Huntingdon Valley, PA (PRWEB) March 01, 2012
AlphaLit, a nationally recognized full service provider of E-Discovery and litigation support services, today announced it has selected Hitachi NAS Platform from Santa Clara, CA-based Hitachi Data Systems, a leader in scalable, high performance network storage, to power its industry-leading E-Direct 3.0 review platform.
The combination of AlphaLit’s industry experience and leadership with the advanced and integrated features of Hitachi NAS Platform, powered by BlueArc®, provides AlphaLit’s customers significant advantages by helping them address data growth and cost of ownership challenges. AlphaLit’s platforms are well-suited to live and remote data centers alike as they offer file server consolidation and data protection.
Hitachi NAS Platform provides the ideal technical foundation for AlphaLit’s Expander Pro proprietary processing engine integrated with Nuix’s enterprise discovery platform and its industry-leading E-Direct 3.0 review platform. “The powerful hardware-accelerated file system of Hitachi NAS Platform is a dynamic addition to our suite of offerings and represents the next generation of virtualization and cloud infrastructure for electronic discovery,” says AlphaLit founder Dale Drury.
Renowned for its NAS workloads, as well as its speed and capacity, Hitachi NAS Platform transforms the management of disparate data. It offers up to 16 petabytes of usable capacity, and up to 1.6 gigabytes per second and 200,000 input/outputs per second per node. “Our focus is to give customers seamless access to all data, content and information,” said Miki Sandorfi, chief strategist, File, Content and Cloud, Hitachi Data Systems. “Through our Hitachi NAS Platform consolidation and data protection capabilities, we look forward to helping AlphaLit and its customers control their unstructured data while reducing IT costs.”
As AlphaLit handles a vast array of projects that require inventive storage options, Hitachi NAS Platform enables the AlphaLit team to expand their use of data and more efficiently manage the e-discovery process. In addition, by combining a best-in-class storage option with a best-of-breed series of tools that address critical information, AlphaLit offers the ability to defensibly overcome the unique challenges clients are facing in the current environment.
AlphaLit is a leading provider of electronic discovery (eDiscovery) services to America’s largest corporations and most prestigious law firms for second requests and litigation matters. Having set the gold standard for discovery document management for the past 25 years, the company has successfully handled over 10,000 projects and processed over 5 billion documents. Today, AlphaLit leverages its advanced technology solutions and the experience of its production managers and case law professionals to ensure that clients have the highest levels of quality, security, reliability and personal service in every aspect of their discovery needs. While the technologies have changed over the years, the fundamentals have remained the same and AlphaLit has quietly prospered by combining proven technology, flexibility, experience and know how. Located near Philadelphia, AlphaLit operates from a secure, 150,000 square foot, ISO 27001 compliant, state-of-the-art facility. To learn more, visit: http://www.AlphaLit.com.
About Hitachi Data Systems:
Hitachi Data Systems provides best-in-class information technologies, services and solutions that deliver compelling customer ROI, unmatched return on assets (ROA) and demonstrable business impact. With a vision that IT must be virtualized, automated, cloud-ready and sustainable, Hitachi Data Systems offers solutions that improve IT costs and agility. With more than 5,300 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Hitachi Data Systems products, services and solutions are trusted by the world’s leading enterprises, including more than 70 percent of the Fortune 100 and more than 80 percent of the Fortune Global 100. Hitachi Data Systems believes that data drives our world – and information is the new currency. To learn more, visit: http://www.hds.com.