X1 Takes On eDiscovery

Pasadena-based X1 Technologies, a developer of desktop and enterprise search software, is setting its sights on the eDiscovery market, saying this morning that it has created a new offering specifically aimed at the eDiscovery market. X1 said it has built a solution, based on its X1 enterprise search technology and professional services, called X1 eDiscovery Search Suite. The new tool is focused on helping companies who need to produce electronic documents, due to lawsuits. Cost of the new software was not released. X1 said the new software will be available in late Q1, with early release available for preview to pre-qualified customers and partners in early Q1 2009. X1 Technologies is backed by Idealab and US Venture Partners.