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EMC SourceOne eDiscovery – Kazeon Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Standalone Early Case Assessment Applications

Evaluation Based on EMC’s Capabilities, Execution and Strategic Vision

HOPKINTON, Mass, September 26, 2011 - 

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in the IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Standalone Early Case Assessment (ECA) Applications 2011 Vendor Analysis. The report examined the standalone ECA applications commonly deployed in multi-vendor, multi-platform eDiscovery environments. EMC® SourceOne™ eDiscovery – Kazeon was named a leader.

IDC identified Kazeon as a leader for delivering a comprehensive solution for proactive and reactive eDiscovery, information security and privacy, corporate investigations, regulatory compliance, and data management issues.

Its open architecture, highlighted by the IDC analysts, enables the ability to "connect and search against an expansive list of distributed endpoints and messaging systems. The solution is VMware ready and can be hosted in a variety of hybrid and private cloud environments. The report also highlights Kazeon's rapid implementation and out-of-the-box integration with the SourceOne product family, for customers to address a wide range of information governance requirements. The report states, "EMC has the capabilities to deliver a single-vendor end-to-end eDiscovery solution."

"We are pleased with the leadership recognition by IDC, as Kazeon continues to meet the demanding requirements of organizations that require industrial strength information governance," said Jeff Bettencourt, Vice President and General Manager of Information Governance for the Information Intelligence Group division of EMC. "The recognition is the result of consistently executing our vision and commitment to providing comprehensive solutions that reduce costs, mitigates risk, and simplifies eDiscovery."

The IDC report, document #229928, evaluates the functional capabilities and business strategies of ECA applications and assesses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define success in the market. According to IDC, more corporate litigants will look to advances in analytics and business process technologies to realize process efficiencies and enhance eDiscovery strategy response planning as the average corpus sizes per matter continue to grow." The report also "forecasts total ECA applications market will total $400.8 million in 2011 and would reach $857.0 million in 2015."

EMCSourceOne has also been named a Trend-Setting Product of 2011 by KM World magazine, a leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market. EMC was recognized for product innovation, business strategy and customers' return on investment. This is the second consecutive year SourceOne has been recognized as a Trend-Setting Product.

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