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Relativity uses dtSearch for advanced text retrieval.
Relativity uses dtSearch for advanced text retrieval.
As a feature-rich, web-based platform, Relativity provides centralized legal hold management, forensic and targeted collections, complete processing capabilities, image and native file review, diverse coding options, flexible workflow capabilities including computer-assisted review, integrated productions, Unicode and foreign language support, text analytics, and mobile case preparation—all delivered in a highly scalable solution. “We've worked with dtSearch since the early days of Relativity, and we've always received the highest levels of support from the dtSearch team ... Providing easy-to-use, intuitive search options within Relativity is important to us. We're pleased to offer dtSearch's powerful searching technology to our users.”
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kCura also uses Content Analyst technology in conjunction with dtSearch.


Steve Lee & Associates
dtSearch chosen for Australian Office of Director of Public Prosecutions.
From HT Syndication with permission from Pivotal Sources:  "Australia based MicroWay Pty Ltd has secured contract from Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Acquisition of Legal Search Tool - dtSearch."
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Equivio embeds dtSearch into Equivio Zoom platform.
Equivio embeds dtSearch into Equivio Zoom platform.
Equivio Zoom is an integrated platform for e-discovery analytics and predictive coding. Used extensively in the legal industry, Zoom brings together Equivio’s proven technologies for e-discovery analytics in a unified web-based platform. Combining Equivio’s best-of-breed near-duplicates, email threads and relevance components, together with data import, ECA and enriched analytics capabilities, Zoom provides the necessary tools for easier, faster and smarter e-discovery. “For corporations and law firms engaged in e-discovery, the ability to rapidly find and access data is key. Backed by an outstanding track record, dtSearch provides us with the industry-grade search capability we need to support an out-of-the-box solution for even the largest organizations.”
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Equivio embeds dtSearch into Equivio Zoom platform.
E-Discovery Market — Global Forecast to 2021 taps dtSearch for insight.
From the report: “Electronic discovery or E-Discovery, is used to define all the processes by which electronic data, digital data, or any type of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is gathered, compiled, stored, processed, and reviewed as evidence in a law suit or legal investigation.” From “Key Industry Insights” quoting dtSearch Corp.: “‘In our capacity as a search engine, the major e-discovery trend we see is the ever-growing amount of litigation data in an ever-expanding number of data formats.’”
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Equivio embeds dtSearch into Equivio Zoom platform.
dtSearch embedded into eDiscovery module of Sherpa Software’s Altitude IG®.
From Processor:  Sherpa Software’s Altitude IG® eDiscovery module is “built specifically for in-house teams to manage legal hold notifications, search and collection for legal discovery requests, compliance requirements, or internal investigations.” “‘Our customers are finding enormous cost and time savings by conducting electronic discovery searches in-house ... It is critical that we provide them with the most thorough search competencies on the market, and that’s what we get with dtSearch.’”
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From Inside Counsel: “‘This software allows the legal team actively analyze, review and support projects where hands on view or management of customer data is needed.’”  “‘Without competent search technologies, the effectiveness of the legal team grinds to a halt.’”

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Discovery Attender™ discovers dtSearch.
Discovery Attender makes viewing and supervising electronic data easy and efficient. It performs dynamic keyword searches on Exchange Mailboxes, Public Folders, Outlook PST files, and on files found in Common File Storage areas. A Lotus Notes version provides searching of Domino server databases, combining search of both .NSF files with general file types such as MS Office and PDF. “dtSearch nicely complements Discovery Attender’s existing capabilities by providing an efficient, robust and stable platform to execute searches within a variety of file formats. As a result of the dtSearch integration, Discovery Attender has improved search performance, increased the speed and accuracy of its searches while accessing file types previously inaccessible.”
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Sherpa Software’s Attender brings dtSearching to Lotus Notes and beyond. 
Sherpa’s Discovery Attender for Notes is a Lotus Notes search and e-discovery tool that automates investigative tasks in Domino server databases, as well as documents outside of Lotus Notes. “We use dtSearch for dynamic keyword searching. The dtSearch Engine provides powerful searching within files and attachments.”
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IP.com
IP.com uses dtSearch piece in intellectual property management puzzle.
By applying collaboration, document management, and workflows to the problems of intellectual property management, InnovationQ helps corporations to secure their IP assets more thoroughly. At the same time, it helps to streamline processes and remove bottlenecks that can result in lost or leaked IP and delayed product launches. “The ability to quickly locate documents stored in InnovationQ is a key part of intellectual property management. dtSearch allows us to find a wide variety of documents quickly and easily in many different languages and writing systems. The ability of dtSearch to support our international customers is an important reason we chose it.”
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IP.com
dtSearch e-discovery customers CloudNine and ONE Discovery discuss the importance of search (both embedding dtSearch) with Inside Counsel.
From Inside Counsel: “The ability to quickly and effectively search through data stores that are growing exponentially has become more important than ever to meet discovery obligations within reasonable costs.  dtSearch, a text retrieval software embedded in legal trial prep and e-discovery software, works to alleviate problems with searching large data collections. Customers of dtSearch” — CloudNine and ONE Discovery — “sat down with Inside Counsel to discuss why search is so important in the world of law.”
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Resource: dtSearch search tips primer from Inside Counsel.
From Inside Counsel: “Optimize Searching to Find Every Smoking Gun”: “Search engines like dtSearch sift through terabytes of random data ... Although dtSearch is not itself forensics or e-discovery-specific, many forensics and e-discovery products do embed dtSearch’s core developer module, the dtSearch Engine, both for data support (so-called document filters) and for search functionality.” However, “a flawed search request may fail to retrieve a key ‘smoking gun’ ... This article seeks to provide search tips to reduce the chances this will happen.”
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Tabs3 and PracticeMaster
Tabs3 and PracticeMaster provide enhanced accessibility and searching through dtSearch. 
Software Technology, Inc. (STI) is the maker of the multiple award-winning Tabs3 billing software and PracticeMaster practice management software for the legal industry. Through integration with dtSearch, powerful new document search features let PracticeMaster Premier users search for text within e-mail attachments and linked documents. Searches can be customized to include only specific clients or certain date ranges; or by using phonetic searching to help you quickly search for conflicts of interest or find the information you are looking for.”
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“Trial Technology Saves Last Man Standing” relies on dtSearch directly and embedded in third-party applications.
“Trial Technology Saves Last Man Standing” relies on dtSearch directly and embedded in third-party applications. 
From Law Technology News: “an executive with computer chipmaker Hynix Semiconductor, was indicted by the United States Department of Justice, charged with joining a criminal conspiracy to fix prices in the dynamic random access memory industry.”  “To contain those costs and meet the 12-month review target, our litigation support department used ingenuity, and a mix of products ... Among our tools were Ipro Tech’s line of products, including Ipro e-Scan IT and Ipro OCR, and a full-text search engine, dtSearch, from dtSearch.”
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See below for IPRO / dtSearch write-up.


NEXPERT
NEXPERT uses dtSearch for legal case management application. 
NEXPERT is an interdisciplinary team of network specialists, lawyers and software developers offering comprehensive IT solutions to law firms and financial services providers. Located in Switzerland, NEXPERT developed and integrated an advanced document indexing and search tool joining database information from a legal case management system and document information into the same search results.  “After evaluating several full-text engines, we found that dtSearch is simply today’s best available search engine. The efficient and good support as well as dtSearch’s complete documentation allowed us to develop an advanced search tool that exceeded the expectation of our clients.”
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CaseFinder®
CaseFinder® Virginia legal research system finds dtSearch.
CaseFinder is a complete Virginia legal research system. “dtSearch’s search speed is nearly instantaneous, even through our massive databases ... No other software could give us the flexibility we got with dtSearch.”
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Digital Office Systems
Digital Office Systems adds dtSearch to paperless legal industry solutions.
Digital Office Systems is a leading provider of document management and paperless office solutions for small and medium-sized law firms. “dtSearch is far and away the best search solution for our product ... It fully integrates with Digital Office DM and provides users with amazingly fast search capability.”
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AppsPlus
AppsPlus applies dtSearch for major West Coast firm.
AppsPlus has developed database solutions for over a dozen years; its president has authored many programming books, including: Database Programming with Visual Basic®.NET and ADO.NET: Tips Tutorials and Code. “With the law firm’s technical team, I went through a number of different search engine demos and even met with representatives from the companies. dtSearch came out as the winner with the most concise, yet robust data model.”
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Orange Legal Technologies utilizes dtSearch within its innovative review platform, OneO.
Orange Legal Technologies utilizes dtSearch within its innovative review platform, OneO.
Orange Legal Technologies provides its clients with the technology and talent to handle the complexities surrounding the legal document review process. The company's OneO eDiscovery review platform operates from a secure web-hosted environment. OneO lets clients collect, analyze, process, review, produce and even translate from a foreign language e-discovery content. “dtSearch is the dominating search technology within the legal industry" with "powerful search capabilities.”
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From Inside Counsel: “dtSearch helps Orange Legal Tech bolster e-discovery capabilities.”
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Cybergroup
Cybergroup makes legal decision to use dtSearch.
One of the world’s largest law firms wanted to add an advanced search tool that joined database and document information into the same search results. Since the firm’s existing Web programming language was Adobe / Macromedia’s ColdFusion, Cybergroup proposed a ColdFusion-based search tool incorporating dtSearch and Cybergroup’s dbConnector product. “dtSearch and Cybergroup’s dbConnector were the logical choice. The client needed the ability to search meta-data and content in one search, producing an integrated, comprehensive results presentation.”
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AD eDiscovery and legal review solutions utilize dtSearch.
"How UnitedLex uses dtSearch for better e-discovery."
From Inside Counsel: “UnitedLex is a global leader in legal and data solutions ... Every day, UnitedLex provides solutions resulting in risk mitigation, efficiency improvements and cost optimization for its clients internationally — including offerings like Questio, a managed service that changes the traditional approach to e‑discovery and data management. The company’s more than 1,800 attorneys, engineers and consultants focus on the areas of litigation, contracting and intellectual property.” “‘The dtSearch engine plays a critical role in our ability to efficiently locate key evidence required by our clients in litigation and investigations ... Integrating dtSearch into our Questio discovery service platform enables UnitedLex to minimize our clients’ cost associated with finding what they are looking for ... dtSearch does a great job of indexing the languages we encounter, which maximizes our ability to find what our clients are looking for irrespective of the language.’”
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AD eDiscovery and legal review solutions utilize dtSearch.
CloudNine™ engages dtSearch for streamlined SaaS-hosted eDiscovery.
Currently used by over 50 of the top 250 law firms, CloudNine’s cloud-based eDiscovery software specializes in the collection, processing and review of large volumes of data. “dtSearch is a key component of [CloudNine’s] advanced searching and culling.” “The programmatic control that dtSearch gives us over the source files makes it easier to manage terabytes of data and still deliver search results fast.” “In addition to its speed, our clients love the robustness of the search engine. The ability to perform complex searches ... via the dtSearch Engine enables our clients to strike the best balance possible between recall and precision in their searches.”
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From KMWorld: “CloudNine is designed to be simple to use, with a straightforward online process for uploading, reviewing and producing electronically stored information for litigation and investigations.” CloudNine relies on “‘a private infrastructure, and the data is highly secure, residing on dedicated servers on a dedicated network in a Tier 4 data center.’” “CloudNine uses dtSearch as its search software. ‘It indexes very quickly ... and handles a range of file types from e-mail to documents and database information.’”


AD eDiscovery and legal review solutions utilize dtSearch.
AD eDiscovery and legal review solutions utilize dtSearch. 
AccessData provides court-validated, state-of-the-art computer forensics, eDiscovery and cyber security solutions. Built on its gold-standard forensics technology, Forensic Toolkit, AD eDiscovery is a comprehensive electronic discovery software solution. In addition, AccessData’s legal review technology, Summation, is used by more law firms than any other solution. “Leveraging the dtSearch Engine, the Summation legal review platform enables advanced searching to allow attorneys to effectively assess and build their cases.” “By leveraging the power of dtSearch in the in-house platform, AD eDiscovery, users can quickly search for relevant documents and emails with forensic-level accuracy and speed. The integration of dtSearch with AD eDiscovery creates an unsurpassed tool in the collection and assessment of relevant electronically stored information.”
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See the AccessData Forensic Toolkit / dtSearch case study in the Forensics, Intelligence & Security section.


iCONECT embeds dtSearch in SQL Server Connector
Driven embeds dtSearch in its flagship hosted e-discovery solution. 
Driven's e-discovery hosted solution covers the entire span of litigation support, from early case assessment to review preparation, to review management, to production, to trial preparation. “The dtSearch Engine provides our powerful searching, from simple keyword searches to complex queries."  In one case, "after Driven’s early case assessment, the client removed another 90% of data universe prior to full native processing" using search, "effectively "cull[ing] an initial 4 terabytes worth of data down to 100 GB for native review.”
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iCONECT embeds dtSearch in SQL Server Connector
iCONECT embeds dtSearch in SQL Server Connector. 
iCONECT offers “experience in supporting most of the largest e-discovery review projects in the world. If you need to power through terabytes of e-review, we can help.” Further, “iCONECT builds bridges that link leading litigation support products to provide you with a reliable end-to-end workflow from collection to analysis to presentation.” “dtSearch is embedded in iCONECT’s SQL Server Connector (available with iCONECT’s 820 release) and is used to execute indexing and searching.”   In addition to dtSearch, iCONECT also lists alliances with a number of other companies described in more detail on this page and on other pages throughout the dtSearch Case Studies & 3rd Party Solutions section.
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Pinpoint SafeCopy 2
SafeCopy 2 provides dtSearch users an electronically stored information (ESI) chain of custody.
Pinpoint Labs addresses many of the issues facing forensically sound file collection, preservation and EED processing for corporate IT department, law firms, and other legal professionals. Pinpoint’s SafeCopy 2 provides dtSearch users a chain of custody for Electronically Stored Information (ESI) productions, enabling easy production of relevant data sources identified in the search results. “I’ve been fortunate enough to work with the products and staff at dtSearch Corp. for more than 8 years. It is no wonder why so many software developers and legal professionals rely on dtSearch to quickly and effectively index and search native files. Importing dtSearch hit lists into SafeCopy 2 provides several advantages to our mutual clients.”
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ICEFCI employs dtSearch in its litigation arsenal and in forensics training.
ICFECI employs dtSearch in its litigation arsenal and in forensics training.
The Institute of Computer Forensic Examinations and Criminal Investigations (ICFECI) was established as a a resource to the Criminal Justice Act Panel and the United States District Courts. The ICFECI specializes in preparing for civil and criminal litigation, typically involving civil fraud and criminal schemes with large volumes of data. The ICFECI also assists with computer forensics lab software and hardware selection, installation, configuration and training. “I handle massive discovery on just about any type of computer data case. I always use dtSearch ... to glean relevant discovery data.”  “Once the raw data is processed ... I use dtSearch Web with Spider. dtSeach provides unique characteristics that fit perfectly the handling of discovery and making the discovery available in a manageable and searchable format.”
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DocuVantage e-Review
Document Advantage finds dtSearch an advantage in Web-based cross-platform e-discovery application. Document Advantage’s e-Review™ is designed to handle even the most extensive e-discovery data sets. The application has a flexible SQL backend, and is fully web-based and cross-platform (Windows/Linux). Customers of e-Review span in-house Fortune 500 corporate counsels’ offices to Public Defenders’ offices. DocuVantage uses the dtSearch Engine for Win & .NET and the dtSearch Engine for Linux to “pinpoint case-specific critical evidence using advanced searching” and “conduct relevant searches to uncover additional evidence.”
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LexisNexis' LAW and CD/DVD
LAW adds in dtSearch.
LAW (now a LexisNexis® product) provides document capture, image processing and data export into a variety of litigation support applications. “We chose dtSearch because of its ability to simultaneously query textual content and databases. The result is an excellent tool for full-text retrieval, and searching our backend database.”  “Engineers reviewed various applications for indexing speed, search speed, accuracy and search options … dtSearch was the hands down winner.” “We were amazed at how much quicker and more ‘intelligent’ the dtSearch Engine was.”
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LexisNexis' LAW and CD/DVD
Intraspexion’s early warning system to identify potential litigation risks relies on dtSearch.
“Intraspexion trains a deep learning algorithm to identify different types of potential litigation risks and provide an early warning to an in-house legal department.” “When combined with the power of dtSearch, Intraspexion is a dream come true for corporate and governmental users. Who doesn’t want less litigation?”
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From Legaltech News: “Among the new tools on the scene, for example, is Intraspexion, a litigation risk solution powered by machine learning abilities that was recently launched by startup Intraspexion and [embedding] enterprise search and retrieve software dtSearch ... the platform aims to ‘track enterprise emails [and] manage the flow of the data’ to uncover any employee risks that may spur litigation, such as discrimination, fraud and breaches of contract.”


DBiT
DBiT puts dtSearch to work for major Belgium legal publisher.
A major Belgium legal publisher, Larcier carries a large number of legal reference titles. Larcier hired DBiT to electronically publish these titles, including combined full-text searching and fielded data access. “dtSearch met all of our requirements. dtSearch’s many research options allow for extremely quick access to the reference information. We really appreciated that dtSearch documentation was very clear and complete ... In some data collections, we had over a dozen XML-based data fields. dtSearch integrated well with our XML database. The result was instantaneous, highly targeted search access to the client’s data. dtSearch’s combined full-text and fielded data was instantaneous, even with the many searching fields that we added.”
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Premirus
Premirus consultants counsel dtSearch for one of the Web’s largest legal repositories.
Consultants now working at Premirus created one of the largest repositories of legal information on the Internet. The repository consisted of millions of documents, including court rules and forms, state appellate court decisions, federal appellate court decisions, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, state and federal statutes, and international legal documents, all with citation cross references. “Using the dtSearch Engine, our consultants operated one of the largest transactional systems on the Internet, all running under Windows.NET Advanced Server. dtSearch worked wonderfully. During a year plus of production, on a Web database of about 100 gigabytes, we didn’t have a single dtSearch failure ... dtSearch full-text searching was usually less than a second on about a hundred gigabytes of data — comparable to the SQL fielded data-only search speed.”
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AD eDiscovery and legal review solutions utilize dtSearch.
GVPi adds dtSearch online searching to immigration legal library.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national association of more than 12,000 attorneys and law professors. AILA needs its subscribers to be able to have instant access to more than 100 AILA publications, the Immigration & Nationality Act, the immigration sections of the Code of Federal Regulations, and other government resources. GVPi implemented a semi-custom built solution, including a content management system (CMS) to allow AILA to enter and manage all of their content. Enhancements included the ability to add bookmarks and notes on any of the content in the library and to manage these bookmarks in notes in folders. “The dtSearch Engine provides instant data search access for subscribers across the large volume of content. The embedded dtSearch allowed GVPi to implement AILA’s complex advanced search capabilities across various content types.”
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From Inside Counsel: "Instant data is becoming more and more important these days, which is why instant search is critical in many industries. One company in particular GVPi uses the dtSearch Engine to provide highly advanced search functionality within its semi-custom publishing solution PubPath." dtSearch "allows us to build AILA’s new site with the confidence it will continue to meet their needs now and in the future ... The key features that drove our decision are its ability to handle a large volume of content and to return results very quickly.”


AD eDiscovery and legal review solutions utilize dtSearch.
Wiles Jolley litigation arsenal includes dtSearch.
Wires Jolley LLP is a corporate, trusts and estates litigation law firm in Toronto, Canada.  Its lawyers have a proven track record of trial experience advocating for clients in trial and appellant courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.  "dtSearch is technology I use daily to deal with vast volumes of digital information; sometimes to find the veritable needle in the haystack."
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FTI Consulting's Ringtail
FTI Consulting rings in dtSearch to Ringtail™ web-based e-discovery products and hosted solutions.
FTI Consulting provides a range of legal-oriented services, including the Ringtail™ legal product suite and SaaS-hosted e-discovery solutions. “dtSearch is an industry leading keyword search application ... We did a pretty thorough evaluation of search engines and dtSearch is clearly a best of breed tool with the best search engine API.”
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FTI Technology’s Ringtail software received the highest product score in the legal review use case in the Gartner Critical Capabilities for E‑Discovery Report. (The report mentions that Ringtail embeds the dtSearch Engine.)


ONE Discovery’s all-encompassing eDiscovery platform embeds dtSearch.
The ONE Discovery enterprise class eDiscovery platform can run both in the cloud and on-premises. Scalability is a key feature of the ONE Discovery platform embedding the dtSearch Engine. “With near-infinite scalability, no project is too small or too big.”  The ONE Discovery platform also provides the ability to manage every project element in a single dashboard. From applying security permissions through user management to system resource management, users are given complete control without having to log in to extraneous modules. “dtSearch is a significant building block in the foundation of ONE Discovery’s true, unified eDiscovery platform. From indexing colossal datasets to lightening quick text retrieval, the power of dtSearch enables ONE Discovery to deliver accuracy and efficiency.”
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IPRO Tech
Ipro Tech utilizes dtSearch as part of a comprehensive platform for the early case assessment, document review, processing, and production of large litigation document collections. 
Thousands of law firms, legal service providers, corporations, and government agencies use the Ipro Enterprise digital discovery platform to organize, review, process, and produce litigation collections of vast sizes and complexity levels. ”dtSearch powers high-speed text retrieval functionality so users can find important information faster.  Ipro uses dtSearch technology in all three of the fully integrated components of the Ipro Enterprise digital discovery platform.” Ipro products that use dtSearch include the following.
Allegro 
Allegro is an early case assessment applications that gives users the absolute quickest access to litigation data.  Allegro’s high speed ingestion engine can identify and index extremely large amounts of unstructured data and present that data in a clear, organized, and intuitive way without waiting for extensive processing. ”Backed by dtSearch technology, Allegro has a multitude of keyword search options available for users to analyze and cull litigation collections to only relevant documents before sending on to the costly stage of litigation review.”
Eclipse 
Eclipse is a web-based platform that contains extensive features for image and native file review.  By combining advanced analytical technology with standard linear workflows, Eclipse allows users to achieve the best reviews in the least amount of time. ”Eclipse includes “advanced search features powered by dtSearch and Content Analyst.”  (Content Analyst itself also embeds the dtSearch Engine.”
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eCapture 
eCapture is a centrally managed, fully scalable, high-speed eDiscovery processing tool that can handle terabytes of data with minimal human intervention. ”eCapture incorporates dtSearch technology that allows users to perform powerful searching.””
Scan-IT 
eScan-IT is a desktop electronic discovery tool that allows combines electronically stored information processing, paper scanning, and printing in one intuitive application. ”dtSearch’s robust and high-speed search capabilities empower users to build both simple and complex queries in order to find exactly what they are looking for.”
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Lexbe Online™ embeds dtSearch in comprehensive cloud-based eDiscovery platform. 
Lexbe Online™ embeds dtSearch in comprehensive cloud-based eDiscovery platform. 
Lexbe Online™ cloud-based application and platform lets organizations handle litigation without the need to maintain internal servers or IT support staff. For litigation of any scale, Lexbe Online manages the entire eDiscovery lifecycle quickly and efficiently through analysis, review, production and trial. “dtSearch is one of the best technology decision we have made. It has an excellent feature set and scales ... dtSearch support is top-notch.”
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Eclipse Legal
Eclipse Legal Systems uses dtSearch for “powerful” text retrieval in its Proclaim Case Management Software.
Eclipse is the UK’s leading provider of case management software. The company, and its Proclaim Case Management Software, have won multiple awards. “dtSearch provides us with a powerful and flexible tool which enables our professional clients to rapidly locate keyword data from huge document libraries.” The result is “a fully searchable, central document library and knowledge / precedent store.”
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Wave Software Trident Email Review
Wave Software adds dtSearch to Trident email review.
Trident email review application provides the ability to process, de-dupe, and output to native email format in minutes. “The speed at which dtSearch searches data was the best complement to our own rapid email processing speed ... We are excited about dtSearch’s presence in the legal and government markets. dtSearch’s presence highlights our vision to serve those markets.”
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Mindseye Solutions incorporates dtSearch in the latest release of ediscovery technology.
Mindseye Solutions incorporates dtSearch in the latest release of ediscovery technology.
Mindseye Solutions is the developer of the next generation ediscovery technology TunnelVision. “The implementation of dtSearch extends the powerful search capabilities of TunnelVision and enables clients to select the appropriate indexing technology to maintain consistency in search throughout downstream review processes. This release is a result of collaboration with our clients and addresses a number of challenges we have seen collectively within the industry.”
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National Litigation Support Blog offers dtSearch overview video for CJA panel attorneys.
CACJ/CPDA Capital Case Seminar uses dtSearch in distribution of conference materials.
The California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (“CACJ”) and the California Public Defenders Association (“CPDA”) hold an annual seminar addressing the representation of clients facing capital litigation. For “approximately 10 years ... dtSearch has been an easy to use and reliable vehicle to distribute our voluminous conference materials ... dtSearch has retained its easy to use and rock steady attributes and performance. Additionally, because of the added storage available on flash drives we were able to combine our seminar and manual materials.”
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National Litigation Support Blog offers dtSearch overview video for CJA panel attorneys.
National Litigation Support Blog offers dtSearch overview video for CJA panel attorneys.
From the National Litigation Support Blog for Federal / Community Defenders and CJA Practitioners:  “dtSearch is a popular search and retrieval program. Here is a brief 12 minute video that demonstrates how to setup a new dtSearch index and how to run searches within an index.”  dtSearch “provides great functionality in searching both electronic documents and paper documents that are subsequently scanned and converted to a text searchable format, especially since it can search and retrieve information in many different file types ... As electronic discovery in federal criminal matters continues to grow in volume and in the variety of formats, dtSearch is a useful tool for CJA panel attorneys faced with the daunting task of organizing and searching through their case material.”
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FTI Consulting
“Upgrading Litigation Support Tech for Massive EDD Matters” discusses FTI Consulting and dtSearch.
From Legal Tech Newsletter:  Dorsey & Whitney LLP is a firm of more than 600 lawyers with a litigation and arbitration practice, including offices in the United States, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The newsletter describes how Dorsey turned to FTI Consulting and FTI Ringtail’s ASP hosted and other solutions for a massive international EDD matter, including the embedded dtSearch Engine. “The combined features of conventional field-based and text-based searching via the dtSearch engine were integral in the sorting and culling of this unwieldy data set ... Dorsey’s use of the dtSearch engine built into [FTI Ringtail’s solution] allowed for the filtering and sifting of the data and, subsequently, record review in as efficient a manner as I could imagine.” Further, the solution “set itself apart from competing software applications by enabling the seamless inclusion of this content and, most important, the ability to exploit the search engine for text searches in Kanji.”


bmi
bmi airline can "thoroughly recommend" dtSearch for finding legally-critical emails and other data. 
bmi is the second largest airline at London Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest and best-connected international airports. From its Heathrow hub, bmi services Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. "I can thoroughly recommend dtSearch as without it the identification of certain emails/files on bmi’s network which were vital for litigation would not have been possible."


Strad@
New international legal site, Strad@, embeds dtSearch.
Strad@ is the biggest Belgian and Luxembourg online legal database. “Strad@ is based on dtSearch technology. Strad@’s database consists of over 2 million documents, in HTML, MS Word, PDF and XML formats. dtSearch technology allows our customers to process searches with record speed.”
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OSCN
OSCN uses dtSearch for instant Web-based searching of enormous legal database.
Oklahoma State Courts Network (OSCN) has an enormous legal research database, spanning Oklahoma legal documents, Wyoming legal documents, and even federal case materials. “dtSearch is the best performance product by a long way. Searching is pretty much instantaneous ... OSCN’s new search engine is one of the most powerful in existence.”
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From Government Technology: “Sifting through legal databases with pages of online documents can be cumbersome despite the search functionality available in many legal databases — but the Oklahoma State Courts Network (OSCN) has found a tool to simplify legal searches.” dtSearch “enables full-text searches through the database for locating specific documents more quickly.”


AppsPlus and VersusLaw
AppsPlus and VersusLaw release new legal research Web application using dtSearch.
AppsPlus is a highly-experienced database developer firm. Versus Law is a leader in the electronic distribution of legal research materials over the Web. Together, the two have collaborated on a new Web-based legal research tool. “dtSearch worked flawlessly with ASP.NET ... With a couple lines of code we had all the search engine properties and methods available, along with the current search query, including the results table, as displayed in the data grid on the page here.”
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California criminal defense specialist
California criminal defense specialist and litigation IT expert adds dtSearch to seminars and practice.
“I picked dtSearch because I could use it right out of the box ... I mean, how many times have you known that you’ve briefed an issue but you just can’t remember on which case ... The ability to index government websites is also invaluable.”
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Interasia Discover embeds dtSearch in litigation e-Bibles.
Interasia Discover embeds dtSearch in litigation e-Bibles.
Interasia Discovery is the leading litigation support company in Asia covering Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. Among the services provided by Interasia Discovery is the e-Bundle or e-Bible. Interasia Discovery “uses dtSearch as the core engine for organizing and retrieving the trial bundle documents.” The company “selected dtSearch for its easy-to-use interface and fast search function across multiple documents.”
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“dtSearch ... does an excellent job of finding needles in haystacks that come in a wide variety of file formats ... works quickly with a wide variety of search modes ... But the most intriguing new feature I saw was the ability to index public sites on the Web ... Web sites often have a built in index or search program, but I’ve found that dtSearch lets me find things on some sites that I couldn’t find using the built-in program.”  Law Office Technology Review (reprinted at www.law.com)

dtSearch appeared in the “Top 10” in the Law Technology News (www.lawtechnews.com) survey of the most popular software programs for electronic data discovery (and was the first search engine on the list).

“I would recommend this product to anyone, but especially to lawyers who need to search through volumes of deposition transcripts for key issues. It is just great... dtSearch has clearly surpassed [its competition] and has become the market leader.
Again, thanks for a well done product that really helps me in my work. It is one of my favorite programs! — Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Litigator

“dtSearch allows instant, vast searches.”Legal Management 

“The best indexing program I’ve found is dtSearch” — Effective Discovery of Email

“dtSearch is a clear winner.”— Legal Times

“LITIGATION SUPPORT... In a recent case, I used dtSearch on a document population that was close to 3 gigabytes in size; the program handled it very nicely ... Imagine having to search manually through the hard-copy equivalent of 3 gigs of data! It probably would take weeks... There is no quicker way to find a needle in a digital haystack.”  The Lawyer’s PC (Published by West Group)

“For finding data on my office systems, I use dtSearch.” dtSearch is a “search engine that creates indices of the files on your various hard drives, network drives, and CD drives, as well as websites of your choice.”  California Lawyer (Technicalities column)

dtSearch can “create an indexed, fully searchable collection from the raw data you receive. You can search the collection by keyword or use more-advanced Boolean search techniques. Hits will be displayed in a list ordered by relevancy ... Individual items can be viewed with the dtSearch viewer.” — Law Practice

“Computer forensics and e-discovery software maker AccessData is beginning to offer licenses for ... a series of software ‘connectors’ that legal departments, service providers, and technology companies can use to extract information from Microsoft Exchange, Oracle Universal Records Management, and Symantec Enterprise Vault. The connectors ... are based on existing software that AccessData built several years ago in conjunction with search technology specialist dtSearch, which also partners with many other legal technology companies.” — Law Technology News (describing AccessData’s OEM Connectors designed to integrate with the dtSearch Engine)

“More than a search tool, dtSearch is an application that lawyers can use for electronic discovery and management of electronic documents.”  dtSearch’s “power and versatility were the reasons I kept thinking of e-discovery as I tested dtSearch. The Dec. 1 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure underscore the obligation of parties in litigation to provide electronic data in discovery. That means finding the data. And finding it requires a powerful and versatile search tool ... dtSearch includes features specifically designed for corporate and forensic applications ... Once the index is created, searching is every bit as fast as the company promises.” — LegalLine Blog


“Regardless of what DMS you end up creating or buying, I would suggest that you give some thoughtful consideration to a full-text indexing system such as dtSearch ... I can tell you that there is no task too big for dtSearch ... You can choose to install dtSearch apps at each server and workstation. Alternatively ... you can install a .NET version on your servers which is accessible by a Web browser throughout your organization.” — TechnoLawyer Newsletter

dtSearch “is a must-have tool for anyone reviewing electronic information in native format ... dtSearch reduces costs of document production, narrows a collection to key electronic files for a document production vendor and copies files to an alternate repository for in-house native file production.” — Law Office Computing 

Results are returned in lightning speed even on multiple-indexed file server folders ... Everyone agrees that using the program was simple to learn and a great asset.” — Public Defense Backup Center REPORT

“In a networked law firm environment, and anywhere large, heterogeneous collections of text are stored, dtSearch installs easily, is usable by busy professionals with almost zero training, and reliably returns the right answers, FAST. Although I have worked with highly complex software tools and systems, I appreciate even more the complex tools such as dtSearch that accomplish demanding goals while making it appear rather simple.” — President, Consulting Company

“In talking to e-discovery vendors and consultants, document review software tends to rely on a handful of licensed technologies.These tools allow vendors to quickly build software platforms that can take a large collection of documents and extract files, index the data and text inside, and search those files. Some of the most common components used by vendors include: dtSearch text retrieval software. dtSearch is available as a desktop search tool, but the technology is also licensed to software vendors who need to large search document collections.” — Law Technology News (“Stop and Take a Look Under the EDD Hood”) 

Published by the American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section, the book Electronic Discovery for Small Cases: Managing Digital Evidence and ESI recommends dtSearch:  "For searching data, the book suggests dtSearch [which] allows users to search and view a mixed collection of raw data and email files ... Finally, the authors turn to the production of ESI ... They recommend dtSearch Publish, a software program that will produce the ESI on a CD, DVD or external hard drive that is immediately usable and does not require specialized litigation software or IT support.” (available at Amazon.com)
— LegalNews.com, discussing Electronic Discovery for Small Cases: Managing Digital Evidence and ESI

“dtSearch ... editions are powerful text-searching tools for file-level identification and extraction.” — Computer Evidence: Collection and Preservation
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“Lawyers and their teams are always looking for information in hard-to-search documents, and dtSearch Corp. has solved their long-time headaches.” — Inside Counsel (“New dtSearch Release Offers More Support to Lawyers”)

“These days, legal research is one of the most time consuming tasks in the law industry. Although solutions are available to make legal search faster and easier, none are used as often as dtSearch, a company whose products help with legal research across statutes, regulations, and case law and can search web data.” — Inside Counsel

“dtSearch is a widely used indexing/searching tool.“Building Structured Searches ... Now we will look at using a structured methodology for building searches. We will work with dtSearch syntax.” — The Organization of Professionals' OLP eJournal (“The Best-Kept Secrets to Using Keyword Search Technologies)
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“The American Law Division of the Library of Congress has been using dtSearch for a couple of years now to search for bills and other information at the request of Congress. Features we like are the speed of the searching and the ease of defining the criteria.”— Network Administrator, Library of Congress

“More than a search tool, dtSearch is an application that lawyers can use for electronic discovery and management of electronic documents.”  dtSearch’s “power and versatility were the reasons I kept thinking of e-discovery as I tested dtSearch. The Dec. 1 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure underscore the obligation of parties in litigation to provide electronic data in discovery. That means finding the data. And finding it requires a powerful and versatile search tool ... dtSearch includes features specifically designed for corporate and forensic applications ... Once the index is created, searching is every bit as fast as the company promises.” — LegalLine Blog (by the author of The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web)

dtSearch “is simply the best search tool available ... I simply cannot begin to imagine doing any search of electronically stored information without having dtSearch in my forensic toolbox ... The ROI for dtSearch is practically as fast as the search results.” — Contributing Editor, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal

“dtSearch is the clear winner as a means to locate documents and text within those documents.” “Searching with dtSearch ... is more intuitive ... and faster too ... dtSearch was more than twice as fast [at indexing] and provides better information about located files. It also makes better use of the Windows environment.” — Law Office Computing (“Software Shoot-Out”) Editor’s Choice

“A fantastic program.” dtSearch now “lets you expand your research across multiple web sites. This is a great program and it keep getting better.” — The Docket

“I recommend dtSearch to everyone I meet... I recommend this because I love your product, use it frequently, and believe others should have the opportunity.” — Attorney

“There are several powerful software tools you should consider employing for searching large quantities of data. For example, dtSearch by dtSearch Corp. can index terabytes of digital data in many different formats and make it all text-searchable. Search results are relatively easy to review, and search terms are highlighted in the documents. — Corporate Counsel (posted at www.law.com)

dtSearch “algorithms provide unrivaled power and capabilities ... the program raises the bar in text retrieval, providing an industrial strength search engine that is an absolute must-have for Web-based data information management ... dtSearch outmaneuvers the competition. It’s a robust, sophisticated and powerful text-search tool ... If you want speed and accuracy, dtSearch is the only way to go.” — Law Office Computing (“The Search Is On”)

A “favorite affordable workhorse” is “the ubiquitous dtSearch indexing and search tool ... salvation lay with dtSearch ... more kudos for dtSearch.” — Law Technology News (“EDD for Everybody”) 

Ipro [a dtSearch Engine customer]. dtSearch. Adobe [article discusses PDF format]. Solid names with a long-established history in litigation support.” — Law Technology News (posted at www.law.com)

“Advanced key word searches require the use of an index tool with a fully developed search capability, such as dtSearch. — Lexology (Critical e-discovery obligations and processes: a case law primer)


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