Index Engines’ Litigation Ready(tm) Partner Ecosystem Enables Discovery of Up to 13,000 Backup Tapes a Month


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Index Engines, the leader in next-generation enterprise discovery solutions, today announced that its growing ecosystem of Litigation Ready™ Partners can today perform information discovery on a remarkable 13,000 backup tapes a month, with a total monthly processing capacity of approximately 889TB of email and file data*. Responding to the growing need for rapid legal discovery response times, Index Engines and its Litigation Ready partners are helping companies comply with increasing corporate governance requirements to have prompt corporate data access and retrieval.

The Index Engines Litigation Ready partner network matches legal discovery experts with next-generation enterprise discovery technology to reduce the data discovery process from weeks to hours. Using the Index Engines Enterprise eDiscovery Platform, Litigation Ready partners are able to index all online and offline content making it immediately accessible and easily manageable. Index Engines’ growing North American network of service partners are today able to support even the most time sensitive information discovery requests through an unparalleled tape volume support structure. Current members of the Index Engines Litigation Ready partner program include: National Data Conversion (, ONSITE3’S Electronic Evidence Labs (, and The Oliver Group (

“The introduction of Index Engines’ tape analysis technology in the market, coupled with high service partner adoption, gives corporations an unprecedented opportunity to cost effectively manage the risks of dormant data liability, once and for all,” said Richard E. Davis, director of Litigation Risk Management Services for Constantine & Aborn Advisory Services LLC, a leading provider of world class proactive e-discovery cost containment strategies, process management and records retention services. “This bodes well for records retention managers as well as corporate legal and IT departments everywhere.”

“New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have significantly increased the volume of relevant evidence data that must be collected, and yet the time allocated to produce this evidence continues to shrink,” said Tim Williams, CEO of Index Engines. “By using the Index Engines Enterprise Discovery Platform, our Litigation Ready partners are processing data faster and more efficiently than ever before. This has enabled them to provide litigation support on cases that was not possible prior to using our enterprise discovery technology.”

The Index Engines Enterprise Discovery Platform
Index Engines’ Enterprise Discovery Platform is an appliance-based offering that collects and prepares data in support of electronic discovery faster and more accurately than any existing solution on the market. Index Engines’ patented technologies automate information access and retrieval by streamlining online discovery and eliminating the need to restore offline tape content in order to retrieve actionable data. This approach dramatically compresses the electronic discovery process. The industry’s most extensive and powerful indexing platform, the Index Engines Enterprise eDiscovery Platform is the only solution capable of indexing all online and offline content efficiently, allowing instant access and retrieval of all corporate data.

About Index Engines
Founded in 2003, Index Engines is the leader in enterprise discovery solutions. The company’s mission is to organize enterprise data assets and make them immediately accessible and easily manageable. Businesses rely on Index Engines’ solutions for comprehensive insight into their data in order to streamline the discovery, classification and management of enterprise assets. The Index Engines discovery platform is the only solution on the market that understands storage protocols allowing for high speed, efficient indexing of backup formats including IBM TSM, EMC NetWorker, Symantec NetBackup and CA ArcServe. The Index Engines family of products includes a SAN Engine for ingestion of data in flight on the storage network, a LAN Engine for ingestion of data from NAS filers, and a Tape Engine for direct indexing of offline tape content with the need to restore the files and email.
Index Engines is privately funded and headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Its products are sold and serviced worldwide directly and through Index Engines channel partners.
* Processing capacities consider that an average DLT tape holds 40GB of data, an average LTO tape holds 100GB, and typical litigation processing requests include an equal mix of DLT and LTO backup tapes.

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