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March 11, 2015 13:15 ET

Exterro Joins the Information Governance Initiative

Participation Focused on Helping Global Organizations Apply Business Process and Legal Compliance Constructs to Information Governance Initiatives

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - March 11, 2015) - Exterro® Inc., the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 organizations, is proud to announce its membership in the Information Governance Initiative (IGI). As an IGI supporter, Exterro will promote the IGI's mission of advancing information governance (IG) practices and educating organizations on applying business process and legal compliance constructs as a means to take control of exploding data volumes. The cross-disciplinary think-tank is led by industry veterans Bennett Borden, founder and chair of IGI; Barclay Blair, founder and executive director; and Jason Baron, co-chair.

"There is a real lack of clarity and education on how to handle corporate information, who should manage the process and where to even begin," said Borden. "We are committed to moving the industry forward, together, establishing best practices, bridging existing gaps and connecting all of the facets of the IG equation. Having established, leading vendors like Exterro as members is a critical part of our efforts."

"Exterro was established on the principle that information can be managed and optimized with process and technology," said Bill Piwonka, chief marketing officer at Exterro. "The IGI offers a terrific forum that will allow us, as an industry, to bring clarity and establish process for proactively implementing information governance processes for both legal and non-legal purposes. We are excited to be at the forefront of this strategic initiative to help architect a better path forward."

About the IGI
The Information Governance Initiative (IGI) is a cross-disciplinary consortium and think tank dedicated to advancing the adoption of Information Governance practices and technologies through research, publishing, advocacy, and peer-to-peer networking. The IGI publishes research, benchmarking surveys, and guidance for practitioners that is freely available on its website. Join the IGI Community, a place for practitioners from all facets of IG to come together and learn from each other. The IGI was founded by recognized leaders in the field of Information Governance, and is supported by leading providers of Information Governance products and services.

About Exterro
Exterro, Inc. is the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at global 2000 organizations. Positioned as a leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software, the company's growth is fueled by a high demand for our enterprise-class solution that delivers process automation across the full EDRM spectrum. Built on an open architecture platform, Exterro Fusion® integrates with existing IT, HR and EDRM systems to deliver complete visibility into all critical data, as well as the flexibility to scale beyond e-discovery to encompass larger legal, compliance and information governance initiatives. For more information, visit www.exterro.com.

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