BIA and Equivalent Data Announce Partnership

eDiscovery Software Provider Equivalent Data Becomes TotalDiscovery Partner

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 Business Intelligence Associates (BIA) a leader in eDiscovery software and services solutions, today announced that Equivalent DATA (EQD), a provider of large-scale discovery services, has joined with BIA as a premier Channel Partner to offer the BIA TotalDiscovery online solution to its clients.

EQD will use TotalDiscovery for data preservation activities such as managing legal holds and data collections for its clients’ legal matters and will supplement its already popular cloud-based eDiscovery software, NeedleFinder, which manages data analysis, search and review.

“TotalDiscovery’s litigation hold, custodian questionnaire and remote collection features were the compelling factors that drove our partnership,” said Equivalent DATA’s President and CEO, Mike Medrano. “TotalDiscovery serves to complement our existing toolkit of software used by our eDiscovery experts and forensic technicians when tackling even the most complex engagements.”

“We’re very excited to add Equivalent DATA to our Partner Channel,” said BIA Partner Channel Manager David Armstrong. “We look forward to working closely with them as they use TotalDiscovery to help their clients succeed.”

About BIA and TotalDiscovery
BIA is a leading company in the eDiscovery space. For over a decade, BIA has been developing and implementing legally defensible, technology-driven solutions that reduce the costs and risks associated with lawsuits, regulatory compliance and internal risk related investigations and audits. BIA offers software complemented by professional services in the areas of eDiscovery and litigation support, digital investigations and electronic policy consulting.

As an innovator in the legal technology market, BIA created TotalDiscovery, launched as the first cloud-based automated legal data preservation system including legal hold management and intelligent data collections with enterprise level capabilities but without the typical high capital expense.

In addition to TotalDiscovery, BIA offers corporate departing employee data management solutions, computer forensics services and eDiscovery expert advice. BIA provides its software and services to small, medium and large companies and law firms in the U.S. and abroad. For more information, visit www.biaprotect.com or follow us on Twitter @biaprotect.

About Equivalent Data
Formed in 1994, Equivalent DATA (EQD) is a litigation support company primarily serving corporate legal departments and law firms across the United States. EQD provides forensic collections and investigations, project management, consulting, managed review services and staffing alongside EQD’s proprietary cloud-based eDiscovery software, NeedleFinder. From document review support to long-term staffing, our network of talented attorneys is comprised of litigators, industry experts, and specialists in a number of areas that can quickly address litigation challenges while reducing the burden of permanent overhead expenses and project costs. To learn more about Equivalent DATA logon to www.eqd.com

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