Michael Swarz's picture

Michael Swarz currently serves as Globanet’s information governance strategist. He has a deep understanding of the legal technology world with broad expertise in marketing; industry research and analysis; business development; media relations and events; and programming. Michael has been published extensively on the topics of electronic discovery, digital data and legal technology. He is also a frequent speaker, having presented on ediscovery before numerous legal, records and compliance audiences. Michael is a graduate of both Brandeis University and New England School of Law in Boston.

Recent News and Blog Posts

Does Your Business Need To Capture Social Media Collaboration Messages To Meet Regulatory Compliance Obligations?

Social media has fundamentally changed business communications and is here to stay.  The industry surveys are undeniable.  According to Nielsen, 2/3 of the global internet population, many of them businesses, now visits social media networks.  Gartner noted that, back in 2013, 50% of companies produced social media for eDiscovery and back in 2014 over 20% of companies used social media as the primary vehicle for communication – replacing email.  What’s more 

Globanet Talks Audio eDiscovery Technology in Recent ACEDS Podcast

We are pleased to share that Globanet’s Miguel Ortiz (eDiscovery Specialist) recently sat down with Robert Hilson, Executive Director at ACEDS, for a podcast interview to discuss audio eDiscovery and the Veritas eDiscovery Platform powered by Clearwell.

IT Briefcase Publishes Globanet Feature Article on Data Migration Best Practices

We are pleased to share that our Sam Elbeck (Senior Director of Business Development and Client Services) has been recently published by IT Briefcase. IT Briefcase is an independent resource for IT professionals researching software solutions to help grow their organization.  Congratulations Sam, way to go!

Why Globanet Classify?

Organized Data:

There are multiple reasons why an organization might require data classification technology, including data retention and compliance verification. Globanet Classify is designed to meet those requirements for companies or agencies with legacy data stored in Veritas Enterprise Vault (EV). Globanet Classify identifies data that is stored in EV according to user-defined parameters, generates reports of its findings, then categorizes and/or deletes the data.

Globanet Invited to Moderate at ILTA Century City Data Archiving Roundtable

Miguel Ortiz (Globanet eDiscovery Specialist) will moderate and lead a roundtable discussion on data archiving best practices and trends at the International Legal Technology Association for the Century City Chapter October 2013 meeting.

Video: Six Minutes with Sevag Ajemian

Globanet CEO Sevag Ajemian recently sat down for an executive “Ten Minutes Interview” with Legal IT Professionals Founder Rob Ameerun.   In the interview Sevag discussed Globanet’s expertise around  Veritas Clearwell and Enterprise Vault and provided practical archiving and migration tips.  Rob quizzed Sevag on why data migrations occur and their effect on downstream eDiscovery, how to know which archiving solutions will consistently meet eDiscovery requirements a

Globanet Merge1 v5.0 Release Provides Connector for Thomson Reuters Data Collection

Los Angeles, CA -- August 15, 2013 -- Globanet, a global leader in specialized solutions for data migration, archiving, compliance and eDiscovery, today announced its latest version of Globanet Merge1, a message capture platform.

Network World Spotlights Globanet Merge1 Version 5.0

Globanet is pleased to share that its Globanet Merge1 product (Version 5.0) has been selected for inclusion in the Network World Products of the Week slideshow this week.  The Network World new product slideshow provides a snapshot of new products of interest and value to its readers by focusing on key features.  For Globanet Merge1 Version 5.0 the key feature noted is the new Reuters data capture connector to compliment So

Globanet to Present Compliance Webex on Designated Third Parties

Globanet’s Shannon Smith (Director of Information Governance and General Counsel) will be presenting a compliance webex on Designated Third Parties.  The webex - entitled Spotlight on Designated Third Parties: What Every Broker-Dealer, Swap Dealer and Compliance Officer Needs to Know!

Globanet Talks Archiving, Migration Trends and the Cloud in Recent ACEDS Podcast

We are pleased to share that our Jackie Ervin (Director of Product Management) recently sat down with Robert Hilson, Executive Director at ACEDS, for a podcast interview to discuss archiving and migration trends.  Jackie began the podcast by discussing the challenges (and opportunities) associated with migrating from one archiving solution to another.  Robert then asked Jackie to impart best practices on a variety of related areas including: maintaining a streamlined archive, data migration security risks, cloud-based archiving -- and more.  Click