SOURCE: Exterro, Inc.

Exterro, Inc.

January 20, 2010 10:02 ET

Sandia National Laboratories Selects Exterro's Fusion E-Discovery Workflow Management and Legal Hold Solutions

Sandia Implements the Flagship Solution for an Automated, Defensible, End-to-End Legal Process

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - Exterro, Inc., the legal industry's most trusted provider of workflow solutions, today announced that Sandia Corporation, operator of Sandia National Laboratories, a national research and development laboratory for the US Department of Energy, has chosen Exterro's Fusion solution suite to automate its legal processes.

Fusion is a single platform designed for legal, IT and records management teams to work together through legal governance, risk and compliance initiatives. Leveraging Exterro's Fusion workflow platform, Sandia has implemented Fusion Legal Hold and has selected Fusion Discovery Workflow Management for further automation of their electronic discovery process.

"Sandia is dedicated to excellence in e-discovery," said Peter Warner, litigation technology specialist at Sandia. "The automation of our legal hold process will help us to meet our litigation and compliance obligations more effectively, as well as help save time and costs throughout the litigation lifecycle."

Exterro's Fusion Legal Hold is an automated, defensible legal hold workflow solution for managing holds from identification to completion. Fusion Discovery Workflow Management delivers a comprehensive project management solution to automate, streamline and track preservation and collection activities, from matter, issue and cost management to ESI collection history and business intelligence reporting.

"We are pleased to welcome Sandia to the ranks of large government agencies standardizing on Fusion," said Bobby Balachandran, president and CEO of Exterro, Inc. "With Exterro's Fusion, enterprises can move beyond ad-hoc and reactive litigation processes and on to a fully integrated, scalable platform that controls costs and reduces response time by delivering repeatability, defensibility and efficiency in the e-discovery process."

About Exterro

Exterro, Inc. is the recognized leader for legal governance, risk management and compliance software solutions. Exterro's solutions enable legal teams to control risks, reduce costs, enforce compliance and streamline processes by tightening collaboration between outside counsel, in-house legal teams, cross-platform business units, and service providers. Exterro pioneered e-discovery workflow management technology, and continues to expand its innovative Fusion suite of applications -- Genome, Legal Hold, Discovery Workflow Management and FusionGo. The complete Fusion platform provides an end-to-end risk assessment and information management solution. Regardless of industry or system environment, Fusion integrates seamlessly with existing business processes and enterprise systems. Exterro solutions assure regulatory compliance and create sustainable ROI. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Exterro has operations across the United States and abroad. For more information, visit, or contact the company directly at +1 877-398-3776.

About Sandia

Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, an autonomous Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. With main facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif., Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.