FTI Technology joins ACEDS as Affiliate Member

A principal e-discovery service provider joins growing ranks of blue-ribbon companies and firms to partner with the e-discovery certification association
By: Gregory Calpakis
Certified E-Discovery Specialist
Certified E-Discovery Specialist
May 13, 2011 - PRLog -- Miami — The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists announced today that FTI Technology, one of the leading e-discovery service providers worldwide, has become an Affiliate Member.

A business segment of FTI Consulting, FTI Technology helps clients meet diverse e-discovery challenges and collaborates with them in developing and implementing strategic, as opposed to reactive, solutions in order to lower discovery costs. It offers its clients software, services and expertise in matters ranging from internal investigations to large-scale litigation that present global e-discovery requirements.

Special benefit of Affiliate Members
As an ACEDS Affiliate Member, FTI Technology will receive the various special benefits of that membership category, including privileged access to ACEDS members, sustained
presence on the ACEDS website, as well as external communications, conferences and seminars. It eases and facilitates access by ACEDS members who seek to engage and acquire the services and products of providers in e-discovery and related fields.

In 2009, Gartner Research named FTI Technology as a “strong positive” in the "MarketScope for E-Discovery Software Product Vendors," the highest rating. It is given to companies “viewed as a provider of strategic products, services or solutions.”

FTI Consulting, which will celebrate its 30th year in 2012, is a $1.5 billion market cap enterprise with 3,400 employees in major business centers worldwide.

ACEDS Affiliate Members show commitment to e-discovery excellence
“We are proud to add such a distinguished firm as FTI Technology to the 30 top service providers in all segments of e-discovery providers – technology, consulting, legal staffing and legal process outsourcing – that have joined ACEDS in its first year. It is a strong sign of the commitment to excellence in e-discovery practices by these top companies and firms,” Gregory Calpakis, ACEDS Executive Director said.

“Their membership as Affiliate Members signals to the entire e-discovery community that ACEDS is a leading champion of competence and effectiveness in this dynamic field," he continued.

ACEDS offers the Certified E-Discovery Specialist credential that certification candidates earn after meeting eligibility requirements and passing a rigorous examination that is offered at 560 ACEDS-Kryterion Testing Centers worldwide. The CEDS credential validates the e-discovery knowledge and skill of successful certification candidates.

ACEDS, a membership organization devoted to the professional interests of the e-discovery community, seeks to enhance competence through certification. ACEDS provides online and live training, connects members with experts through various forums to facilitate exchange of ideas and solutions, and produces practical, timely information and guidance.

For information about ACEDS Affiliate Membership, contact: Lanny Morris, ACEDS Senior Account Executive, at 305-490-2933 or by e-mail at lmorris@ACEDS.org.

(Accredited members of the media may obtain access to the news and analysis portion of ACEDS.org by contacting Robert Hilson, Editorial Director, at 786-517-2714 or rhilson@aceds.org.)

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The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, is for professionals who work in the field of e-discovery. ACEDS builds a community of e-discovery specialists for the exchange of ideas, training, best practices, and offers e-discovery certification.

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