eTERA Consulting Enhances Its E-Discovery Services with Equivio Technology for Near-Duplicates and Email Threads

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eTERA Consulting has incorporated Equivio technology for grouping of near-duplicates and email threads as a standard component of its electronic data discovery (EDD) services. Equivio's technology enables eTERA Consulting to eliminate data redundancy, allowing its customers to reduce the risks and costs of E Discovery.

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We are focused on helping our customers implement cost-effective technologies to support their electronic discovery strategies

eTERA Consulting, a provider of end-to-end data management solutions to Fortune 500 companies and AMLAW 100 law firms, today announced the adoption of Equivio’s technology for grouping of near-duplicates and email threads. eTERA has incorporated Equivio technology as a standard component of its electronic data discovery (EDD) services. Equivio is one of several best-of-breed technologies used by eTERA to support the entire E-Discovery process - from data recovery and forensic services, through collection and processing, to review and production.

“We are focused on helping our customers implement cost-effective technologies to support their electronic discovery strategies," said eTERA’s president Scott Holec. "Equivio's technology for near-duplicates and email threads helps our customers accelerate and optimize document review processes. The great thing about the Equivio grouping technology is that it drives cost savings in review, while simultaneously enhancing review quality and reducing errors."

The grouping of near-duplicates and email threads allows attorneys to skip redundant data, while focusing exclusively on the unique information in each document. By enhancing the ease of data identification, Equivio reduces the risk of missing key information. The Equivio groupings also ensure similar documents are treated consistently, increase review productivity and help litigators meet tight deadlines.

"We are delighted that eTERA’s rapidly growing customer base will benefit from the proven cost savings driven by Equivio," said Amir Milo, CEO of Equivio. "In a series of benchmarks conducted by our customers, the Equivio near-duplicate groupings have consistently driven review cost savings of slightly over 30%. On the email side, the benchmarks have shown average savings of just on 50%."

About eTERA Consulting
As a strategic partner, eTERA Consulting provides end-to-end data management solutions. eTERA Consulting specializes in helping corporations and law firms manage electronically stored information (ESI) in connection with litigation, regulatory and business matters. eTERA Consulting’s proven Early Information AssessmentTM (EIA) planning methodology provides clients with innovative solutions focused on achieving increased efficiencies, cost savings and enhanced decision-making abilities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, eTERA Consulting has served the legal industry since 2004. The company also maintains additional offices across the U.S. eTERA Consulting was named to The Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private U.S. companies in 2010. For more information, please visit

About Equivio

Equivio enables the management of data redundancy in content-centric business processes. Equivio's technology zooms in on unique data, allowing you to read less, think more, win big™. With products for grouping near-duplicates, capturing email threads and determining document relevance, Equivio powers a broad range of business applications, including eDiscovery, early case assessment, data retention, corporate investigations and intelligence. To learn more about winning with Equivio, visit


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