I-DEP Press Release
April 3, 2002
I-DEP and CaseCentral Establish Alliance
Complementary Technologies Will Benefit Litigating Attorneys
(April 3, 2002, Chicago, IL) -- I-DEP, LLC, the pioneering provider of Internet deposition services, and CaseCentral, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based solutions that enable legal and financial professionals to collaborate, access and organize confidential information in a simple, secure online environment, today announced a sales and marketing alliance.
Under the terms of the partnership, the two companies will cooperatively market each other's services with a substantial value proposition to the clients who utilize them
Together, CaseCentral and I-DEP can offer litigation teams worldwide powerful tools to conduct depositions remotely and then manage, review and organize their depositions and other critical case information online using CaseCentral's secure Web-based document management and case collaboration platform.
"This alliance supports CaseCentral's vision for legal professionals to leverage Web-based technologies that enable them to efficiently manage their cases," said Randall Burrows, Vice President, Business Development at CaseCentral.
"Our partnership with CaseCentral is a perfect fit for I-DEP, both technologically and strategically," agreed I-DEP President and CEO Jay Jackson. "We believe that each of our client bases will benefit from this alliance. Attorneys who have embraced one service are very likely to see the benefits of the other. For I-DEP, this alliance, and others like it, is a vital element of our sales and marketing strategy designed to increase awareness and demand for our services in some of the country's premier law firms, a traditional area of strength for CaseCentral. We believe that attorneys who use both I-DEP and CaseCentral will see additional favorable outcomes."
I-DEP is the only fully integrated streaming media Internet deposition service that includes full video, two-way audio, real-time transcript and a built-in chat feature for discreet communication with off-site and on-site participants. I-DEP enables lawyers to take, participate in or monitor a deposition from any online computer live, as it happens, without any special hardware or software to buy, install or learn.
After the deposition, attorneys can store, share, mark up the transcript and collaborate with colleagues, clients, expert witnesses, and staff using I-DEP's Depositions on DemandSM service, which synchronizes the transcript with audio and video at no additional charge and makes it accessible to authorized participants 24 hours a day over a secure network.
CaseCentral created the first online document repositories for the legal industry and continues to enjoy a reputation as a pioneer in secure electronic information platforms. The company's Web-based solution provides clients with unmatched flexibility for managing documents and data by providing secure anytime, anywhere access to sensitive information in a hosted forum that promotes a more strategic use of time while fostering better communications and collaboration among all team members. The company is the leading provider of Web-based solutions that enable legal professionals to collaborate, access and organize confidential information in a simple, secure online environment -- and recently announced posting of the 100 millionth page currently stored in active case hosting.
CaseCentral provides law firms and their clients with unmatched flexibility for managing cases by providing secure anytime, anywhere access to sensitive information in a forum that promotes a more strategic use of attorney time while fostering better communications and collaboration among all team members.
CaseCentral currently hosts more than 100 million document pages for its clients, which include 60 of the American Lawyer Top 100 Law Firms and legal departments of leading corporations worldwide. Founded in 1994, CaseCentral is backed by Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV), Housatonic Partners, Grove Street Advisors for CalPERS, Crescent Venture Investors, Staenberg Venture Partners, Love Capital Partners, angel investor Audrey MacLean, and the law firms Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich and Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati. CaseCentral is based in San Francisco, with sales offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, New York, and Washington, D.C. The company can be found on the World Wide Web at www.casecentral.com.
I-DEP developed the first fully integrated, live, streaming media Web-based deposition service that allows lawyers to participate from any Internet-enabled computer. I-DEP and the I-DEP logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of I-DEP, LLC. All rights reserved. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. For more information, contact I-DEP at (800) 498-I-DEP, email@example.com or visit www.i-dep.com..
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