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Info Security Products Guide Names Clearwell E-discovery Platform Winner of 2008 Global Excellence in Forensics Award

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—January 31, 2008Clearwell Systems, Inc., a leader in Intelligent E-Discovery, today announced the Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform® a winner of the 2008 Customer Trust Award. The product was recognized in the Forensics category, an endorsement to Clearwell's innovation in providing the industry's first enterprise-class e-discovery management platform.

"It's time for technology companies to focus on innovation and growth," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief of the Network Products Guide. "Product innovation and customer trust are key to trouncing global economy uncertainties in 2008. By honoring the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform we are demonstrating the increasing need for enterprises to feel secure in all aspects of business, including e-discovery."

The Clearwell E-Discovery Platform enables legal, compliance, information security, forensics and IT teams to seamlessly manage hundreds of cases and thousands of users with a single application. The appliance is fully operational within the enterprise in less than 25 minutes and provides users with immediate visibility into case facts, significantly accelerating early case analysis. Clearwell's advanced searching, culling and filtering capabilities enable enterprises to quickly eliminate irrelevant documents, false positives, and privileged information, lowering processing costs and reducing review workload.

"Recognition from the Info Security awards further validates the emphasis that enterprises are placing on e-discovery best practices," said Kamal Shah, VP of marketing and product management at Clearwell Systems. "In a day and age when e-discovery is an unavoidable cost of doing business, it's our job to reduce the cost, workload and risk involved in processing, analyzing and reviewing electronically stored information."

Winners were honored in the heart of Silicon Valley at an award ceremony held during the Technosium 2008 Conference and Expo, which is supported by San Jose Mercury News, The Newspaper of Silicon Valley, Wi-Fi Alliance, Trusted Computing Group, Information Security Professionals Association, Network Products Guide, Personal Broadband Industry Association, Covenant, Wireless Communications Alliance, Info Security Products Guide, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Smart Capitol Venture (SCV Network). For more details visit

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

About Clearwell Systems

Clearwell Systems, a leader in Intelligent E-Discovery, is transforming the way enterprises conduct e-discovery in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries, and corporate investigations. By automating the processing, analysis and review of electronically stored information, Clearwell enables enterprises to accelerate early case assessments, lower processing costs, reduce review workload and gain control of e-discovery. Clearwell was named a "Top 5" e-discovery software provider for corporations by the prestigious 2007 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey. For more information, visit, or learn about E-Discovery 2.0 at