MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – November 30, 2011 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has selected the Clearwell eDiscovery Platform to streamline eDiscovery investigations. Clearwell enables FBI case agents to efficiently manage and analyze documents including the ability to search, review, tag and export documents for exchange. As a result, the agency is able to reduce the time and resources required for document review and thus benefit from a significant reduction in the costs of investigations.
Clearwell presents a solution to reduce administrative workload on agents, save money, and increase the efficiency of case investigations. Clearwell’s strengths include advanced search and analytics capabilities and the ability to automatically eliminate duplicate information, which can contribute to a significant reduction in total investigation costs. In addition, Clearwell provides the ability to review, tag and export documents to partner agencies and prosecuting attorneys, which can assist case agents in all aspects of trial.
“With the massive volumes of electronically stored information generated today, eDiscovery can be a complex and costly process for both corporations and government agencies alike,” said Brian Dye, vice president of product management, Information Management Group, Symantec Corp. “Implementing Symantec’s Clearwell eDiscovery Platform to assist case agents in managing and analyzing documents enables the FBI to significantly streamline the eDiscovery process.”
The Clearwell eDiscovery Platform is an enterprise-class solution that was purpose-built for eDiscovery. With Clearwell, customers can utilize several features such as Transparent Search, discussion threads and people analytics to significantly accelerate early case assessment, defensibly eliminate irrelevant documents and false positives, and rapidly perform a first-pass review. Clearwell also lets customers view all related documents in context, perform one-click tagging, redact documents and apply reason codes in order to increase review throughput and consistency. In addition, the Clearwell eDiscovery Platform meets stringent security standards and automatically tracks all actions on case documents throughout the eDiscovery workflow, ensuring a defensible eDiscovery process.
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