Since the beginning of the pandemic, businesses worldwide had to adopt a new, hybrid way of working. This resulted in an explosion of electronic data as organizations increased the number of collaboration and communication tools they use. From the litigation standpoint, the surging volume of data discovery has made it increasingly important for legal teams to collect information in a smarter manner.
In order to meet the evolving needs of legal professionals, IPRO has focused its efforts on providing a proven in-place ECA solution that would allow users to get insights into the data first then make the decision about what to collect.
That said, this year IPRO is positioned in the Leaders Category in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Early Case Assessment 2022 Vendor Assessment report (doc #US48970222, September 2022) .
What is IDC MarketScape 2022 Vendor Assessment?
IDC MarketScape is the ICT industry’s premier vendor assessment tool, providing in-depth quantitative and qualitative technology market assessments of ICT vendors for a wide range of technology markets. This comprehensive assessment of market competitors, delivered in a full-length research report, and summarized in an easy-to-read graphical depiction, provides you with the critical information necessary to make your most important technology decisions.
The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Early Case Assessment Software 2022 Vendor Assessment represents a vendor assessment of providers offering eDiscovery early case assessment software through the IDC MarketScape model. The assessment reviews both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define current market demands and expected buyer needs for offering eDiscovery early case assessment. The evaluation is based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses how each vendor stacks up, and the framework highlights the key factors that are expected to be the most significant for achieving success in the eDiscovery early case assessment market over the short term and long term.
IDC MarketScape Worldwide eDiscovery Early Case Assessment Software 2022: IPRO positioned in the Leaders Category
In their analysis, IDC MarketScape positions IPRO in the Leaders Category for worldwide eDiscovery early case assessment software, specifically highlighting the following strengths:
- In-place ECA: IPRO offers the ability to not only preserve data in place but assess it in place. This means that the users can deploy analytics, collect smarter, and overall limit the amount of duplication and moving of data that needs to be done. In-place ECA has security benefits in that the data is not being moved or exposed outside of where it lives and empowers the legal teams to take actions without depending on IT’s priorities. IPRO users can get insights into the data first then make the decision about what to collect. This capability drastically shrinks the corpus of data that is ultimately moved into a review tool.
- Scale and value: Customers interviewed in conjunction with this study indicated that the scale provided by IPRO for the price paid was very favorable. The platform is able to handle many terabytes of data and quickly. Some customers reported being able to complete ECA with minimal staff in just a few days because of the ability to drive insights at scale.
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles.
More information can be found in the IDC MarketScape excerpt.