Electronic Evidence Retrieval Expands its Computer Forensics Services with Equivio's Near-Duplicate Detection and E-mail Thread Analysis

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Electronic Evidence Retrieval, L.L.C. (EER), a leading computer forensics and e-discovery firm headquartered on the U.S. Gulf Coast, announced today that it will use Equivio's technology for near-duplicates and e-mail threads.

Electronic Evidence Retrieval, L.L.C. (EER), a leading computer forensics and e-discovery firm headquartered on the U.S. Gulf Coast, announced today that it will use Equivio's technology for near-duplicates and e-mail threads to reduce the time and effort required to review evidence retrieved from electronic and OCR files.

"Using Equivio's technology for near-duplicates and e-mail threads further expands the scope of service we provide our customers," said Dr. Johnette Hassell, Founder and CEO of EER. "By using Equivio, we are now able to offer our clients enhanced computer forensic and e-discovery solutions that significantly lower the cost of document review."

EER utilized Equivio in a recent case for the law firm of Chaffe McCall LLP. Commenting on the review efficiencies yielded by the near-duplicate technology, Robert S. Rooth, Attorney of Chaffe McCall noted, "Equivio saves far more than the 25% the company advertises."

Through the new partnership with Equivio, EER can perform detection and reporting of near-duplicate documents and e-mail threads, complementing its full-service computer forensics and e discovery solutions. The grouping of near-duplicates and e-mail threads allows attorneys to skip redundant data and focus on the unique information in each document. By reducing time wasted on reviewing duplicate data, Equivio shortens the path to finding key information.

"EER is a very experienced player in the computer forensics and e-discovery market, with a clear understanding of what it takes to get the right information to the right attorney at the right time," said Amir Milo, CEO of Equivio. "In choosing Equivio, EER has identified the need for technology that reduces the cost, complexity and risk of litigation."

About EER:
Electronic Evidence Retrieval is a full service computer forensics and e-discovery firm, with offices across the United States. Its computer forensics specialists have more than 25 years experience providing litigation support in computer-related court cases. EER has the expertise and specialized containment tools necessary to make a forensically sound recovery of Electronically Stored Information (ESI), complete with the chain of custody safeguards required by the courts. It also offers consultations and seminars to assist attorneys and their clients in adhering to provisions of the new federal e-discovery rules. EER is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. For more information, visit http://www.ElectronicEvidenceRetrieval.com.

About Equivio:
Equivio groups near-duplicates and structures e-mail threads. Equivio's patent-pending technology zooms in on unique data, allowing attorneys to read less, think more, win big™. In the 2007 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey, law firms ranked Equivio as a Top 10 software vendor. To learn more, e-mail info @ equivio.com or visit http://www.equivio.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For EER:    
Johnette Hassell, Ph.D.    
JHassell @ ElectronicEvidenceRetrieval.com     
504-483-0201    
http://www.ElectronicEvidenceRetrieval.com    

For Equivio:
Warwick Sharp
info @ equivio.com
800.851.1965
http://www.equivio.com

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