It's hard to keep track of it, there's so many mergers and acquisitions in this space. No sooner does a company get somewhat of a footprint than they're acquired by someone else. But there's half a dozen or so reputable ones, and a ton more are cropping up. And some of the more established enterprise storage vendors are starting to launch services in this area, so you can definitely see a ramp in this market.
In terms of differentiation, it's around the different kinds of e-discovery services and how sophisticated they are. The better players are the ones that have
This was first published in August 2008