AccessData® Releases Summation 4.1 and AD eDiscovery 4.0

Corporate clients and in-house counsel alike will benefit from the latest Summation release

LINDON, Utah--()--AccessData, a pioneer of digital investigations and litigation support solutions, announces release of Summation 4.1 and AD eDiscovery 4.0.

Summation allows legal professionals to process and manage data themselves, thus cutting costs and drastically reducing time and risk involved in review. Summation effectively meets the most strenuous review requirements of corporate and in-house counsel alike. “We have focused exclusively on client and partner feedback with this latest release. Summation now incorporates many additional features that are beginning define a contemporary review platform. Full featured and intuitive are the hallmarks of the current solution,” said Tim Leehealey, CEO of AccessData.

The new Summation continues to meet the needs of small and medium law firms as was the tradition with iBlaze. Summation can just as easily be installed on a PC or laptop (Summation Express) as a larger enterprise class infrastructure (Summation Pro). Both versions of the product offer the exact same workflow and user experience. This approach allows organizations to grow and scale as case load demands, without an additional learning curve.

Summation 4.1 highlights include:

  • Faster response through database caching
  • Imaging enhancements supporting quality control
  • Word boundary redaction and annotation
  • Editable Grid View
  • Bulk printing
  • Updated export features
  • Improvements to the offline, mobile review capability

AD eDiscovery is AccessData's market leading comprehensive litigation hold, collection, early case assessment, and now, final review solution. AD eDiscovery is the only solution on the market that addresses the entire EDRM in one seamless platform. The workflow is entirely integrated and unified from point of notification through final legal review. “AD eDiscovery 4.0 represents the culmination of several areas of focus for our clients, including a unified EDRM solution vs. a best-of-breed point product. There were also significant engineering investments to better handle cloud based data collection and processing,” said Brian Karney, COO and President of AccessData.

AD eDiscovery 4.0 highlights include:

  • Integrated Summation review technology
  • Cloud data collection including:
    • Email (PoP & IMAP)
    • Google Docs
    • Office 365 (SharePoint)
  • Schedule collections and processing jobs for appropriate hours
  • Performance updates

“Summation and AD eDiscovery continue to accelerate the pace and efficiency that corporations and law firms alike, can handle their ever growing e-discovery requirements. We are excited to play a role in reducing the complexity and costs of the litigation life cycle,” commented Leehealey.

Current Summation Express subscription holders can download the latest version at Those looking to update their AD eDiscovery or Summation Pro installations are encouraged to contact their Technical Account Manager to schedule the upgrade.

About AccessData

AccessData Group has pioneered digital investigations and litigation support for more than 20 years. Over that time, the company has grown to provide a broad spectrum of stand-alone and enterprise-class solutions that enable a 360-degree view into the data at any stage of investigation. The company’s AD eDiscovery platform is an automated, in-house solution that addresses the e-discovery lifecycle from litigation hold to final legal review. AccessData's AD Summation legal review solution is the gold standard throughout the legal community, having received 45+ legal industry technology and “Reader’s Choice” awards since 1997. More than 100,000 users in corporations, law firms, government agencies and law enforcement around the world rely on AccessData software solutions and its premier hosted review services. Learn more at


Trish Ireland, 801.377.5410 ext. 694

Release Summary

AccessData announces Summation and AD eDiscovery 4.0.


Trish Ireland, 801.377.5410 ext. 694