The Technology business segment of global business advisory firm FTI Consulting has signed a reseller agreement with IT giant IBM for its Ringtail e-discovery review and analytics software. By combining Ringtail with IBM’s StoredIQ software, clients can be offered a more efficient e-discovery process which will reduce costs and risks.
FTI Technology’s Ringtail is e-discovery review and analytics software that helps customers address legal, regulatory and investigative challenges. The software provides a visual approach to document review and predictive coding to streamline e-discovery into a repeatable business processes, helping organisations to lower their costs. Jake Frazier, Senior Managing Director in the Technology segment of FTI Consulting, explains: “Organisations that standardise on Ringtail for e-discovery realise tangible cost savings through repeatable processes, innovative analytics and data reuse features that are unique within the industry. Whether for litigation, investigations or regulatory requests, Ringtail empowers organisations to make cost-effective and strategic business decisions based upon the matter at hand.”
Under the agreement, IBM will offer FTI’s software, and by combining Ringtail with its StoredIQ software* span the entire Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) process. This will benefit legal and IT departments with a more efficient e-discovery process, helping them to reduce the cost, risk and time associated with e-discovery and maintain a complete audit trail of documents, attributes and actions.
“Ringtail has built its reputation as an industry leader by supporting the varied e-discovery portfolio needs of global organisations. With this reseller agreement, clients will benefit from two complementary and best-of-breed solutions that can streamline the entire e-discovery process,” comments David Grant, Senior Managing Director in the Technology segment of FTI Consulting.
* IBM’s StoredIQ software provides in-depth assessment of the location of unstructured data, giving organisations visibility into data to make more informed business and legal decisions.