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Bio: 

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

PSVillage Publishes Globanet Article on Optimizing Sales-Professional Services Relationship

We are pleased to share that our Sam Elbeck (Senior Director of Business Development and Client Services) has been recently published by PSVillage.  PSVillage is a community dedicated to advancing the knowledge of IT Professional Services Leaders worldwide.  Congratulations Sam, way to go!

Globanet Joins InsideCounsel Panel on Cross Border eDiscovery

Shannon Smith, Director of Information Governance & General Counsel, will participate in a panel discussion with InsideCounsel, on May 22, 2013.  The session, entitled “Cross-Border eDiscovery: Insight from the Trenches,” will focus on critical eDiscovery issues attorneys face when litigation or regulatory investigation data crosses borders and the role technology plays.  Panelists will impart related best practices, discuss proportionality and examine the limits of different legal systems.  Shannon will be joined by industry experts Jonathan Armstrong (Partn

AIIM Florida Chapter Invites Globanet to Present on Data Archiving and Migration

Sam Elbeck (Director of Professional Services) will present our popular Data Archiving and Migration Best Practices presentation at the AIIM Florida Chapter’s February Meeting.

Globanet to Present at Virginia AIIM / ARMA Professional Day in March

Sam Elbeck (Director of Professional Services) will present on Data Archiving and Migration Best Practices at the AIIM Old Dominion Chapter AIIM / ARMA Professional Day Seminar.

AIIM Golden Gate Chapter Invites Globanet to Present at February Meeting

Shannon Smith (Director of Information Governance & General Counsel) will present our popular Information Governance and Downstream eDiscovery talk at the AIIM Golden Gate Chapter February 2013 meeting.  AIIM is the global community of information professionals.

San Gabriel Valley Bar Association Invites Globanet to Speak

Shannon Smith (Director of Information Governance & General Counsel) will present our popular Information Governance and Downstream eDiscovery talk at SGVBA’s December meeting. The presentation will address understanding data in one’s environment before litigation arises.  Shannon will discuss best practices for: records retention, identifying information owners/custodians and data mapping.  Attendees will learn how records policies reduce the volume of discovered and collected data and the overall costs of e-discovery.

Shannon Smith to Present at ARMA

Shannon Smith (Director of Information Governance & General Counsel) will present on Records Management and Downstream eDiscovery at the ARMA Los Angeles Chapter’s November meeting. The presentation will address understanding data in one’s environment before litigation arises.  Shannon will discuss best practices for: records retention, identifying information owners/custodians and data mapping.  Attendees will learn how records policies reduce the volume of discovered and collected data and the overall costs of e-discovery.

Globanet Classify v3.2.1 Unveils New Retention Category Reassignment Functionality

LOS ANGELES, CA, October 30, 2012 - Globanet, a global leader in specialized solutions for archiving implementations, data migrations and e-discovery, today announced its latest version of Globanet Classify (formerly RBIM). Globanet Classify is an advanced classification engine designed to work with Veritas Enterprise Vault to delete, report and reclassify actions against legacy data stored in an organization’s archiving system.

Globanet Merge1 Version 4.1 Debuts with Enhanced User Functionality to Meet Compliance and eDiscovery Requirements

LOS ANGELES, CA, October 23, 2012 – Globanet, a global leader in specialized solutions for archiving implementations, data migrations and e-discovery, today announced that its latest version of Globanet Merge1.  This latest release, Version 4.1, includes three new social media features and six enhancements. An API-based product, Globanet Merge1 is an affordable, user friendly way to merge all company data streams into a single repository of records of text-based transactions.

Shannon Smith Nominated for Los Angeles Business Journal Award

Globanet congratulates Shannon Smith (Director of Information Governance & General Counsel) on being nominated for an LABJ 2012 Corporate Counsel Award.  The award acknowledges the vital role corporate counsel plays in the success of a company within the Los Angeles business community.  Candidates will be recognized for exemplary legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of in-house responsibility, exceptional professional and ethical leadership and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.  Shannon will be recognized at a networking and awards luncheon on Octo

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