Digital Reef's Founder Steve Akers to Moderate Panel on Cloud Computing

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The eDiscovery Breakfast Club Focuses on Issues of the Day for Litigation Support Professionals and Attorneys

Digital Reef, a leading software provider of the first massively scalable and open solutions for eDiscovery, Early Case Assessment (ECA) and digital information governance, will host a meeting of the eDiscovery Breakfast Club Tuesday July 19 where Steve Akers, founder and CTO of Digital Reef, will discuss SaaS-based eDiscovery. Of the many techniques for controlling eDiscovery costs, none has a more compelling value proposition to companies, service providers and law firms than Software as a Service (SaaS). Yet there are many questions about the effectiveness, security and quality of eDiscovery in the cloud. During this meeting of the eDiscovery Breakfast Club, Steve Akers will moderate a panel of industry experts on how SaaS can improve responsiveness, lower capital expense, or reduce risk through better collaboration.

The eDiscovery Breakfast Club is a networking forum for professionals to meet with like-minded individuals to learn about the latest best practices in the industry and talk about issues of the day.

When: Tuesday, July 19th, 8:45am-10:30am EDT    

Where: The Downtown Association, 60 Pine Street, New York, NY

Who: Steve Akers, Founder & CTO, Digital Reef
Daniel Garrie, ESQ, Special Master/Mediator in eDiscovery
David Whitehead, Director, Hildebrandt Baker Robbins

Topic: SaaS-based eDiscovery

Highlights of the discussion include:

  • A definition of SaaS-based eDiscovery and why that’s important
  • How clients are benefitting from SaaS-based eDiscovery
  • Tips to evaluate a SaaS approach and how to begin

For more information on the breakfast meeting, please visit:

About the eDiscovery Breakfast Club:
The eDiscovery Breakfast Club is a networking forum for professionals to meet with like-minded individuals and learn about the latest best practices in the industry and talk about issues of the day. eDiscovery Breakfast Club meetings typically last for around 90 minutes. Around half of each meeting is devoted to external speakers who present on a range of current topics. Vendor sponsors pay the meeting costs, but presentations cannot be product or company specific.

About Digital Reef:
Digital Reef is a leading e-discovery software provider helping enterprises, law firms, and litigation support service providers with eDiscovery and Digital Information Governance. Digital Reef’s e discovery platform is the first truly enterprise-scale e-discovery solution that manages all legal matters, regulatory inquiries, and corporate investigations. Using the industry’s fastest, most scalable and secure grid-based SaaS platform, leading companies have chosen Digital Reef as part of their EDRM system to process, analyze, review, and produce ESI. As a result, they accelerate early case assessment (ECA), cull-down data by up to 90%, increase review throughput, reduce movement of data across multiple tools, and improve the defensibility of their electronic discovery processing. Digital Reef gives businesses an unprecedented control of their information which can be derived from wherever it resides including emails, documents, repositories, and over 400 different types of files, including images. With Digital Reef, organizations have a standard, disciplined approach to continuously govern information for projects driven by Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), FTC false claims, Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC risk assessments, FDA approvals, and internal IT policies for digital information security, retention, and file management. Enterprises and their law firms, services providers, and consultants across all industries rely on Digital Reef for the fastest way to transform un-managed information into valuable assets.

Digital Reef is headquartered in Boxborough, Massachusetts. For more information call 978-893-1000 or visit

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