General counsel must partner with IT to manage discovery risks in the cloud

E-discovery in the cloud provides advantages and challenges, not just for IT but for general counsel as well

Like a fluffy cumulous cotton ball floating in the sky, “the cloud” – as in the computing term – hovers over all of us. Companies in every industry are leveraging the power of cloud computing and storage to cut costs and drive efficiency.

General counsel have found a number of uses for the cloud in relation to e-discovery, including using it to run e-discovery tools, using it to host content for review and doing discovery against cloud repositories. As such, the cloud offers a number of advantages, including:

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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