Migrated from eDJGroupInc.com. Author: Barry Murphy. Published: 2011-08-24 12:00:38  There is a ton of interest in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud-based computing.  Our industry relies on the cloud for both proactive information management (think hosted email archiving) and reactive eDiscovery services (think processing and hosted review).  Attitudes toward SaaS and the cloud, though, have been hard to measure.  There are camps that don’t trust the security of the cloud, just as there are camps that are quick to send data outside the four walls of the company and into the cheapest storage possible.The thing that many don’t realize is that cloud computing is not an all or nothing proposition.  There is a spectrum of cloud-based offerings – one could source infrastructure, platform, applications, or all three from the cloud.  With the exception of those companies that choose to completely outsource all systems, every organization will have some kind of in-house technology they will need to collect from when eDiscovery arises.  But, that does not mean that they can’t take advantage of SaaS tools in the process.  We at eDJ are constantly striving to understand what eDiscovery professionals are doing in practice.  We’re taking a look at SaaS more closely because it seems to be an increasing popular form of application delivery.eDiscoveryJournal is conducting a survey to understand general attitudes toward SaaS and gauge the willingness to use web-based tools that can assist with eDiscovery.  All survey respondents will receive a coupon for a complimentary copy of The eDiscoveryJournal Report: Early Case Assessment Comes Into Focus in 2011, a $599 value.  You can find the survey here

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