VMworld Recap: Major Disruption in Store for Enterprise Search & eDiscovery

by John Patzakis Last week we attended and exhibited at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, VMware’s annual conference that brings together over 25,000 thought leaders, subject matter experts, technology providers …

VMworld 2014 Hot Topics – VDI, Hybrid Cloud & Mobility

Next week, the VMworld conference kicks off and all of us at X1 are excited.  VMworld gives X1 the opportunity to introduce our newly-minted VMware Ready products – X1 Search …

Social Discovery: An Interview With Howard Williamson

This week’s blog is something new for X1 – a Q & A with Howard Williamson, the General Manager for X1’s market leading Social Discovery product.  Howard is an experienced …

The “Desktop” Of The Future

In talking with a business acquaintance recently, a question came up about the future of desktop search:  what happens when the desktop is no longer the interface of choice for …

Seeing The Full Picture On Hybrid Cloud

If it seems that a lot has been written about hybrid cloud lately, that’s because there has – it is one of the hottest topics in the technology world, if …

Why the “Google Paradigm” Has Damaged Enterprise Search

by Barry Murphy In last week’s post about what we are looking for with enterprise search, I mentioned what we call the Google paradigm.  A reader asked me to be …

With Search, What Are We Looking For?

by Barry Murphy Recently, I was contacted by an X1 user and fan and he asked me, “why isn’t X1 more famous?”  His point was that X1 Search 8 solves …

Social Media Discovery is Game-Changing, and The Smart Practitioners Get It

by John Patzakis Last week we featured guest blogger Mark Lanterman, Chief Technology Officer of Computer Forensics Services, Inc., who discussed how he performed innovative and cutting-edge social media investigations. The …

“Elephant in the Room” – Case Studies of Social Media in Civil and Criminal Cases

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to welcome a guest blogger Mark Lanterman, Chief Technology Officer of Computer Forensics Services, Inc, (CFS) a Minnesota-based eDiscovery and computer forensics services firm. CFS …

Social Discovery’s Time Is Now

by Barry Murphy The 80/20 rule tends to apply in all aspects of life, and it is certainly applying to social discovery, at least in terms of who “gets it” …

Get Ready for Hybrid Search

by Barry Murphy In the tech world, everyone is on the lookout for the next big thing.  Everyone wants to be at the edge of innovation.  In my role here …

SharePoint Search: Beyond eDiscovery

by Barry Murphy I had the pleasure of conducting a SharePoint eDiscovery webinar with Patrick Burke of Reed Smith for the OLP last week.  The subject is fascinating because finding, …

Citrix Synergy Conference: It’s About User Experience

by Barry Murphy I had the pleasure of attending the Citrix Synergy event in Anaheim, CA. Thanks to our partner Citrix for putting on a world-class event with excellent sessions, …

Evidentiary Challenges to Social Media Evidence Now Routine When Best Practices Not Utilized

by John Patzakis This past month of April saw a surge in case law involving social media cases with 112 cases published on Westlaw, representing a substantial increase from January …

As Desktop-as-a-Service Gains Traction, Do Not Overlook Productivity Search

by Barry Murphy Oftentimes, federal government agency IT departments are technology early adopters because of mandates to cut costs and increase efficiencies and business agility. It is not surprising, then, …

Cloud Search Is Important, But Only A Piece Of The Enterprise Search Puzzle

by Barry Murphy In an earlier post, I described the importance of having the ability to quickly search for information stored in the Cloud.  The post pointed out that Cloud …

Social Discovery Requires An Investigative Platform

by Barry Murphy Recent cases, such as the one John Patzakis blogged about last week and the case in Michigan where Facebook content led to the arrest of child-beaters, have …