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Inference Data Rated 'Positive' in Leading IT Research Firm's E-Discovery MarketScope Report

Jan 03, 2008 (08:01 AM EST)
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LYNBROOK, N.Y., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronic discovery technology innovator Inference Data and its web-based analytics and review platform received a rating of "Positive" in Gartner's E-Discovery and Litigation Support Vendors MarketScope 2007 [1]. Written by Debra Logan and published December 14, 2007 [2], the report examines 29 vendors in the electronic discovery software, technology, and services market. The companies included in the report were evaluated on a number of criteria including market understanding, innovation, market responsiveness and track record.

Inference provides corporations and law firms with an analytics and review software for risk assessment, meet-and-confer preparation, and accelerated review. Offered as a hosted solution, Inference helps lawyers quickly find and analyze key documents and prioritize entire databases for streamlined, cost-effective review.

The Gartner report notes that, "The necessity to react effectively to requests for information and subpoenas is forcing this market to grow swiftly." [2] The report also states, "Both general and corporate counsel are realizing that they can cut costs on outside data processing and legal fees by availing themselves of one of the many hosted or in-house review platform providers."

According to Nicholas Croce, President of Inference Data, "Major law firms and their clients need electronic discovery tools that address the litigation- specific challenges caused by overwhelming amounts of electronically stored information. Inference has harnessed powerful analytics and created a system that attorneys can use and have confidence in, and we are proud that, in my opinion, Gartner has validated our vision and execution."

MARKETSCOPE

[1] MarketScope Disclaimer

The MarketScope is copyrighted 2007 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

[2] "MarketScope for E-Discovery and Litigation Support Vendors, 2007," by Gartner, Inc, Research VP, Debra Logan. December 14, 2007.

About Inference Data

Inference is a leading e-discovery platform for analytics-driven risk assessment and cost-effective review. Highly scalable and user-intuitive, Inference incorporates the Autonomy IDOL engine to prioritize data sets, find key documents and accelerate the review process. For more information, visit www.inferencedata.com .

CONTACT: Christina Pandapas of Stackpole & Partners, +1-339-927-7788, cpandapas@stackpolepartners.com, for Inference Data

Web site: http://www.inferencedata.com/