Dykema Signs Managed Services Agreement with Iris Data Services - Managed Services Company Delivers Scalable Relativity Environment to Leading Commercial Law Firm

Iris Data Services, a leading provider of managed litigation services, announced today it has signed a managed services agreement with Dykema to provide kCura’s Relativity document review platform and processing capability through the Iris Discovery Management program which includes Discovery Consulting, Electronic Discovery Processing, and Data Hosting using kCura’s e-discovery platform, Relativity.

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“Dykema wanted a managed services provider that could host and assist with administration of our entire kCura Relativity review environment and quick-turn processing ,” said Scott Pilat, Manager of Legal Technology and Litigation Support for Dykema.

Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 20, 2013

Iris Data Services, a leading provider of managed litigation services, announced today it has signed a managed services agreement with Dykema to provide kCura’s Relativity document review platform and processing capability through the Iris Discovery Management program which includes Discovery Consulting, Electronic Discovery Processing, and Data Hosting using kCura’s e-discovery platform, Relativity. Dykema is a leading national law firm with offices throughout the United States. Iris Data Services is a leading supplier of discovery solutions including electronic discovery, managed litigation services, and document review technologies such as kCura’s Relativity, which includes Relativity Analytics and Relativity Assisted Review.

“Dykema wanted a managed services provider that could host and assist with administration of our entire kCura Relativity review environment and quick-turn processing,” said Scott Pilat, Manager of Legal Technology and Litigation Support for Dykema. “Iris provides us both the infrastructure support as well as extensive Relativity experience. Iris’ comprehensive managed services model will allow Dykema to spend less time managing vendors and litigation technologies and more time doing what we do best, practicing law.”

“Iris will host Dykema’s Relativity license in our secure, SSAE 16 certified data center and manage the associated technical infrastructure and storage,” said Scott Berger, Iris’ Vice President of Managed Services. “Besides Iris’ Relativity expertise, the advantages of the enhancements Iris provides to Relativity such as case management, custom reporting, and foreign language translation will allow Dykema case teams to more efficiently review and isolate the relevant documents for a matter.”

About Iris Discovery Management
Iris Discovery Management (DM) is a managed services platform for law firms and corporations who are dissatisfied with the internal capital and overhead expense or the continual investment and time spent outsourcing discovery needs. Iris Discovery Management blends best of breed solutions and technical expertise with the ability for litigation departments to evaluate current electronic discovery spend, ultimately increasing their client serving abilities. Unlike outsourcing every discovery service or paying higher capital investment to keep it internal, Iris has assembled a subscription-based package that includes dedicated applications & infrastructure, discovery consulting, forensics collection & culling, eDiscovery processing, data hosting using kCura’s e-discovery platform, Relativity, data analytics, and attorney document review.

About kCura Relativity
Recognized as a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2013 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, a web-based platform for the processing, review, analysis, and production of electronic data. Relativity has more than 80,000 active users worldwide from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and 95 of the top 100 law firms in the United States. Relativity also powers Method, kCura’s workflow and notification system for managing legal hold and risk assessment processes. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity and Method on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 31st fastest-growing technology company in North America on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune. Please contact kCura at sales(at)kcura(dot)com or visit http://www.kcura.com for more information.

About Dykema
Dykema serves business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex legal issues. Dykema lawyers and other professionals in 13 U.S. offices work in close partnership with clients – from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies – to deliver outstanding results, unparalleled service and exceptional value in every engagement. To learn more, visit http://www.dykema.com and follow Dykema on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Dykema/.

About Iris    
Iris Data Services is a leading supplier of discovery solutions including electronic discovery, managed litigation services, and document review technologies. Lead by recognized experts in electronic discovery and document review, Iris continually strives to defensibly reduce the amount of reviewable data on every matter. As a Premium Hosting Partner and Certified Reseller of Relativity by kCura, Iris’ extensive document review expertise includes complex search consulting, computer-aided review technologies, and experienced attorney review teams. Iris’ discovery experts, project management team, and use of technology have combined to make it one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. In 2011 Iris Data Services made the Inc. 500 list of the fastest–growing private companies in America, making Iris the fastest growing eDiscovery company in the United States. Iris is headquartered in Kansas City and maintains offices throughout the United States, India and Asia. For more information about Iris, please visit http://www.irisds.com and follow Iris on Twitter at http://twitter.com/IrisDataService/.


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