FTI Consulting Signs Reseller Agreement With IBM for Ringtail E-discovery

FTI Consulting Signs Reseller Agreement With IBM for Ringtail E-discovery Review and Analytics Software

Industry-Leading Ringtail Software Helps Customers Address Key Legal, Regulatory and Investigative Challenges

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that its FTI Technology business segment has joined with IBM in a reseller partnership. IBM will now offer FTI Technology's RingtailĀ® software, enabling corporations to streamline their e-discovery process, develop repeatable business processes and apply Ringtail's patented visual analytics to greatly reduce the cost, risk and time associated with e-discovery.

"Organizations that standardize on Ringtail for e-discovery realize tangible cost savings through repeatable processes, innovative analytics and data reuse features that are unique within the industry," said Jake Frazier, a Senior Managing Director in the Technology segment of FTI Consulting. "Whether for litigation, investigations or regulatory requests, Ringtail empowers organizations to make cost-effective and strategic business decisions based upon the matter at hand."

Ringtail's features enable organizations to streamline e-discovery into a repeatable business process. These include:

  • Integrated Analytics: Find key facts, visualize trends, identify important documents, eliminate irrelevant documents before review and accelerate the development of case strategy.
  • Visual Review: Quickly review conceptually-related materials in context using powerful keyword search and concept clustering.
  • Predictive Coding: Prioritize documents, find conceptually similar data or speed the legal review process with Ringtail's intuitive and easy-to-use predictive coding.
  • Massive Scalability: Industry-leading scalability and security provides unparalleled flexibility for handling both single and multi-matter project demands.

IBM's StoredIQ software, working together with Ringtail, spans the entire Electronic Discovery Reference Model ("EDRM") process, benefitting legal and IT departments with a repeatable and more efficient e-discovery process. In addition, organizations can maintain a complete audit trail of documents, attributes and actions throughout the e-discovery process.

"Ringtail has built its reputation as an industry leader by supporting the varied e-discovery portfolio needs of global organizations," said David Grant, a Senior Managing Director in the Technology segment of FTI Consulting. "With this reseller agreement, clients will benefit from two complementary and best-of-breed solutions that can streamline the entire e-discovery process."

FTI Technology and its Ringtail e-discovery software have received numerous honors from the legal and IT industries, including selection by The National Law Journal, The Legal Intelligencer, The Recorder and KMWorld, as leaders within e-discovery software and services. FTI Technology was also included in the 'Leaders' quadrant of Gartner's 'Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software' report (Jie Zhang, Debra Logan, Garth Landers, June 19, 2014). A complimentary copy of the report is available at the FTI Technology site.

Join FTI Technology at the LegalTech New York 2015 conference from February 3-5, 2015 in booth #2100 to learn more about our offerings, or please visit www.ftitechnology.com.

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,200 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The Company generated $1.65 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2013. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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