This post is one of several summarizing our coverage of LegalTech New York 2010.
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Deborah Baron (Vice President, Legal & Compliance, Autonomy) moderated the session titled "Taking Compliance and E-discovery to the Cloud".
The panel participants: Jason R. Baron (Director of Litigation, National Archives and Records Administration & Co-Chair, The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production); Browning E. Marean(Partner, DLA Piper); Wayne Matus(Partner, Pillsbury); Karla Wehbe (Senior Information Resource Manager, Risk Management, Bechtel Corporation); and George Tziahanas (Vice President of Compliance, Autonomy).
What is cloud computing?
When the Internet started it was Web 1.0. Then the web evolved into what we have today, an interactive platform that is Web 2.0. You can take information and put it up, or host it, in the cloud. "The Cloud" is a euphemism for the Internet. The Cloud (and the irony is not lost on us) is ethereal and means different things to different people so the panel described in brief the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) definition. That full technical definition from NIST is as follows and provides the framework for your further understanding of cloud computing...
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