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Nexsen Pruet Chooses Iris Arc for eDiscovery and Document Review

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iris Data Services, an Epiq Systems company (NASDAQ:EPIQ) and the leader in eDiscovery managed services, today announced that Nexsen Pruet has signed a multi-year managed services contract with Iris. The deal includes Iris ArcSM managed services, giving the firm its own Relativity environment for a fixed monthly fee.

One of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, Nexsen Pruet recognized the need to leverage advanced technology in every litigation matter while minimizing eDiscovery costs.

"Iris Arc is a cost-effective way to achieve our eDiscovery goals on a commercial level," said Gray Wallington, director of eDiscovery and ESI services, Nexsen Pruet. "We don't have to deal with licensing, hiring engineers or purchasing infrastructure. The eDiscovery market is so fluid, and this partnership with Iris gives us the perfect combination of flexibility and performance."

"Nexsen Pruet is a firm that closely follows developments in the eDiscovery market and leverages its technology accordingly," said Andrew Shimek, Esq., global managing director of eDiscovery at Epiq Systems. "Staying on top of the rapidly changing landscape is key in this industry."

"I would recommend Iris EMS to other medium-size firms," said Wallington. "With Iris, the cost to have Relativity is one and done. It's so much better than trying to house it yourself."

Wallington hopes to eventually create a business environment where the firm can become an eDiscovery and document review shop as a result of the partnership.

About Nexsen Pruet

Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 195 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national and international venues.

About Iris

Iris Data Services, an Epiq Systems company, is the leader in eDiscovery managed services — no other provider has more clients, experience or focus. Iris' suite of products includes HorizonSM managed services processing, which seamlessly integrates best-in-class applications, and Iris ArcSM managed services, a private Relativity® environment for a fixed monthly fee. Iris' European headquarters is in London and its U.S. headquarters is in Kansas City. Iris provides global services through locations in Europe, Asia, the United States, India and China. For more information about Iris, visit www.irisds.com.

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ) is a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy and class action and mass tort administration. We also offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, deep subject-matter expertise and global presence spanning 45 countries served from more than 20 locations allow us to provide secure, reliable solutions to the worldwide legal community. Visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

CONTACT: Press Contacts Lauren French Iris Data Services 913-815-8072 lfrench@irisds.com Investor Contacts Kelly Bailey Epiq Systems 913-621-9500 ir@epiqsystems.com Chris Eddy Catalyst Global 212-924-9800 epiq@catalyst-ir.com

Source:Epiq Systems, Inc.