FTI Announces Hosting Partnership with De Novo Legal, LLC
New Hosting Partner and Seven New Ringtail Service Partners Expand Affiliate Network
NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced a partnership with De Novo Legal, LLC and an agreement for the firm to host the industry-leading Ringtail(R) document review platform from FTI. FTI also announced the expansion of its partner program with the addition of seven new Ringtail service partners.
De Novo Legal, LLC to offer the Ringtail Platform On Demand
De Novo Legal is the premier integrated e-discovery solutions provider for law firms and corporate legal departments. With offices located across the United States, De Novo Legal provides a single point of accountability for the entire lifecycle of an electronic discovery project including processing, hosting, document review and production.
"Our clients want and demand a trustworthy, time-tested, hosting platform to handle their mission critical data. Ringtail has proven to be that solution," said Michael McDonald, managing director of De Novo Legal. "We are proud to be working with FTI and look forward to expanding our current service offerings to law firms and corporations."
As a Ringtail hosting partner, De Novo Legal will add the Ringtail platform hosting, data processing and consulting capabilities to its service offering. De Novo has attained a Silver level of qualification after completing a rigorous certification and training program. Among other membership requirements, De Novo has a dedicated team of Ringtail certified specialists on staff.
"The addition of De Novo Legal to the FTI Partner Program brings a number of benefits to our clients including scalable document review capabilities and a strong presence on the East Coast and in Houston, Texas. We are pleased to have them part of our program," said Ed Pfromer, senior managing director at FTI Consulting.
Seven New Ringtail Service Partners
FTI also announced the addition of seven Ringtail Service Partners since the launch of the FTI Partner Program. Ringtail Service Partners, formerly known as the Ringtail Certified Service Bureau, provide Ringtail data loading services and workflow consulting. In the United States, FTI welcomes the following new partners: Center for Computer Forensics, Barrister Digital Solutions, LLC, IKON, ImageMAKER Development Inc., True Legal Partners and Tusker Group. In the United Kingdom, FTI welcomes Hobs Legal Docs Ltd.
Organizations interested in partnering with FTI should visit the FTI Partner Portal to download an enrollment form and request the program guide. The partner portal can be found at https://partners.fticonsulting.com .
About the Ringtail(R) Platform
The Ringtail(R) platform from FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm, delivers substantial time and cost savings to lawyers and investigators working on large, complex matters. The Web-based platform scales to handle hundreds of users, thousands of cases and millions of documents in over 200 languages. Available on-premise and on-demand, the Ringtail platform is used by the largest corporations, law firms, and government agencies in the world. For more information, please visit www.ftiringtail.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 2,800 professionals located in most major business centers in the world, we work closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
FTI, FTI CONSULTING and RINGTAIL are trademarks of FTI Consulting, Inc.
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SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc. -0- 03/11/2008 /CONTACT: Investors, Gordon McCoun, or Media, Jessy Adams, both of FTI Consulting, Inc., +1-212-850-5600; Michael McDonald of De Novo Legal, LLC, +1-212-905-7500/ /Web site: http://www.fticonsulting.com https://partners.fticonsulting.com http://www.ftiringtail.com / (FCN) CO: FTI Consulting, Inc.; De Novo Legal, LLC ST: New York IN: FIN SU: CON JT-AC -- NYTU035 -- 5619 03/11/2008 07:30 EDT http://www.prnewswire.com