A relentless explosion of big data continues to ignite pervasive and persistent problems as Middle Eastern organizations grapple with how best to retain, access, discover and ultimately delete content in compliance with evolving regulations. Growth is being impacted by evolving data retention requirements and industry regulations, which necessitate that some types of data be kept for anywhere from a few years to indefinitely. Big data plagues many stakeholders, from IT to Legal. While IT departments grapple with how to support complex big data environments, legal teams are tasked with making accommodations for big data in the already expensive eDiscovery process.