SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CaseCentral, the leader in secure, cloud-based eDiscovery software for corporate counsel and law firms to simplify and take control of eDiscovery and Mitratech, the leader in Collaborative Accountability applications including matter management, e-Billing, and GRC management automation, today announced a strategic alliance to combine CaseCentral’s eDiscovery platform with Mitratech’s TeamConnect Legal Suite. The joint offering provides corporations with the most comprehensive legal management platform available to meet complex litigation, regulatory compliance, matter management and e-Billing challenges across the phases of eDiscovery.
Integrating Legal Operations and eDiscovery for Legal Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
Corporations are under pressure to govern, control and manage data and information throughout the eDiscovery process and to integrate this process with legal operations management to provide much stronger legal governance, risk and compliance. The partnership combines two powerful software platforms, the Mitratech TeamConnect Legal Suite and the CaseCentral eDiscovery Platform, to provide end-to-end visibility and control over these processes and information in a cost-effective and comprehensive manner. The partnership offers solutions that meet the specific needs of both legal and IT teams.
"Legal departments are burdened by manual processes and independent applications that address just specific issues. This strains the legal department and slows it down, preventing it from operating as efficiently and effectively as possible in response to agile business demands,” said Michael Rasmussen, Risk & Compliance Advisor, Writer, & Lecturer, Corporate Integrity LLC. “Legal teams need a complete end-to-end Legal GRC solution that manages processes and information across its responsibilities. The combination of Mitratech and CaseCentral is a compelling solution offering – it represents the most complete legal GRC platform to manage legal operations available on the market today."
Benefits of the combined software platforms include:
- A single portal to manage legal operations, enabling information governance for the legal department
- Cloud-based and on-premise software offerings
- Reduced legal spend and risk through integration and visibility into various legal activities
- Superior trending and analysis by integrating eDiscovery review information with matter management
- Leveraging eDiscovery process information with e-billing / spend management for greater visibility into costs
“The strategic partnership between CaseCentral and Mitratech brings together two leading software providers in the legal and eDiscovery industries,” said Tom Thimot, President and CEO, CaseCentral. “The direct benefit to customers is total visibility into legal activities through an integrated legal operations platform. This increased visibility and control translates into lower risks and costs.”
“Mitratech and CaseCentral have proven track records of success helping customers more efficiently and defensibly manage their legal processes,” said Afshin Behnia, President and CEO, Mitratech. “This partnership enables corporate legal and IT departments to manage information in a cost-effective way that supports immediate and future regulatory, legal, risk, and operational requirements. In addition to cost control and efficiency gains, the strategic benefit to customers is complete legal GRC management and information governance, making volumes of legal and regulatory data consumable, actionable, and primed for analysis – thereby enabling business agility in legal operations.”
CaseCentral eDiscovery Platform
The CaseCentral eDiscovery platform integrates early case assessment, processing, analysis, review and production capabilities, enabling customers to succeed with a single matter and seamlessly migrate to multi-matter, multi-party, multi-repository support within the same software platform. CaseCentral pioneered the use of process analytics, providing real-time measurement of review rates, quality rates and costs per document - by matter, firm or user.
CaseCentral’s secure, cloud-based eDiscovery software provides the centralized environment needed to give corporations and law firms control over their eDiscovery projects while enabling seamless collaboration with users outside the firewall. Additionally, cloud-based applications minimize the requests for internal IT departments to purchase expensive infrastructure and modify corporate network and security standards for third party access, which can increase security risks.
Mitratech TeamConnect Legal Suite
Mitratech TeamConnect Legal Suite delivers everything you need to provide an unparalleled level of service to your organization. You can reduce legal costs, evaluate performance, and take decisive action on a single, secure platform. TeamConnect Legal Suite offers an Executive Dashboard, Matter Management, Collaborative Spend Management with Electronic Invoicing, Entity Management, Legal Hold, Service of Process Manager and more in a single integrated application suite. Superior to point solutions, the TeamConnect platform enables you to leverage your existing technology to adapt to changing business and regulatory requirements.
TeamConnect Legal helps you proactively manage legal and GRC operations and collaborate with outside counsel to reduce legal costs. With unprecedented expenditure control and visibility into exposures, TeamConnect helps you improve corporate profit margins and protect your brand.
Founded in 1994, CaseCentral is the leader in secure, cloud-based eDiscovery software for corporations and law firms to simplify and take control of electronic discovery (eDiscovery) in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries and internal investigations. CaseCentral enables repeatable, defensible and measurable business processes that significantly reduce eDiscovery risk, cost and time. The CaseCentral eDiscovery platform integrates early case assessment, processing, analysis, review and production capabilities, enabling customers to succeed with a single matter and seamlessly migrate to multi-matter, multi-party, multi-repository support within the same software platform. CaseCentral pioneered the use of process analytics, providing real-time measurement of review rates, quality rates and costs per document - by matter, firm or user. CaseCentral has served more than 32 of the Fortune 100 and more than 83 of the AmLaw 100. For more information, call 1.800.714.2727 or visit www.casecentral.com, follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/casecentral or read ‘Case in Point’ cartoons, the lighter side of eDiscovery, at: www.casecentral.com/case-in-point/.
Mitratech provides market-leading Collaborative Accountability Applications for businesses and their trusted partners. With team-oriented domain applications in legal process automation, governance, risk, compliance and security, Mitratech's TeamConnect Collaborative Accountability Suite improves transparency of financial reporting, reduces exposure to risk, sharpens operating discipline, and improves information security and the efficiency of enterprise processes. Our Collaborati browser application also meets the accountability and collaboration needs of proliferating extraprise teams, wherein vendors, partners and service providers often have to be included in sensitive teamwork projects such as electronic billing, legal hold and collaborative budgeting, or those which expose your business to liability.
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