WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 3, 2013 Consilio, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, and Business Intelligence Associates, Inc. (BIA), global leaders in eDiscovery software and services, announced today that Consilio has become a BIA Platinum Partner and will offer BIA’s TotalDiscovery platform to its customers worldwide. Consilio will employ TotalDiscovery to collect data involved in litigation and regulatory matters from locations throughout the world, then process, produce and host that data at Consilio’s international data centers.

TotalDiscovery is a cloud-based eDiscovery platform that automates identification, preservation and collection of data. Consilio will now use TotalDiscovery to provide clients with legal hold notification, and to provide remote collection from desktops, laptops, servers and external hard drives for those cases that do not require onsite data collection expertise.

“TotalDiscovery’s remote collection toolset allows us to help clients get to early case assessment and full eDiscovery review faster than ever before by removing many of the barriers associated with traditional onsite data collections,” said Todd Horst, Executive Vice President of Consilio. “Our clients are always looking to shorten the time to review, but that’s often difficult given the myriad of pan-regional, national, local and enterprise-specific regulations governing data collection. Our expert forensics team marries our worldwide expertise to a fantastic toolset from BIA that will yield immediate benefits for our clients.”

“We’re excited about the partnership with Consilio because it offers tangible benefits to corporations and law firms, currently challenged by the data identification and gathering processes,” said Alon Israely, who heads BIA’s strategic initiatives. Besides just accelerating the collections cycle for Consilio’s global client base, BIA technology will help corporations sidestep other expenses typically associated with traditional onsite data collections. With this new capability, Consilio’s clients will experience fewer business interruptions when performing critical eDiscovery tasks. Clients who need to perform data collections quickly and defensibly can do so with fewer burdens on employees or IT staff.

“Our partnership with Consilio continues the expansion of TotalDiscovery globally, and is an excellent example of the product’s strength as a cloud-based eDiscovery platform,” said Israely.

About Consilio
Consilio is an international eDiscovery and managed review provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests, and internal and external investigations. The company supports law firms and corporations with cost-effective, end-to-end litigation services that include data collection, computer forensics, expert testimony, multilingual and onsite data processing, hosting and document review. Safe Harbor certified, the company can deploy its services rapidly and efficiently to clients anywhere in the world from offices and data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.consilio.com. See more at: https://www.consilio.com/2013/05/16/consilio-adds-product-management-and-product-development-experts-to-growing-team/#sthash.nn2d2g3x.dpuf

About BIA and TotalDiscovery
For more than a decade, BIA has been developing and implementing legally defensible, technology-driven solutions that reduce the costs and risks associated with lawsuits, regulatory compliance and internal risk related investigations and audits. BIA offers software and services in the areas of eDiscovery, litigation support, digital investigations, and electronic policy consulting.

BIA’s TotalDiscovery is the first cloud-based automated legal data preservation system. It includes legal hold management, intelligent data collections, and enterprise-level capabilities, but without the typical high capital expense.

In addition to TotalDiscovery, BIA offers corporate departing employee data management solutions, computer forensics services, and eDiscovery expert advice. For more information, visit www.biaprotect.comor follow us on Twitter @biaprotect.

About Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to their clients, to drive growth through innovation, to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best in class business performance. STG’s current portfolio consists of 14 global companies. For more information, please visit http://www.symphonytg.com/

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