Design and Implementation of E-Discovery as a Service based on Cloud Computing

Taerim Lee1, Hun Kim1, Kyung-Hyune Rhee1 and Sang Uk Shin1

  1. Pukyong National University
    Busan, Republic of Korea
    {taeri, mybreathing, khrhee, shinsu}@pknu.ac.kr

Abstract

Recently, as IT Compliance becomes more diverse, companies have to take a great amount of effort to comply with it and prepare countermeasures. Especially, E-Discovery is also one of the most notable compliances for IT and law. In order to minimize the time and cost for E-Discovery, many service systems and solutions using the state-of-the-art technology have been competitively developed. Among them, Cloud Computing is one of the most exclusive skills as a computing infrastructure for E-Discovery Service. Unfortunately, these products actually do not cover all kinds of E-Discovery works and have many drawbacks as well as considerable limitations. This paper, therefore, proposes a new type of E-Discovery Service Structure based on Cloud Computing called EDaaS(E-Discovery as a Service) to make the best usage of its advantages and overcome the limitations of the existing E-Discovery solutions. EDaaS enables E-Discovery participants to smoothly collaborate by removing constraints on working places and minimizing the number of direct contact with target systems. What those who want to use the EDaaS need is only a network device for using the Internet. Moreover, EDaaS can help to reduce the waste of time and human resources because no specific software to install on every target system is needed and the relatively exact time of completion can be obtained from it according to the amount of data for the manpower control. As a result of it, EDaaS can solve the litigant�s cost problem.

Key words

E-Discovery, EDRM, Cloud Computing, SaaS

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.2298/CSIS120922030L

Publication information

Volume 10, Issue 2 (April 2013)
Special Issue on Advances on Mobile Collaborative Systems
Year of Publication: 2013
ISSN: 1820-0214 (Print) 2406-1018 (Online)
Publisher: ComSIS Consortium

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Lee, T., Kim, H., Rhee, K., Shin, S. U.: Design and Implementation of E-Discovery as a Service based on Cloud Computing. Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 10, No. 2, 703-724. (2013)