Catalyst and Proofpoint Partner to Streamline Enterprise e-Discovery and Lower Cost With Cloud-Based Archiving, Search, and Review Capabilities
Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc., a pioneer in cloud-based document repositories for e-discovery and other complex legal matters, today announced that it has partnered with Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider to provide innovative cloud-based technology that spans the entire e-discovery lifecycle, from information governance to review and production.
This partnership will enable corporations and their counsel to manage the full spectrum of legal, investigative and regulatory e-discovery, from collection, identification and archiving through search, review and production. Because the process is managed entirely in the cloud, the combination of Catalyst's and Proofpoint's offerings can enable organizations to save an average of 35% over the total cost of on-premises archiving, search and review platforms. By seamlessly aligning their powerful, scalable, grid-based technologies, Catalyst and Proofpoint empower legal teams to achieve greater productivity with fewer headaches and hassles.
"Cloud platforms provide companies with tremendous efficiencies in cost, time and resources. However, identification, preservation and collection of data in the cloud have been problematic until now," said John Tredennick, CEO of Catalyst. "The Catalyst-Proofpoint partnership provides companies with a fast and secure alternative to on-premise technology platforms."
Recently names as "Leader" in the Gartner 2012 Enterprise Information Archive Magic Quadrant, Proofpoint's Enterprise Archive offers a proven enterprise information archiving system specifically architected for the cloud and designed with the features required for e-discovery and corporate compliance.
Proofpoint's big data platform and cloud infrastructure have been proven to meet the needs of the largest global organizations. More than a hundred global organizations have now archived tens of millions of messages each - while still retaining the ability to rapidly execute searches across all of their content within a matter of seconds. And with its patented DoubleBlind Key Architecture, Proofpoint delivers uncompromised security and data privacy protection unmatched by any other cloud archiving provider.
Catalyst Insight, is the first cloud-based e-discovery platform to harness the power of a Big Data XML engine to handle the most complex and demanding cases, combining metadata and text in a unified, searchable XML data store designed to handle the most complex and demanding cases. Insight can run virtually unlimited searches across terabtyes of data within seconds, delivering lightning-fast performance and industry-leading analytics to help legal teams quickly identify, categorize and review massive volumes of electronic documents.
By selecting the Proofpoint and Catalyst offerings, organizations will be able to implement legal holds and to retrieve, preserve and search data using Proofpoint's Enterprise Archive, and securely transfer the data to Catalyst Insight for processing, search, review and production. For legal professionals, the result is a seamless, secure cloud-based process covering the entire EDRM, automating and streamlining collection, identification, data preservation and legal holds; providing new opportunities for early case assessment; enabling powerful, lightning-fast search and advanced visual analytics; and automating and accelerating review and production.