11 October 2016

LDiscovery and Reed Smith Win 2016 Relativity Innovation Awards at Relativity Fest

LDiscovery’s A/V Suite wins Best Service Provider Solution and Community Choice Solution; Reed Smith’s Consent Tracker chosen as Best Law Firm Solution

Chicago, IL – October 11, 2016 – kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced LDiscovery and Reed Smith are the winners of the 2016 Relativity Innovation Awards at Relativity Fest.

The Relativity Innovation Awards is an annual competition celebrating the organizations that build applications and integrations to extend the functionality of Relativity—the platform used by corporations, law firms, and government agencies to manage electronic evidence in litigation, investigations, and beyond. Judges selected solutions that streamline processes, solve complex workflow needs, or create an altogether new solution that positively impacts business strategy. Winners were awarded in three categories: Best Service Provider Solution, Best Law Firm Solution, and Community Choice Solution.

LDiscovery was named Best Service Provider Solution and was also voted Community Choice Solution by the Relativity community for its A/V Suite for Relativity, an application that simplifies the review of multimedia files using a proprietary plugin for the Relativity document viewer. A/V Suite also gives users the ability to redact audio files, making a previously impossible task not only possible, but simple.

In the Best Law Firm Solution category, Reed Smith won for its Consent Tracker. The tool was developed when a client wanted to sell several business units, and Reed Smith needed to quickly identify all of their contracts that would require third-party consent, with the goal of prioritizing which business units should be sold first. They built an application on Relativity to track the status of consent from required parties, and used analytics to group and manage similar types of consent requirements in one place. Using this tracking solution, they completed an analysis that should have taken six months in one and saved their client $3 to $5 million.

kCura Vice President of Engineering Perry Marchant announced the winners at Relativity Fest, the annual legal technology conference held October 9 to 11 in Chicago. More than 1,800 members of the Relativity community attended the event, where LDiscovery and Reed Smith demonstrated their winning innovations during the awards ceremony.

“I’m so excited to congratulate LDiscovery and Reed Smith as this year’s Relativity Innovation Awards winners,” said Marchant. “We received so many great entries from our community, and it was inspiring to see how creative our customers and partners are in extending Relativity to solve unique challenges in e-discovery and beyond. The winning solutions stood out as offering tremendous value to Relativity users.”

About kCura
Recognized as a “Leader” in Gartner’s latest E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity. Relativity has more than 140,000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 195 of the Am Law 200. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 175th 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@kcura.com or visit http://www.kcura.com for more information.

About KLDiscovery

KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, and government agencies solve complex data challenges. With offices in 26 locations across 17 countries, KLDiscovery is a global leader in delivering best-in-class data management, information governance, and eDiscovery solutions to support the litigation, regulatory compliance, and internal investigation needs of clients. Serving organisations for over 30 years, KLDiscovery offers data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, data processing, application software and data hosting for web-based document reviews, and managed document review services. In addition, through its global Ontrack data management business, KLDiscovery delivers world-class data recovery, disaster recovery, email extraction and restoration, data destruction, and tape management. KLDiscovery has been recognised as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500), and CEO Chris Weiler was a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™. Additionally, KLDiscovery is a Relativity Certified Partner and maintains ISO/IEC 27001 Certified data centers around the world. Visit www.kldiscovery.com to learn more.

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