Discovia Upgrades to Relativity 8.1 to Optimize Data Hosting and Document Review Experience for Corporate Legal Departments, Law Firms

January 30, 2014

Upgrades Provide Enhanced Performance, Improved eDiscovery Workflow, Flexible Assisted Review, High-Level Information Security, Risk Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Discovia, one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of electronic discovery and related services to corporations and law firms, has upgraded its primary review software platform to Relativity 8.1. The market-leading web-based application designed by kCura enables Discovia to provide image and native file review, diverse coding options, flexible workflow capabilities, expanded foreign language support, text analytics and visual data analysis. With this upgrade, Discovia clients should experience:

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    --  Enhanced performance speeds - import speeds are 60 percent faster;
        complex searches run 30 to 60 percent faster
    --  Improved workflow - search term reports provide more thorough status
        updates and additional reporting; security preview functionality allows
        database administrators to check group/user security settings
    --  More flexible analytics and assisted review capabilities - new reports
        provide results and key statistics in a single place; high-quality
        analytics index includes optimization options; indexing is up to 2.5
        times faster

“As the sophistication of Relativity continues to expand, so do the complex needs of corporate legal departments and law firms. Several of our clients have large cases which require high-performance organization, search and analytics features, so this upgrade was a natural next step to ensure our clients remain well-served. Beyond this powerful Relativity upgrade, Discovia has also exceeded client expectations through our recent investments in high-level information security and risk management upgrades,” said Discovia Chief Technology Officer Chris Kitterman.

In addition to the major upgrades in its Relativity hosting environment, Discovia recently enhanced the following aspects of its infrastructure:

    --  A new network intrusion detection and prevention system with 24/7
    --  Additional solutions for system log aggregation, performance analysis
        and internal vulnerability detection. New enterprise class data
        encryption on all portable computing devices
    --  Upgrades to a number of physical servers in both data centers - new
        database servers hosting Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise, allowing for
        the expansion of server resources to more than five times the previous
        SQL Standard platform
    --  An improved multi-factor authentication VPN solution serving the demands
        of a remote workforce

The Relativity platform can host large volumes of data that can be reviewed concurrently by thousands of attorneys located around the world. Since becoming a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner in 2008, Discovia has been recognized as a premier service partner several times by kCura, including for Relativity Best in Service and Certified Reseller statuses. Several Discovia staff professionals have also earned Certified Administrator and Sales Professional statuses.

About Discovia

Discovia is a leading global provider of electronic discovery services to corporations and law firms handling litigation, internal and ITC investigations, and HSR Second Requests. Services include onsite and remote data collections, data minimization, data processing and hosting, expert application of leading technology-assisted review tools, document review management, and document productions. Through its proprietary processes, highly-automated operation and outstanding talent, Discovia delivers a 99.6 percent accuracy rate, data culling rates of over 95 percent for repeat clients, and a net promoter score of over 60 percent. Discovia is the first eDiscovery services firm to deliver a fixed-price managed service, enabling Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally. More information is available at 415-392-2900 or www.discovia.com.

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