|[January 29, 2013]
Kroll Ontrack and Hudson Legal Form Partnership to Deliver High Quality, Low-Cost Ediscovery Results
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Ontrack and Hudson
Legal (NASDAQ: HSON) today announced a partnership that combines
robust technology assisted review (TAR) functionality with highly
skilled and experienced review teams. Together, Kroll Ontrack, a world
leader in ediscovery and data recovery software, and Hudson Legal, a
global provider of ediscovery solutions, managed review and legal
staffing, will offer law firms and corporations world-class
next-generation discovery solutions.
"More than ever before, ediscovery requires both highly qualified people
and cutting-edge technology to maximize results and achieve cost
savings," said Mark Yacano, executive vice president, Hudson Legal.
"Both Hudson and Kroll Ontrack deliver high quality, pragmatic,
client-focused solutions in every document review. Our comparable
approach and philosophies will ensure a successful union."
Over the past 10 years, Hudson has evolved from a pure staffing company
into a sophisticated provider of managed review services, along with its
core staffing offering. From that experience, Hudson has developed
capabilities and services that have been recognized for their accuracy
in cost estimation, rapid turnaround and minimization of errors.
To maximize the speed and accuracy of ediscovery review, Hudson will
leverage Kroll Ontrack's leading online review platform, Ontrack®
Inview™, which automatically distributes documents to review teams
and actively learns from its attorney "trainers," to continuously
enhance the accuacy of the prioritization and categorization of
"This technology is more than simply predictive coding, as it offers
richer options beyond responsive and non-responsive for the
categorization of documents," said John Grancarich, vice president of
ediscovery strategy, Kroll Ontrack. "By doing so, the speed, accuracy
and cost-savings of the legal review process are truly maximized."
"Clients have claimed productivity improvements of more than 170 percent
when leveraging our Intelligent Review Technology," said Dean Hager,
president and CEO, Kroll Ontrack. "This technology coupled with Hudson's
deep expertise in document review will produce unsurpassed results for
our clients. Collectively, we act as one provider delivering seamless
execution and open communication resulting in a better controlled,
better quality ediscovery project."
Key client benefits of the integrated partnership offering include:
Quality of results - Years of experience and
sophisticated project management ensure the highest quality ediscovery
Speed of delivery - Robust capabilities to meet any imposed
Location - Global data centers in North America, Europe and
Asia Pacific to meet compliance regulations.
Capacity & screening - Highly scalable review teams
with reviewers that are screened for training, qualifications and
project language requirements to meet the needs of any project size
"This partnership combines proven review and technology assisted review
capabilities," said Vivian Tero, analyst, IDC (News - Alert). "Combining people and
technology of this caliber will help clients manage ediscovery costs
while delivering high-quality results."
For more information, visit www.krollontrack.com
Hudson is a global talent solutions company
with expertise in leadership and specialized recruitment, contracting
solutions, recruitment process outsourcing, talent management,
outplacement and eDiscovery. We help our clients and candidates succeed
by leveraging our expertise, deep industry and market knowledge, and
proprietary assessment tools and techniques. With more than 2,000 people
in 20 countries, and relationships with millions of specialized
professionals, we bring an unparalleled ability to match talent with
opportunities by assessing, recruiting, developing and engaging the best
and brightest people for our clients. We combine broad geographic
presence, world-class talent solutions and a tailored, consultative
approach to help businesses and professionals achieve higher performance
and outstanding results. More information is available at www.hudson.com.
About Kroll Ontrack Inc.
Kroll Ontrack provides
technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and
government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, backup,
search, analyze, and produce data efficiently and cost-effectively. In
addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides
data recovery, data backup, data destruction, electronic discovery and
document review. Kroll Ontrack is a subsidiary of Altegrity, an
industry-leading provider of information solutions. For more information
about Kroll Ontrack and its offerings please visit: www.krollontrack.com.
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