Dependence on eDiscovery of electronically stored information (ESI) for lawsuits and litigation continues to grow. For law firms, corporate legal teams and legal service providers, addressing the increasing storage demands of eDiscovery is crucial. Identifying, collecting, producing and protecting relevant ESI is vital. This ESI can include documentation, social media posts, text messages, emails and more.
It’s important that this information is protected and easily accessible. To achieve this, legal teams and service providers have had to rely on expensive, hard-to-manage primary storage and separate backup systems, often on-premises. With ClearSky, companies are gaining the efficiencies of the cloud with an all-in-one solution that delivers on-demand high-performance primary storage, with built-in, offsite backup and DR, as a hybrid cloud service. With ClearSky our customers are reducing the cost and complexity of storage, backup, and DR for critical data, including eDiscovery, and still, have peace of mind knowing this sensitive data is secure.
As a firm that handles a lot of litigation, Miles & Stockbridge has a great deal of court files on SQL Server, with one server often housing 20 to 30 terabytes of case data at a time. Backing that data up requires a lot of storage, and cloud backup isn’t cost effective because it takes too long to restore.
Because our network uses dedicated Ethernet private lines and other private high-speed network connections, we avoid the performance and security challenges associated with public internet circuits. All data is encrypted when it enters the ClearSky service inside your data center and remains encrypted throughout the ClearSky service, in transit and at rest.