Gartner Research

Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions

Published: 30 June 2016

ID: G00302089

Analyst(s): Garth Landers , Jie Zhang


E-discovery solutions serve the needs of digital discovery for investigative and legal matters. The risk of not having proper processes and technologies in place can lead to sanctions and excessive costs. This guide helps general counsel and IT leaders evaluate and select these solutions.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Technology
  • Services

Market Direction

  • Three Types of Solution Providers
  • Pricing
  • Market Adoption and Growth

Market Analysis

  • SaaS Solutions Are Gaining Momentum
  • Building Interest in Microsoft's E-Discovery Capabilities
  • Searching Across Multiple and Hybrid Data Repositories Becomes More Onerous and Leads to Overinvestment
  • Merger and Acquisition Is Second Nature to the E-Discovery Service Market
  • The Application of Machine-Learning Technology in E-Discovery Beyond the U.S. Market

Representative Vendors

  • Representative E-Discovery Solution Providers

Market Recommendations

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