A Series of Firsts: How X1 Sets the Standard for the New Enterprise Search Market

by Barry Murphy The new world of IT demands that enterprise software support varying infrastructures – traditional managed data centers, the cloud, hybrid and virtual environments.  As a result, old-school …

X1 Wins Key Honor at VMworld: 3rd Major Award for 2015

By John Patzakis and Barry Murphy X1 continues to garner widespread acclaim in 2015 for providing enterprise end-users with the fastest, easiest-to-use, cloud-enabled enterprise search software from any device through …

Mobile Productivity Now a Reality Thanks to X1 Search Mobile

X1 is exhibiting at VMworld this week and it is impossible to avoid the theme of mobility.  There is a whole track at the conference devoted to “the mobile enterprise.”  …

Gibson Dunn Report: Number of Cases Involving Social Media Evidence “Skyrocket”

By John Patzakis Global law firm Gibson Dunn has released their esteemed 2015 Mid-Year eDiscovery and Information Law Update. In a section dedicated to social media, the Gibson Dunn update reports that …

X1 Social Discovery Available as a Hosted Solution

X1 Social Discovery is the leading social media and website collection, preservation, and ECA tool on the market.  Customers love it for many reasons: Defensibility: MD5 hash values of individual …

Using Search to Solve the Email Overload Problem

by Barry Murphy There was an interesting article from The Information Governance Initiative about email overload and information governance. The quote that caught my eye is “in today’s fast-paced business …

X1’s Microsoft Enterprise Search Strategy: Better Than Microsoft's?

By John Patzakis It seems obvious to say, but Microsoft is furthering its supremacy in the enterprise. While Microsoft has always dominated with is ubiquitous OS, it is dramatically consolidating its …

Judges Believe Social Media will Have Biggest Effect on eDiscovery Over the Next Two Years

The good folks at Exterro recently released a very interesting report titled “Federal Judges Survey, eDiscovery Best Practices and Trends.”  The title includes a link to download the report, which …

Gartner Names X1 A Cool Vendor In Endpoint Computing, 2015

It is always gratifying to receive market recognition for your products.  At X1, there is major momentum around the X1 Search Virtual product that enables desktop search in virtual desktop infrastructure …

X1 Changes the Game in Hybrid Cloud Search with Box Connector

by Barry Murphy The Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) category is hot right now.  This is not a surprising fact.  In the research document Parting Enterprise Users From Consumer …

What is Time Management?

Today we are pleased to welcome guest blogger, Sue Becker, Productivity Coach at Spark Productivity. Sue has spent the last 15 years inspiring business people to implement organizational solutions to be …

Social Media More Relevant than Ever — Hundreds of Thousands of Legal Cases Estimated to Address Social Media in 2014

by John Patzakis As part of our ongoing effort to monitor legal developments concerning social media evidence, we again searched online legal databases of state and federal court decisions across …

In 2015, What Should We Expect From Search?

It’s that time again: time to prognosticate about what the coming year will bring in our search software market. Lest anyone think search is a stale market, there are foundational …

Social Media Evidence Law Update: Numerous Recent Decisions Disallow Social Media Screen Prints as Evidence

by John Patzakis In recent months, courts in several reported decisions have excluded evidence in the form of screen captures of social media. These court decisions greatly impacted the overall …

X1 CEO Message: A New Approach to Enterprise Search Resonates

by John Patzakis In my two and half year tenure as CEO here at X1, we have seen tremendous progress and exciting growth with our next generation search solutions: X1 …

Amazon Re:Invent – With the Cloud, Avoid Mistakes of the Past

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Amazon Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Over 13,000 people took over the Palazzo for deep dive technical sessions to learn how …

Botched Social Media Evidence Collection Results in Overturned Conviction

by John Patzakis A US Federal Appellate Court, Second Circuit, recently overturned a criminal conviction upon finding that the lower court erroneously admitted a screenshot of the defendant’s alleged profile …