PwC is named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Services 2021 Vendor Assessment

February 23, 2021

PwC has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (February 2021, IDC #US46838220).  This announcement adds to the recognition by the IDC MarketScape and other distinguished industry analysts of PwC leadership in risk management, cybersecurity, privacy, and forensic services globally.

According to the recent IDC MarketScape report, “PwC has created a unified platform [for eDiscovery Services] that can easily incorporate the best generally available tools for processing, review, analytics, and more across the entire eDiscovery Reference Model (EDRM).  And, “PwC continues to devote solid resources to improvement and continued innovation” in eDiscovery Solutions.

“PwC maintains the strictest security and cybersecurity standards available, and customers reported choosing PwC based on its security posture”, according to the IDC MarketScape.

In terms of the value and quality of PwC eDiscovery services, customers interviewed for this report say that “PwC pricing was very favourable based on the quality of service received.”

Jeff Seymour, Partner and Discovery Solutions Leader for PwC, stated, “Our dedicated PwC teams work every day to build trust in society, and are extremely proud to receive this recognition from the IDC MarketScape.  Over the past year, our Forensics and eDiscovery business has reset the stage with technology and capabilities that advance the quality and safety of eDiscovery with a capability and operating model that prioritizes operational efficiency, quality, security and data governance.”

Philip Upton, Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Forensics (CPF) Partner and CPF Digital Products leader, said: “PwC is leading a sea change in the industry by helping clients to take back control of their data, integrate source systems directly into their eDiscovery solution, and drive transparency across their portfolio of matters.”

About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

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