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Partnership extends Merrill’s support of large enterprise class information discovery and management

HOLMDEL, NJ — January 30, 2012 Index Engines a leader in enterprise information management solutions, announces today a partnership with Merrill Corporation, the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled information and document services for professional services firms. Merrill will use Index Engines’ technology for the collection and processing of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) from networks, desktops, forensic images and legacy backup tapes, for both reactive litigation and proactive litigation readiness.


With the addition of Index Engines’ Litigation Ready® technology to their host of resources, Merrill extends and improves upon how their clients gather, organize and manage confidential and time-sensitive information. Index Engines will help Merrill to support enterprise information governance programs and assist organizations to apply policies across massive data and email environments.


The Index Engines partnership enables Merrill to provide:


  • Identification, collection and preservation of electronic information in support of litigation and compliance
  • Proactive legacy data management-cost effective access and remediation of backup tape data to mitigate risk
  • Deployment of proactive policy against enterprise information assets in order to become litigation ready


“Merrill recognizes the shift in reactive to proactive litigation readiness in which Index Engines technology plays a pivotal role,” states Jim McGann, VP of Information Discovery at Index Engines. “Index Engines is the only platform that both processes data quickly at the enterprise scale level, and provides accessing and indexing of legacy content on tape so policy can be applied. Merrill’s customer base stands to benefit from this partnership, and we are proud to be aligned with Merrill, which is a well-respected leader in the business world.”


Daniel Pelc, Senior Marketing Director – Litigation Services at Merrill adds, “Our clients are becoming more demanding in their ESI processing requirements and this partnership with Index Engines is key in meeting these demands and providing state of the art technology. We have evaluated many solutions and Index Engines stands out in their ability to process and manage all sources of enterprise data including online network servers and legacy content on backup tapes, at unprecedented speed and efficiency.”


For more information about Index Engines’ partnership with Merrill, please email Jim McGann at or Daniel Pelc at


About Index Engines

Founded in 2003, Index Engines is the leader in enterprise discovery solutions. Our mission is to organize enterprise data assets, making them immediately accessible, searchable and easy to manage. Businesses today face a significant challenge organizing their files and email to ensure timely and cost efficient access, while also maintaining compliance to regulations governing electronic data. Companies rely on Index Engines solutions for comprehensive insight into their data to simplify information discovery, classification and management.


The patented Index Engines Octane discovery platform is the only solution on the market to offer a complete view of electronic data assets. Online data is indexed in-stream at wire speed in native enterprise storage protocols, enabling high-speed, efficient indexing of proprietary backup and transfer formats. Index Engines’ unique approach to offline records scans backup tapes, indexes the contents and extracts relevant data, eliminating the time-consuming restoration process. Index Engines provides the only comprehensive discovery platform across both online and offline data, saving time and money when managing enterprise information. For more information on Index Engines, please visit


About Merrill Corporation


Merrill Corporation provides the world’s leading legal, financial and corporate professionals with a suite of advanced services as well as secure web-based tools to gather, organize and manage the confidential and time-sensitive information related to their matters or transactions. For more information on Merrill Corporation, please visit




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