Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Trial Solutions Expands Electronic Discovery and Computer Forensics Offering through Partnership with Acquisition Data

Houston , Texas July 31, 2007 – Trial Solutions, a market leader in providing wholesale litigation support services including, On-Demand litigation document hosting and review software, computer forensics, Electronic Discovery, attorney document review staffing and trial support services announced today that its has entered into a partnership with Acquisition Data, a leading global provider of computer forensic services and training, to immediately begin providing certified forensic examiner boot camps.

These instructor-lead courses will range from one-day introductory classes and sales certifications intended to train Trial Solutions’ partners, resellers and clients on the basics of computer forensics to intensive full week Certified Computer Examiner® (CCE) Bootcamps and advanced forensic training on vendor specific tools intended for serious professional forensic investigators, law enforcement personnel, and security & network administrators that are responsible for the legal capture, analysis, and classification of digital evidence left on computer hard drives and other devices with electronic data storage capabilities.

Friday, July 27, 2007

ONSITE3 Appoints Veteran Executive As New CEO

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ONSITE3(TM), a leading global provider of eForensics, eDiscovery, eReview and consulting services offering one source litigation support for law firms and corporations, today announced the appointment of Robert C. Ballou as its chief executive officer. Mr. Ballou replaces Mark Hawn, who will continue serving the company as its chairman of the board of directors. Ballou will also serve on the corporate board of directors.

Mr. Ballou joins ONSITE3 from software leader Intuit where he led that company’s Real Estate Solutions business. During his three years at Intuit, Ballou and his team successfully transitioned an enterprise software and consulting solutions business into a global market leader while also delivering substantial growth in revenue, earnings and shareholder value. Prior to Intuit, Ballou served for over 20 years with General Electric where he led numerous acquisitions and new business development initiatives for a variety of industrial equipment and financial businesses, both in the United States and internationally.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

DolphinSearch acquired by Xiotech/Daticon

It was reported that as of June 27th, 2007 DolphinSearch, Inc. merged with Daticon, LLC a Xiotech Company.

Daticon is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xiotech Corporation and has offices in Norwich, CT, Vancouver, WA, Eden Prairie, MN and Hyderabad, India.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Pangea3 secures $7mn Series C funding from Sequoia Capital

Pangea3 LLC, the global leader in legal process outsourcing to corporate in-house counsel and U.S. law firms, announced today that it has closed $7 million in Series C funding, funded by Sequoia Capital India. Sequoia Capital’s investment underscores the significant demand among legal departments and law firms for outsourced legal services as a solution to increasing legal fees. Sumir Chadha, managing director of Sequoia Capital India, will join Pangea3’s board of directors.

The additional financing will be used to fund the company’s continued expansion and aggressive recruitment of superior quality legal talent in India and in the U.S., increase its service offerings and accelerate its sales and marketing efforts.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Market applauds as Autonomy buys ZANTAZ for $375m; says Q2 to exceed expectations

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND and PLEASANTON, CA - 3 July 2007 - Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced an agreement to acquire ZANTAZ, Inc., a global leader in content archiving and electronic discovery solutions and software as a service. The combination of the two companies will redefine information risk management by proactively automating the full spectrum of consolidated archiving, e-discovery, analytics and real-time policy management uniquely in one system. Customers' information will simultaneously be available in operational systems and consolidated archives, allowing rapid e-discovery and analytics to be run seamlessly across all information sources using advanced methods such as conceptual search, clustering and alerting.

Acquisition Highlights
Purchase price of approximately $375 million in cash after certain deductions, funded by an underwritten placing, a term loan and a portion of Autonomy's cash reserves.