SOURCE: Exterro, Inc.

Exterro, Inc.

January 31, 2011 10:00 ET

Exterro Simplifies and Accelerates Electronic Discovery With Version 4 of Exterro Fusion, the Award-Winning Legal Solution Suite

Exterro Fusion 4 Cuts Litigation Costs for Several Fortune 500 and Am Law 100 Customers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 31, 2011) - LegalTech New York -- Exterro, Inc., the leading provider of legal governance, risk and compliance management solutions, today announced several customer successes with version four of its software platform, Fusion. Building on its award-winning platform for information management, legal hold, e-discovery, compliance and risk management, interview and collection management, Fusion 4 empowers legal users with a highly intuitive user experience that addresses a wide range of legal discovery requirements.

"One of the things I love about Exterro Fusion is its ability to manage information feeds from multiple systems, giving our legal team total control over the e-discovery process," said Dan Klinger, Senior Manager, Global Information Security at The Hershey Company. "Exterro's advanced integration capabilities combine the workflow and technology tools needed to gain control over all the moving parts of complex e-discovery projects."

Fusion 4 provides legal and IT teams with complete, 360-degree visibility into matter information, providing greater control over the e-discovery process. Further, Fusion seamlessly integrates with HR and asset management solutions, and any EDRM tools needed to complete the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM) process.

"Exterro Fusion's superior workflow technology will allow us to quickly implement and manage Legal Holds while providing the insight our e-discovery and legal teams need to significantly reduce costs," said Steven Fernandez, Project Manager, I.S. Legal Support, Allergan.

The Exterro Fusion 4 platform enables corporations and law firms to establish consistent, repeatable business processes for managing enterprise-wide litigation projects. Exterro's e-discovery software delivers legal process management on an enterprise scale. Exterro's electronic discovery software platform integrates best-of-breed technology for faster, smarter execution of critical litigation tasks, driving down costs and minimizing risks.

"The impact Exterro Fusion has had on our performance was impressive," said Randy Girouard, Manager of Automated Legal Services at Haynes & Boone, LLP. "Ease of use, detailed tracking mechanisms and constant collaboration aided user adoption. Work product advanced to a new level, and Fusion enforced compliance, delivered consistent, centralized documentation, and repeatable procedures, reduced errors and reduced staff onboarding time."

The latest major release of the Exterro Fusion platform has more than 100 new innovations, including:

  • 360-Degree Visibility: Precision search, collaboration tools, and unprecedented business intelligence deliver complete control over the e-discovery process.
  • Integration Hub: Configurable, cross-compatible integrations and adapters enable a comprehensive, best-of-breed approach.
  • Rapid Time to Value: Flexible, configurable workflows, multiple deployment options and an expanded service portfolio ensure rapid delivery of results and a solution that fits your business processes like a glove.

"Enterprises looking to cost-effectively meet e-discovery obligations are treating e-discovery as a business process, and legal software as a critical asset of an enterprise IT infrastructure," said Bobby Balachandran, President and CEO of Exterro, Inc. "With Exterro Fusion 4, our customers gain unprecedented insight into business and legal intelligence so they can slash costs and increase ROI for their investment in e-discovery software."

About Exterro

Exterro, Inc. is the recognized leader for legal governance, risk and compliance management 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, service providers and resources. Exterro pioneered e-discovery workflow management technology, and continues to expand its innovative Fusion suite of applications -- Genome, Legal Hold, Discovery Workflow Management, Discovery Collection, Comprehensive Interview, Compliance Portal and Fusion Cloud Legal Hold. The complete Fusion platform provides an end-to-end legal governance, 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 www.exterro.com, or contact the company directly at +1 877-398-3776.