry.  He also learned the struggles of the companies that he worked with while in the RIM industry. In addition to the trainings, Tom performs risk assessments, policy and procedure review, employee handbook review, and also has many templates available to help companies become more compliant. He does consulting work with and for covered entities, business associates, legal, city/county government and court employees, correctional institutions, law enforcement, education, EMT and ambulance, and fire departments and medical supply companies.
http://www.thehipaaman.com/

newretrivika

Retrivika™:  A New Approach to eDiscovery
With an ultra simple interface, Retrivika™ lets users drive the exploration process and return relevant, responsive documents quickly and efficiently. By combining the exploration and discovery process into a single interface, users can easily examine and learn about the collection.  Retrivika™ provides elegant patent-pending search and production tools to meet the demands of a single legal professional to huge organizations. Retrivika™ offers a patent-pending Parsing and Indexing architecture that produces more accurate results in less time. In as little as 15 minutes, our sorting method has achieved significant precision results when tested against known data sets. Our flexible platform can be scaled and delivered on premise or in the cloud. Interested in learning more?
www.retrivika.com

ricoh1After listening closely to your specific challenges, Ricoh’s dedicated eDiscovery Consultants tailor a solution that integrates best-in-class technology, people and processes to your advantage. Whether it is data forensics including our proprietary tool for remote data collection Remlox, early case assessment, document imaging and coding, or hosting and review, you’ll gain from our proven service methodology and decades of expertise in legal document management. Our dedicated, tenured Project Managers will help you control costs and gain efficiency. www.ricoh-usa.com/legal

sitelPerforming a thorough, effective eDiscovery engagement starts with a deep understanding of technology. It requires us to know the ever-growing list of sources where data lives…and hides. The explosion in the numbers and types of devices and processes that are used to send, receive, and manipulate data has produced new treasure troves of evidence. We have the intimate knowledge and experience with the technologies and legal procedures needed to collect, process and maintain this data in a secure, accessible — and most importantly, admissible way. SiteLogic technicians and engineers take great care in extracting, converting and cataloging relevant data. We can normalize/convert your data to a standard format for review, analysis and production, and perform all electronic processing (de-duping, culling, search analytics, etc) using the most advanced tools and best practices in the industry. Our investments in early data assessment technologies allow our customers to learn much faster about what evidence they have, while drastically reducing the amount of material that needs to be reviewed. http://www.sitelogiclaw.com/

smartdataSmart Data is a national provider of technology consulting and e-discovery services to legal, government and corporate entities. Our experienced consultants provide transparent strategies to manage the e-discovery process in the most cost-effective way possible. For over a decade, Smart Data’s consultants have been handling some of the largest and most complex cases in the country. Whether you’re looking for assistance in managing the entire e-discovery process, or just one component, Smart Data provides proven and defensible methods to help you build a solid foundation for current and future cases. Smart data specializes inForensic Data Collection, E-Discovery, Document Review, Viewpoint Processing and Hosting.
http://smartdataconsulting.com/

PrintSpecial Counsel has been the premier provider of legal staffing and recruiting services in the United States since 1987. Today, we continue to lead the industry with unparalleled connections within the legal community. As part of a Fortune Global 500 company, we draw on unmatched resources to develop personal, tailored solutions for our clients’ needs. With offices in over 36 markets in the U.S., we can bring the solution to you, or conduct the review in one of our strategically placed onshore delivery centers, leveraging excellent talent at affordable rates. Our TurnKey Legal Centers help law firms and corporate legal departments of all sizes overcome space and resource limitations while creating an optimal teamwork environment.  In addition to our top legal talent and powerful eDiscovery solutions, Special Counsel is a resource for legal industry thought leadership, job market insights and hiring best practices that can strengthen any career or organization.
http://www.specialcounsel.com/

trackerAt Tracker Products, we design browser-based bar code tracking software that intuitively adapts to the specific needs of each of our customers. Law enforcement agencies from Maine to California, The United States Armed Forces, Institutions of higher learning, e-discovery units and countless other industries have found Tracker Products infinitely customizable tracking environment to be an indispensable tool in their quest for accurate chain-of-custody and asset management. With a fast, easy-to-use interface, the latest in 2-D and 3-D bar code tracking technology, digital picture storage, integrated ticket communication, complete system audits, digital form conversion and affordable pricing packages, Tracker Products has established itself as the premiere solution for tracking virtually anything.
http://www.trackerproducts.com

TDS LogoAt Trusted Data Solutions we’re the leading experts in backup tape restoration and data conversion: The trusted partners of choice for corporations, law firms and leading eDiscovery providers alike. TDS is comprised of a team of professionals with unparalleled experience and commitment to excellence. This team has been innovators in the field of backup tape related ediscovery and information management for over 20 years. TDS offers world class tape restoration, email processing, voice log and voicemail processing and legacy data conversion services to corporations world-wide. TDS’s Electronic Discovery Group supports law firms, electronic discovery vendors and consultancies meet the difficult demands of fast-paced complex ediscovery events and investigations.
http://tdsllc.com/

xpresspaxXpresspaX, Inc. was founded in 2000 to design and deliver a better solution for companies that need to transport and store large volumes of media, such as backup tapes, drives and CDs. Developed in cooperation with a leading media storage company and a leading tape and media manufacturer, the XpresspaX system is specifically designed to be space-efficient and cost-effective, while meeting the requirements for storage facilities and transport vehicles. XpresspaX containers are built to protect your media and other goods. Xpresspax containers are manufactured in the United States using high-impact customized resin and a double-latching system that keeps containers securely closed. Today, XpresspaX has grown to become the leader in media storage systems, providing the world’s most flexible media container system to leading media companies and users around the world.