Saturday, July 03, 2010

Unify and Daegis Merge to Become Industry’s Most Comprehensive eDiscovery Company

ROSEVILLE, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., – June 29, 2010 – Unify Corp. (NASDAQ: UNFY), a global information management company, and Daegis, a leading eDiscovery solutions provider, today announced that they have merged. Together, the companies will deliver industry-first solutions that integrate information archiving with electronic discovery management to bring organizations flexibility, scalability and predictability across the entire litigation lifecycle.

Under the terms of the agreement, Unify will pay approximately $38 million in a combination of cash, seller financing and stock, detailed more fully below. For the twelve months ended April 30, 2010, Daegis generated approximately $23 million in revenue and $6.5 million in adjusted EBITDA.

By merging, Unify and Daegis will bring new solutions to market that uniquely address the convergence of archiving, information governance and eDiscovery. The combination of Unify’s archive repository and Daegis’ eDiscovery services and technology will facilitate a new level of data management and cost savings for corporate legal departments and law firms. Clients can strategically manage their data within the firewall and, by leveraging Daegis’ eDiscovery Analytics Consulting (eDAC), benefit from intelligent selection of responsive data early in the process. The integration of technologies will enable the preservation and repurposing of valuable attorney work product across multiple matters. These solutions will reduce costs, increase defensibility and furnish a blueprint for repeatable success across the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM).

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