Dec 15, 2008

ZL Unified Archive® Now Includes the E-Discovery Manager to Help Customers Reduce the Cost of Litigation

SAN JOSE, CA – Dec. 15, 2008 Businesses face litigation and regulatory audits every day. Today’s news is filled with stories about lawsuits and legal proceedings, companies devastated by skyrocketing litigation costs, firms fined for delays resulting from outdated tools . Consequently, to comply with federal and state electronic discovery law and to limit exposure to litigation risk, businesses need to adopt electronic information solutions that will provide an easily accessible and centrally searchable location from which to manage electronically stored information. With the ZL Unified Archive®, customers are able to do everything they need from early case assessment to centralized records management, all in a single, scalable archive. ZL Technologies has released a major upgrade that provides a complete solution for early case assessment, culling, preservation orders, and the overall E-Discovery process, delivering industry leading functionality and performance. ZL’s ability to search hundred or millions of files in seconds makes risk management, compliance, corporate investigations and litigation searches fast and efficient. And with ZL’s new Discovery Manager, businesses can use ZL as a one-stop solution that obviates the need for making additional purchases of E-Discovery review tools. ZL delivers the proven scalability and robustness needed for even the largest customers. Key Features in ZL UA’s zDiscovery Manager include:
  • Automated Legal Hold:the ability to automatically apply legal holds on mails that are considered potentially relevant.
  • Early Case Assessment:the ability to organize and tag emails as related to a specific case or issue and mark them for review.
  • Complete Audit Trail:avoid heavy court sanctions by proving every action taken on a mail from time of ingestion to deletion.
  • Attorney Client Privilege: ensure that privileged mail is not inadvertently produced.
  “ZL’s Discovery Manager is a powerful addition to the Unified Archive® because it provides compete control to businesses over their repository of enterprise data from a central location” stated Perry J. Narancic, General Counsel at ZL. “ZL delivers an archive with massive storage capabilities and blazing search speed – which are the central legal requirements for compliance, risk management and litigation-preparedness.”  
About ZL Technologies, Inc. ZL Technologies makes Unified Archive® software (“ZL UA®”) to enable large enterprises to manage all unstructured content such as e-mail and files, to satisfy corporate archiving needs for e-Discovery, records management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and storage management. It also enables the same unstructured content to become the organization’s Corporate eMemory™ for competitive advantage, such as sharing knowledge, experts, and history across the enterprise. ZL UA’s unique differentiator is its unified architecture, which consolidates all applications and billions of documents under one platform, thus eliminating today’s fractured data silos which significantly raise operating costs and legal risks. Demonstrating a proven track record with Global 500 customers and strategic partnerships with major players such as Oracle, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and SunGard, ZL has emerged as the technology leader in harnessing unstructured “Big Data” for strategic advantage. For more information, please visit