SOURCE: Applied Discovery

Applied Discovery

March 13, 2012 11:18 ET

Applied Discovery® Announces Strategic Partnership With kCura as a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner

E-Discovery Provider to Deliver Relativity Combined With World-Class Experience, Infrastructure, and Project Management

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2012) - Applied Discovery®, a worldwide leader in professional discovery services including multinational collection, early case assessment (ECA), processing, hosting, production, and managed review services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies, announced today that it is now a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner. Relativity managed by Applied Discovery provides exceptional quality and value delivered on kCura's world-class review platform.

"By combining Relativity's robust feature set with Applied Discovery's managed services experts, our state-of-the-art technology, and our long history of project management, support, and responsiveness, we have developed an extremely compelling and cost-effective offering based on speed, accuracy, and defensibility," said Jon Resnick, Worldwide Vice President of Field Operations and Marketing for Applied Discovery. Relativity managed by Applied Discovery adds project management, early case assessment, high-speed processing, predictive tagging/machine-assisted review, back-end privilege search, integration with managed review, and custom reporting.

Applied Discovery will offer Relativity as part of a broad technology palette alongside its proprietary hosted discovery solution, Leverage™, and other market-leading commercial software offerings for processing, analytics, and review. "Our professionals are experienced industry pioneers who have managed thousands of matters since the inception of the electronic discovery era. We have always taken a hands-on approach to helping clients tackle matters of all types and sizes," added Resnick. "This partnership with kCura is a key step in our plan to offer third-party tools alongside our own. Leveraging our deep and proficient team of technology experts, our mission is to help our clients choose and implement the best tools and processes for their specific needs and apply our experience, technology, and talent to deliver quality and value throughout the discovery process."

By offering Relativity along with Applied Discovery's advanced technology and discovery expertise, Applied Discovery now allows clients to analyze, review, and produce evidentiary information even more accurately, quickly, and cost-effectively. Clients also benefit from Applied Discovery's unmatched experience dealing with electronic discovery in all types of litigation and government investigations and from its industry-leading scalable, secure infrastructure.

"We are excited to welcome Applied Discovery as a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "Applied Discovery is one of the early pioneers in the e-discovery space, and we look forward to working with them to offer more flexibility and tailored feature sets to their clients."

Under new ownership and leadership, Applied Discovery has energetically renewed its commitment to delivering a full and best-in-class complement of discovery solutions and services and plans to continue to expand its offerings to cover even more of the information management lifecycle.

About Applied Discovery®
Applied Discovery (http://www.applieddiscovery.com) is a worldwide electronic discovery leader offering multinational collection, early case assessment (ECA), processing, hosting, production, and managed review services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Founded in 1998, Applied Discovery is based in Bellevue, WA, with East Coast headquarters in New York City and regional offices in Washington, DC, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Dallas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

About kCura
Recognized as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2011 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura is the developer of the e-discovery software Relativity, a web-based platform for the review, analysis, and production of electronic data. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 42nd fastest-growing technology company in North America on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 and named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune. Please contact kCura at info@kcura.com or visit www.kcura.com for more information.

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