Planet Data Press Releases

Planet Data Announces Expanded Data Acquisition and Digital Forensics Services


Adds Mr. Russ Capps as Senior Forensics Consultant

Elmsford, NY – October 15, 2014 – Planet Data, a global innovator in the creation and development of eDiscovery technologies, services and solutions, proudly announces their expanded Data Acquisition and Digital Forensics services with the addition of a veteran consultant.

Mr. Brad Berkshire, Planet Data’s Vice President of Consulting and Digital Forensics proudly appoints Mr. Russ Capps to the position of Senior Forensics Consultant. 

Mr. Berkshire, who manages the collections and forensics group, and holds the prestigious credential of Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), has led the division with the highest professional and ethical standards to produce unparalleled efficiencies and results for Planet Data clients.

Mr. Capps holds both the CCE and Access Data Certified Expert credentials.   He has extensive knowledge and experience in eDiscovery - including Digital Forensics, Information and Network Security and Investigation Response.  Prior to joining Planet Data, Russ was Principal Analyst at eLegal Forensics which provided in depth services - specializing in Computer and Mobile Device Forensics, Case Consultation, Incident Response, Identification and Extraction of Forensic Artifacts, Analysis and Presentation of Digital Evidence and Data Recovery.  

“We are thrilled to bring Forensic Analysis to the next level at Planet Data.  Russ not only brings his vast forensics experience, but also his project management and client consulting skills as well” states Brad Berkshire. 

Dave Cochran, COO of Planet Data adds “our clients have consistently relied upon us to keep ahead of industry trends and offer services that meet the new challenges that quickly become commonplace.  Forensic Analysis has been a primary focus of our company and we will continue to adapt to meet our client’s needs.  We welcome Russ to the team.”

About Planet Data:  Planet Data offers best-in-class eDiscovery technology and services from Collection, Processing and Early Case Assessment to Technology Assisted Review. Recognized as a global leader in Early Case Assessment and Discovery Management Services, Planet Data is SSAE 16 Type II and US Safe Harbor certified, and operates state-of-the-art data processing and hosting centers across the U.S. Planet Data delivers flexible, high-quality, cost-effective eDiscovery services, high-level consulting, technical support and project management.