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iCONECT-XERA Now Offers Transcript Management With New Opus 2 Magnum Alliance

LAS VEGAS and NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iCONECT Development LLC, technology leaders who develop intuitive, web-based eDiscovery software, and Opus 2 International, a worldwide litigation services and software development company, today announced an integration which makes Opus 2 Magnum™ transcripts available from within the iCONECT-XERA® document review platform via a single sign-on. This integration streamlines workflow as case teams progress from eDiscovery review to deposition preparation and as they refine the subset of documents at the heart of the matter.

The complete document set in iCONECT-XERA and case-related transcripts stored in Opus 2 Magnum can now be accessed from a common client interface, saving the time and frustration of running separate software applications. Clicking a transcript name in XERA's new transcripts tile launches the Opus 2 Magnum workspace which houses the actual transcripts, key documents and depo-prep tools. This integration with Opus 2 Magnum puts advanced evidence and transcript management tools at the fingertips of iCONECT-XERA users so they can easily adjust document tags and identify additional key documents in light of deposition testimony.

"Deposition and trial preparation is an iterative process with respect to the documents that best support the legal argument and eventually become exhibits," said Graham Smith-Bernal, Founder and CEO of Opus 2 International. "By linking Opus 2 Magnum and iCONECT-XERA workspaces, our joint clients can more easily collaborate on the identification of the truly critical documents."

iCONECT's flagship software, iCONECT-XERA, is a private cloud-based document review platform built for complex multi-party litigation projects and can be deployed in-house (behind the firewall) or through iCONECT's worldwide network of hosting providers. iCONECT-XERA's unique future-proof feature set gives organizations strong reasons to adopt iCONECT technology versus selecting legacy eDiscovery review tools. The interface provides access from Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari web browsers for the ultimate in flexibility for both domestic and international projects.

Opus 2 Magnum is a private, cloud-based workspace from which litigators, co-counsel and experts share transcripts, key documents, exhibits, video and research and collaborate on work product for deposition and trial preparation. Geographically-dispersed team members log in to the secure forum from their laptop or tablet to jointly dissect the salient aspects of testimony and evidence, develop questioning strategies and organize the material to be presented to the court. A single toolbox enables lawyers to apply transcript designations, notes, categories, exhibit numbers and hyperlinks, and to share their work product with collaborators in one click.

"This integration is a response to market demand, as law firms consider reliable cloud-based alternatives to legacy transcript and document review applications," commented Ian Campbell, iCONECT's President and CEO. "By utilizing iCONECT-XERA's unique tile dashboard functionality, we continue to streamline workflow and enhance the user's experience."

Both iCONECT and Opus 2 will be exhibiting at the annual LegalTech New York conference at the Hilton New York on February 2-5, 2015. To learn more about this integration, please visit iCONECT in booth number 2503 or Opus 2 in booth 1315.

ABOUT iCONECT DEVELOPMENT, LLC

iCONECT Development, LLC is an industry leader in developing innovative legal review software and services that empower legal teams to complete complex review projects more cost effectively. As early innovators of eDiscovery review software since 1999, and with the release of its revolutionary web-based, iCONECT-XERA® eDiscovery Review Platform, iCONECT continues to raise the bar for advancements in developing intelligent, easy-to-use tools that help hosting providers, law firms, corporations and government agencies worldwide optimize workflows and manage big data more efficiently. iCONECT was most recently honored by CIO Review as one of the Top 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Providers in 2014.

ABOUT OPUS 2 MAGNUM

The flagship product of Opus 2 International and the winner of ILTA's 2014 'Innovative Solution Provider of the Year Award,' Opus 2 Magnum presents the master set of litigation content, including the transcripts, synchronized video, documents and research, in a dynamic workspace where authorized team members analyze the evidence, form and align their strategies, and prepare for depositions, hearings and trials. Opus 2 International is the only worldwide legal services company that blends sophisticated cloud technology with courtroom services excellence to modernize evidence management during high-stakes matters across the globe. The company was recently honored by CIO Review as one of the Top 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Solution Providers in 2014. Opus 2 is headquartered in London just 200 meters from The Royal Courts of Justice, The Rolls Building, and the International Dispute Resolution Centre, and offers regional offices in San Francisco, New York, Dubai, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong. Visit opus2.com/magnum or call +1 888-960-3117 for more information.

Media Contacts:

Gail Marshall
iCONECT Development, LLC
t. 310.536.8400
e. gmarshall@iconect.com

Brenda Mahedy
Opus 2 International
t. 415-432-3955
e. bmahedy@opus2.com

CONTACT: Gail Marshall iCONECT Development, LLC t. 310.536.8400 e. gmarshall@iconect.com

Source: iCONECT