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SANTA CLARA, Calif. LAWFUEL – Law News, Law Jobs –Mimosa Systems™, a leader in unified information management solutions for enterprise content, today announced a seminar tour with Microsoft Corp. and Contoural that will present best practices, tools and techniques for eDiscovery. The multi-city seminar series will visit Washington D.C., New York and Chicago with industry experts ready to unravel new regulations and demonstrate ways that companies can prepare to meet the Federal guidelines for electronic evidence discovery that will take effect on December 1, 2006.

“Surveys have shown that up to 50% of corporate respondents have been involved in a legal dispute involving email,” said Mark Diamond, CEO and founder, Contoural, Inc. and leading electronic discovery expert. “If your organization has not been asked to search email, chances are that it will. Until now, the rules defining electronic discovery procedures were vague and open to interpretation. This is all about to change on December 1, 2006 when the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure take effect. For organizations that continue to rely on simple search tools, and cannot produce all relevant emails in a timely fashion, the results can be costly – with compensatory and punitive damages reaching millions of dollars.”

The seminar series, entitled “Bullet-Proof eDiscovery: Technology Solutions that Help New Federal Guidelines for Email,” is designed to inform both IT and legal decision-makers with strategies and technology solutions that will help their organizations meet these new regulations.

Seminars will include the following presentations by leading electronic discovery experts:

Email Discovery: Real-world Best Practices for Litigation Readiness: Electronic discovery expert, Mark Diamond, will share real-world experiences and the business drivers impacting the discovery of e-mail, including compliance, privacy, discovery, end-user needs and costs. This presentation will discuss how to create defensible yet executable policies, and potential pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Unified Email Data Management: Archival, eDiscovery and Compliance: Mike Ivanov, vice president of product marketing, Mimosa Systems will demonstrate Mimosa NearPoint for Microsoft Exchange Server, a unified data management solution that integrates immediate archival, eDiscovery, recovery, and storage management in a single solution.
Technical Case Study: This session will provide real-life examples of how Mimosa customers have implemented NearPoint to effectively manage archiving, recovery and storage management. Case studies will include examples from a variety of industries and sizes.
Seminar Series Schedule and Registration

The seminar series will be visiting Microsoft offices in three cities on the dates listed below:

October 24 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Washington D.C. (lunch included)
October 25 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., New York (lunch included)
October 26 – 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Chicago (reception included)
To optimize the experience for those that attend these live seminars, seating is limited to 50 attendees. To ensure availability, attendees are encouraged to register right away. Find more information and online registration by visiting

About Mimosa NearPoint

Mimosa NearPoint addresses critical customer requirements around email information archiving, eDiscovery, regulatory compliance, data protection, and disaster recovery in one solution. By leveraging cost-effective storage, NearPoint also optimizes e-mail storage and reduces overall infrastructure costs.

About Mimosa

Mimosa Systems, Inc. delivers next-generation information management solutions for information immediacy, discovery and continuity. Mimosa NearPoint™ for Microsoft Exchange Server is the industry’s most comprehensive information management software solution for Microsoft Exchange, unifying e-mail archiving, recovery and storage optimization. NearPoint assures e-mail continuity and regulatory compliance, while leveraging cost-effective disk technologies to optimize e-mail storage growth. Mimosa is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner recognized for its competencies in Networking Infrastructure Solutions, Information Worker, and ISV Software Solutions. Mimosa is a privately held company whose investors include August Capital, Clearstone Venture Partners, Dot Edu Ventures and JAFCO Ventures. Mimosa was founded in 2003 and is based in Santa Clara, California and Pune, India. For more information see

About Contoural

Contoural is an independent professional services provider with business and technology consulting services focused on compliance, intelligent data management and storage strategy. Its consulting services cover a broad range of enterprise needs, from compliance assessment and policy definition to data classification, tiered storage, ILM, vendor selection, and deployment assistance. Contoural’s clients represent a broad range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, energy, and retail operations. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Mountain View, California, the company offers services throughout North America. It has also completed projects for clients in Europe and Asia.

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