Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software


The market for electronic discovery software is volatile and overcrowded, with new vendors entering as others merge. Nevertheless, Gartner considers the market mature enough to warrant the first Magic Quadrant analyzing 24 of its vendors.

Published: 13 May 2011

ID: G00212221

Analyst(s): Debra Logan , John Bace

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Magic Quadrant

  • Market Overview
    • Evolution of the Market So Far
    • The 2006 Amendments to the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
    • The Rise of E-Discovery Vendors
    • Dual Buying Centers
    • The Electronic Discovery Reference Model
    • Likely Future Market Directions
  • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AccessData Group
    • Autonomy
    • CaseCentral
    • Catalyst Repository Systems
    • Clearwell Systems
    • CommVault
    • Daegis
    • EMC
    • Epiq Systems
    • Exterro
    • FTI Technology
    • Guidance Software
    • IBM
    • Integreon
    • Ipro
    • Iron Mountain
    • kCura
    • Kroll Ontrack
    • LexisNexis
    • Nuix
    • Recommind
    • Symantec
    • Xerox Litigation Services
    • ZyLAB

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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